Day: June 18, 2011

Chatham Central Agricultural Complex named for Julian Smith

On Saturday, May 21, the agricultural complex at Chatham Central High School was named for H. Julian Smith, who taught there for forty-five years before retiring in the summer of 2010. The Chatham Central FFA chapter and its advisor, Chris Hart, spearh…

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St. Julia parish celebrates 50th anniversary

The Catholic Community of St. Julia in Siler City, NC, celebrated its 50th anniversary June 5, 2011. The first Catholic Mass offered in Siler City was in 1953 in the home of Mrs. Charles Ellis, a gracious Baptist relative of Rudy and Katherine Dudek. A…

During the summer be intelligent in your water use

It’s always fascinating to me to hear people talk about water about this time of year. I once spoke with a man who felt pretty sure he was applying at least an inch of water; when I got him to measure it, he found that he was applying less than 1/10 …

What real conservatism in Chatham County means

Now, the debate is defined. The nature of conservative and liberal politics has been opened. Maybe the argument on conservatives is a means to avoid the major problem with the Democratic Party. It was the KKK from 1880 to 1960. How did the blacks becom…