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Circuit Clerk Paul Jones helps unload furniture for the Alexander County Circuit Clerk's office in Cairo on Wednesday October 9.  The office is back in working order after suffering storm damage on May 21, 2013. -- George Lamboley | The Cairo Citizen

The Week in Photos: October 17, 2013

The visual report for the week of October 17, 2013                


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A Letter from the Editor

To my readers, It is with a heavy heart that I must tell you this will be my last week as the editor of The Cairo Citizen. My wife has been accepted to graduate school in Indiana, so we will be moving there so she can pursue he...



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The Week in Photos: July 25, 2013

The visual report from the week of July 25, 2013


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Praying together

Shaneka Cannon attended church July 21 with her two children.



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Acting out history

July 20, Runako Jahi got to play a part close to his heart.


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Debate teaches history, life-skills

Cairo junior and senior high school students got the chance to argue in public July 20 and instead of posturing and raised voices, the kids were calm and used note cards to get their points across. Eight Cairo students particip...




County gets buyout agreements

Alexander County Engineer Jeff Denny came to the Alexander County Board meeting with some very good news: The County finally has its buyout agreements. These agreements were the only thing standing in the way of moving forward ...


Cairo looks to tame stray dog problem

Cairo has become home to a strong population of wild dogs and it seems there is no one around to help. The City of Cairo has not had dogcatcher in two years despite the growing need for one. Mayor Tyrone Coleman said the stray ...