Bonlee announces Character Trait Award recipients for respect

As part of its Positive Behavior Intervention and Support (PBIS) and character education program, Bonlee School recognizes Students of the Month who best exemplify each month’s character trait. The following students have been chosen from their homer…

Chatham County Schools honor employees

On Thursday evening, September 23, Chatham County Schools and the Chatham County Board of Education honored several groups of employees who had been recognized by their colleagues. A Teacher of the Year from each school and the Chatham County Teacher o…

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…