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contents Welcome: Mayor Jenn Weaver Need to know numbers Orange County at a glance Margaret Lane Art Gallery puts Hillsborough’s arts community first Smith’s Family Fun Farm Antonia’s brings the best of Italy to Hillsborough Housing: Up-and-coming Housing: County report card Food: Eating local Food: Where to shop Food: Farm to fork Housing: Find a place Fitness guide: The great outdoors Health care: Local health Health care: UNC Health Care by the numbers Arts & Entertainment: Creative side Arts & Entertainment: Nightlife Treat yourself: Around town Housing: Home away from home Schools: Hit the books Schools: Higher education Schools: OCS by the numbers History: Places of interest Treat yourself: Personal pampering Fitness guide: Hit the gym List of Advertisers

Hello& welcome! Welcome to Hillsborough! One of the best parts about being mayor of our town is how much it is loved. Whether voiced by people who live or work here, or have only visited, the phrase “I LOVE Hillsborough!” is one I hear a lot. We are a small town with a big personality. Find fabulous food and drink right around the corner at any of our local restaurants - many serving up local produce, meats and cheeses on their menus and all committed to being an integral part of the community. Whether you’re seeking an affordable place to feed the family or world class cuisine for a date night, Hillsborough has a place for you. When Hillsborough says “shop local”, we mean it, because we have so

much to offer. Our local farmers markets bring in produce and other goods from family run farms just outside of town. Our local retailers specialize in items tailored for our community and its visitors, and the works of local artists are absolutely everywhere. You will find the work of visual artists on display in our galleries and public spaces, local authors in our bookstores, and local musicians over our airways and playing in the pubs. You’ll find wonderful walks, hiking and connection to nature on our network of trails and parks, especially on Riverwalk along the Eno River, part of the Mountains to Sea Trail. And you’ll find history, from the pre-colonial indigenous peoples who made their home here, to

our nation’s colonial beginnings, to upheaval and necessary change during the civil rights era, to NASACAR’s beginnings, this lineage is evident in the landscape and architecture all around us. There are excellent schools; welcoming places of worship; a wonderful public library, a community college campus and a hospital - you’ll find them all here. Most importantly, we are a town of friendly neighborhoods and people who love our community. Stop by, we’ll be happy to show you around. We know you’ll love it too!

Mayor Jenn Weaver

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Need to know numbers Visitor Information

Hillsborough Visitors Center: ...............................................919-732-7741 Chapel Hill/Orange County Visitors Bureau: .........................919-968-2060 Relocation information Hillsborough/Orange County Chamber of Commerce: ..........919-732-8156 Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce: .......................919-967-7075 Police and fire safety

Orange County at a glance

For emergency, dial 911 Orange County Sheriff’s Office: ............................................919-644-3050 Hillsborough police: .............................................................919-732-9381 Orange Rural Fire Department: .............................................919-732-7911

Area: Orange County: 401 square miles Hillsborough: 4.6 square miles

Health care

Population Orange County: 140,144 (2015 estimate) Town of Hillsborough: 6,381 (2013 estimate) Projected county population in 2019: 147,801

For an emergency, dial 911 Orange County Health: .........................................................919-245-2400 Orange County Emergency Services: ....................................919-245-6100 UNC Health Care Hillsborough Campus: ...............................984-215-2000 UNC Urgent Care: ................................................................919-957-6610 Duke Urgent Care Hillsborough:............................................919-643-4511 IndyCare: ..............................................................................919-245-1213 Media News of Orange County: ......................................................919-732-2171 Recreation Orange County Public Library: .............................................. 919-245-2525 Orange County Parks and Recreation: ..................................919-245-2660 Hillsborough Parks and Recreation: ......................................919-732-1270

Media Age Orange County: 30.4 (2010 census) Hillsborough: (2010 census) School Districts Orange County Schools Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools

Public services Hillsborough Public Works: .....................................919-732-1270, ext. 78 Hillsborough Water and Sewer: ...............................919-732-1270, ext. 75 Orange County Trash and Recycling: ....................................919-968-2788 Orange County Animal Services: ..........................................919-967-7383 Orange County Department of Social Services: .....................919-245-2800 Government agencies Hillsborough Town Hall: .......................................................919-732-1270 Orange County Government: ................................................919-732-8181

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Margaret Lane Art Gallery puts Hillsborough’s arts community first Dale eDwarDs/News


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or a town as small as Hillsborough, there is an outsized number of choices for lovers of fine arts. The picturesque historic downtown area is home to more than half a dozen art studios and galleries featuring a wide range of artwork from local, regional and national artists. The Margaret Lane Art Gallery is just half a block off Churton Street in what was at one time, a residence. It’s owners, Mary and David Knox, officially opened the gallery in January of 2017, although it had a soft opening in October of 2016. The 1930’s home was converted into an 1,800-square-foot art space that is packed full with artwork from, at any given time, 30 local artists. “There’s so much talent in this area. We have had no problem filling our walls,” said Mary Knox. “Our problem is we need more space.” Unlike many other galleries with wide-open rooms, the Margaret Lane Art Gallery has several rooms that visitors can wander through. The large windows provide bright, welcoming light during the day. Paintings, photographs, drawings and sculptures are easily seen and experienced. Information about each piece of art, the artist and price is clearly displayed.

