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Chatham Farms and Farmers Markets: An Introduction

by Jan Nichols We live in a locavore community. Chatham County educates the next generation of sustainable farmers in a renowned program at the Central Carolina Community College in Pittsboro, and is home to three nationally-significant agencies that provide information ...
Business and Finance

Saving for College? Be Ready for the Inevitable

by David Jester, CSRIC As a former teacher, I’m convinced that I always learned more from my students than they ever did from me. In fact, in my current world, I’m amazed at how much crossover exists. I find myself ...
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Wash the Hands! Wash the Nose?

by Tim Keim Since the beginning of the pandemic we’ve been admonished to wash our hands to prevent picking up the coronavirus. General cleanliness has been good advice for thousands of years and even has its own aphorism: Cleanliness is ...
HealthMATTERS

Don’t Let Stress Cause a Mess

by Dr. Jenni Sherwood, Chiropractic Physician Ahh, fall! It’s that amazing time of year when the heat of the summer lends way to cooler evenings and the aroma of your neighbor’s evening fire. It’s that magical moment when the kids ...
Arts & Culture

What to do About Jumping?

by Valerie Broadway Jumping up on people is a very common issue with dogs. They jump mainly to demand attention and this often begins while they are puppies. They continue to do it because they find it works. Puppyhood is ...
Featured

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 ...
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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

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 ...