Carrboro

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Carrboro Alderman meeting marks transitions

For outgoing Carrboro Mayor Mark Chilton, being mayor often felt like being the host of a weekly television show. Chilton passed the baton to Mayor-elect Lydia Lavelle by means of bestowing on her a baseball cap reading “mayor” in huge letters.


Library site causes concern in Carrboro

A freestanding library in Carrboro — a project 25 years in the making — is moving closer to realization as local officials work to decide on criteria for the library’s location. On Tuesday night, the Carrboro Board of Aldermen discussed revisions to the county’s proposed criteria for the site of the future Southwest Orange County Regional Branch Library.


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Carrboro aldermen gain new diversity through Michelle Johnson

Michelle Johnson, unofficially the newest member of the Carrboro Board of Aldermen, promises to ensure a minority voice on the board and offer a perspective that is diverse in other ways. Johnson, a black woman, will serve on the seven-member, predominantly white board alongside incumbents Lydia Lavelle and Dan Coleman, who were both re-elected.