The private sector will not lead us out of the recession

Candidate Brian Bock states on his web site that we must accept two basic truths to job creation then apply common sense. Basic truth #1: The private sector, not government, will lead us out of recession.

Just like Stephan Curry

“We wish he would stay just a little longer. But it was three great years and we wish him well as he takes on an even bigger assignment.” That is what folks at Davidson College said last year when Stephan Curry opted out of his senior year and a chance…

Growing your own food sure is a lot of work

The problem with vegetable gardens is they have no respect for my schedules. Just about the time I’m ready for some beaching relaxation, my tomatoes overpowered their supports and dove to the ground. Within a day, the tomato hornworms made it almost …

Meet your local Chatham County candidates

As Election Day approaches, we will be inundated with news about the candidates running for office in North Carolina. News coverage for local races such as school board and county commissioner is not as readily available. For this reason, it is incumbe…

Chatham Coalition can’t stand a honest debate

I am glad to see that Bunkey’s opposition respects the first amendment so vigorously. When the Chatham Coalition rants and floods the chatlist, media, blogs, surveys and polls everything is fine. Another point of view and the debate becomes limited t…

Krispy Kreme opens new store in Chapel Hill

Krispy Kreme Doughnut Corporation brought its legendary doughnuts and coffee to Chapel Hill with the opening of its newest Neighborhood Shop. More than 150 people waited outside 157 E. Franklin St. in the dark until the the shop opened and the “Hot Now…

Krispy Kreme opens new store in Chapel Hill

Krispy Kreme Doughnut Corporation brought its legendary doughnuts and coffee to Chapel Hill with the opening of its newest Neighborhood Shop. More than 150 people waited outside 157 E. Franklin St. in the dark until the the shop opened and the “Hot Now…