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Surfing for new experiences

Surfing for new experiences

By Faima Ramirez Carrboro Commons Staff Writer It’s less than 40 degrees outside and a sort of static electricity is in the air in downtown Carrboro. In almost every bar, restaurant and living room, people are sitting at the edge of their seats, eyes fixated on the television screen, one hand holding a drink and the other hand getting another… Read more →

The Jackson Center: Saving history in Northside

The Jackson Center: Saving history in Northside

By Morgan Johnson Carrboro Commons Staff Writer   The Marian Cheek Jackson Center for Saving and Making History, 510 W. Rosemary St., is a public history and community development center located in the Northside neighborhood of Chapel Hill-Carrboro. The predominately black Northside and Pine Knolls neighborhoods have rich histories post-Reconstruction, under Jim Crow, during the Civil Rights Era, and in the… Read more →