Sold! To the brother of former Raleigh Mayor Charles Meeker.

Steve Schewel started the Independent Weekly thirty years ago in 1983 with a few colleagues. He says it’s been a “difficult but glorious journey”, but he’s an old man and it’s time for new energy and ideas to build on the “vibrant, open culture” he’s established.

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I have a stack of Indy’s on my desk—some half read, some fully, others untouched beyond the Wednesday they were picked up at the Starbucks or Village Deli paper stand across the street. Do you read your local paper?

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