Rosemary Wicker has officially been named Postmaster of Bennett. She replaces Debbie Younger, who was promoted last year to Postmaster of Alamance. Wicker will be sworn in at an installation ceremony at the Bennett Fire Department, 55 E. Raleigh St., o…
Month: July 2013
“Our State” magazine announces call for entries for short documentary film contest
Our State magazine invites amateur and professional filmmakers to submit entries for its first-ever short documentary film contest. The winning entry will correspond to the theme “Why I love North Carolina,” include original footage of North Carolina, …
CCCC Small Business Center helped Circle City Books & Music launch successfully
Put a book in Myles Friedman’s hands and he’s as excited as a kid at Christmas. Friedman, the owner of Circle City Books & Music, shares his enthusiasm and knowledge about books with customers to his shop in the historic heart of Pittsboro.
Of course Moral Monday is about money
Dear Thom Goolsby, I am not quite sure I understand your point. Of course Moral Monday is about money. But money itself is just a feature of a modern economic social structure. It is just a tool.
Moron Monday shows radical Left just doesn’t get it
‘Moron Monday’ Remarks Way Off Base
Site readiness report for Chatham-Randolph megasite has been completed
As part of the 2013 Duke Energy Site Readiness Program, McCallum Sweeney, a nationally known consulting firm, has completed its comprehensive study of a 1,774-acre megasite west of Siler City for large-scale industrial development. The consulting team …
‘Moron Monday’ Remarks Way Off Base
Several weeks ago I penned a column where I referred to the weekly protests by political leftists at the General Assembly as “Moron Monday.” I was completely off base and now realize my mistake. With the latest revelations from the Civitas Institute, I should have referred to the demonstrations as “Money Monday.” Researchers at Civitas have spent many weeks compiling flowcharts and tracing money flows not only to Reverend William Barber’s groups (receiving over $1 million a year from state coffers), but also to allied organizations that have raked in $100+ million from the North Carolina Treasury in the last few years.
Consumer Reports’ tests of facial tissues finds Puffs and Kleenex among the best
When facing common colds and allergies, tissues that provide comfort are best. In Consumer Reports’ new tests of facial tissues, Puffs Ultra Soft & Strong and Kleenex Lotion Aloe & E topped the Ratings of 18 products for overall performance.
Piedmont Furniture Club to hold golf tournament honoring Harold Hart
On Wednesday, August 21, 2013 the Piedmont Club, the local Piedmont North Carolina division of the Virginia/Carolinas Chapter of the International Home Furnishings Representatives Association, will hold its 27th annual golf tournament at a new location…
Chatham County 4-H’er was among top winners at the annual state 4-H Congress in Raleigh
This year’s 4-H Congress, held June 22-25, attracted 521 youth and their adult leaders for activities including presentations on a variety of subjects, leadership and citizenship training, service opportunities, officer elections and more. This year’s …
Chatham County extends applicant deadline for Transportation Advisory Committee
Chatham County seeks applicants to fill three vacancies on the Transportation Advisory Committee, which identifies and studies transportation issues and makes recommendations to the Board of Commissioners. The revised deadline for interested applicants…