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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...


Acting out history

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

One down, one to go

Alexander County is one step closer to starting the buyout process it began almost two years ago. During the July 16 County Board meeting, Alexander County Engineer Jeff Denny announced he had received a granting agreement from...


The Week in Photos: July 18, 2013

The visual report from the week of July 18, 2013.

Congress comes closer to passing farm bill

The House of Representatives finally passed a Farm Bill, but for Democrats, it is not pretty. In a vote of 216-208 July 11, the House narrowly passed a version of the farm bill that, while almost identical to the Senate’s bil...

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 ...

Wright pleads not guilty in beating trial

Durring his arraignment July 16 , Kyree Wright plead not guilty to three counts of aggravated battery. Wright is charged with the beating of Glenn Klett, which took place June 13 in the parking lot of the Dollar General at 1308...