Tag: chatham county

Arts & Culture

On the River

by Gary Phillips Two older boys and me, loaded with gearCame to the Green River in nighttime.We trolled the river and laid out some linesAnd water was over my chest at times.It was a year like any other year. Our ...
Arts & Culture

NC CARES for Arts Grants Provide Big Boost to Local ...

Ten Groups Awarded Funds to Offset Impact of COVID-19 During this pandemic, arts organizations have been particularly vulnerable. But the Chatham Arts Council (CAC) is thrilled to be the bearer of GOOD NEWS. The CAC and the North Carolina Arts ...
Arts & Culture

Winterizing Your Pet

by Valerie Broadway Last winter North Carolina had brutally low temperatures for days on end. We experienced record cold, even colder than the state of Alaska. The Chatham Animal Services Director told me there were several weeks last winter when ...
Arts & Culture

Ask Ollie!

Ollie is a rescued black and white Shih Tzu who turned his passion for helping other pets into a popular advice column. Ask Ollie questions by emailing him at Ollie@chathamcountyline.org Dear READER, It’s magic, it’s hope, and it’s the holiday ...
Arts & Culture

#WeNeedDiverseBooks: Writing and Publishing in the 2020s (Part 3)

by Michele Tracy Berger Coming of age in the 1970s and 1980s, I never read a commercial novel that featured a character that was anything like me: African American, female, wickedly smart, urban, and geeky. The children’s and young adult market ...
News

Mayor Seat to Remain Vacant

by Casey Mann, Senior Correspondent The Siler City Board of Commissioners decided to leave the town’s mayoral seat vacant until next year. The board decided that rather than fill it with an appointee, it would leave it up to voters ...
Featured

Water Task Force Gives Report

by Casey Mann, Senior Correpsondent The Pittsboro Water Task Force presented its final report to the Pittsboro Board of Commissioners on Dec. 14. The report, which was originally expected earlier this year, marks the culmination of work of a task ...
News

Yearlong Celebration for 250th Anniversary

From Chatham County Throughout 2021 Chatham County will commemorate its 250th anniversary through diverse community-centered events and activities that highlight Chatham’s uniqueness, rich history, and promising future. The yearlong festivities will focus on five key areas – Creative Arts, Community ...
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Chatham’s Rep. Reives Elected to N.C. House Leadership

by Casey Mann, Senior Correspondent Chatham County’s Rep. Robert Reives was elected as the Democratic leader in the North Carolina House on Thursday, Dec. 3 in a unanimous vote by his fellow Democratic caucus members. Reives has represented District 54 ...
HealthMATTERS

Going Plant-Based for Your Health to Reduce Inflammation

by Karen Pullen What is inflammation? There’s a defensive war going on in your body, conducted by intelligence officers (ordinary cells), signalers (interferons and cytokines), generals (endothelial cells), and armed soldiers (white blood cells). Their mission: to detect, envelop, destroy, and ...