An astute reader reminded me that the Skills Development Center (NC Works) will be co-located with the new library project.

The Skills Development Center has needed to be relocated since Orange County sold the property it sat in on Franklin Street to WELL Dot to bring in tax revenue and 400 jobs.

It is important for the Skills Development Center to remain on a bus line, and in the southern part of the county because most of the people utilizing its services don’t have cars and live in the Southern part of the county.

Melody Kramer

Melody Kramer serves on the OWASA board and lives in Carrboro with her family. By day, she leads communications for a large academic research center and recently obtained her MLIS degree focusing on digital...