I have been extremely fortunate to have served the people of this county for last seven and half years as a board member of the Chatham County Economic Development Corporation.
Month: June 2013
Robert Logan & David Moody to retire from Chatham County School System
Robert L. Logan, Superintendent of Chatham County Schools, announced his retirement during the Chatham County Board of Education meeting on Thursday, June 27. Logan came to Chatham County schools in 2008. David Moody, Assistant Superintendent of Auxili…
ACC Leads All Conferences with Eight Players Selected in NBA Draft
The Atlantic Coast Conference led all conferences with eight players selected in the 2013 NBA draft. Led by Maryland’s Alex Len, the fifth overall pick, four ACC players were chosen in the first round and four in the second round.
ACC Digital Network To Host NBA Draft Party Tonight
Follow the ACC in the NBA Draft with the ACC Digital Network. Our host Jeff Fischel, along with former player Julius Hodge and the David Glenn Show will reporting Live from Raleigh, NC at our Draft Party. Former ACC great, Mike Gminski will also be rep…
Two Jordan-Matthews students make anti-prayer pleas
At the June 3 Chatham County school board meeting chairman David Hamm asked if anyone wished to make public comments at the meeting. Two Jordan-Matthews high school students, Michael Thorpe and Luis Lucas-Tzun, make public statements against saying a p…
Options available to help Chatham seniors keep cool this summer
The Chatham County Council on Aging offers several programs and suggestions to help local senior citizens cope with the heat this summer. “We know that extreme temperatures can be a serious health threat to all of our residents, but seniors must be esp…
Some people would say Ms. Hales is lying for political advantage
Ms. Hales describes how the nominations for the Chatham Economic Development Corporations (EDC)occurred during the Board of Commissioners’ meeting and wrote, quote: “Bock said he *couldn’t vote for an artist* ” Notice the use of stars in her summary instead of the traditional quotation marks. I believe Ms. Hales uses this notation purposely when attributing a quote to someone that did not occur.
ShopSmart’s secrets for sunburn relief
There’s no cure for a sunburn, but there are ways to minimize the misery. The July 2013 issue of ShopSmart magazine, from Consumer Reports, highlights effective treatments that can help heal after a sunburn and identifies products to avoid when scorched by the sun.
Celebrate National Pollinator Week with a virtual garden tour
June 17-23, 2013 is the seventh Annual National Pollinator Week as designated by the U.S. Senate and proclaimed by the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture. It’s exciting to see how nationwide the public interest and awareness in pollinators has grown signifi…
Chatham commissioners go with committee recommendations to fill EDC appointments
On Monday June 20th, Joe Glasson of the Chatham County Economic Development Corporation (EDC) presented the list of applicants to fill the open and expiring seats on the EDC board. The process to appoint members to this board is long and comprehensive….