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There is also an upstairs room with more artwork. The collection is eclectic and family friendly. There’s even an area for children to engage in doing art. The sheer number of works of art is clear evidence to the popularity of the Margaret Lane Art Gallery. “We have many more artists that rotate artwork in throughout the year,” Mary Knox said. Among the most striking of the collection are photographs by David Knox, who said he’s been taking pictures as long as he can remember. “I got my first camera when I was 12-years-old,” he said. David Knox said he prints all of his photographs with printers at the gallery. The Margaret Lane Art Gallery offers printing services — including printing to canvas. In addition to providing space for artists to display their talents, the gallery holds or participates in as many as 30 events throughout the year, including the Friday Art Walks. Other shows can have themes. “We choose a theme and we send that information out to artists,” Mary Knox said. “We ask people

to stretch their imagination. So, for example, for our ‘Guiding Light Show,’ David is featuring his lighthouse photographs. We encourage people to use their interpretation of a guiding light. Some people will use optimism, fantasy guiding lights or spiritual. We like to be able to present a range of views and a range of styles.” The gallery will, from time to time, hold single-artist shows. Art workshops are regularly held at the Margaret Lane Art Gallery. The owners believe it helps to build community among the artists and art lovers. “We communicate with the other galleries,” said Mary Knox. “We hope there will be more collaborative opportunities. We send people their way and they send people our way. It’s not a competitive situation; it’s a synergistic situation. We all have a distinctive feel and focus for each of the galleries. It’s not repetitious.” The Margaret Lane Art Gallery has plans in the works to expand to a second space on Corbin Street just outside of the downtown area. It’s plan is to move

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workshops and some of the printers out of the gallery to free up space for more artwork. Ultimately, the owners want to expand workshops, such as its collage workshop where the gallery supplies all the materials for people to come and do their thing. Framing workshops could also be a part of the second location. More workshops geared to children could be on the horizon, along with partnerships with homeschool networks. The Margaret Lane Art Gallery is open for visitors Wednesdays and Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. It is open Fridays from noon to 8 p.m., and Sundays from noon to 3 p.m. It is closed on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays. Schedules for workshops, shows and meet-the-artist programs are updated on the gallery’s Facebook page.

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Smith’s Family Fun Farm

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f there’s one thing Orange County has an abundance of, it’s farms. There are hundreds of them with fields of crops that lay out before you for miles. Farming is hard work and, for most of them, there’s not much to look at or do, other than work. And then there’s the Smith’s Family Fun Farm in Hillsborough. Begun in the early 1980’s as a Christmas tree farm, Smith’s Family Fun Farm is quickly becoming a destination place for local families seeking an inexpensive, friendly and memorable holiday activity. In 2014, Jeff and Dawn Denson, who run the farm, added a pumpkin patch. The farm also has play areas for kids, places for photos and picnic tables for family gatherings. “It has grown tremendously,” said Jeff Denson, who is a farrier when he’s not helping run the farm. “When me and my grandfather were doing trees, we might have 200 families come out during the holidays. Now, we have probably 1,000 families come out for trees. For pumpkins, it’s several thousands. It’s incredible.” Admission is free, but the owners hope visitors will buy at least one pumpkin or tree. “We want it to be a fun experience for the community and affordable,” Jeff said. “Not something where a family feels like it has to spend a bunch of money just to go somewhere.” The pumpkins at Smith’s Family Fun Farm run the gamut in size, running from small sizes a toddler can carry to monster-size pumpkins that would require a crane to move. The main size offered is the more average size, jack-o-lantern-style pumpkins.

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“Our pumpkin growing season starts in the summer,” Jeff said. “We have another farm that we grow a lot of the pumpkins on. We truck them over here for the pumpkin patch.” It’s all-hands-on-deck when it comes to getting ready for and running the Smith’s Family Fun Farm. The Densons get help from their four daughters and their significant others. “It’s a family affair,” Jeff said. “At Christmastime, folks from our church come in and help. We make a contribution to the church that helps with its trip to Haiti. We have a couple of other teenagers who help out, too.” At Christmastime, the farm offers white pines and cedars out in the field. Visitors can walk the field to pick a tree and an employee will cut it down for them. Pre-cut frasier firs are also brought in from the mountains to be sold. “We have a story time with Santa Claus,” Jeff said. “The kids get to ride a little train to go see Santa. We have hot cocoa and all that good stuff.” Plans for expansion include adding an area for peonies for the spring so families could visit the farm around Mother’s Day to pick them. A pavilion was recently added so the farm could have activities that are covered. Eventually, the owners said they would like to add classes that could include carving pumpkins or making wreaths at Christmas. Maybe even blacksmith classes. Somewhere down the road, the family said it would like to add a pizza oven so families could come in and make their own pizzas. “We’re not commercialized,” Dawn said. “We’re just laid back. We’ve got a couple of play sets there for the kids. We do have a sunflower maze. We have places for photos. It’s just more relaxing than some of the other pumpkin patch offerings where there are activities you have to pay for. We do a tractor ride that goes into the woods. We have scarecrows set up. We just want to have fun. Nothing too expensive. That way families of all incomes can come enjoy the farm.”

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The Denson’s have devoted 10 acres to the farm, and also include the 15 acres from their parent’s property next door. They have 62 acres in the mountains where they grow a lot of what they use. “The dream is to make it a destination for families to visit and spend the day or an evening,” Jeff said. “Every year we try to grow a little bit. Add on a little at a time. Take it slow.” Hours for the Smith’s Family Fun Farm vary from season to season. Check their Facebook page before visiting.

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Antonia’s brings the best of Italy to Hillsborough Dale eDwarDs/News

