Category Archives: Orange County

Hearing the Public on Rural Recycling

Last night the Board of Commissioners held the first of two public hearings on the possibility of instituting a solid waste service tax district in rural Orange County. We heard fromĀ about 20 speakers. Good points were made on both sides … Continue reading

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Pauli Murray awards

Today the Orange County Human Relations Commission hosted the annual Pauli Murray Awards ceremony. The event commemorates the life and values of Pauli Murray, a courageous and trailblazing champion of equal rights and social justice whose family hailed in part … Continue reading

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Coal ash danger in Orange County?

Raleigh’s News and Observer has a story today (2-23-14) about the dangerous presence of coal ash holding ponds around North Carolina (not to mention the rest of the U.S.) A map accompanying the article by John Murawski appears to include … Continue reading

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