A four-hour budget meeting last week left the Clayton Town Council with more questions than answers. At something of a crossroads for the town, the answers lie in what Clayton sees as its future, not necessarily the needs of the present.
The chair of Clayton Town Manager Steve Biggs is still warm, mostly because he’s still sitting in it, but the town council is already looking for a replacement. The town posted the job this past week and expects to take until August or later to name a new manager.
The maiden voyage of the Mondo Roots Cultural Arts and Music Festival will set sail Saturday in downtown Clayton. The event replaces the long-running Millstock arts festival and looks to shake things up with different forms of art and music.
Carrboro has never been an idea. It has been an experience, an experience bringing together people, building community and leading to cherished entities from Weaver Street to Carrboro’s Fourth of July parade.
As the result of recent state and local decisions, our school districts – Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools (CHCCS) and Orange County Schools (OCS) – are asking for an $8 million budget increase for teacher pay.
Carrboro ninth-grader Alex Wojnovich found the back of the net with 3 minutes, 21 seconds left in the first overtime Saturday as the Jaguars won in the 2A final for the second straight year over Forbush.
Just minutes after netting her team’s first goal, Middle Creek junior midfielder Kylie McElroy appeared to score the equalizer in the dying seconds at N.C. State’s Dail Soccer Field. A celebration ensued, but referees waved the goal off with no time left on the clock, ruling that McElroy was in an offside position as No. 1 seed Providence held on for the 2-1 win.
In many ways, Holly Springs native David Griffith is following in the footsteps of his older brother, Maj. Samuel Mark Griffith, a Marine who was killed in action in Afghanistan in 2011. On Monday, May 30, David will honor Sam, along with other fallen service members at a Memorial Day event in Holly Springs at a memorial he built