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Here’s a puzzle: Where can you get a taste of Italy that is authentic, mixed with a taste of New York that is authentic, and skillfully matched with a taste of Hillsborough? If you said Antonia’s in downtown Hillsborough, then you’re either a good guesser or you’ve eaten there. Brian Pearson, who owns the restaurant with his wife, Dana, has managed to create a menu that capitalizes on his 35 years of experience in the restaurant business and his love of food. Pearson has developed relationships with local farmers and suppliers. It’s not uncommon for him to learn of a new locally grown vegetable in the morning, and have that vegetable on the menu that night. The results are often magnificent. The couple opened the borderline fine dining restaurant in November 2019. The restaurant had been around for decades under previous ownership and management. The Pearsons updated the menu and the appearance. “We came in, we didn’t change any of the employees … I streamlined some service procedures,” Pearson said. “We tried to offer a little more variety on the menu because the No. 1 thing I heard from guests was that the menu hadn’t changed at all in years. So, we started offering more different things, specials. We expanded bar service. The bar was kind of basic when we came in. I come from a bar manager background, and the bar manager here was really hungry to expand what he was doing. So we took the ball and ran with that.” The bar now features an extensive list of mixed drinks, wines and beer — on tap and in bottles. The Rose Marie was particularly popular on a recent visit, and there is a large offering of Italian wines. Antonia’s offers lunch, dinner and brunch. As is the case with many restaurants, lunch and dinner specials change from day to day. What helps set Antonia’s apart from others — along with its plethora of delectable meals — is its Early Bird menu that is offered from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. The appetizer — or antipasti — options are delightful. The Bruschetta boasts fresh basil and sweet tomatoes on crisp baguette slices. But the appetizer that is an absolute must is the Polpette. The meatballs covered in truffle cream sauce will make your eyes roll back into your head. Pasta plays a big role on Antonia’s menu, starring or co-starring in many of its dishes. The pasta is made fresh daily. The entrees feature a healthy offering of fresh seafood, including wahoo, Maryland-style

It’s not uncommon ... to learn of a new locally grown vegetable in the morning, and have that vegetable on the menu that night. The results are often magnificent.

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crab cakes, jumbo shrimp and jumbo sea scallops. Dishes featuring pork, chicken and steaks round out the entrees, but the clear show-stopper is the Lasagna alla Bolognese. The menu is varied with enough quality dishes to guarantee return visits. Antonia’s also has plenty of choices for the cheese-lover, including local selections from Chapel Hill Creamery. Other meats you can snack on include lamb Milano, Spanish chorizo and “Irish Stout.” The problem with the desserts at Antonia’s is that they’re typically offered at the end of the meal. With so many mouth-watering choices for lunch or dinner, it’s hard to leave room for the sweets. If you can, though, you will find it well worth the effort. Antonia’s is in a historic building on the corner of the Hillsborough’s busiest corner in downtown. The dining area is bright and bathed by light coming in through its large windows. The design is simple and the art on the walls is local. Outside, there are tables on the sidewalk in the front and down the side of the restaurant. The staff is loyal, knowledgeable and quick to please. It’s not uncommon to find the owner engaged in conversation with regulars and newcomers. The hostess is quick with a wave and a “hello” to people outside walking past with their dogs. Dog treats and water are always available. Antonia’s is open daily for lunch and dinner. The restaurant closes between the two meal times. It is open for brunch on Sundays. During COVID-19 times, Antonia’s follows seating guidelines. It also now offers a QR Code at each table for diners to scan with their smartphone to view their menu, in an effort to reduce the cost of single-use menus.

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Neighborhoods in Hillsborough


ith a population right around 6,000, the Town of Hillsborough is projected to add a few thousand residents over the next several years. Here are a few of the projects already approved for construction, or recently completed. Waterstone Terrace

Corbinton Commons

Approved units: 114 Location: 221 College Park Road in Hillsborough Neighborhood: Waterstone Style: Townhomes Square footage: 1,682-2,174 Cost: $192,990-$226,990 Schools: New Hope Elementary, A.L. Stanback Middle and Cedar Ridge High schools

Approved units: 69 Location: U.S. 70 East in Hillsborough Style: Single-family homes and condos for buyers ages 55 years and older

Waterstone Estates Approved units: 136 Location: 1610 Cates Creek Parkway in Hillsborough Neighborhood: Waterstone Style: Single-family Square footage: 2,553-5,626 Cost: $269,990-$406,990 Schools: New Hope Elementary, A.L. Stanback Middle and Cedar Ridge High schools Forest Ridge: Approved units: 38 townhomes, 72 large lots, 52 cottages and 71 average lots Location: 810 U.S. 70A in Hillsborough Style: Single-family and townhomes Schools: Cameron Park Elementary, A.L. Stanback Middle and Orange High schools Elfin’s Pond Approved units: 104 Location: 1901 Orange Grove Road in Hillsborough Style: Townhomes Square footage: 1,557-2,267 Cost: Starting at $175,900

Corbin Creek Woods Approved units: 18 Location: 502 Mitchell St. in Hillsborough Style: Single-family Cates Creek Apartments Approved units: 270 Location: 1440 Cates Creek Parkway in Hillsborough Neighborhood: Waterstone Bellevue Mill Apartments Approved units: 104 Location: 202 S. Nash St. in Hillsborough Style: Apartments Collins Ridge Approved Units: 1,150 Location: East end of Orange Grove Street Style: Single-family homes, townhouses, and apartments 515 North Approved Units: 24 Location: 515 North Churton Style: Condos Lennar Carolinas, LLC Townhomes, Waterstone Parcel 17 Approved Units: 200 Location: Across Waterstone Drive from hospital entrance Style: Townhomes

County report card 71.5 percent of Orange County residents live in urban areas compared to 28.5 percent in rural areas 56.7 percent of residents worked in Orange County while 42.2 percent commuted outside the area and 1.1 percent traveled outside of North Carolina 91.9 percent of residents have a high school education 56.2 percent of residents hold at least a bachelor’s degree 67.8 percent of residents drive to work, but 5.4 percent walk, and 7.5 percent use public transportation. Almost 7 percent work from home The median value of an owneroccupied home is $272,700. The estimated median family income was $85,866. Unemployment rate in December 2015 was 4.4 percent Orange County retail sales, including food and drink, totaled $952.5 million 2015 annual rainfall, inches: 46 2015 annual snowfall, inches: 8 Average annual high temperature: 70 Average annual low temperature: 48 Source: N.C. Department of Commerce. Numbers from 2014 report.

