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Pittsboro Mural Project

July 11, 2008
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Pittsboro Mural Project

Date: Mon, 7 Jul 2008 08:43:41 -0700 (PDT) From: Camille Barden Subject: Mural Project Hi neighbors, This post is in reply to Diane Swann’s regarding the Pittsboro Mural Project.  For my two cents I’d like to offer my thanks to all artists, volunteers and generous patrons who have put in the time, talent and funding to bring this funky fresh dimension to our

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UNC Park and Ride catalytic converter thefts

July 11, 2008
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UNC Park and Ride catalytic converter thefts

Date: Mon, 7 Jul 2008 14:52:00 -0400 From: Joy Hewett Subject: Park and Ride Regarding catalytic converter thefts–maybe now would be a good time to ask county and UNC to share that parknride lot. I thought it was for everybody, hooray, and learned it’s for UNC stickered folks, right? Maybe if Chatham provided an attendant in exchange for Chatham citizens

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Floorcloth Workshop

July 11, 2008
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Floorcloth Workshop

Date: Sun, 29 Jun 2008 9:23:53 -0700 From: CJ Hart Subject: Floorcloth Workshop Learn how to paint a floorcloth.  We will prepare a floorcloth from the cutting of the vinyl to the painting of the design.  We will discuss some of the history of floorcloths while we prepare a 2'x3' floorcloth.  This is an all day workshop. Location:

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Learn to Paint

July 11, 2008
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Learn to Paint

Date: Sun, 29 Jun 2008 9:21:59 -0700 From: CJ Hart Subject: Learn to Paint Come join us beginning Wednesday, July 16th from 2-4 pm and learn to paint. Each class will be self-contained.  We will paint on Wednesday afternoons through August. Private calsses and alternate times to be arranged.  The medium to be used is acrylics. Where:  North Carolina

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Paint for Freedom

July 11, 2008
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Paint for Freedom

Date: Sun, 29 Jun 2008 9:17:53 -0700 From: CJ Hart Subject: Paint for Freedom:  Pass It On The idea is simple.  Paint a wooden postcard of encouragement, sign the back, and it will be presented to one of our many veterans or military personnel who needs a lift.  When the recipient is feeling better, he or she

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I would love a reason to hang around

July 10, 2008
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I would love a reason to hang around

Date: Thu, 3 Jul 2008 10:33:38 -0400 From: Dan Cahoon Subject: Resolved I wanted to share a bit with the listers regarding some important events in my life. My dogs now have new homes and will not longer menace the few visitors I have at my lonely house. Please feel free to come by and chat. Sadly, I won’t

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Input on Pittsboro mural

July 10, 2008
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Date: Mon, 30 Jun 2008 22:43:17 -0400 From: Diane Swan Subject: input on pittsboro mural We are closing things up on the Pittsboro Mural Project. We would like to have your input: suggestions, and/or comments on the mural. What you liked, or didn’t, and especially the impact that you think a project like this has on the community. What would you

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5th Annual Burrito Bash to benefit C.A.R.E. and CBA

July 10, 2008
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5th Annual Burrito Bash to benefit C.A.R.E. and CBA

Date: Mon, 30 Jun 2008 09:02:09 -0400 From: Karen Sirls Subject: 5th Annual Burrito Bash to benefit C.A.R.E. and CBA Chatham Animal Rescue and Education - 5th Annual Burrito Bash with Live and Silent Auction Fundraiser -August 11, 2008 Come enjoy and evening of fun and fellowship while helping two Chatham County non-profit organizations - Chatham Animal Rescue and

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Northwood High School Athletic Association Meeting

July 9, 2008
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Date: Sun, 06 Jul 2008 18:52:56 -0400 From: Susan DiFranco Subject: Northwood High School Athletic Association Meeting Northwood High school Athletic association will be holding a meeting at the?Carolina Brewery on July 15th, 7:00 pm. We will be discussing Fall Fundraising and discuss what we will be doing for the football jamboree. Community is welcome, coaches and anybody

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Gee Family Genealogy

July 8, 2008
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Gee Family Genealogy

Date: Fri, 4 Jul 2008 19:48:29 -0400 From: Tom Glendinning Subject: Gee Family Genealogy I am searching for family connections which go back to the 18th and 19th century.  I notice a Chatham family name which is the same as some of the members of my family tree.  If anyone knows of an ancestor with the same name

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Ben Jones & The General Lee Visit Fearrington

July 8, 2008
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Ben Jones & The General Lee Visit Fearrington

