Rakela Miller

Rakela is a writer-photographer for the Carrboro Commons and a journalism student at UNC-Chapel Hill.

What you 'mayor' may not know about Lydia Lavelle

What you ‘mayor’ may not know about Lydia Lavelle

Mayor, teacher, partner, mother and avid Wolfpack fan are only the beginning descriptors of Carrboro’s newest mayor Lydia Lavelle, who was sworn in on Dec. 3, 2013. Lavelle is a strong community leader seeking not only to improve the community, but also to advance Carrboro’s influence as a town. Part time mayor, full time teacher Lavelle isn’t your average mayor… Read more →

ArtsCenter courses bring education to community

ArtsCenter courses bring education to community

Whether your interests include cooking, dancing, ceramics, or even drawing dinosaurs, the ArtsCenter of Carrboro has a class for you. With classes available for all ages and schedules, the ArtsCenter forms the key nucleus of the arts in Carrboro. Shirlette Ammons, the Youth Arts Coordinator for the center, located at 300-G E. Main St., said that the center’s pride comes… Read more →