Month: May 2015

Katy Perry themed “Break the Cycle” Night to highlight teen dating violence prevention

Tuesday, June 9, 2015, the Pittsboro Roadhouse & General Store is hosting a Katy Perry themed “Break the Cycle” Night to highlight teen dating violence prevention and support Chatham County’s domestic violence prevention agency, Family Violence and Rape Crisis Services (FVRC). The “Katy Perry – Break the Cycle – Night” will feature performances by a trio of singer songwriters, and, a young teen from Siler City with a Disney voice; a fashion walk for any wearing fashion elements inspired by Katy Perry; Katy Perry songs by DJ B-Rad Junell, and Katy Perry Karaoke.

Chatham County Public Health Department offers free stop smoking classes

The Chatham County Public Health Department is offering free tobacco cessation classes for the second time this year, this time in June in Siler City, to both county residents and county employees. Don’t miss this opportunity to receive personal instruction from experienced staff and get your summer off to a healthy start.

North Carolina defeats Virginia Tech to advance to ACC Baseball Championship pool play

After struggling through the final two weeks of the regular season, eighth-seeded North Carolina hoped to turn things back around during the 2015 Atlantic Coast Conference Baseball Championship. The Tar Heels took a step in that direction on Tuesday, and now have at least three more tournament games to try to make it happen. UNC used a solid starting outing by Zac Gallen and strong relief work by Trevor Kelley to turn back ninth-seeded Virginia Tech, 5-3, in Tuesday’s second play-in game at Durham Bulls Athletic Park.

2015 #ACCBase Championship pairings and game times set

Pairings and game times have been set for the 2015 Atlantic Coast Conference Baseball Championship, which gets underway Tuesday at Durham Bulls Athletic Park in Durham, North Carolina. Louisville (42-14, 25-5 ACC) earned the No. 1 overall seed and will…

Wakefield, Marvin Ridge, Carrboro, Raleigh Charter win championships in NCHSAA men’s dual team tennis

Carrboro, in the 2-A championship match for the fourth consecutive year, won its second straight state title over Brevard, winning this time by a 5-2 count. The closest championship of the day—and by far the longest– was a grueling 3-A final with Raleigh Cardinal Gibbons and Waxhaw Marvin Ridge splitting the singles matches 3-3 to force the final into decisive doubles play. Three of the six singles matches split sets.

Wakefield, Marvin Ridge, Carrboro, Raleigh Charter win championships in NCHSAA men’s dual team tennis

Carrboro, in the 2-A championship match for the fourth consecutive year, won its second straight state title over Brevard, winning this time by a 5-2 count. The closest championship of the day—and by far the longest– was a grueling 3-A final with Raleigh Cardinal Gibbons and Waxhaw Marvin Ridge splitting the singles matches 3-3 to force the final into decisive doubles play. Three of the six singles matches split sets.