Category: Siler City

On education, learning, and dialogue

by Christopher Havel Siler City, NC – I come from a very literary family. My mother occasionally reminds me of how, when either she or her two sisters got sick, they would all pile up into her parents’ car and…

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Mountaire Farms offering $80,000 in scholarship funds

Millsboro, Del. – Mountaire Farms, the country’s sixth largest chicken processer, has dozens of $2,500 scholarships available for the children and grandchildren of employees, poultry growers, and grain producers. The deadline to apply has been extended to June 15, 2020.…

Five JM artists named 2020 JMArts Scholars

Siler City, NC – Five students have been named JMArts Scholars by the Jordan-Matthews Arts Foundation, recognizing their excellence and dedication to the arts. They are Brady Andrew, Tiana Brooks, Laci Burt, Josselyn Gonzalez Hernandez and Andrea Santiago. Brooks is the 2020 JMArts-Rotary…

Your next trip to Walmart will be a little different

Pittsboro, NC – An ordinary trip to the Siler City or Northeast Chatham Walmart will now include crowd control and restrictions on the movements of shoppers. Walmart sent out a press release on Friday outlining changes they were instituting in…

A friendly reminder about porch pirates

by Jody Bruchon Siler City, NC – I came home today to find that a long, empty box which I had left in my carport for about 10 days now had been moved, turned upright (open side facing up instead…