MONDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2005
Herrera pumps free bicycles
BY ERIC MARTIN
Rather than bright yellow taxis,
Carrboro residents might soon be
able zip around town on yellow
Recently re-elected Alderman
John Herrera will stick by his ear
lier campaign proposal to try to
launch a “Yellow
for the town, he
bicycles for com
muter use with
out charge. Once
at their destina
would take bicy
cles to nearby
to bring a bike
The hubs would be located close
to major intersections, and other
commuters could then use the
bicycles from the hubs.
Along with planning for hub
placement sites, the Carrboro
Board of Aldermen also would
develop a bicycle-path infrastruc
ture in the area.
“The objective is to reduce con-
■ Jim Evans, director of
the Bryson Center for Human
Genetics, will examine the ethical
dilemmas associated with recent
genetic advances in a lecture
entitled “What’s a mother to do?”
at noon today at the Morehead
Planetarium and Science Center.
■ The Bull’s Head Bookshop will
host a reading with biographer Bill
Lofy, author of “Paul Wellstone: The
Life of A Passionate Progressive,” at
noon today in Saunders 104.
■ Carolina Week will hold its
Monday broadcast at 5 p.m. on
channels 2, 25. Top stories include
a look at the a look at UNC applica
tion for expanding its cogeneration
plant power plant, why Veterans
Day means so much to one UNC
student, plus an in-depth and a
personal look at what the separa
tion of church and state means to
■ Student leaders are invited to
a Student Life Integrated Calendar
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gestion and pollution in Carrboro,
and to help build our community,”
“One of our major goals is to
connect north Carrboro with cen
tral Carrboro through bike paths,
which a lot of people want to see
Similar projects already have
been implemented in major
U.S. cities, including Portland,
Ore., Seattle and Austin, Texas.
Versions of the program also exist
in many beach towns on the East
The programs have been cred
ited with generating substantial
Herrera said local Carrboro orga
nizations have given full support to
the program. The Clean Machine,
Performance Bicycle Shop and
The Recyclery —a group focused
on bike-repair training all have
pledged to assist the project.
“We have many supporters
and as of now no real opponents,”
Alderman-elect Randee Haven-
O’Donnell also is enthusiastic
about the program.
“I’m a scientist. As such, I ask
how this program will be prag
matic,” she said.
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■ “Negroes with Guns: Rob
Williams and Black Power” will
be shown at 7 p.m. today in the
Hitchcock Multipurpose Room of
the Sonja Haynes Stone Center.
The documentary explores the
life of Williams, an early civil rights
activist who urged blacks to arm
themselves for protection. A dis
cussion with Williams’ biographer
Tim Tyson will follow.
■ The People of Faith Against
the Death Penalty will host an
event at 7 p.m. today at Chapel of
the Cross, 304 E. Franklin St.
Special guests will include Rep.
Joe Hackney, D-Orange, Rep. Verla
Insko, D-Orange, and Sen. Elbe
Kinnaird, D-Orange. For more
information call Justin Harvey at
■ The women’s affairs commit
tee of student government will host
“Besides inner-city bike access,
we plan to make a path on (N.C.)
54 for residents to have easier
Primary goals include assisting
residents in apartment complexes
on Jones Ferry Road and situat
ing hubs at parks and museums to
encourage cultural development.
Advocates of“ Yellow Bike” don’t
plan on limiting the program to
Herrera is expected to host
a meeting Wednesday with
University officials to consider
placing hubs on campus
He also will hold a meeting in
December to discuss bike path
development in Chapel Hill.
But so far no definitive planning
has taken place.
“We need your say,” he said.
“We can’t plan an infrastructure
without the input of Carrboro and
Chapel Hill’s residents.”
Still, he remains optimistic
about the program’s future.
“Not everyone can afford a bicy
cle,” he said.
“We understand that and want
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a forum on women in the military
with special guest Lt. Cl. Karen Weis
at 7 p.m. today in Murphey 116.
■ The Chapel Hill Town Council
will convene at 7 p.m. today for a
public hearing to discuss, among
other things, a concept plan for
Orange United Methodist Church
at 1220 Martin Luther King Jr.
Blvd., a preliminary plat applica
tion for the Stargate subdivision
and an odor elimination progress
report for the Orange Water and
■ The Young Democrats will
show a brief video narrated by
George Lakoff, author of “Don’t
Think of an Elephant,” at 8 p.m.
today in Gardner 105 followed by
a discussion about political com
munication, framing and future
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Group buys Northwoods water rights
Chapel Hill gets
SSO K from deal
BY KYLE BILLINGS
Aqua America Inc., the country’s
largest publicly traded water util
ity company, stepped in earlier this
month as the emergency water pro
vider for a Chapel Hill community
further expanding its influence
in North Carolina.