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Eating local H

illsborough has begun to emerge as quite the dining destination, with five-time James Beard Award semifinalist chef Aaron Vandemark at Panciuto, authentic Italian cuisine at Antonia’s, and mouth-watering pork over on Nash Street at Hillsborough BBQ. With plenty of Mexican options, pub fare, and its own little coffee shop in Cup-A-Joe, it’s no wonder more people come into Hillsborough to eat then leave the town to eat elsewhere. Already had dinner, and looking for dessert? Hillsborough has that covered too – you can stroll down to Matthew’s Chocolates on Churton, or drive out to Maple View Farms Ice Cream parlor and sit on the porch’s many rocking chairs while you enjoy homemade ice cream.

American Hero 640 N. Churton St. 919-732-1900 Anna Maria’s Pizzeria 670 N. Churton St. 919-245-1900 Antonia’s 101 N. Churton St. 919-643-7722 Bandido’s Mexican Café 122 S. Churton St. 919-732-8662 Big Bob’s City Grill 584 Cornelius St. 919-732-2953 China Fuji 615 Hampton Pointe Blvd. 919-732-3588 Cup-A-Joe 112 W. King St. 919-732-2008 El Restaurante Ixtapa 162 Exchange Park Lane 919-644-6944 Hillsborough BBQ Co. 236 S. Nash St. 919-732-HOGS

Hwy 55 Burgers, Shakes, & Fries 601 Hampton Pointe Blvd. 919-732-3734 Jack’s Country Restaurant 121 Rebecca Drive 919-732-7022 Jay’s Chicken Shack 646 N. Churton St. 919-732-3591 Kerr Café 200 U.S. 70 East 919-732-8109 Maple View Ice Cream Parlor 3109 Dairyland Road 919-933-3600 Matthew’s Chocolates 107 N. Churton St. 919-732-0900 Nomad 122 W. King St. 984-217-0179 Panciuto 110 S. Churton St. 919-732-6261

Samantha’s Pupusas 117 Cornelius St. 919-685-7059 Saratoga Grill 108 S. Churton St. 919-732-2214 Taco Los Altos 126 W. King St. 408-796-8586 The Dog House 115 Mayo St. 919-644-0100 The Picnic Basket 2501 University Drive 919-490-5796 The Wooden Nickel Pub 105 N. Churton St. 919-643-2223 Village Diner 600 W. King St. 919-732-7032 Weaver Street Market 228 S. Churton St. 919-245-5050

Pueblo Viejo Mexican Restaurant 107 James J. Freeland Memorial Drive 919-732-3480 Radius Pizzeria & Pub 112 N. Churton St. 919-245-0601 Discover Hillsborough and Orange County • 2020 . 27

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Where to shop


raving that late-night snack? Prefer a homecooked meal to going out? Hillsborough has a range of options for grocery needs.

Carolina Cupboard 505 Eno Street 919-400-3441 Food Lion 106 Rebecca Drive in Hillsborough 919-732-6168 Food Lion 101 N. Scotswood Blvd. in Hillsborough 919-732-5964 Walmart 501 Hampton Pointe Blvd. in Hillsborough 919-732-9172

C & B Community Store in Hillsborough

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Weaver Street Market 228 S. Churton St. in Hillsborough 919-245-5050

Farm to fork O

range County boasts a rich tradition in agriculture. Farms pattern the land north and south of the county seat in Hillsborough, varying from startups to families who have worked the same land for generations. Some grow basic fruits and vegetables, while others raise cattle and goats, and still others branch out with shrimp or pickled goods. Farmers have several outlets for their wares. The Piedmont Food and Agricultural Processing Center located in Hillsborough provides a commercial center for those looking to process their produce. Several restaurants in the county take pride in bringing in food from the local farms, even boasting it on their menus. And, of course, farmers markets give residents a chance each week to meet face to face with growers. Hillsborough supports not one but two bustling farmers markets, each filled to the brim with local produce and crafts, and the greater Orange County hosts half a dozen.

Farmers Market Directory: Hillsborough Eno River Farmers Market The David Price Farmer’s Market Pavilion 140 E. Margaret Lane Saturdays 10 a.m. to noon (November to March) Saturdays 8 a.m. to noon (April-October) www.enoriverfarmersmarket.com enoriverfarmersmarket@gmail.com Hillsborough Farmers Market UNC Health Care Hillsborough Campus 430 Waterstone Drive Saturdays 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (November to March) Saturdays 8 a.m. to noon (April-October) 919-618-6069 www.hillsboroughfarmersmarket.org teamhfm@yahoo.com

Orange County Carrboro Farmers Market 301 W. Main St. in Carrboro Saturdays 9 a.m. to noon (November to March) Saturdays 7 a.m. to noon (April to October) Wednesdays 3 to 6 p.m. 919-280-3326 www.carrborofarmersmarket.com • carrboromarket@gmail.com Chapel Hill Farmers Market University Mall parking lot 201 S. Estes Drive Saturdays 8 a.m. to noon Tuesdays 3-5 p.m. 919-533-9496 www.thechapelhillfarmersmarket.com • farmersoforange@gmail.com Southern Village Farmers Market Market and Aberdeen streets in Chapel Hill Thursdays 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. (May to October) 919-942-4610 www.southernvillage.com/farmers-market

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Find a place Ashton Woods Homes Anna Wilson 5711 Six Forks Road, Suite 300, in Raleigh 919-235-0980 anna.wilson@ashtonwoods. com

Churton Street Realty Bill Whitmore 238 S. Nash Street in Hillsborough 919-593-0865 wmwhitmore@gmail.com www.churtonstreetrealty.com Keller Williams Realty Brad Barbour 202 Millstone Drive in Hillsborough 336-380-6024 brad.barbour@yahoo.com http://bradbarbour. yourkwagent.com Coldwell Banker, Howard Perry & Walston 106 South Churton in Hillsborough Brian Grigsby 919-964-4164 briang@hpw.com http://briang.hpwagents.com/ Cindy McIntyre 919-644-8708 cindymcintyre@hpw.com www.cindymcintyre.hpw.com Marcia Knapp 919-732-6101 www.hpw.com Crescent Communities Scott Munday 227 W. Trade St, Ste. 1000, in Charlotte 864-710-3989 smunday@ crescentcommunities.com www.crescentcommunities. com DPJ Real Estate Group/ Remax Judy Pfeiffenberger 4524 Grangelly Lane in Efland 336-337-5838 judyatremax@yahoo.com www. orangecountynchomes4sale. com

