The Carrboro Citizen says goodbye, leaving a huge gap in local journalism.


I still don't understand why they didn't try to return to the online-only model that The Citizen used to get off the ground. Hopefully their archive of great reporting will remain online for future reference.Either way, there is no other professional media outlet that can hold a candle to the work they did. Orange County will be less informed in their absence.



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This Week in Orange Politics

It'll be a busy week across Orange County this week. The Carrboro Alderfolks will discuss bicycle-friendliness and the Lloyd Farm propery mediation process, while the Chapel Hill Town Council will get an update on UNC-related development. Both school boards will review the student performance data recently released by the state, while the Hillsborough Town Board will get an update on the Colonial Inn. The county commmissioners will meet with the Mebane City Council on public transportation and the Buckhorn EDD, and will get an update on Southern Branch Library in a serperate meeting.

CHALT and the Sierra Club/Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce/WCHL will hold candidate forums for Chapel Hill candidates.

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