Day: May 19, 2011

Consumer Reports warns against rental car gimmicks

As the weather heats up and fuel prices continue to rise, the last thing travelers want is to have pay even more when they hit the road this summer. Rental car companies used to try harder to put the consumer in the driver seat with ease, but today’s…

Outside the banks—the Mississippi and you and me

The Mississippi River has gone “wild” again. When it happened back in 1993, it led me to compare the challenges of managing a river and managing our lives, both sometimes moving outside their defined channels. Here is what I wrote back the:Related:…

North Carolina books for spring reading

What should I be reading this spring? Some of you know that I get this question from my friends each year when the weather starts to warm up. And, you remember, I often respond with a list of a variety of books, each of which has a North Carolina conne…

Exceptional parent story contest has a winner

Project Proud Families would like to congratulate Angela Glover for winning our story that was put on to create awareness about all the extra challenges that families face in our community when they have a child with “different abilities”. We also …

Revision made to the pro law enforcement resolution

As you might imagine, in the weeks since first publishing the law enforcement resolution, we have received quite abit of feedback. Some of the feedback has been negative and some positive. It has ranged from “Of course you should pass the resolution” t…

This week at Chatham Community Library

Here’s a rundown of the upcoming events at the Chatham Community Library in Pittsboro this week. Introduction to Social Networking. Learn the basics of setting up a social networking account such as Facebook or Twitter.