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Pittsboro Eats! Supports Locally Owned Restaurants

by Casey Mann, Senior Correspondent It all started with a Facebook post. Sue Perkins Silverstein of Bear Creek wrote of her concerns about the fate of locally-owned restaurants during COVID-19 on a Chatham Caremongering Facebook page. Dozens of people chimed in with similar ...
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NC Poet Laureate Jaki Shelton Green at Library

The Chatham Community Library will commemorate National Poetry Month in April with a presentation by NC Poet Laureate, Jaki Shelton Green. The virtual event, entitled “An Evening with the North Carolina Poet Laureate,” will take place at 6:00 p.m. on ...
Arts & Culture

Does Your Creative Life Need a Spring Cleaning? Part 1

by Michele Berger Wow, we’re now in the second quarter of the year! Can you believe it? It seems like only yesterday when we were writing down resolutions for our creative lives in 2021. Have some of those commitments and ...
Arts & Culture

Preventing Canine Separation Anxiety

by Valerie Broadway Dogs are social beings and most of them feel some sort of stress when left alone. Dogs may whine and mope as they wait for the return of their human pack members, and that’s the extent of ...
HealthMATTERS

Going Plant-Based for Your Health: Lifestyle Risks Drop Fast

by Karen Pullen At the risk of sounding like a broken record…wait, that idiom is based on a disappearing technology!  OK, I do repeat the same message each month in this column. Eating a whole-foods, plant-based diet is the best ...
Business and Finance

132 Cans of Beans and Other Lessons in Behavioral Finance

by David Jester, CSRIC A little over a year ago, you may remember, things changed. We’d heard about a virus. It was getting worse. We were unsure of how bad it could be. We found ourselves in lockdown. We scrambled to ...
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Why Did the Duck Cross the Pond?

by Casey Mann, Senior Correspondent About a month ago, a call came into the Piedmont Farm Animal Refuge about a bloodied duck at Pittsboro’s Town Lake Park. The call, made by Chatham resident Kristy Bardwell, led rescuers from the Piedmont ...
News

Congressman Price Meets with Chatham Commissioners

by Casey Mann, Senior Correspondent Congressman David Price (D-4) met with the Chatham County Board of Commissioners at its March regular meeting. Price, who represents a majority of the county, provided details of the pandemic relief bill. The meeting was also ...
Arts & Culture

Chatham Literacy’s Spring Author Event

Chatham Literacy will present a Virtual Spring Author Event with Duke professor, photographer, folklorist, and author Tom Rankin and noted novelist and award-winning short story writer Jill McCorkle on Tuesday, April 20 from 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Ticket sales: ...
Arts & Culture

Meet This Artist: Fiber Artist Tanja Lipinski Cole

by Rachel Flanagan, Chatham Arts Council For some, knowing how to sew is a necessity when you’ve lost a button or hit a snag on your sleeve. But for Tanja Lipinski Cole, sewing and quilting has always been a therapeutic ...