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Tyler’s serves up special treat for Tar Heel fans

by Lindsay Ash Carrboro Commons Writer Every Monday night there is evidence that the UNC-Chapel Hill basketball season is in full swing in Carrboro. In the corner of Tyler’s Restaurant and Taproom, Tar Heel fans listen intently to women’s head coach Sylvia Hatchell’s live radio broadcast. About 15 fans crowded into the couch-filled nook of Tyler’s, to take in all… Read more →

Sales waver in wacky winter weather

Sales waver in wacky winter weather

By Kennedy Carruthers Carrboro Commons Writer It’s a pleasant Sunday afternoon in Carrboro. The air is crisp but not too cold. The sun is out, and so are the people at Weaver Street Market. Fluctuating temperatures this winter have caused unpredictable sales at Carrboro’s Weaver Street Market. Warm days typically find visitors relaxing on the lawn with few purchases… Kennedy… Read more →

Don’t look at win-loss record; look at growth

Don’t look at win-loss record; look at growth

by Sean Umstead Carrboro Commons Sports Editor Sports can connect people on a level that few things can. One shot or goal can make two people who have never spoken before can be forever bound by that shared moment. This type of connection is especially evident in new high schools across America, where students can find initial identity and friendship… Read more →

Coach Write improves Carrboro students’ writing

By Allie Maupin Carrboro Commons Writer Fourth-graders at Carrboro Elementary School may have an advantage over students from other school districts thanks to Coach Write, a volunteer-based writing program operating in Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools. With the addition of a writing section to the SAT, College Board stresses that students today must develop strong writing skills in order to succeed…. Read more →