Eno Haven Apartments Sarah Hutchins or Katie Jones 815 U.S. 70A East in Hillsborough 919-245-0700 shutchins@cmc-nc.com, enohaven@cmc-nc.com www.cmc-nc.com Finch Properties, Inc. Charles F. Finch 9 Sagamore Place in Hillsborough 919-810-1312 charlesfinch59@gmail.com Forest Ridge/Chase Properties LeAnne Silver 810 U.S. 70 Business East in Hillsborough 919-245-8411 leanne@chasepropertiesnc. com www.liveatforestridge.com Fox Hill Farm, LLC Catherine McGhee 200 New Sharon Church Road in Hillsborough 919-643-2225 fhfarm@mindspring.com www.foxhillfarmnc.com Gates Management and Realty Vickie McDaniel 236 Orange Grove St. in Hillsborough 919-732-5858 agents@thegatetohome.com www.thegatetohome.com HBA of Durham, Orange and Chatham Counties Nick Tennyson 20 W. Colony Place, Suite 180, in Durham 919-493-8899 nick@hbadoc.com www.hbadoc.com Hillsborough Business Center Alex Gold 437 Dimmocks Mill Road in Hillsborough 919-732-1488 alexgold@embarqmail.com www.enorivermillcom

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ooking to move to Hillsborough or Orange County? Let those who know the business the best, help you out.

Hillsborough West Village Apartments Tim Masters 115 Holiday Park Drive in Hillsborough 919-732-3744

Phelps Realty Joe Phelps 220 S. Churton St., Suite A, in Hillsborough 919-732-1199 www.joephelpsrealty.com

Jamey Tippens, LLC, Home Inspections Jamey Tippens 309 N. Hassel St. in Hillsborough 919-619-6172 jamey@jameytippens.com www.jameytippens.com

Pickett-Sprouse Real Estate Mark O’Neal P.O. BOX 52118 in Durham 919-493-0395 www.pickett-sprouse.com

Rachel Zamorski Keller Williams Realty 202 Millstone Drive in Hillsborough John Tatreau 919-672-9559 john@johntatreau.com www.soldbyjohnt.com Anne Cowen 919-563-0011 teamheather@kw.com www.burlingtonkellerwilliams. com 1516 East Franklin St., Suite 100, in Chapel Hill Betty Cross 919-971-1093 bettycross@kw.com http://tarheelhomesforsale. com Meryl Masters-Alexander 919-618-1485 meryl@merylmalexander.com www.merylmalexander.com KDK Property, LLC Joy Harris 516 Valley Forge Drive in Hillsborough 919-732-1406 info@kdkpm.com www.kdkpm.com North Hills Center Dianne Cates 652-672 N. Churton St. in Hillsborough 919-280-4767 diannecates@yahoo.com

Real Estate Associates, Inc Seth Jernigan 3333 Durham-Chapel Hill Blvd., Suite C, in Durham 919-489-2000 sjernigan@realestateassoc. com www.realestateassoc.com Sentry Property Management, LLC George Horton 1000 Corporate Drive, No. 109, in Hillsborough 919-732-5055 www.sentryproperties.com Taylor-Hall Properties Angela Lloyd 200 S. Churton St. in Hillsborough 919-923-5329 angelalloyd@realtor.com www.taylor-hall.com Tryon Investment Group, LLC George A. Horton III 1000 Corporate Drive, No. 109, in Hillsborough 919-732-5055 georgehorton@bellsouth.net

The great outdoors Ayr Mount 376 St. Mary’s Road in Hillsborough 919-732-6886 www.classicalamerican.org/ html/ayrmount_history.html Eno River State Park 6101 Cole Mill Road in Durham 919-383-1686 www.ncparks.gov/visit/ parks/enri/main.php Exchange Club Park 331 Exchange Park Lane in Hillsborough 919-732-9283 http:// hillsboroughexchange.com/ Fairview Park 195 Torain St. in Hillsborough www.ci.hillsborough.nc.us Gold Park 415 Dimmocks Mill Road in Hillsborough

Hillsborough Heights Park 510 Terrell Road in Hillsborough Hillsborough Yoga and Healing Arts 1812 Becketts Ridge Drive in Hillsborough 919-732-3051 www.hillsboroughyoga.com Historic Occoneechee Speedway Trail Elizabeth Brady Road 919-732-6886 www.historicspeedwaygroup. org Horseshoe In The Dogwood 417 St. Mary’s Road in Hillsborough 919-732-1288 Kings Highway Park Ben Johnson Road in Hillborough

Little River Regional Park and Natural Area Guess Road, 1 mile north of Orange County line 919-245-2660 www.enoriver.org/eno/ parks/littleriverpark.html Montrose Gardens 320 St. Mary’s Road in Hillsborough 919-732-7787 Murray Street Park Murray and Eno streets in Hillsborough Occoneechee Golf Course 1500 Lawrence Road in Hillsborough 919-732-3435 www.occoneechee.com Occoneechee Mountain State Natural Area Virginia Cates Road in Hillsborough 919-383-1686 www.ncparks.gov/visit/ parks/ocmo/main.php

Orange County Department of Environment, Agriculture, Parks and Recreation 300 W. Tryon St. in Hillsborough 919-245-2660 www.co.orange.nc.us/ recparks Poets Walk—Ayr Mount 376 St. Mary’s Road in Hillsborough 919-732-6886 www.classicalamerican.org/ html/ayrmount_history.html Town of Hillsborough Parks & Recreation P.O. Box 429 in Hillsborough 919-732-1270 www.ci.hillsborough.nc.us/ content/parks-recreation Turnip Patch Park 333 W. King St. in Hillsborough

