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Carolina Premium Foods to hire 700 in Siler City

September 20, 2014
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Date: Wed, 17 Sep 2014 22:48:53 -0400 From: Gene Galin Subject: Carolina Premium Foods to hire 700 in Siler City Carolina Premium Foods, a Moore County company establishing an antibiotic free chicken processing plant at a former Townsend Chicken facility in Siler City, hopes to hire 700 employees at full-scale production, with 200 anticipated hires by next summer. CEO

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SonShine & Blessings Celebration on Sept. 20th at Hanks Chapel Church

September 20, 2014
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Date: Wed, 17 Sep 2014 21:06:12 -0400 From: Debbie Cosentino Subject: SonShine & Blessings Celebration 9/20 in Pittsboro Want to help your friends and neighbors in need? SonShine & Blessings (SS&B), a local non-profit Christian-based ministry, is having a 10th anniversary birthday celebration Saturday, Sept. 20 from 5 until 7 pm at Hanks Chapel Church just east

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Briar Chapel’s 4-Legged Residents Enjoy Annual "Pups at the Pool" Event

September 20, 2014
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Briar Chapel’s 4-Legged Residents Enjoy Annual "Pups at the Pool" Event

As the pool season comes to a close each year, it's a tradition for Briar Chapel residents to bring their 4-legged family members for a swim in the saltwater pools. This year's event was the best one yet with perfect weather and happy pups.Brittany (ou...

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A word of warning about computer scams

September 20, 2014
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Date: Wed, 17 Sep 2014 19:39:52 -0400 From: “Lee – Computer Therapy, Inc” Subject: A word of warning about computer scams First of all, this is not a solicitation for services but rather a word of warning to hopefully protect computer users from NEEDING service. Today alone I have had calls from 4...

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All Roads Lead to and from Chatham County this Sunday at 2 pm

September 20, 2014
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Date: Wed, 17 Sep 2014 17:01:09 -0400 (EDT) From: Historical Association Subject: All roads lead to and from Chatham–this Sunday at 2:00 All Roads Lead to and from Chatham County The public is invited to a presentation by Lee D. Kent on Sunday, September 21, 2014 at 2:00 pm at the Historic Chatham...

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Next upcoming Pittsboro Food Truck Rodeo is Saturday, Sept. 27

September 20, 2014
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Date: Wed, 17 Sep 2014 09:36:01 -0400 From: “Dida & Tom Wirtz” Subject: Next PBO Food Truck Rodeo! The date for the next upcoming Pittsboro Food Truck Rodeo is Saturday, Sept. 27. The event will take place in the parking lot of the Pittsboro Roadhouse and General Store…right in the heart...

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It is the U.S. government itself that refers to illegal aliens as aliens

September 20, 2014
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Date: Wed, 17 Sep 2014 05:21:56 -0700 From: Gina Dye Subject: Regarding John Dykers and others in regards to the term “Alien” I have to respectfully disagree with your calling out Taylor Kish’s use of the term Alien. It is the U.S. government itself that refers to them as aliens. ...

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Commissioners that sold out Chatham County ran under the Chatham Coalition banner

September 20, 2014
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Date: Wed, 17 Sep 2014 05:07:07 -0700 From: Gina Dye Subject: Regarding Lynn Fass’ post Regarding Lynn Fass’ post I point out that the “commissioners that sold us out” are not up forre-eelction this year. That would be the Lucier, Kost, et al bunch who ran under the heading of Chatham...

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Paying to have an Obesity Director is just plain silly

September 20, 2014
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Date: Tue, 16 Sep 2014 23:39:52 +0000 From: Whatzup Subject: Paying to have an Obesity Director is just plain silly Why would you want some old creepy guy telling you that he cares more about your kids than you do? I’ll stick with my Nell Stephenson Paleo routine http://paleoista.com/about-nell/bio/ I lost 20 pounds in...

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Pittsboro Feed Customer Appreciation Day on Sept. 20th from 8am – 3pm

September 20, 2014
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Date: Wed, 17 Sep 2014 11:27:42 -0400 From: Christine Miller Subject: Customer Appreciation This Saturday September 20th! We LOVE our customers and want to show you that in a very special way on Saturday September 20th from 8am-3pm Last year was an enormous success! Thanks to Ken Eddins (KJ) for cooking our...

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Urban Form Affects Physical Activity Levels

September 18, 2014
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Urban Form Affects Physical Activity Levels

This infographic from Active Living Research demonstrates how profoundly community design impacts how physically active people are. Bike lanes encourage more biking, dense development, sidewalks and greenways encourage more walking, and parks enco...

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Daily Spin Class Only Thing Keeping Mom From Driving Car Full Of Kids Into Ocean

September 17, 2014
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A great satirical piece from The Onion: http://www.theonion.com/articles/daily-spin-class-only-thing-keeping-mom-from-drivi,36930/We'll add that to the long list of benefits of parks and recreation so often discussed on this blog.

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