Northwood Arts Education Foundation founder receives honor

The president and founder of the Northwood High School Arts Education Foundation (NHSAEF), Gina Harrison, will be awarded The Friends of the Arts Award at the North Carolina Art Education Association Conference in New Bern on October 22.

Safe bicycle riding in Chatham County

I was on Hamlet Chapel Road a few months ago driving along at about 50 mph (speed limit is 55 mph) when I happened to notice what appeared to be a female “serious” bicycle rider on a side street. She was wearing the right clothes, helmet, had a bike, e…

Grand opening of Mary Hayes Barber Holmes Park

The grand opening of the Mary Hayes Barber Holmes Park in Pittsboro was a great success, due largely to the energy which the Carolina Brewery brought to the event through their well orchestrated 5K race. Kudos to Taylor and Robert at the Carolina Brewe…

Public input sought for Pittsboro’s Southern Park

A public meeting to seek input on the future development of Pittsboro’s proposed Southern Park will be held at the Pittsboro Town Hall on October 28 at 7 pm. The park will be located near the intersection of 15-501 South and Charlie Brooks Road, about …

Yellow…no more

Will the Chatham Coalition please just go away? You are fueling the fire of extremism with your own extreme statements. Jan, John and whoever else “claim” to speak for Chatham, find another venue to HELP because you are killing the cause of those you c…