Daily Archives: March 1, 2021

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by Randolph Voller We recently experienced the winter solstice. That day coincided with the first night crossing in 800years of Jupiter and Saturn—an astronomical event known as “The Great Conjunction.” After approaching the other’s path for months, these massive planets—millions ...
Business and Finance

What does your money do while it sleeps? The stewardship ...

by David Jester, MFA, CSRIC My father often uses his favorite word, stewardship, to describe the work that we do. To us, this word means, simply, to take care of. Since he began our practice 34 years ago, his work has ...
Voices

Time, Death and Love: Two Are An Illusion

by Joe Jacob This February, I begin my seventy-sixth trip around the sun. It only takes three hundred sixty-five days to make the journey. To look at my trip another way, this life journey around the sun has been going on ...
Featured

Pittsboro to install water treatment system for unregulated chemicals

by Casey Mann, Senior Correspondent The Pittsboro Board of Commissioners approved $1.2 million as a down payment for a water treatment system for its drinking water, with the total project estimated to cost between $2.5 and $3 million for construction. ...
News

Charter School for Boys to Open This Fall

by Casey Mann, Senior Correspondent This fall, a new charter school will open, founded in the understanding that boys, particularly black and brown boys from challenged economic means, are more likely to fall through the academic cracks.  The School of the ...
News

Siler City redistricting undecided

by Casey Mann, Senior Correspondent The redrawing of the districts for Siler City’s Board of Commissioners is in a state of flux due to delays of the release of the 2020 Census data. With municipal elections scheduled for this fall, ...
HealthMATTERS

Go Plant-Based and Protect Your Brain

by Karen Pullen Of all the health issues we’d like to prevent, losing our mental abilities tops the list. Losing memory and brain power means stripping away our most critical capabilities. If the process drags on over years, as it ...
HealthMATTERS

How Digestive Enzymes Support Your Health

by Robin Thomas I think most of us understand the benefits of eating a balanced and healthy diet filled with fresh vegetables, fruits, fiber and healthy fats. And many of us have begun to add probiotics, live microorganisms, that support our gut ...
HealthMATTERS

The Emerging Mental Health Revolution

by Tim Keim It hardly seems necessary to refer to statistics when we talk about mental illness in the U. S. Whether we’re talking about PTSD, depression, suicide, addiction, anxiety, eating disorders, et cetera, it’s common knowledge that these conditions ...
Arts & Culture

What Qualities Make a Dog Great?

by Valerie Broadway Opinions may vary, but most people would describe a great dog as one who is friendly, wants to spend time with humans, has good manners, responds to commands, can go places without causing problems, and doesn’t destroy things. ...