The company serves more than
2.5 million residents in 13 differ
As part of its “growth through
acquisition strategy,” Aqua America
has expanded from its roots in
Pennsylvania to provide water
across the eastern section of the
In a deal worth $550,000, Aqua
America purchased four water sys
tems in three states.
One of those systems is in the
Northwoods residential communi
ty on the outskirts of Chapel Hill.
Donna Alston, director of com
munications for the company, said
because North Carolina is one of
the fastest growing states in the
country, the company sees a lot of
■ A Chapel Hill resident was
arrested Friday on multiple charges,
including felony burglary, according
to Chapel Hill police reports.
Nicholas Jevone James, 27, of
75187 Trinity Court, was arrest
ed at 751 Pritchard Ave. Ext. on
felony charges of burglary and
second degree kidnapping and a
misdemeanor charge of assault on
a female, reports state.
James was transported to Orange
County Jail without bond, due to
requirements of domestic assault
laws, and is scheduled to appear
Monday in the Hillsborough court
of first appearance.
■ Jamaal Rashad Purefoy-
Thaxton, 25, was arrested Sunday
on Graham Street on charges of
violating a court order forbidding
him to return to the street, accord
ing to Chapel Hill police reports.
Purefoy-Thaxton, of Chapel Hill,
was arrested at 2:37 a.m. on charg
es of failing to comply with a street
restriction after causing a distur
bance at a residence, reports state.
He was placed in Orange County
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“We see a lot of growth oppor
tunity in North Carolina,” she
She also said the transition
from a local water system to one
on a national level will benefit
customers significantly because
the company is more adept to
handle changes in the water util
Many local systems are opting
to sell to the national company,
“The water business is not what
it used to be,” she said.
“It has come to be a lot more
technologically advanced. Drinking
water regulations are much more
stringent, and we need to be able
to test and treat (the water).
“Treatments 30 and 40 years
ago don’t cut the mustard now.”
Neil Phillips, director of a sub
sidiary of Aqua America, Aqua
North Carolina Inc., said the
purchase was based on requests
of the people in the Northwoods
“We got called by both the North
Carolina (Utilities) Commission
and the public staff to see if we
could come in,” he said.
“These folks were without water.
We agreed to step in as emergency
Jail on $2,500 secured bond and is
scheduled to appear in district crimi
nal court Jan. 16.
■ A 21-year-old Morganton
man was arrested Sunday on charg
es of aiding and abetting underage
drinking, according to Chapel Hill
Chang Lor was arrested at 1:04
a.m. at 137 E. Franklin St., after he
was found with an unconscious 18-
year-old female who was transported
to UNC Hospitals, reports state.
Lor is scheduled to appear in
administrative traffic court Dec. 6.
■ Garcia Burnette, 29, was
arrested Saturday on Kenan Street
on multiple charges, including fel
ony first degree burglary, according
to Chapel Hill police reports.
Burnette was arrested at 7:42
p.m. on charges of first degree
burglary, felony larceny and mis
demeanor possession of drug para
phernalia, reports state.
Burnette was transported to
Orange County Jail on a $5,000
secured bond and is scheduled to
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The system affects about 250
people who live in the Northwoods
Ken Rudder, director of public
staff for the commission, said Aqua
North Carolina was called in due
to deficiencies with Northwood
Water Company the previous
“After investigation, it looked
like it would make more sense to
put Aqua in there,” he said.
“A lot of times situations like
these happen because of a lack of
resources, money or managerial
Phillips said out of the $550,000
purchase that gave the Northwoods
water system to Aqua America, the
town of Chapel Hill received about
Alston said the people of
Northwoods would benefit as a
result of the change of hands.
“We not only have the resources
and engineering,” she said.
“But because we do serve so
many customers, per unit cost is
less where we have tens of thou
sands of customers. Overhead
costs are spread over many cus
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appear in the Hillsborough court of
first appearance today.
■ A Chapel Hill resident was
arrested Sunday on felony charges
of motor vehicle theft and breaking
and entering, Chapel Hill police
Walter David Jones Jr. was
arrested at 5:50 p.m. at 300 W.
Rosemary St. on felony charges of
theft of an automobile and break
ing and entering and a misdemean
or charge of larceny from a vehicle,
according to reports.
Jones was transported to Orange
County Jail on $2,000 secured bond
and is scheduled to appear in Orange
County Superior Court today.
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