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Jacquelyn Melinek

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Açaí bowls have come to Franklin Street with the opening of The Purple Bowl. 

Local businesses opt to go cashless

Establishments are going cashless.  Some restaurants have stopped accepting bills or coins because they fear being robbed, while others see ‘going cashless’ as a step toward the digital future. Many establishments agree it increases cleanliness and efficiency. The conversation between businesses going cashless is not straight forward, but for some businesses they believe it makes more sense.  


Filing period extended for School Board candidates

This past Monday, Annetta Stokes Streater gave a premature farewell from the Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools Board of Education as her term expires in 2019. Now, with the election in November, the board of elections is extending its filing period for more candidates to apply for the vacant spot. 


Early voting comes early to Orange County

Early voting for local elections in Orange County starts Oct. 19 at the Orange County Board of Elections office and on Oct. 23 at the Carrboro Town Hall, Seymour Senior Center, and Chapel of the Cross. Early voting will end on Nov. 4 and Election day is Nov. 7.



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