February 7 is Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

As the Director of the Chatham Social Health Council, I would like to share some information about National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day and what it means. Please stop by the Health Council at 401B North Ivey Ave if you would like more information or w…

ShopSmart’s instant clutter busters

Organizing is one of those big, dreaded jobs that’s easy to keep putting off—but it doesn’t have to be daunting if you start small. The March 2011 issue of ShopSmart magazine, from the publisher of Consumer Reports, features a guide to the top sm…

Chatham County Commissioner retreat recap

We wrapped up the second day of our three day commissioners retreat on Tuesday. (Final day will be on February 8). It was a very productive two days with most of the time spent discussing our priorities, the budget policy & process, budget reduction st…

My vote on the Chatham County landfill

t our meeting on January 18, we voted to halt our efforts to identify a potential landfill in the county. I understand that we have a responsibility to deal with our trash but am not convinced that a landfill is the best long-term solution. Over the pa…