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Posted on: February 19, 2020

Our Roots Run Deep: Reflecting on Orange County’s First Married Interracial Couple

Alvin and Omelia Garner June 2008

In the late 1960s, Carrboro residents Alvin and Omelia Garner met while working at a local restaurant. They immediately fell in love, and it wasn’t long after that they decided to marry. However, not everyone was supportive of the upcoming coven...

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: February 13, 2020

Our Roots Run Deep: How Hilliard Caldwell Impacted Civil Rights in Carrboro

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The 1960s were a challenging and often disheartening time in our country, and the town of Carrboro was going through a particularly difficult time. Two large textile mills in Carrboro closed, leaving a lot of residents unemployed. While black children wer...

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: February 13, 2020

Orange County Local Government Affordable Housing Collaborative Host Community Meetings

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The Orange County Local Government Affordable Housing Collaborative invites residents and organizations to a series of five community meetings seeking input to help shape the Collaborative’s Annual Action Plan, Assessment of Fair Housing, and th...

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: January 31, 2020

Orange County Health Department Releases Information on Emerging Novel Coronavirus Outbreak

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The Orange County Health Department is informing the public that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) confirmed five cases of 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in the United States. The patients recently returned from Wuhan City, Hubei Pr...

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: January 23, 2020

Black History Month February 2020 Celebrations in Orange County

Black History Month 2020

February marks Black History Month — a time to reflect on, recognize, and honor the invaluable contributions of African Americans who have strengthened, inspired, and empowered our nation’s economic, political, cultural and social land...

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: January 21, 2020

Be Counted! Everything You Need to Know About the 2020 Census in Carrboro

Everyone Counts in Orange County

Much of the funding that comes from the Census helps the most vulnerable among us. It provides health care, education, food and nutrition programs, housing and child care for families.

The 2020 Census counts every person living in the United States and fiv...

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: January 10, 2020

Google Fiber to Start Back Construction Next Week

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After re-evaluating construction Plans Google Fiber is set to start back construction in Carrboro the week of January 13, 2020. The Town of Carrboro and Google Fiber are excited to move forward with this process that will provide faster, fairer, kinder, i...

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: December 16, 2019

Who's Digging in my Yard? Google Fiber Construction Information

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In December 2019, Google Fiber started construction in the Town of Carrboro. Throughout this process, residents can expect to see Google Fiber crews in various permitted areas. The town is closely monitoring and communicating with Google Fiber and will pr...

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: December 12, 2019

UPDATE: Google Fiber Construction in Carrboro

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In December 2019, Google Fiber started construction in the Town of Carrboro. Throughout this process, residents can expect to see Google Fiber crews in various permitted areas. The town is closely monitoring and communicating with Google Fiber and will pr...

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Carrboro Townwide News

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Posted on: September 29, 2015

Introduction of Planning, Zoning, and Inspections' News Flash listserv

Welcome to the Town of Carrboro Planning Department's News Flash listserv. Information regarding development, land use, and other topics relevant to planning in Carrboro will be distributed through this listserv. Announcements will include but not be limi...Read on...

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Posted on: August 7, 2019

Estes/North Greensboro Roundabout Construction Starts in August

Please be alert! Construction of the new roundabout at Estes Drive/North Greensboro Street in Carrboro is set to begin the week of August 5th. Work will take place from 9:00 AM until Sunset and travelers should expect delays and lane closures at this inte...

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Posted on: February 19, 2020

Wilson Playground

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The 5-12 year old playground at Wilson Park will remain closed for resurfacing maintenance until further notice. Thank you for your patience. 

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