Category: Pittsboro

Role modeling comes full circle for Bennett School educator Kristen Garner

Pittsboro, NC – Before classrooms closed to limit the spread of COVID-19, Bennett School instructional assistant Kristen Garner was on the playground there when she overheard a couple of kids playing school.  “One of the girls was playing Ms. Garner,…

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Bradyn Robinson is new Horton Middle School principal

Pittsboro, NC – The Chatham County Board of Education has approved Bradyn Robinson as the next principal of Horton Middle School. The school’s assistant principal since August 2017, Robinson emerged after an interview process that had representation from Horton’s teachers, PTA…

On a seemingly endless quest for hand sanitizer

by Liz Cullington Pittsboro, NC – Chatham Marketplace has hand sanitizer you can buy in any quantity if you bring your own container and I think it’s unscented. Yay! You can also buy a larger counter sized dispenser there if…

Do masks prevent viral infection?

by Taylor Kish Pittsboro, NC – No.  I’ve seen so many masks worn improperly (e.g. poor fitting, wrong kind). Coronavirus can attach to our eyeballs, hands, skin, hair, clothing. The coronavirus is less than one micron. Coronavirus can float right…

Let’s try kindness

by Joan Triplett Pittsboro, NC – I’ve read so many conflicting opinions on why to wear a mask or not to wear a mask that my head is spinning. Actually there seems to be only two opinions but repeated over…