The Daily Tar Heel

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Tuesday June 15th

Carrboro



Carrboro names BB&T official town bank

As complications with a federal financial regulations agency thicken, Carrboro will turn to the “next most local” bank as its official depository. After receiving an “Order to Cease and Desist” from the Office of Thrift Supervision on Nov. 23, Chapel Hill-based Harrington Bank likely won’t have the approval from the agency it needs to be chosen as Carrboro’s official town bank by its Dec. 31 deadline.

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'La Voz' program provides translation services for Carrboro police

In an area with a growing Latino population, it’s becoming apparent that some local police officers don’t know their Spanish. To combat the language barrier, senior Ahna Hendrix is creating La Voz Translation Services, a volunteer-based program working to provide local police departments with face-to-face language translation. With only a few bilingual officers, translation efforts between police and non-English speakers are poor at best, said Carrboro police Capt.

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Board of Aldermen discuss Weaver Street construction

Carrboro officials discussed Weaver Street road improvements that could hurt businesses or force them to temporarily shut down at Tuesday’s Board of Aldermen meeting. Aldermen accepted a construction report but were concerned street closures would limit accessibility to businesses.

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DTH/Christine Hellinger

Aldermen side with Rogers Road

11:20 p.m. Dec. 8 - Due to a reporting error, this story incorrectly stated that county commissioners were considering a second site off Millhouse Road for a waste transfer station. The Daily Tar Heel apologizes for the error.

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