NC Cooperative Extension will be offering Junior Chef cooking programs this summer


Pittsboro, NC – Chatham County Center-NC Cooperative Extension will be offering Junior Chef cooking programs for youth this summer entitled “Being Creative in the Kitchen”.  These week-long programs are designed to help youth developed the life skills to prepare them for healthy long lives, have the opportunity to be exposed to a variety of different [...]

Pittsboro Roadhouse fundraiser for Cinderella’s Closet of Chatham County on January 30

[ January 30, 2014; 11:00 am to 8:00 pm. ] Pittsboro, NC – The Pittsboro Roadhouse restaurant has, again this year, generously volunteered to host an evening to benefit Cinderella’s Closet of Chatham County. 10% of your bill will go directly to Cinderella’s Closet of Chatham County.

When: January 30, 2014
39 West St., Pittsboro, NC 27312
Live music by Lowland Hum (folk)!

In addition, we welcome [...]

ShopSmart’s best & worst products of the year

Not every product lives up to its claims, and others sometimes exceeds expectations. The January 2014 issue of ShopSmart, from Consumer Reports, spotlights dozens of products in six categories – cleaning and home improvement, food and wine, cooking and food prep, electronics, everyday products, and cars – that stood out in tests and identifies fifteen that weren’t up to par.

Five great financial freebies

There are free financial products and services to be had, but consumers may have to shell out money to get some of them. The September 2013 issue of ShopSmart magazine, from Consumer Reports, features an up-close look at five truly free financial produ…