Month: December 2020

Chatham small business introductions: A-F

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Compiled by Gene Galin Pittsboro, NC – Every December, the Chatham Chatlist has members submit their Chathamcentric small business introductions to the listserv. The submitals are posted throughout the week per alphabetic groups. This year we decided to compile them…

One on One: Rudolph’s little brother

By D.G. Martin Chapel Hill, NC – I know Rudolph’s little brother. And now that Rudolph and the other reindeer are safely back at the North Pole, I can tell you the mostly unknown story of where the Rudolph tale…

Five North Carolina political questions for 2021

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By John Hood Raleigh, NC – After getting many political predictions wrong in 2016, including but not limited to the results of the presidential election, I threw my long-cherished crystal ball out and started building a new one. Figuratively speaking,…

Orange Bowl: North Carolina press conference on Dec. 29

Miami Gardens, FL – On Tuesday, December 29, North Carolina held a Orange Bowl press conference. UNC offensive players who spoke included QB Sam Howell, WR Emery Simmons, OT Jordan Tucker, and WR Dazz Newsome. UNC offensive coordinator Phil Longo…

NC State Wolfpack hosts Boston College Wednesday

Raleigh, NC – The NC State men’s basketball team (5-1, 1-0) returns to action Wednesday evening when it hosts Boston College (2-5, 0-1) inside PNC Arena. Tipoff is scheduled for 8 p.m. and the game will be televised on the…

Lower taxes attract key leaders

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By John Hood Raleigh, NC – When Democrats attack pro-growth tax reform as “trickle-down economics,” I can understand their rhetorical intent. But the charge is silly on multiple levels — including the fact that every Democrat who ever serves in…

Top ten Chatham Habitat moments of 2020

Pittsboro, NC – This year has handed us a global pandemic, a national reckoning with centuries of institutional racism, a brutal election season, and endless unknowns. People are suffering from months of isolation, sickness, and economic hardship. Not much about…