Tag: Chatham NC

Arts & Culture

Bats in Your Backyard — it is a Good Thing

by Jan Nichols Bats need a PR firm to change their reputation. Blame it on vampire movies, but in fact bats do a lot of important things for the environment. They fill key roles as seed dispersers, pollinators, and pest ...
News

Senate Hopeful Jeff Jackson Visits Chatham

by Casey Mann, Senior Correspondent North Carolina Senator Jeff Jackson (D-37), a Democratic hopeful for the U.S. Senate, visited Chatham County in mid-March. The stop at Pittsboro’s Kiwanis Park, was one of the first stops in Jackson’s “100 County Campaign,” a ...
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

Big Night In For the Arts

Big Night In for the Arts was not just BIG, it was HUGE! Two weeks ago, 35,000 viewers tuned in to WRAL-TV to celebrate the arts. With the help of 600 corporate sponsors and individual donors, Big Night In for ...
Voices

Hoping for Pandemic Pandemonium to Fade Away

by Julian Sereno Two weeks ago I bent an elbow for a second shot of Moderna vaccine. My spirits soared even as my arm swelled. Now I’m supposed to be as immune from COVID-19 as I’m going to get. Hallelujah! ...
HealthMATTERS

Antiviral Plant Medicines Affirmed

by Tim Keim Have you ever had the experience of delivering a pioneering truth in the face of skepticism? Have you looked into blank faces with the idea that somebody thinks you’re a bit off your rocker? Have you persisted in ...
HealthMATTERS

How Free Radicals Damage Every Cell in Your Body

by Robin Thomas How Can You Protect Yourself?  The first step in your health journey is to be aware of your current health and the environment around you. The second step is taking decisive action to change. This article takes ...
HealthMATTERS

Plant-based diets & blood pressure

by Karen Pullen What is Blood Pressure? With each contraction of your powerful heart muscle, blood surges through your arteries, veins, and capillaries, pressing against blood vessel walls. The walls expand then relax, expand then relax, with every heartbeat.  That’s why ...
Arts & Culture

When Love is Not Enough

by Valerie Broadway Most people openly admit they love, or at least have great affection for, their pets. Often while gathering information from a client I hear a comment such as, “I love my dog so much and don’t understand why ...
News

Local Students Team up to Assist with Women’s Health

A group of Chatham students are seeking donations of menstrual care and general hygiene products for women in need. The effort is called Her Drive. Donations may include pads and tampons, dental and hair care items, deodorant, new Diva cups, condoms, pregnancy ...