Day: September 8, 2011

8th Annual Fall Shakori Hills GrassRoots Festival of Music & Dance

The Shakori Hills GrassRoots Festival of Music & Dance will hold its annual fall festival from Thursday, October 6 to Sunday, October 9, 2011. The festival will feature more than 50 bands and performers on two big outdoor stages, a large Dance Tent, an…

Downtown Pittsboro needs every warm body it can find

I am amazed that anyone could possibly see a small school in Pittsboro as a negative for business. The PTA building has been vacant for how long? Five years? There are open storefronts all over Pittsboro. The Ford building on Hillsboro street has not b…

The practice of saving energy was not invented yesterday

Saving energy is a good thing. It was not, however, invented yesterday or with the advent in the use of the acronym LEED. When light bulbs were first invented, people turned them off at the end of their use. Air conditioners, now considered a first ame…