Posted inCarrboro, Carrboro Town Council, Election 2023

Interview: Carrboro mayoral candidate Barbara Foushee

Barbara Foushee is the sole candidate running to be Mayor of Carrboro. Foushee has served on the Carrboro Town Council since 2017. Shehas also served on the Town of Carrboro’s Human Services AdvisoryBoard, the Community Home Trust Board of Directors and theOrange Water and Sewer Authority Board of Directors and is thecurrent chair of the […]

Posted inCarrboro, From the archives

Enacting Main Street: a Partial History of Naming, Making, and Multiplicity

This piece was originally published on the excellent Stand in the Place Where U Live website published by Dr. Sharon Holland’s students in American Studies 701 at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. It is republished with permission of the author, Josh Parshall, who is now the Director of History at the Goldring/Woldenberg […]

Posted inCarrboro, Greenway, Journalism

“Both Sides” Journalism Plagues Indy Week’s Story on the Bolin Creek Greenway

In recent months, Indy Week, our region’s alternative newspaper, has published some terrific investigative pieces, from Lena Gellar’s investigative work uncovering  Durham’s city attorney asking Wikipedia to reveal who was editing “unflattering” information about the mayor and two council members, to Thomasi McDonald’s deep-dive looking at Durham Council Member DeDreana Freeman’s alleged physical assault of […]