Month: December 2010

LEED certification – More hype than substance

LEED Certification is often promoted as being about energy efficiency. Despite a substantial additional cost many critics claim it doesn’t deliver and is more hype than substance. One area where Chatham County has spent a lot of money in recent years

Consumer care of Poinsettias

Poinsettias are the traditional Christmas plant because of their colorful bracts. The bracts are actually modified leaves and the yellow cyathia in the center of the bracts are the true flowers. Plant breeders have introduced many new cultivars over th…

"Gasland" film to be shown in Gulf on DEcember 3

The documentary film “Gasland” will be shown on Monday, December 13 at the Gulf Presbyterian Church in Chatham County. This award winning film chronicles the environmental and human impacts that have been caused by “fracking” for natural gas ac…

Stillpoint Acupuncture offers a community clinic

Stillpoint Acupuncture has been serving Chatham County residents from our Siler City office since 2006. This year, we are finally able to offer community acupuncture in Siler City as well. Our Community Clinic in Greensboro has been going strong for fo…

Chatham Hospital offers rehabilitation services

Chatham Hospital in Siler City is pleased to announce the expansion of therapy services to the residents of Chatham County and surrounding areas. In addition to an outstanding physical therapy staff, Chatham Hospital now offers occupational therapy ser…