The funeral for Orange Rural Fire Department firefighters Jeff Holden was Saturday in Hillsborough, NC. The funeral drew firefighters from the surrounding area. Holden died Monday after returning from a rescue call.
Hillsborough implemented rules in January 2018 that require businesses to get a permit and limit where outdoor seating, signs and other furnishings can be placed on the sidewalks downtown. Some businesses and residents aren't happy with the results.
Crystal Mangum appears in Durham County Superior Court on Aug. 15, 2018 to defend her malicious prosecution lawsuit and other filings against the Durham Police Department and District Attorney’s Office related to a 2013 conviction.
John Long, executive director of construction and capital planning, talks about Durham Public Schools' security upgrades during an interview at Githens Middle School on Aug. 6, Seventeen schools are receiving the upgrades this summer.
Representatives from WomenNC, Durham County Women's Commission, the Mayor's Council for Women, and Mayor Pro Tem Jillian Johnson spoke on Durham's endorsement of the Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women on August 6, 2018.
The Breeze Farm incubator in northern Orange County, NC, has been giving new farmers a leg up by providing land and equipment for a low fee since 2008. The Orange County LocalFest in September will raise money to support the operation.
On June 19, 2018 Animal Control officers responded to a call about a 500-pound pig, now named Toby, that had collapsed on the side of I-40. He was later bought at a shelter auction and now lives at Blind Spot Animal Sanctuary in Rougemont, NC.