Daily Archives: September 23, 2021

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Main Street Pittsboro Enhances Downtown

by Casey Mann, Senior Correspondent Main Street Pittsboro is a force in leading the vitality of  downtown Pittsboro—starting with the appearance and accessibility of downtown properties, marketing the downtown as a destination for shoppers, supporting businesses with promotion, and expanding opportunities ...
News

Lexie Wolf of Yoga Garden Pittsboro on Main Street

What does the mural mean for you? Your business? The downtown district?  “Here in downtown Pittsboro, small business owners have endured years of demonstrations and riots, construction, and of course, the pandemic. I happen to run a business that is ...
Voices

Graveyard of Empires? Comparing Soviet & American Wars in Afghanistan

by Dr. Jeff Jones Amid the recent chaotic US withdrawal from Afghanistan, most observers in the media drew comparisons with the hasty US retreat from Saigon in 1975. It seems more fruitful, however, to explore some points of comparison and ...
Voices

Let’s Agree to Avoid being Disagreeable

by Joe Jacob Why do we feel so threatened when someone does not agree with us? Seems like we are programmed to go into battle, to defend ourselves if someone has a different opinion or point of view. Is there ...
Business and Finance

Five Ways to Give to Those Doing “The Work”

by David Jester, CSRIC  We recently sat down with a very dear client (let’s call him Andy) who has been working with us for many years. Andy’s mother was a client as well, until she passed away last year. One of ...
Arts & Culture

Remembering Maya Angelou and Celebrating Creative Late Bloomers

by Michele Berger It’s hard to believe that we lost the amazing Dr. Maya Angelou seven years ago. Dr. Angelou was a teacher, writer, healer and lover of life until the very end. I discovered her work in college and performed ...
Arts & Culture

Meet This Artist: Leather Designer Julia Greenwood

by Rachel Flanagan, Chatham Arts Council Discovering and following your artistic passion isn’t always a linear path. Sometimes inspiration can strike out of the blue, at an unexpected time. For leather designer and owner of Milestone Bags Julia Greenwood, discovering ...
HealthMATTERS

Going Plant-Based for Your Health: The Marvelous Mushroom

by Karen Pullen Good news for mushroom lovers! A new study has reported that people who consumed more mushrooms had a lower risk for all-cause mortality when compared to those who did not eat mushroom Additionally, the researchers found that ...
HealthMATTERS

5 Healthy Living Lessons to Teach Your Kids

by Robin Thomas Teaching your children to make healthy choices doesn’t need to be complicated. Simple adjustments to your current routine are all you need to keep your kids on track. When you guide your kids towards healthy choices through encouragement ...
HealthMATTERS

A Few Mutations Away?

by Tim Keim  CDC Director Rochelle Walensky commented last month that the corona virus may be “just a few mutations potentially away, could potentially evade our vaccines.” This is quite an admission from one of our chief health authorities, but ...