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 The Town of Hillsborough’s Board of Commissioners (BOC) has approved a $22 million budget for fiscal year 2019-20 as of June 10.

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After seven terms as Hillsborough’s mayor, Tom Stevens has decided against running for an eighth term this November. While the artist and consultant plans to devote his time to other pursuits, he and his wife, Debbie Simmers, will remain in Hillsborough. Read the mayor’s personal statement o…

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Orange County Sheriff’s Office (OCSO) authorities arrested a 43-year-old man on Friday after a child disclosed that the man had assaulted them at sleepovers at a friend’s house on more than one occasion.

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A man was charged with common law robbery, larceny of a motor vehicle and possession of a stolen motor vehicle and taken into custody on Tuesday following a common law robbery at a local convenience store.

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A Rougemont man was arrested and charged with 20 counts of third degree exploitation of a minor and one count of possession of a firearm by a felon by Orange County Sheriff’s Office (OCSO) deputies on Wednesday.

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Divers found the body of a teen in the Eno River Rock Quarry on Thursday close to where the 18-year-old was last seen after jumping from an embankment into the quarry on May 28.

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A joint Orange County Sheriff’s Office (OCSO) and Orange County Schools (OCS) timeline reports that Cedar Ridge High School's principal and two school resource officers (SRO’s) waited to inform OCS district administration and OCSO command level staff of graffitied threats in a girls’ bathroo…

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Thanks to a new way of collecting data implemented by Orange County Schools (OCS) for 2018-19 school year, numbers on mental health services and enrollment in OCS have been released as of this month — which also happens to be Mental Health Month.

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The Board of Orange County Commissioners (BOCC) hosted two 2019-20 Orange County proposed budget public hearings last week, opening up the floor for residents, commissioners and County Planner Bonnie Hammersley to discuss the financial plan.

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Orange County Board of Education (BOE) members voted to allow public comment at a work session meeting on Tuesday, allowing residents to voice their thoughts on BOE changes and decisions.

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Over a month later, a Raleigh man has been arrested and apprehended in connection with a South Churton St. shooting that took place on April 16. 

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The Orange County Board of Education (BOE) is now taking applications for a new Orange County Schools superintendent, advertising the position in neighboring states including Virginia, Tennessee, Georgia and South Carolina.

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The family behind the Barn at Lloyd’s Dairy, a two-year-old barn event venue in Efland, have found a way to strike the perfect balance between wide open, airy surroundings, and intimate, cozy events.

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The Orange County Board of Education (BOE) elected Will Atherton as the new board chair in a 4-3 vote at a BOE meeting on Monday, replacing Brenda Stephens as chair three meetings before her term was officially up.

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The search for 91-year-old Nathaniel Brookins, who went missing on Friday while visiting Hillsborough, is over after a body matching his description was found in a field off of Lawrence Rd. on Monday.

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Todd Wirt understands that taking an administrative role means being a lightning rod for criticism. As Superintendent of Orange Public Schools for the past four years, he’s grown used to it.

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A man was arrested by Orange County Sheriff’s Office deputies on Thursday morning for entering the Orange County Courthouse with a pocket knife just before his trial for alleged involvement in the toppling of a Confederate memorial on the UNC Chapel Hill campus in August 2018.

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Locals will not have the chance to race soapbox cars on Nash St. in the second annual Nash Dash, formerly set for May 11, after the Hillsborough Board of Commissioners (BOC) denied the soapbox derby a special use permit, citing safety concerns.

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Gov. Roy Cooper visited Maple View Farm in Hillsborough on Saturday, surveying damage to both the farm and the Maple View Agricultural Educational Center caused by a tornado that touched down in Orange County on Friday.

A transportation improvement plan now in place for Efland, Buckhorn and Mebane has been amended thanks to a meeting between Orange County Planning and Inspections and concerned citizens of the Efland-Buckhorn community.

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The News of Orange County has named Georgia native and University of South Carolina alum Rachel Pittman as its news editor. 

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The Orange County Sheriff’s Office announced the arrest of Marcus Delamez Moore, 36, for charges stemming from sex crimes with children that authorities say transpired at a sleepover party.

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At the regularly scheduled county commissioners meeting at the Whitted Building on Tuesday, April 2, over a dozen county residents spoke during the public comments period to voice their support or disapproval of Linda Sarsour’s recent appearance in the same building.

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Police have arrested a man in connection with a November 2018 murder which was an apparent opioid overdose.

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After four years of surveys, studies and receiving bids from various vendors, Orange County will begin providing high-speed Internet access to rural residents in April.