Month: August 2020

ACC enhances safety standards within its medical advisory group report

Greensboro, NC – The Atlantic Coast Conference announced on Friday several enhancements to the protocols within the league’s Medical Advisory Group Report. Increased testing and additional cardiac evaluation standards are two specific areas that have been refined in the report.…

Byrd takes flight, soaring as Jordan-Matthews Jet

Siler City, NC – Way back before Jordan-Matthews High School Assistant Principal Donna Barger was a Jet, she was teaching eighth grade in another county. There was a kid in her class named Charles Byrd.  “He was fantastic as a…

Schools and our children

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By Kevin Roche Nothing about the handling of this epidemic angers me more than the treatment of our children.  What we are doing to these young people is unconscionable and I literally want officials held accountable.  We are depriving them…

Picking those ‘futuristic’ cherries

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By N.A. Booko Pittsboro, NC – The other day at the grocery store, I noticed they had fresh cherries by the pound. I remember too many times getting ‘stung’ by the taste and most times I just don’t buy them.…

Do residents really want to play excess taxes?

By Nia Smith Pittsboro, NC – I read the last Chatham Chatlist post from Chatham County Democrat activist Virginia Penley with interest. I quote Virginia Penley here:  “From my understanding the tax paying residents of District 1, Karen Howard, actually…