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This Week in Orange Politics: September 14-19

It'll be a busy week across Orange County this week. The Carrboro Alderfolks will discuss bicycle-friendliness and the Lloyd Farm propery mediation process, while the Chapel Hill Town Council will get an update on UNC-related development. Both school boards will review the student performance data recently released by the state, while the Hillsborough Town Board will get an update on the Colonial Inn. The county commmissioners will meet with the Mebane City Council on public transportation and the Buckhorn EDD, and will get an update on Southern Branch Library in a serperate meeting.

CHALT and the Sierra Club/Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce/WCHL will hold candidate forums for Chapel Hill candidates.

OrangePolitics Candidate Forums

OrangePolitics will be holding our fifth-annual live online candidate forums for the upcoming elections for Chapel Hill Town Council, Chapel Hill MayorHillsborough Town Board, and the Chapel Hill-Carrboro Board of Education.

Election Day

Date: 

Tuesday, November 3, 2015 - 6:45am

This Week in Orange Politics: September 7-13

Nearing the end of the summer break and after the long Labor Day holiday weekend, only a couple of local governing boards will meet this week. Both the county commissioners and the Carrboro Board of Alderpersons will hold work sessions.

What We're Reading: September 4

Here are a few things we're reading this week.

Equality NC Action Fund Endorses in Chapel Hill Races

For the first time, Equality NC Action Fund has issued endorsements in key municipal races throughout North Carolina, including Chapel Hill.

Announcing the 2015 OP Candidate Forums

The editors of OrangePolitics are excited to announce our live online candidate forums for the upcoming elections for the Hillsborough Town Board, the mayor of Chapel Hill, the Chapel Hill-Carrboro Board of Education and the Chapel Hill Town Council

First Baptist Church Candidate Meet and Greet

Date: 

Thursday, October 8, 2015 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm

Location: 

First Baptist Church, 106 N Roberson Street, Chapel Hill

This Week in Orange Politics: August 30-September 6

Some of the elected bodies are still on summer hiatus, but the Carrboro Board of Alderpersons, the Orange County Board of Commissioners, and the Chapel Hill-Carrboro School Board are back this week. 

Kings Mills/Morgan Creek Chapel Hill Town Council & Mayoral Candidates Forum

Date: 

Saturday, October 24, 2015 -
9:00am to 10:00am

Location: 

634 Morgan Creek Road, Chapel Hill

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