Chatham Middle has first PBIS Celebration of the new school year

Students at Chatham Middle School showcased their vocal talents with the first official round of PBIS (formerly PBS), school-wide celebrations on Wednesday, September 22. The event was held in the school gym, and took place at three separate time slots…

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.

Senator Bob Atwater visits Bonlee School students

On Monday, September 20, Senator Bob Atwater visited Bonlee School as part of the America’s Legislators Back to School program. The program, originally introduced in 1999 as a one day event that later expanded into a week long event and is now a year…

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…

Now is a great time to join the NC 10% Campaign

The 10% Campaign is an initiative of the Center for Environmental Farming Systems (CEFS) and North Carolina Cooperative Extension that encourages consumers to commit 10 percent of their existing food dollars to support local food producers, related bus…