Month: April 2016

Zafer Estill Obituary

Moncure, NC – Tami Schwerin and Lyle Estill, of Moncure, have lost their son, Zafer, affectionately known to many as simply “Z.” Zafer was a traveler, an explorer, and an avid tennis player who loved to skateboard, hike, kayak, and…

Chatham County students sweep Envirothon competition

Woods Charter’s PhioSlothicals

Pittsboro, NC – On March 22, eight teams of middle and high school students from Chatham County successfully participated in the Piedmont Regional Envirothon at Elon University in Alamance County, which attracted more than 175 participants. Envirothon is a hands‐on…

Billboards, insults, guns and McDonald’s

McDonald's Billboard

By Mark Stinson Siler City, NC – I read an article in the Chatham County Line that made me go hmm. Its headline was “Keep this Billboard down” with a photo of a McDonald’s ad right beside a Dixie Gun…