Day: March 20, 2014

Septic system and well workshop in Pittsboro on March 27

I’ve been attending these sessions for years, and I always learn something. I consider it a must for residents who are new to onsite septic systems and wells. A workshop on the use and maintenance of home septic systems and wells will be held in the au…

Elza appointed to Chatham County Board of Commissioners

At its meeting on March 17, 2014, the Board of Commissioners unanimously appointed Jim Elza to fill the vacancy for Commissioner District 1 created by the recent resignation of Sally Kost. Elza will serve as a county commissioner until the November Gen…

What to do about unwelcome hunters

If you have unwelcome hunters, the simple answer is, call 911. In Chatham county, hunters are required to have written permission to hunt on land they do not own. If they do not have written permission then they can be charged.

Top 100 baby names in North Carolina for births in 2012

The following table shows the 100 most frequent given names for male and female births in 2012 in North Carolina. The number to the right of each name is the number of occurrences in the data. The source is a 100% sample based on Social Security card a…

The gaffs of Pittsboro Matters fall to name calling

I think we should issue Parking tickets for those who rehash the same arguments. But in the words of our iconic folk hero, Pete Seegar, “This Land Is Your Land.” Some take that to mean their land and no one else’s. But I am sure that Mr. Seegar’s meani…

Video about trash at Jordan Lake is released

Clean Jordan Lake is a grassroots, nonprofit founded in 2009 for the purpose of removing trash from the shoreline and preventing its recurrence. We are an official partner with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), the managing organization for the…