Month: April 2012

Early Years Fair to be held on May 19 at the Silk Hope Farm Heritage Park

Silk Hope, NC – The Chatham County Local Interagency Coordinating Council (LICC) consists of members of many Chatham County organizations that serve families and children birth through age five. The LICC is a collaborative partnership among parents, caregivers, as well…

Consumer Reports: Seven steps to tackle student debt

There are more than 36 million people saddled with federal student debt, but the depressed job market makes repaying education loans harder than it has been in decades. Consumer Reports has identified seven steps borrowers can take to help them get a h…

Second annual NC Hops and Roots Festival set for May 26

The second festival of this North Carolina-centric beer, farm fresh food, wine and music will take place on Saturday, May 26 at Shakori Hills Community Arts Center in Pittsboro. Gates open at 12pm. The Hops and Roots festival ties together the “farm …

Pittsboro Elementary Art & Craft Fair on May 5

Pittsboro, NC – Pittsboro Elementary will have it’s Spring Art & Craft Fair Saturday, May 5 from 9am until 3pm. We are seeking vendors and shoppers. Along with artists and craftspeople, we invite businesses or non-profits to rent a booth…

Consumer Reports: Even slackers can have great lawns

Americans love their lawns but not the work needed to keep them lush. In fact, just 7 percent of adults prefer working on their lawn to other chores and activities, according to a Consumer Reports survey. Sixty-two percent said they’d rather cook, on…