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Local health W

ith UNC and Duke hospitals right around the corner, the Triangle is full to the brim with health care facilities. Many medical professionals practice right here in Hillsborough, including branches of the more well-known institutions. Carolina Behavioral Care 209 Millstone Drive in Hillsborough 919-245-5400 www.carolinabehavioralcare.com Chapel Hill Primary Care 55 Vilcom Drive, Suite 110, in Chapel Hill 919-929-7990 www.chapelhillprimarycare.com Duke Urgent Care 267 S. Churton St. in Hillsborough 919-643-4511 www.dukehealth.org Hillsborough Medical Group PA 101 E. Corbin St. in Hillsborough 919-643-7603

Hillsborough Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine, PLLC 1000 Corporate Drive, Suite 401, in Hillsborough 919-245-3344 www.hillsboroughpeds.com Indy Urgent Care 110 Booke Square, Ste. 29A in Hillsborough 919-245-1213 www.indycarehealth.com Orange Family Medical Group 210 S. Cameron St. in Hillsborough 919-732-9311 www.ofmg.net Piedmont Health Services 299 Lloyd St. in Carrboro 919-933-8494 www.piedmonthealth.org

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he state of the art UNC Health Care campus, 430 Waterstone Drive, opened in Hillsborough in summer 2015, providing “integrated, convent and patient-centered care for patients in the Hillsborough and surrounding area.” Located just off Interstate 40, the medical center offers an emergency department, outpatient surgery and inpatient services, as well as other major health care services.

UNC Family Medicine at Hillsborough 2201 Old N.C. 86 in Hillsborough 919-732-2909 www.unchealthcare.org UNC Health Care Hillsborough Campus 460 Waterstone Drive in Hillsborough 919-595-5900 www.unchealthcare.org UNC Health Care 1101 Weaver Dairy Road in Chapel Hill 919-966-3050 www.unchealthcare.org

At a glance 72 Number of inpatient beds 11 Number of outpatient beds 30 400

Number of physicians practicing in Hillsborough before 2015 summer expansion

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Creative Side T

he saying goes if you throw a book in Hillsborough, you’re bound to hit an author, too. Writers of all types and genres seem drawn to the small Southern town in Northern Orange. Stop in at the local bookshop, Purple Crow Books, to view an entire shelf dedicated to the volumes drafted in town. But Hillsborough is home to many other art forms, as well, from sculpture to photography to lilting music.

Art galleries Bakova Gallery 100 S. Churton St. 984-217-0065 bakovagallery.com Hillsborough Arts Council 102 N. Churton St. in Hillsborough 919-643-2500 www.hillsboroughartscouncil.org Hillsborough Cooperative 102 W. King St. in Hillsborough Hillsborough Gallery of Arts 121 N. Churton St. in Hillsborough 919-732-5001 http://hillsboroughgallery.com

Margaret Lane Gallery 121 W. Margaret Ln. in Hillsborough 919-296-8938 http://www.margaretlanegallery.com Melissa Designer Jewelry 116 S. Churton St. in Hillsborough 919-643-2600 www.melissadesignerjewelry.com Spiral Studios 115 N. Churton St. in Hillsborough 919-732-2013 www.sterlingspirals.com Other art venues Cup A Joe 120 W. King St. in Hillsborough 919-732-8056 Durham Technical Community College’s Orange County Campus 525 College Park Road in Hillsborough 919-536-7238 Orange County Public Library 137 W. Margaret Lane in Hillsborough 919-245-2525 Live music venues Hot Tin Roof 115 W. Margaret Lane in Hillsborough 919-283-2368 www.hottinroofbar.com Yonder Southern Cocktails and Brew 114 W. King St. 919-245-1325 Nash Street Tavern 250 S. Nash St. in Hillsborough Purple Crow Books 109 W. King St. in Hillsborough 919-732-1711 www.purplecrowbooks.com

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usk has settled, the lights flickered to warm glow. Muffled talk and laughter permeates the night, and it’s time to grab a brew or two at the local pub. Luckily, Hillsborough has several options to choose from around town. You can watch the game at Hot Tin Roof with a fresh pint of a local microbrew, or grab a burger and a beer at the Wooden Nickel. If you’re in the mood for some live music or local brews, head on down to Nash Street Tavern or Yonder Southern Cocktails and Brew.

Hot Tin Roof 115 W. Margaret Lane 919-296-9113

Radius Pizzeria & Pub 112 N. Churton St. 919-245-0601

Nash Street Tavern 250 S. Nash Street 919-245-1956

The Wooden Nickel 105 N. Churton St. 919-643-2223

Orange County Sheriff Charles Blackwood (left) greets citizens on National Night Out.

Yonder Southern Cocktails and Brew 114 W. King St. 919-283-2368

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Around town W

hether it be for a girls’ night downtown or day to run errands, Hillsborough has it all. Mom and pop shops line the streets downtown and sprinkle throughout the rest of town, beckoning to customers with cheery and creative window displays.

