If you mention Merritt’s Store anywhere around Chapel Hill, most often you will hear something like, “Oh yes. Best BLTs I’ve ever tasted.” And it is true. A bacon, lettuce and tomato sandwich at Merritt’s Store, together with sweet iced tea flavored with the fresh mint growing in a box beside the store, is one of the great taste treats in my world.
The ACC announced game times and TV schedules for the first three weeks of the season, with the exception of a few road nonconference games, as well as four of five Thursday night contests which will be nationally televised by ESPN.
Usually the most emotional portion of the county budget discussion every year is the non-profit funding. I’ve watched this process be refined every year for a number of years now and doubt that many people understand the effort that goes into it. I don…
In the past three years, the Democratic party has lost about 6 percent of its voters. The Republican and Independent (unaffiliated) have gained that much, almost equally. The state roll of Democrats is at 43 percent of total registered, Republicans at …
Patrons of Chatham Community Library in Pittsboro will not be able to get through to the library by phone on Friday, May 24, beginning at 3:30 pm and possibly until closing at 6 pm that day. The outage is due to a scheduled upgrade to Central Carolina Community College’s phone system, which serves the library.
In Consumer Reports’ latest Ratings of sunscreens, Up & Up (Target) Sport SPF 50 spray and Equate (Walmart) Ultra Protection SPF 50 lotion earned the highest scores in tests and were among the least expensive. Some of the priciest sunscreens Consumer Reports tested offered less than their labeled SPF value, a measure of protection from burning UVB rays.
My name is Gina Harrison. I’m an arts education advocate here in Chatham County—founding president of the NHS Arts Education Foundation, a board member of ArtsNC, and a volunteer serving on the Board of ChathamArts. I would like to suggest you consider a slightly different question tonight as you deliberate—Does the mission and do the activities of ChathamArts advance YOUR goals and objectives for our county now and could it be more effective in working together in the future?
With the USA Basketball Men’s National Team currently enjoying a 50-game winning streak that dates back to 2006, and winners of back-to-back Olympic gold medals sandwiched around the 2010 FIBA World Championship gold, USA Basketball Chairman Jerry Cola…
Dr. Lori Carlin was named as the new Public Information Officer (PIO)/Arts Coordinator for Chatham County Schools at the Chatham County Board of Education meeting Monday, May 13. Dr. Carlin is currently the Theatre Arts teacher at Northwood High School where she has been since 1997. She also served as Chatham County Schools High School & Arts Community Liaison during the 2012-2013 school year.
Balancing strength and softness is often the biggest challenge for toilet paper, but White Cloud 3-Ply Ultra Soft and Thick (Walmart) proved that one product can have it all in Consumer Reports’ latest Ratings of toilet paper. Twenty-five varieties of toilet papers were tested for strength, softness, tearing ease and disintegration and products with “green” claims often made trade-offs between these features.