Shakori Hills music festival will celebrate Earth Day

This April 22 marks the 40th Anniversary of Earth Day! To celebrate, the Shakori Hills GrassRoots Festival of Music & Dance will be doing its part to reduce its footprint, to put the earth first, and to educate all festival attendees about how easy and…

Upcoming beef quality assurance training program

Many of you will remember during 1997-98 there was the initiative called the North Carolina Certified Beef Producer Program also called Southeast Pride, which encouraged producers to not only vaccinate and more actively manage their animals, but also t…

Brian Bock filed to run for Chatham County Commissioner

Brian Bock has launched his bid to unseat George Lucier in District 3. On Monday, February 8, Bock filed his Notice of Candidacy at the Chatham County Board of Elections. Bock decided to run for County Commissioner “because the actions and proposals …

Our Neighborhood School update

As many of you know, my dad passed away three days after Christmas. Fortunately we were up in New York for my niece’s wedding and I was able to be with him during his last moments. It really is a relief to know that he has shed his heavy, cumbersome, e…