108 Churton Boutique, Gifts & Home Decor 108 S. Churton St. in Hillsborough 919-732-4500 www.108churton.com

Formalwear Outlet 415 Millstone Dr. in Hillsborough 919-644-8243 http://formalwearoutlet. com/

Bailey Bee Supply 359 Ja-Max Drive in Hillsborough 919-241-4236 http://baileybeesupply.com

Gro-Smart 250 S. Churton St. in Hillsborough 919-245-1650 www.facebook.com/ GroSmart?sk=info

Bear Bottom Consignments 110 West Corbin St. in Hillsborough 919-296-9167 http:// bearbottomconsignments. com Botanist and Barrel 105 Persimmon Hill Lane in Cedar Grove 919-644-7777 Carlisle & Linny Vintage Jewelry 112 S. Churton St. 917-400-9800 www.facebook.com/ carlisleandlinny Carolina Game & Fish 124 W. King St. in Hillsborough 919-732-4182 Daniel Boone Traders 113 Daniel Boone St. in Hillsborough 919-732-1337 Dual Supply Co. 115 W. King St. in Hillsborough 919-732-2442

Happy Stitches 367 Ja-Max Drive in Hillsborough 919-644-8455 www.facebook. com/pages/HappyStitches/320043231471 Hillsborough Antiques Mall 387 Ja-Max Drive in Hillsborough 919-732-8882 www. hillsboroughantiquesmall. com Hillsborough Wine Company 118 S. Churton St. in Hillsborough 919-732-4343 www. chapelhillwinecompany. com Hillsborough Yarn Shop 114 S. Churton St. in Hillsborough 919-732-2128 www.hillsboroughyarn.com It’s New 2 Me 377 Ja Max Drive, Unit A, in Hillsborough 919-451-1680

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K’s Closet 200 N. Churton St. in Hillsborough 919-717-9542 Melissa Designer Jewelry 116 S. Churton St. in Hillsborough 919-643-2600 www. melissadesignerjewelry.com Now & Then 409 Village St. in Hillsborough 919-245-0800 Orange Congregations In Mission & Thrift Shop 300 Millstone Drive in Hillsborough 919-732-6194 www.ocimnc.org Paws at the Corner 246 S. Nash St. in Hillsborough 919-644-0729 www.pawsatthecorner.com Paws4ever Resale Store The Shops at Daniel Boone, 111 Antique St., in Hillsborough 919-245-0445 www.paws4ever.org/store Purple Crow Books 109 West King St. in Hillsborough 919-732-1711 www.purplecrowbooks.com Spiral Studios 115 N. Churton St. in Hillsborough 919-732-2013 www.sterlingspirals.com

The Cottage Antique and Furniture Collectibles 126 Antique St. in Hillsborough 919-644-0755 The Stationery Shop 2211 Woodbury Drive in Hillsborough 919-245-0815 The Toy Factory 110 Boone Square, Suite 18, in Hillsborough 919-732-2155 www.thetoyfactory.com The Vintage Car Shoppe 329 Allison St. in Hillsborough 919-644-0452 Unique Stylez 411 Cornelius St., Hillsborough 919-732-4195 Uniquitiques 125 East King St. in Hillsborough 919-644-8000 Vietri 343 Elizabeth Brady Road in Hillsborough 919-732-5933 www.vietri.com Ye Olde Gravely 231 Orange Grove St. in Hillsborough 919-732-4312

Home away from home H

illsborough and the surrounding area offer a variety of comfortable and convenient places to rest for the night, be it for a quick stop on the way somewhere else or for a week-long tour of the town.

Microtel 120 Dogwood St. in Hillsborough 919-245-3102 www.microtelinn.com

Inn at Teardrops Bed and breakfast built in 1769. 175 W. King St. in Hillsborough 919-732-1120 or 919-418-2488 www.innatteardrops.com

Inn at Bingham School Bed and breakfast in the rural Orange County countryside 6720 Mebane Oaks Road in Mebane 919-563-5583 www.chapel-hill-inn.com

Holiday Inn Express 202 Cardinal Drive in Hillsborough 919-644-7997 or 800-HOLIDAY www.hiexpress.com/hillsborough

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range of public, alternative and charter schools serve Hillsborough and Orange County, including STEM and year-round programs. Town and rural residents attend Orange County Schools, while those in the county’s southern towns of Chapel Hill and Carrboro go to Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools.

Public Elementary Schools Cameron Park Elementary School 240 St. Mary’s Road, Hillsborough 919-732-9326 Central Elementary School A STEM school 154 Hayes St., Hillsborough 919-732-3622

Pathways Elementary School 431 Strouds Creek Road, Hillsborough 919-732-9136 Public Middle Schools A.L. Stanback Middle School 3700 N.C. 86 South, Hillsborough 919-644-3200

Alternative schools Partnership Academy Alternative School 1006 East Storey Lane, Hillsborough 919-245-4030 Emerson Waldorf School 6211 New Jericho Rd, Chapel Hill (919) 967-1858

Efland-Cheeks Global Elementary School 4401 Fuller Road, Efland 919-563-5112

C.W. Stanford Middle School 308 Orange High School Road, Hillsborough 919-732-6121

Pinewoods Montessori 109 Millstone Dr. #L, Hillsborough 919-644-2090

Grady A. Brown Elementary School 100 New Grady Brown School Road, Hillsborough 919-732-6138

Gravelly Hill Middle School 4801 West Ten Road, Efland 919-245-4050

Eno River Academy (Formerly known as Orange Charter School) 920 Corporate Drive, Hillsborough 919-644-6272

Hillsborough Elementary School A year-round school 402 North Nash St., Hillsborough 919-732-6137 New Hope Elementary School 1900 New Hope Church Road, Chapel Hill 919-942-9696

Public High Schools Cedar Ridge High School 1125 New Grady Brown School Road, Hillsborough 919-245-4000 Orange High School 500 Orange High School Road, Hillsborough 919-732-6133

Charter schools

The Expedition School (Grades K-8) 437 Dimmocks Mill Road, Suite 33, Hillsborough 919-245-8432 www.theexpeditionschool.com

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Higher education Hillsborough is home to the Orange County campus of Durham Technical Community College, which opened in May of 2008. The 20-acre campus is centrally located in the county, and its mission is to serve local residents as they pursue their educational, lifelong-learning and workplace-training goals. This state-of-the-art building houses 22 instructional spaces, including classrooms, computer and science labs, a library, a sustainability technologies lab, flexible use space, instructional and student support services areas, and faculty and student lounges. This

facility also has many green building features, including aluminum light shelves, photovoltaic systems for solar-assisted water heating, rainwater collection and reuse, waterless urinals and operable window vents in all classroom areas. All of these features contribute to energy efficiency and cost savings. The college is a popular choice for students seeking trade skills because of its university transfer agreement with University of North Carolina system schools. Just to the south, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill was chartered in 1789 and opened in

1795 as the nation’s first public university. Carolina offers bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral and professional degrees in academic areas critical to North Carolina’s future: business, dentistry, education, law, medicine, nursing, public health and social work, among others. Offerings include 77 bachelor’s, 109 master’s, 66 doctorate and six professional degree programs through 14 schools and the College of Arts and Sciences. The health sciences are well integrated with the liberal arts, basic sciences and high-tech programs.

