Category: Opinion

LEED certification – More hype than substance

LEED Certification is often promoted as being about energy efficiency. Despite a substantial additional cost many critics claim it doesn’t deliver and is more hype than substance. One area where Chatham County has spent a lot of money in recent years

Chatham County Toys for Tots campaign is under way

My name is Lisa Evans. I currently am the manager at Snapfitness in Pittsboro, and recently was appointed The first official Chatham County Coordinator for Toys for Tots. The campaign is on its way and I hope it will be a good one, but I need your help…

What is the owful odor at the new library?

Does anyone know what the awful smell is at the new library? I have asked a clerk, but she didn’t know. It seems to be getting worse, and after visiting the library yesterday, I fought a headache until the evening. finally got rid of it, and sat down a…

Lost dogs, collars and micro-chips

Several years ago, my husband and I found a wonderful dog in a “kill shelter” up in Virginia. After he cleaned up and was behaving properly, we took him to our vet. The first thing the vet did was take a scanner and scanned our “new” dog for a micro-ch…

Tax cut challenge for Chatham County

The tax cut issue in Chatham County, NC will come, whether it is planned or not. The strategic responsibility will be to balance the drop in real estate values in two years with the demands of financing the borrowed amounts from the last three years.

Bad behavior is not limited to those on two wheels

I think you’ll find it’s rather difficult to legislate or enforce good behavior or common sense. You are absolutely right that she should have stopped at the stop sign. However, you should also never assume that the other vehicle is going to follow the…