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2014-03-12 12:27:47

20 years of stunning action footage of snowboard champion Sean White along with colleague Kevin Pearce's training accident, brain injury, and recovery DURHAM, N.C., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Central Carolina First In Families (CCFIF) is proud to announce an exclusive benefit screening of the award-winning documentary "The Crash Reel". The action-packed snowboarding film documents the life altering traumatic brain injury suffered by U.S. champion snowboarder Kevin...

2013-08-12 04:20:48

Popular regional French and Mediterranean Eatery in Carrboro, N.C., is co-owned and operated by renowned Executive Chef Baptist Knaven NEW YORK, Aug. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Provence, the iconic regional French and Mediterranean restaurant located in Carrboro, N.C., has hired New York City-based Relevant Public Relations to increase the recognition of its brand before a wider audience. "Provence had been searching for a public relations firm with an emphasis on details, one with a...

2012-06-21 14:21:46

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., June 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Chapel Hill/Orange County Visitors Bureau has announced a new "Edge of the Triangle" tourism campaign. The campaign includes a series of print and online ads and strategies focused on Exploring, Tuning Into, Tasting, Unwinding On, Meeting At ... The Edge of the Triangle. The campaign invites visitors to: "Travel to the fringe of mainstream when visiting North Carolina's Research Triangle. Chapel Hill's sights, sounds and tastes...

2012-06-11 06:24:56

GREENVILLE, S.C., June 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Proaxis Therapy, a best-practices physical therapy leader with locations in North Carolina, South Carolina and Colorado, will be hosting a June 15 grand opening event to formally introduce its facility and services to the Carrboro, N.C. community. The general public is invited to stop by the location at 304 W. Weaver Street from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. to meet the staff, tour the facility and enjoy complimentary drinks and light...

2011-05-26 16:03:00

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Make sure your summer vacation plans includes a visit to Chapel Hill, NC. Whether you are in town for a day, a weekend getaway, or a week's vacation, there are tons of fun summertime things you just shouldn't miss. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110526/DC10013 ) In Chapel Hill, you can stroll down Franklin Street where you'll find the arts collective FRANK and the new Ackland Art Museum Store. These art shops are...

2011-01-14 13:32:00

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Jan. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- February is for lovers and Chapel Hill hopes to romance with highly acclaimed comedy, film, food and overnight getaways. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110114/DC30451) The 11th annual North Carolina Comedy Arts Festival has grown into the largest comedy festival in the South. Acts from New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, DC, Boston, Philadelphia, and every city in between flock here to perform, network and develop as the...

2009-02-17 10:41:00

Conference on April 3-4, 2009 in Carrboro, NC will convene a range of scientists, activists, and authors from around the country to discuss the impact of pesticide use on communities, children, agricultural workers, the food supply and environment and the viability of green, fair and local-based practices that support healthy land, air, water and food. RALEIGH, N.C., Feb. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National, state and Triangle-based environmental, health, farm and labor groups are teaming...

2008-08-02 09:00:22

By Anna Kim, The Herald-Sun, Durham, N.C. Aug. 2--CHAPEL HILL -- A closed session held by the Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools Board of Education Thursday evening brought an end to the search for Carrboro High School's new principal. Kelly Batten, the current assistant principal of Leesville Road High School in Wake County, was named the new principal at Carrboro. "The only thing one can say is that he would best suit the needs for the school," said Hazel Gibbs, executive director of...

2008-07-31 09:01:25

By Rob Ikoku, The Herald-Sun, Durham, N.C. Jul. 31--CARRBORO -- While Orange County residents were sweating in the late-July humidity or dodging raindrops Wednesday, the day could not have been better for 71-year-old Frankie Gray. Gray is a Carrboro resident and full-time in-home caregiver for her older brother, Ernest Sellers, who suffers from Alzheimer's disease. For her work with her brother, the Eastern N.C. Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association and the Chatham Council on Aging...

2008-07-28 18:00:36

By Sadia Latifi, The News & Observer, Raleigh, N.C. Jul. 26--Students attending any of Chapel Hill-Carrboro's three high schools next year will have a little less to accomplish before graduation. The school board voted Thursday night to reduce mandatory community service for students, halving the graduation requirement from 50 to 25 hours. The change came in response to a state-mandated graduation project that took effect for juniors and seniors this year. Board members said...