by Tracey Theret Carrboro Commons Co-Editor A new bike path available to Carrboro residents will help pave the way for a family to purchase an affordable home in town. The path, which begins in the back of Roberson Place, runs behind a long strip of the neighborhood’s backyards and snakes up to a piece of property on Eugene Street, formerly… Read more →
By Meghan Cooke Staff Writer Carrboro High’s fields are empty now, but the athletics department faces a busy off-season. The school board has approved three coaches so far. Commons Photos by Meghan Cooke In a few months, athletes will don purple, black and white jerseys and take the field for the first time at Carrboro High School. But in the… Read more →
Kerri L. Ockwood, 25, a resident of Carrboro uses the Main and Greensboro Street crosswalk after the siren volume has been turned down. Commons Photo by Liz Thomas By Liz Thomas Co-editor Springtime is the perfect time to enjoy Carrboro’s scenery. By leaving the comfort of personal cars, citizens of Carrboro and Chapel Hill can truly enjoy this beautiful season…. Read more →
By Christina Lopez Staff Writer Executive director at El Centro Latino, Ben Balderas, has new ideas for more collaboration with in Carrboro and the Latino community.
By Kristen Pope Staff Writer Commons Photos by Kristen Pope “If these buildings could speak…” reads the sign posted directly beyond the arched entry ways of Carr Mill Mall, hinting to visitors that there is history in the rafters, bricks and hardwood tiles of the modern shopping mall.
By Taylor Stanford A front view shows the construction that continues at Carrboro High School, located off of Rock Haven Road. The school, with a capacity of 800 students, opens in August 2007. Photo by Taylor Stanford When school starts on Aug. 27, 2007, almost 600 students will call Carrboro High School home The new high school, built off Rock… Read more →
By Joe Collevecchio You wouldn’t know it walking down Weaver Street, but the Carr Mill property is some of the most expensive in the area. And although the town’s population has declined slightly in the past five years, property values in Carrboro continue to increase. With town leaders expecting an upsurge in population over the next few years, managing growth… Read more →
By Kyle Curtis Christmas decorations at Carr Mill Mall beckon customers to start their shopping early this holiday season. Photo by Kyle Curtis With the Christmas season fast approaching, Carrboro residents face the sometimes difficult decision of where to shop. Carrboro small business owners have a much more daunting task at hand; convincing residents to spend their money on Main… Read more →