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Why I’m Voting for Joe Biden for President

by Diane Tuttle Ursano, Briar Chapel I grew up in an Army family. Both of my parents were service “Brats,” my father a “Navy Junior” and my mother an “Army Brat.” Four of my five uncles were career Army, Air ...
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Letters to the Editor

Response to Lein column I would like to suggest that the article “Agitator in Chief” by Don Lein be removed. It feels like I’m reading the man’s diary. Obama had control of the majorities in both houses of Congress for ...
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Why I am voting for Joe Biden

by Vickie Atkinson, Chapel Hill I am enthusiastically voting for Joe Biden. Joe Biden has the temperament, experience and steadiness that I want in a leader. His empathy, knowledge of how government works, and willingness to listen to experts and ...
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A Woman Supporting Trump

by Vickie Day Terll, Pittsboro As a mother and grandmother, I would like to leave behind for my daughter and grandson an America that promises physical security, traditional morality, and economic prosperity. In order to ensure these goals, the country ...
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Endorsing Republican commissioner candidates

by Rolin Mainuddin, Chapel Hill In addition to the lone Republican incumbent Andy Wilkie, two other Republican candidates are running for the Chatham County Board of Commissioners in 2020. With a 4-1 majority for the Democrats, it is imperative to ...
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After raising rabbits, Willett hits the trails and eyes big ...

by Randall Rigsbee, Correspondent Crystal Willett is widely known as “the Rabbit Lady,” a moniker the 54-year-old Chatham County resident earned, and embraced, in the years she operated The Chatham Rabbit, her farm in Bear Creek. For a decade or ...
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Main street Pittsboro earns National honors

by Casey Mann, Senior Correspondent Main Street Pittsboro was awarded the Small Town America Civic Volunteer Award for its efforts in community building. The award comes with a cash award for the Town of Pittsboro including a new website for ...
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Chatham Commissioners push for Medicaid Expansion

by Casey Mann, Senior Correspondent The Chatham County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously to include Medicaid expansion as one of its legislative goals during a work session on Sept. 21. Every other year, the board decides on legislative goals to ...
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Vineyards wins big, sells big, at Parade of Homes

by Casey Mann, Senior Correspondent The Vineyards, the first residential community built in Chatham Park, hosted thousands of people over the three weeks of Parade of Homes. In addition to exposing potential homebuyers to Pittsboro and the new community, two ...
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Health disparities are preventable differences in health outcomes between groups ...

by James Crawford, Chatham County Commissioner, District 4 The following statement was adopted by the Chatham County Board of Health at its August 24, 2020 meeting:  “As members of the North Carolina, Chatham County Board of Health, it is our ...