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On a recent evening, I arrived at Kimchi Yay at 5:40 p.m. Opening at 5:30 p.m. and offering just 14 seats, no reservations, and a schedule based on the ever-changing North Carolina weather, I wanted to ensure a seat and that the bright day would remain cloudless for the remainder of my dinner. 

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There’s an old saying that when you own your own business, you only have to work half of a day. You get the choice to work either the first twelve hours or the second twelve. 

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The Wooden Nickel was packed with friends of the pub and regulars on Thursday, July 5 – except this time, everyone had a little bit more elbow room.

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Hillsborough will follow the the shift away from traditional office space to coworking space when C3 Hillsborough opens downtown later this month. 

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Sheetz will celebrate its grand opening on 1990 NC 86 South on Thursday with the chance to win prizes such as a 2018 Ford F150 or a $1,000 Sheetz gift card. 

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Hillsborough’s newest downtown establishment is open and ready for patrons to sip a drink and try their hand at a game of bocce ball. 

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Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep and Ram of Hillsborough celebrated their renovation and change of ownership with a ribbon cutting on Friday, May 18. “It’s nice to see this place continue to evolve,” Mayor Tom Stevens said at the ceremony. And now we have Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep and Ram, adding one more …

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Daniel Boone Village was once the booming epicenter of Hillsborough’s economy, with restaurants, a train, and an amphitheater where the likes of Jerry Lee Lewis and Loretta Lynn performed. 

Ethel Stanbury opened the Village Diner in the mid 1970s, serving up southern comfort food. This year, she has passed the diner onto Joel Bohlin, who she believes is the one who has the care to bring the magic back to a place steeped in history. 

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Lindsley Bowen is feeling all sorts of emotions this week, but the one that is yelling loudest is gratitude. Her shop in downtown Hillsborough, Carlisle & Linny Vintage Jewelry, is entering its fifth successful year in business.

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Bacon’s Meat Market, Hillsborough’s beloved deli and sandwich shop, has been turned over to new ownership, and will become Steve’s Garden Market.

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On a recent Wednesday, Tim Lyons, an award-winning chef, sits in Cup-A-Joe wearing a blue zippered hoodie, sipping a cup of coffee. He’s the owner of that bar that suddenly appeared on King Street one day a month ago, with signs tacked to the windows that read “Why live when you can rule?”

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“We’re going to the Hub” might be a new phrase you hear around town, as The Nutrition Hub opened its doors just a month ago in the Hampton Pointe Boulevard business center.

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Imagine one of those captivating pink sunsets behind historic Hillsborough on a warm spring evening. Now imagine that you’re in a fancy hat along with your fellow ladies, dining downtown, perusing shops for special offers and deals, and having a glass of wine before winning the “best hat” award.

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The stage is being set for Collins Ridge, a large new development in Hillsborough, to begin  residential construction by the end of the decade. That’s the word from Hillsborough town management as they recently provided an update on the proposed 1,038-unit neighborhood to local elected officials. 

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The contentious debate over whether or not to build a new Orange County campus along U.S. Highway 70 adjacent to West Hill Avenue, northwest of downtown Hillsborough, will be reaching a climactic phase in the coming weeks, as Hillsborough city leaders decide whether or not to approve the rez…

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For Betty Dickerson, owner of A Little Something at 118 N. Churton Street in downtown Hillsborough, the opportunity to assist a local organization, PORCH, that assists needy families with food and other assistance brought some added meaning. 

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Hillsborough is nestled in rolling farmland that is a quiet space for local road cyclists, a nice summer drive to visit Maple View Farms Ice Cream, a beautiful subject for artists to paint, and land that is steeped in family farming tradition.

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Under a pink sky and 70-degree spring-like weather, community members turned out in droves for the much-anticipated Volume Records and Beer ribbon cutting on Thursday, February 15.

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State Employees’ Credit Union (SECU) is pleased to announce the relocation of its 149 North Scotswood Boulevard branch to their newly constructed office at 1000 US Highway 70 East, Hillsborough, N.C. In addition to a spacious branch layout, this location will feature three drive-thru lanes a…

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After her own journey in health, from doctors offices to natural remedies, Julienne Gienger opened Better Days Acupuncture to help others in their quest for wellness.

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Boro Beverage Company is a Triangle area small business that makes hand-crafted kombucha and shrubs. These healthy libations come in flavors like Blueberry Lavender, Hibiscus, Ginger & Sorghum, and Prickly Pear. They are tasty to sip on their own, or can be mixed with sparkling water or …

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At the Orange County Commissioners’ November 14 quarterly public hearing, a large group of citizens came out in opposition to the proposed Settler’s Point development just to the immediate south of I-40. Residents were given three minutes to speak, and nearly twenty residents took their oppo…

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The Alliance for Historic Hillsborough and Mike’s Art Truck are pleased to present a new collection of paintings by Irene Tison, the artist who shared her “Gullah Memories” here in 2015. The 22-piece collection ,“Low Country Life: New Paintings by Irene Tison,” is on display from November 10…

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The White Cross Volunteer Fire Department received a $165,000 zero-interested loan from Piedmont Electric Membership Corporation to help pay for their new 2008 tanker truck and equipment.

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Has Hillsborough’s Colonial Inn finally found a new owner? 

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Hillsborough is getting a new food option, as Jimmy’s Hot Dogs announced earlier this month that it will be opening a location at 370 S. Churton Street, formerly a Pizza Hut.  

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Along South Nash Street in West Hillsborough, the old Bellevue Cotton Mill buildings are being repurposed into 112 apartments of varying sizes and layouts. What was once a worksite - a vital part of the local economy in Hillsborough - will now become a place to live, as the growing statewide…

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Although Randy Gilmore’s auto sales and service business at 259 South Churton Street in Hillsborough was temporarily closed in late June, the business is reopening soon as the new Hillsborough Chrysler Dodge Jeep and Ram Trucks. 

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On the afternoon and early evening of Thursday, Sept. 5, a public information session was held at Extraordinary Ventures along Elliott Road in Chapel Hill in regards to the proposed Durham-Orange Light Rail project.

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With his mother a local native, Chef Ron Spada spent a lot of time around Hillsborough when he was growing up. 

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Maybe it’s a little healthy to take big risks in life – or at least Elizabeth Cash makes it look that way.

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As Orange County anticipates future growth around Buckhorn Road in the coming years, county officials are studying potential options for improving traffic flows in the area. 

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On the afternoon of Friday, August 25, K’s Closet held a ribbon cutting for the Grand Opening of its new space at 200 N. Churton Street, within walking distance of the downtown shopping and dining district. 

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The sign is up, the machines are working, and a cheer went up as the last building inspection was passed. Fast-growing West Hillsborough will soon boast a trifecta of deliciousness: barbecue, beer and now: frozen custard.

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A major hurdle was passed in the efforts of GoTriangle to bring the Durham-Orange Light Rail project to fruition, as the Federal Transition Administration granted its approval for the project to enter the full engineering phase. The full engineering approval puts the project in a position to…

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Hillsborough has a new resource for those seeking assistance from the crippling effects of opioid addiction. Its name is Morse Clinic, the sixth such clinic in the central North Carolina region. Morse Clinics also owns facilities in Siler City, Raleigh, Henderson, Zebulon, and Clayton. 

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The Orange Soil and Water Conservation District expects to receive its cost share allocation from the State for non-point source pollution control from agriculture activities in the next couple of weeks.