Kane Hollingsworth

Editor of the Carrboro Commons

Annual cleanup project in Carrboro was a success

Annual cleanup project in Carrboro was a success

Who knew beer bottles, empty sushi containers, foam cups and old pairs of shoes littered Carrboro? Julie Collins, recreation supervisor for Carrboro Recreation and Parks Department, did, and she organized volunteers for the annual NC Big Sweep to do something about the problem. “You’ll be surprised by the amount of trash you’ll find,” she told volunteers gathered in the Carrboro… Read more →

Annual cleanup project coming to Carrboro

Annual cleanup project coming to Carrboro

Efforts to keep Carrboro clean will be showcased during the city’s annual NC Big Sweep event on October 12th. NC Big Sweep is a statewide program committed to keeping the environment clean.  Over the past few years, Carrboro has adopted this initiative to keep its area and streams litter-free. “We have sort of transitioned over the last three years into… Read more →

The updated PTA thrift shop will grow Carrboro’s community

The updated PTA thrift shop will grow Carrboro’s community

  As the updated PTA thrift shop continues construction on its new store, local schools are excited for its future impact on their community. The new store, which is located on Jones Ferry Road, will celebrate its update with a ribbon-cutting ceremony October 17th. “I think it’s really exciting,” said Tamara Daley, a resident of Carrboro and the president of… Read more →