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Amid complaints about "an earthy or musty taste and odor," OWASA says its water is safe to drink. According to a news release from the town of Carrboro, the smelly water, which "several dozen customers" have complained about in the past week, is being caused by algae growing in the Cane Creek Reservoir and University Lake.
The Board of Aldermen is exploring the idea of bringing a light-manufacturing center to 22 acres of town-owned land on Old N.C. 86 near Lake Hogan Farms. Located one mile north of Calvander, the parcel was purchased by Carrboro in 2001 as a new site for the town's Public Works Department.
Meals on Wheels means many things to different people. To me it was my first volunteer opportunity when I moved to Chapel Hill 33 years ago.
The vendors set up their wares each year at Old Fashion Day in Goldston, the Chatham County town of about 300 people where she grew up. "They had flags, knives, belt buckles, pens - anything you can think of," Bullock said.
Andrea Tanner and her son Colin asked the Orange County commissioners Thursday to keep teacher's assistants in mind as they decide next year's Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools budget. She has witnessed the effect that a teacher's assistant can have on fourth- and fifth-graders and the meaningful relationship that can develop, said Tanner, a parent volunteer at Seawell Elementary School in Chapel Hill.
He also has a fierce streak of individualism. And like his own inspirations - a rainbow encompassing Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, Tammy Wynette, classical music titan Ludwig van Beethoven and obscure rockabilly cat Benny Joy - Romweber is authentic.
Carrboro Carrboro Mayor Lydia Lavelle on Thursday announced in an email that she will seek a third term in November. "It is a privilege to serve as the mayor of Carrboro, the town I consider the most progressive in North Carolina," Lavelle said in her email.
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