Month: March 2020

Letter to the editor: We need a major shopping center near downtown Pittsboro

by Jana Thompson Pittsboro, NC – Recently, Pittsboro’s population has been growing and currently has a growth rate of 2.39%. To accommodate this growth, Pittsboro needs to continue to develop. One of the main appeals of the town is it’s…

Social distancing tips: 15 ways to stay both sane and safe

Muncie, Indiana – Practicing social distancing to mitigate the COVID-19 pandemic may sound scary or impossible to do, but there are ways to appropriately handle the process, says Jagdish Khubchandani, a health science professor at Ball State University. The Centers…

In my opinion: Stop the economic suicide

by Kevin Roche A variety of extreme measures completely upending our economy and the lives of every American, including threatening job loss to tens of millions, mostly low-income workers, have been taken in response to the coronavirus. These measures have…