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 is a Peabody-award winning journalist whose work has appeared on NPR and member stations around the country, as well as in publications ranging from National Geographic to Esquire Magazine....