Month: June 2015

One On One: Memories on the fault lines of race

Bruce Jenner and Rachel

By D.G. Martin Chapel Hill, NC – Two people who wanted to be something else have grabbed our attention recently: Rachel Dolezal, the former NAACP chapter president in Spokane, Wash., and Caitlyn (formerly Bruce) Jenner, the 1976 Olympic decathlon champion.…

Kudos to Chatham County Utilities

water main break

by Nancy Jenkins On Saturday there was a water main break in Fearrington Village leaving many of us without water.  Chatham County Utilities were out to determine where the problem was and fixed it in what I would say was…

Chatham County’s “deal” with Duke Energy

Coal Ash

By Judy Hogan Moncure, NC – I’m responding to Mary Phyllis’ Chatham Chatlist post of June 18. I’m sorry, Mary Phyllis, but I can’t celebrate the Chatham Commissioners deal with Duke Energy. There are two main problems. Duke’s actions in…

Selling timber recommendations

Timber

by Dan McCarty Pittsboro, NC – Yes, you can get your trees selectively cut and not clear cut. How much are your trees worth? To answer that question you have to know the species of trees and how much volume…