Month: January 2011

School superintendent Robert Logan’s plan will ruin our community schools

My name is Daniel Stevens and I am currently serving as vice president of the Bennett Elementary School PTA. I have held my tongue long enough. This school board thinks that people on this side of the county are stupid and don’t know what is best for o…

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Chatham water utilities office has moved to new location

On February 7, Chatham County’s Water Utilities office moved to a new location on the second floor of 964 East Street in Pittsboro, a county building that also houses the YMCA on the first floor. The move is required due to construction of the new Coun…

Will Chatham County have to close a school or two?

Chatham County schools are in serious trouble. And not from our school administration, but because the Federal Government’s subsidies are running out, with no plan to renew. What are they thinking? And what do we expect? I’m sure Chatham County is tryi…

Smaller K-8 community schools serve our children better

It is important that everyone research the topic of school size. One would naturally think that less school buildings would cost less money. But when the increased dropout rates, transportation costs, security costs, administartion costs of schools ove…