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Voices

In Memoriam: Tommy Edwards

by Bill Smith After a brief illness, coach, educator, musician, arts advocate, downtown Pittsboro business owner, and antiques aficionado Tommy Edwards died. He was recently memorialized at a celebration of life at the Fearrington Barn attended by friends from many ...
Voices

Grassroots Counter Revolution

by Bill Crawford The opinions expressed by these contributors do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the publisher. In 2009, the Democrats had a banner election year, ending up with the White House, a sizable House majority and a filibuster ...
Voices

The Fate of the Species

by Joe Jacob We hear a lot these days about the potential effects of climate chaos if we do nothing to reduce the amount of carbon dioxide and methane we discharge into our atmosphere. We do not, however, hear much ...
HealthMATTERS

Happy Summer!

by Robin Thomas Now is the perfect time to take some simple steps towards better health. The days are longer and the weather is perfect for getting outdoors for a walk or a swim. The flowers are brightening our world, ...
HealthMATTERS

Half of Chatham’s Population At Least Partially Vaccinated Against COVID-19

From the Chatham County Health Department As of Wednesday, July 7th, 50% of the Chatham County population has received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, marking a significant milestone in the county’s fight to end the COVID-19 pandemic. ...
HealthMATTERS

Meet the Mints!

by Tim Keim One of the most common families of herbs, are the mints. Mint, basil, oregano, lavender, rosemary, and thyme are a few often used in the kitchen to boost the flavor of many foods, but they also have ...
Arts & Culture

Responsible Dog Breeders

by Valerie Broadway Much of my life has been devoted to animal rescue. While I am a strong advocate for animal rescue and adoption, I do think people should have the choice to have a pure-bred dog if they really ...
Arts & Culture

Squirrels – Your Friendly Backyard Tenants

by Jan Nichols Squirrels are ubiquitous. You may love them, as did a friend of mine who transformed her yard into a squirrel haven, or you may consider them a pesky rodent that must be banished from your yard. But ...
News

Siler City creates Immigrant Community Advisory Committee, approves pay increase ...

The Siler City Board of Commissioners unanimously approved a resolution to create an Immigrant Community Advisory Committee on June 21. The resolution is a recommended action from the Siler City Building Integrated Communities (BIC) Action Plan, which consists of recommendations ...
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Pittsboro Election Filings

Pittsboro Mayor Jim Nass filed for re-election on July 2, 2021 and stated that it “has been an honor and a privilege to serve all of the people of Pittsboro.” Nass was elected in 2019 when he succeeded Mayor Cindy ...