Day: February 23, 2011

My vote on the Western Wake Partners pipeline

Like most decisions that the board of commissioners has to make, this one was not as straight forward as it might first appear. The decision to allow the Western Wake Partnerships to route the pipeline that will carry clean water from the New Hill trea…

Reading rocks at Silk Hope

Silk Hope School rocks

Students at Silk Hope School are participating in a program called “Reading Rocks” that serves as a reading fundraiser to raise money for the Silk Hope PTA. Money raised will be used to support school projects and instructional needs.

Chatham County’s budget reduction strategy

Brian Bock of Chatham County

During our county commission planning retreat earlier this month we discussed different strategies to reduce spending. We all agreed that an across the board spending cut was not the best approach. It’s important that while we are working on spending r…

AARP driver safety class


Pittsboro, NC – This class updates your driving knowledge to allow you to continue being a safe driver. You will also learn defensive driving techniques, new traffic laws, how to deal with aggressive drivers, handling challenging situations and how to…

Chicken and dumpling supper this Saturday

Chicken and Dumplings

Pittsboro, NC – Come one, come all to Merritts Chapel UMC annual Chicken and Dumplings ALL YOU CAN EAT Supper. Menu also includes coleslaw, stewed apples, hushpuppies, and dessert. Ice tea and coffee are served with eat in plates. Take…