Carrboro to celebrate Indigenous Peoples' Day

When Amy Locklear Hertel, director of the UNC American Indian Center, told her first-grade daughter that Christopher Columbus did not discover America, she responded, “Mommy, do people know that?” The girl suggested Hertel write a Facebook post to inform the rest of the world.


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Bethany Chaney stands in the kitchen area of her 400-square-foot home in Carrboro. Her house qualifies as a “tiny home.”

Tiny homes take tenants back to roots

Encompassed by her warm orange walls decorated with vivid art, Carrboro Board of Aldermen member Bethany Chaney said living in a home with a footprint of only 400 square feet was an experiment at first.

Quick-growing firm credits Carrboro

Kalisher, a Carrboro business, received a spot on the Triangle Business Journal’s 50 fastest-growing companies list for 2015. It isn’t the company’s first honor: its nontraditional work environment and modern, technological approach won it national recognition from Inc. magazine for the past two years.