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Daphne Athas asks, ‘Is this a myth?’

Daphne Athas  PHOTO BY ALICIA STEMPER By Taylor Sisk
I’m bucking journalistic convention here. I’m insinuating myself into the narrative. I’m using the first-person singular. Daphne Athas inspired me.
September 1, 2011 | Comments closed | Full Story »

‘Hello summer, goodbye cold. Come join us with friends, family and tales of old.’

The Sparrow’s Pool was a hotspot for Carrboro youth during the summer months. Photo courtesy of Lawrence McAdams Tucked away in the hills off South Greensboro Street, down a dirt path and across a wooden bridge over a creek, sits an old empty swimming pool. Dappling sunlight comes through the thick canopy of trees, and the echo of the chatter of Carrboro youth of years past is almost audible.
July 16, 2010 | Comments closed | Full Story »

Old News

The Citizen bids adieu

Our efforts to find a successor to take on this newspaper have not borne fruit, so this will be the last issue of The Carrboro Citizen.
October 4, 2012 | Comments closed | Full Story »

Citizen Features

‘Wouldn’t trade the experience for anything’

The Fridays in their home. Photo by Ava Barlow By Susan Dickson Staff Writer Tucked away on a side street near campus, William Friday — who is approaching 89 — keeps watch on the […]
June 4, 2009 | Comments closed | Full Story »

Haw River watch studies river health

riverkeeper.jpg Haw River Watch Project coordinator Cynthia Crossen keeps a focus on the challenges to the health of the river as she helps build a network […]
July 19, 2007 | Comments closed | Full Story »