Date: Thu, 3 Jul 2008 16:52:28 -0400 From: Matista, Sarah Subject: Ben Jones & The General Lee Visit Fearrington! Pittsboro - Thursday, July 10th at 7pm, McIntyre’s Fine Books is delighted to welcome Ben Jones to read from his new book, Redneck Boy in the Promised Land: The Confessions of Crazy Cooter. As a special treat for Jones’

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Blueberry season is here

July 8, 2008
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Blueberry season is here

Date: Tue, 1 Jul 2008 14:30:53 -0400 From: Debbie Roos Subject: blueberry season is here! Hi everyone, I just got word from one of our blueberry growers that they will have those nutritious and delicious blueberries at the Fearrington and Pittsboro Farmers’ Markets starting this week - yippee! So stop by the Fearrington Farmers’ Market on Tuesday from 4:00-early evening

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Please drive with caution

July 8, 2008
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Please drive with caution

Date: Tue, 1 Jul 2008 12:46:24 EDT From: Tammy Subject: Please Drive with Caution… During this time of the year..many new fawns are beginning to follow their Mama’s out and about.  So, please….when driving, drive cautiously and if  a deer crosses the road in front of you..PLEASE be cautious even after they cross..because 1 or more fawns may

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Chatham partnership receives grant to study Rocky River Watershed

July 8, 2008
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Chatham partnership receives grant to study Rocky River Watershed

Date: Tue, 1 Jul 2008 09:59:09 -0400 From: Debra Henzey Subject: Chatham partnership receives grant to study Rocky River Watershed PITTSBORO–A Chatham County partnership will receive a $198,000 grant from North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) and the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to restore and protect water resources in the Rocky River watershed.  The

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Fox in Fearrington Village

July 7, 2008
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Fox in Fearrington Village

Date: Mon, 30 Jun 2008 11:09:20 -0400 From: Al Cooke Subject: Fox Regarding the fox in Fearrington Village.  I would suggest that you are observing normal predictable behavior of one of the many creatures with whom we share our world. First, the legals…  In North Carolina, fox is a game animal meaning that it can be “taken” only during

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Double Ring Deer Fence Installation

July 7, 2008
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Double Ring Deer Fence Installation

Date: Mon, 30 Jun 2008 09:15:52 -0400 (EDT) From: Darryl Wally Subject: Re: Chatham Chatlist #3164 3. Deer Fence Installation by: Matthew Arnsberger Another approach is to just use standard 4′high fencing and run a double ring with rings about 4′-5′ apart. Leave an opening in outer fence. Deer jump first but cannot get over second. Lee Calhoun has used this

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Movies in Pittsboro, NC

July 5, 2008
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Movies in Pittsboro, NC

Date: Monday, June 30, 2008 8:41:24 PM From: Lesley Landis Subject: Movies in Pittsboro! I really like living in Pittsboro. It’s not perfect but what it lacks I can bear easily without much angst. I do however, really miss going to the movies. Movies watched on cable channels and Netflicks aren’t the same as a date spent with

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UNC Park & Ride catalytic converter thefts

July 5, 2008
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UNC Park & Ride catalytic converter thefts

Date: Sun, 29 Jun 2008 17:45:31 +0000 From: Claire Kane Subject: Park & Ride catalytic conv. thefts Thank you Collen for the link to the WRAL article about the thefts from the park & rides. It’s a serious situation and both maddening and frustrating. It sure is not being ignored or shrugged off by the officials. It would be

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Hottest Chatham NC Bulletin Board Topics – Week of June 1

July 2, 2008
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Hottest Chatham NC Bulletin Board Topics – Week of June 1

Date: Sun, 8 Jun 2008 23:37:54 -0400 From: Gene Galin Subject: Last Week’s Hottest Bulletin Board Topics 1. Chatham News/Record, 5/1/08 - Chatham Forest Delays Cause Concern to Engineer (Read 1301 times) at http://chatham-county-nc.com/bulletinboard/index.php/topic,6919.0.html 2. Public Swimming Pool in/around Pittsboro? (Read 1088 times) at http://chatham-county-nc.com/bulletinboard/index.php/topic,6934.0.html 3.

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Great new hair salon

July 2, 2008
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Great new hair salon

Date: Sun, 08 Jun 2008 21:34:00 -0400 From: Carole Hoffman Subject: Great new hair salon I just had an excellent hair cut at “April’s Hair Creations” (formerly Edie’s).  April’s is located on 15/501 (Sanford Rd) just south of the Pittsboro circle and right across from Horton Middle School.  It is also adjacent to Acacia Nails. I found April

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