Here are my notes from the school board meeting July 19, 2011. Del Turner, David Hamm, and Robert Logan were in the boardroom. Deb McManus, Flint O’Brien, Gary Leonard, and the board attorney were on the phone.
Month: July 2011
Keep yellowjackers off your hummingbird feeders by using PAM
I had a terrible problem with swarming on my hummingbird feeders this year, and finally googled “swarms” & “hummingbird feeders”. This was the main suggestion: spray with PAM. Spray around the feeding spout or tube. It does not affect the hummers, as t…
Chatham county board adopt map to redraw county commissioner districts
After a second public hearing on commissioner redistricting options, the Chatham County Board of Commissioners voted 3-2 on July 18 to redraw election districts based on 2010 Census population figures. The new election district map will take effect dur…
Commissioner Sally Kost calls the Chatham Bookmobile a “Rolling Dinosaur”
Glad Mark Barroso had a chance to capture one of the last rides of the Chatham Bookmobile. A bookmobile, that county commissioner Sally Kost so unkindly referred to as a “rolling dinosaur” at the June 3, 2010 commissioners’ meeting.
Chatham commissioners seek new members for Human Relations committee
The Chatham County Board of Commissioners seeks 12 new members for its Human Relations advisory committee, which is undergoing a transition from a commission to an advisory committee. The deadline for applications is Sept. 9, 2011.
This week at Chatham Community Library
Join us for one of the following cool summer events at at the Chatham Community Library in Pittsboro.
Atlantic Coast Conference announces preseason 2011 All-ACC football team
On Monday the media at the ACC Football Kickoff, which was held July 24-25 at the Pinehurst Resort, voted for the preseason All-ACC football team. In all, 15 of the 25 honorees on the team earned first or second-team All-ACC honors last fall, with nine…
Wolfpack’s new football uniforms will have "STATE" emblazed across the chest of the jerseys
The Wolfpack football team will take the field in a new uniform style and fabric in 2011. The home jerseys, which are a bright, true NC State red, will have “STATE” emblazoned across the chest, while the classic pants will be adorned with “Block …
5th Annual Hoppin’ John Fiddlers’ Convention coming in September
Shakori Hills Community Arts Center presents The Hoppin’ John Old-Time & Bluegrass Fiddlers’ Convention, now in its fifth year. Hoppin’ John is a three-day event for musicians, dancers and music-lovers to come together and celebrate the traditions of o…
Butch Davis dismissed as head coach of Carolina football program
University of North Carolina Chancellor Holden Thorp announced Wednesday evening that Butch Davis has been dismissed as head coach of the Carolina football program. Davis was informed by Thorp and Director of Athletics Dick Baddour of the decision.