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  1. An improvised score aims to tease glee and gloom from a holiday classicRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | Independent Weekly

    It's a Wonderful Life With Dale Baker, Tim Carless, Casey Toll and Whit Wright Thursday, Dec. 18, 8 p.m., $9 The ArtsCenter, 300-G E. Main St., Carrboro 919-929-2787, im Carless did not grow up watching It's a Wonderful Life every Christmas. Raised in the British countryside by parents who didn't much favor movies, he didn't encounter the 1946 seasonal touchstone - or any cinema at all, he admits - until he moved to London as a teenager in 1985.


  2. Best Bet: Transactors Christmas showRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago |

    Transactors Improv will present "Going/Home: An Improv Show about Being There and Getting There for the Holidays," at 8 p.m. Friday at the ArtsCenter, 300-G E. Main St., Carrboro. Tickets are $15 general admission.


  3. Market Street Coffeehouse closesRead the original story

    Yesterday |

    ... , delicious coffee drinks without a wait, and we'll be able to showcase seasonal beans from our coffee partner, Carrboro Coffee Roasters." The construction will begin in early January and the Mazuzs said they hope to be closed for "just a few weeks."


  4. WKNC announces Spider Bags, Eternal Summers as Double Barrel Benefit XII headlinersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Independent Weekly

    For the 12th consecutive year, WKNC 88.1's Double Barrel Benefit returns in February as the station's major annual fundraiser. Double Barrel moved away from a back-to-back two-night stint at The Pour House or Kings in favor of spreading shows out over a week last year, with one on February 7 at Cat's Cradle in Carrboro and the next on Valentine's Day at the Lincoln Theatre in Raleigh.


  5. Guest Opinion: Heard the buzz about Bee City USA?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    ... USA movement began in 2012 in Asheville, N.C. Talent was approved as the second Bee City this past June, and then Carrboro, N.C., was third. Ashland hopes to be the fourth Bee City USA in the country. What does being a Bee City USA mean? At minimum: ...


  6. N.C. sustainable-energy advocate goes solarRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Business Journal

    ... and get finances in order for the $11,000 investment in a rooftop project. "We moved from Durham to a new house in Carrboro this year, and the Solarize Carrboro initiative was underway, so I was able to get their volume discount," he says. "I ...


  7. Outsider' label an old weapon against protestorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 |

    ... disdain for their ideology and tactics, how "outside" are these folks, really? Many are from nearby Chapel Hill and Carrboro, for example - residents of the very same metropolitan area. Since we traverse N. C. 54 or U.S. 15-501 to live, work, shop, ...


  8. RHHS sails in regatta at SunburyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | Bryan County News

    Levi Hancky, 14, a freshman at Carrboro High School in Raleigh, North Carolina, waits to transfer to a sailboat to begin the next race. Eighteen two-man teams set off in 15-foot sailboats down the Medway River during the North Points League Sailing Regatta on Saturday, Nov. 22. The low-point scoring team, Porter-Gaud from Charleston, South Carolina, claimed first place.


  9. Report released following Durham protestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 |

    ... approached police cars with their hands in the air. According to authorities, anarchist groups from Chapel Hill and Carrboro are credited with organizing the protest and using tactics to turn a peaceful protest chaotic. Nineteen of the protesters ...


  10. QNotes, Charlotte-based LGBT newspaper, celebrates milestone online audienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Q-Notes

    ... including the greater Charlotte metro area, and in Raleigh, Greensboro, Winston-Salem, Durham, Chapel Hill and Carrboro. Give a one-time gift or sign up for ongoing voluntary online subscription to support qnotes ' nearly three-decade long community ...


  11. A new way to hear a holiday classicRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 |

    ... look at. It's a very beautiful film," he said. Viewers who come to the screening of the film at the ArtsCenter in Carrboro Thursday will hear a brand new, live score that Carless and a quartet of local musicians will perform to the movie. The ...


  12. Alzheimer's Foundation of America Names 2014 Dementia Care Professionals of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Market Wire

    ... the first time two individuals have been awarded this distinction. Lorenzo Mejia, president of Acorn Home Care in Carrboro, N.C., and Dr. Gary Steinke, associate chief of geriatrics at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center in San Jose, Calif. are also ...


  13. La Dispute & Title Fight announce 2015 co-headlining tour with The...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Brooklynvegan

    ... / The Hotelier -- 2015 Tour Dates 3/21 - Houston, TX @ Fitzgerald's 3/23 - Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade 3/24 - Carrboro, NC @ Cat's Cradle 3/25 - Washington, DC @ Howard Theater 3/26 - Philadelphia, PA @ Union Transfer 3/27 - New York, NY @ Webster ...


  14. NC Idea winner: Freebooksy, go-to service for free and discount e-book discoveryRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Local Tech Wire

    ... of time down the tubes, I quickly swore off searching for free and reduced-price e-books. Freebooksy-a startup in Carrboro, N.C.-is designed to solve both the problems I faced while searching for free and reduced-price books and help authors and ...


  15. Running Store Consolidation: What it Means for RunnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | Competitor Magazine

    ... company, has also converted stores to franchises and bought others that it operates from its corporate offices in Carrboro, N.C. On Dec. 3 at The Running Event Trade show in Austin, Texas, Mark Sullivan, editor of the running industry trade magazine ...


  16. Southern Rail going up for saleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | Independent Weekly

    With its iconic vintage railcars, roaring fireplaces and Art Deco decor, Southern Rail has long commanded one corner of the Carr Mill Mall complex in Carrboro. Along with The Station, the historic train-depot-turned-bar that has hosted acts like Nick Lowe, Squirrel Nut Zippers and Dex Romweber , you've got one of the most unique places to grab a bite or a drink in the Triangle.


  17. Details on the five Triangle startups that just snagged NC Idea cashRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | Business Journal

    ... who could be a perfect match for the position. It doesn't target the employees, but the referrals. Freebooksy, Carrboro: The company aims to help people find free and discounted books for their Kindles, Nooks or iPads. Readers select their favorite ...


  18. AT&T's GigaPower goes live in areas of N.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | CED

    AT&T announced this morning that its GigaPower service was now live in areas of Carrboro, Cary, Chapel Hill, Raleigh and Winston-Salem, N.C. Earlier this year, AT&T teamed up with the North Carolina Next Generation Network to rollout its fiber-based 1-Gig service to six cities in North Carolina. The NCNGN is comprised of four universities and local business leaders who have banded together to develop high-speed broadband networks in the state.


  19. AT&T Launches 1 Gbps GigaPower in Chapel Hill Area -Read the original story

    Monday Dec 8 | Broadbandreports

    Back in April, AT&T stated they were in advanced talks with the North Carolina Next Generation Network to offer Gigapower over the region's core fiber ring, which was constructed with the cooperation of numerous companies. By June, AT&T said they had ratified an agreement with the City of Winston-Salem to offer 1 Gbps service in parts of the Triangle and Piedmont Triad regions, with pending ratification looming for Carrboro, Cary, Chapel Hill, Durham, and Raleigh.


  20. AT&T launches super high-speed Internet service in Raleigh, Cary and Chapel HillRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | Business Journal

    AT&T announced Monday that it had launched its GigaPower service in Carrboro, Cary, Chapel Hill, Raleigh and Winston-Salem. The news stems from a partnership with the university-driven North Carolina Next Generation Network initiative, announced earlier this year.


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