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Places of interest Alexander Dickson House The Hillsborough Visitors Center operates from this late-18th century Quaker-plan house. The site also includes an office used by Confederate Gen. Joseph. 150 E. King St. in Hillsborough 919-732-7741 www.visithillsboroughnc.com/ahh Ayr Mount An 1815 Federal-era plantation house, restored and furnished with period antiques and fine art. Includes the 1-mile-long Poet’s Walk. 376 Saint Mary’s Road in Hillsborough, 919-732-6886 www.classicalamerican.org/html/ ayrmount_history.html Burwell School Historic Site The site of the Rev. and Mrs. Burwell’s School for Young Ladies from 1837 to 1857. 319 N. Churton St. in Hillsborough. 919-732-7451 www.burwellschool.org Dickerson’s Chapel AME Church This brick veneer structure originally served as the Orange County Courthouse from 1790 to 1844, built at the corner of Churton and King streets. In 1845, the Rev. Elias Dodson, Hillsborough’s first Baptist minister, bought the discarded courthouse and had it rolled intact up Churton Street. 100 E. Queen St. in Hillsborough 919-732-3050 First Baptist Church Hillsborough Baptists, organized in 1853, first worshipped in the c. 1790 courthouse building, which had been moved to the corner of Churton and East Queen streets. The congregation began building this structure in 1860. 201 W. King St. in Hillsborough 919-732-8174 www.fbchillsborough.org Hillsborough Presbyterian Church Built on the site of the first St. Matthew’s Church c. 1768 and the


istoric Hillsborough is more than just a name. The downtown historic district— listed on the National Register of Historic Places—features more than 100 homes, churches, school and other structures from the late 18th and 19th centuries.

site of the 1788 N.C. Constitutional Convention, this simple church, built in 1816, is believed to be the oldest Presbyterian structure in continuous use in North Carolina. 102 W. Tryon St. in Hillsborough 919-732-3131 www.hillsboroughpres.org Hillsborough United Methodist Church The first Methodist church in Hillsborough was a frame structure located on East Tryon Street. The church on this site was begun around 1860 on land purchased by church trustees in 1859. 130 W. Tryon St. in Hillsborough 919-732-3460 www.hum-church.org Historic Occoneechee Speedway Trail Located on the site of the Occoneechee Speedway, 1948 to 1968, this 44-acre natural area features 3 miles of trails along the Eno River and around the 1-mile track that is the only surviving speedway from NASCAR’s inaugural 1949 season. East side of Elizabeth Brady Road in Hillsborough, 919-732-7741 www.historicspeedwaygroup.org Inn at Teardrops An old-fashioned bed and breakfast built in 1769 and enlarged in 1880, 175 W. King St. in Hillsborough 919-732-1120 or 919-418-2488 www.innatteardrops.com Lockhart-Phillips Family Cemetery East Tryon St. in Hillsborough Margaret Lane Cemetery Sometimes called the Old Slave Cemetery, it first appears in written record in 1885. West Margaret Lane and Occoneechee Street in Hillsborough, 919-732-1270 www.ci.hillsborough.nc.us

Eno River, near where the tribe had an actual village 300 years ago. East Margaret Lane, behind the Orange County Sheriff’s Office in Hillsborough 919-732-7741 www.obsn.org Old Orange County Courthouse 1844 Greek-revival building designed and built by local builder John Berry. North Churton and East King streets in Hillsborough 919-644-3045 www.nccourts.org/county/orange/ default.asp Orange County Historical Museum Museum exhibits explore Orange County’s history. 201 N. Churton St. in Hillsborough 919-732-2201 www.orangenchistory.org Ruffin-Roulhac House Hillsborough’s current Town Hall once belonged to Chief Justice Thomas Ruffin. The early 19thcentury house has notable interior woodworking and is surrounded by several outbuildings. 101 E. Orange St. in Hillsborough 919-732-2104 St. Matthew’s Churchyard St. Mary’s Road and Cameron Street in Hillsborough 919-732-9308 www.stmatthewshillsborough. org/database/pagemaker. cgi?1033926850 St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church The first St. Matthew’s Church was built before 1768 at Tryon and Churton streets. Although it was damaged during the Revolutionary War, it served as the site of the N.C. Constitutional Convention of 1788. 210 St. Mary’s Road in Hillsborough 919-732-9308 www.stmatthewshillsborough.org

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Personal pampering Blissful Journey Day Spa and Permanent Makeup Studio 114 West Corbin St. in Hillsborough 919-644-0003 www.blissfuljourneydayspa.com Cloud 9 Hair Salon 115 N Churton St. in Hillsborough (919) 644-0138 DonLee Salon 105 W Corbin St. #104 in Hillsborough, 984-234-9533 www.donleesalon.com Fancy Nails 525 Hampton Pointe Blvd. in Hillsborough (919) 732-5466

Fingers & Toes & More 373 Ja-Max Drive in Hillsborough 919-732-3235 www.theshopsatdanielboone.com Haven Salon 121 N. Churton St. in Hillsborough 919-644-2836 www.hillsboroughhaven.com Indulge Salon and Spa 105 W Corbin St. in Hillsborough 919-644-1004 Hillsborough Spa and Day Retreat 1814 Beckett’s Ridge Drive in Hillsborough 919-617-1814 www.hillsboroughspa.com


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