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New Siler City Restaurant

June 30, 2008
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New Siler City Restaurant

Date: Wed, 4 Jun 2008 15:19:49 -0700 (PDT) From: Susan Campeau Subject: New Siler City Restaurant Hi Everyone! Siler City has a new alternative to hamburgers and fries!  I visited Mina Bean’a for lunch and loved it.  I had the Mina Bean’a chef salad.  It had lots of ham and chicken on a bed of mixed greens! I stress

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Fiddlin’ around at the Bynum General Store

June 29, 2008
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Date: Sun, 29 Jun 2008 23:33:39 -0400 From: Gene Galin Subject: Saturday morning’s fiddlin’ around at the Bynum General Store You can view video clips of Saturday morning’s pickin’ session at the General store - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KYQ35GwpIME http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y46Pd-d9e_0 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wAPRBCg51PU http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sErRMUPk_QA http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1gA-pRe0TC0 If you have high speed internet view the high quality versions. There are also more chathamcentric video clips at http://www.youtube.com/user/genefoto

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Extend your deer fence to 8 feet high

June 29, 2008
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Extend your deer fence to 8 feet high

Date: Sat, 28 Jun 2008 17:05:15 -0700 (PDT) From: Billy Thornton Subject: deer control Hi Meg, You need to extend your fence to 8 feet high. Check out the fence that the Busy Bee Farm has installed around some of his blackberries. Since he has put up the 8 foot fence there has not been a deer in this portion of

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Walgreens in Siler City

June 29, 2008
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Walgreens in Siler City

Date: Sat, 28 Jun 2008 10:05:51 -0400 (GMT-04:00) From: Jenn Subject: Walgreens Hi everybody. I just wanted to tell everyone about the Walgreens in Siler City. That place is AWESOME!!!! The people there are so nice and helpful. I am transferring all of my prescriptions to them and plan to shop there forever. They have literally everything too. I am

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Deer Fence Installation

June 29, 2008
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Deer Fence Installation

Date: Sat, 28 Jun 2008 08:58:08 -0400 From: Matthew Arnsberger Subject: Deer Fence Installation Deer Fences, barely visible and quite effective. I have been installing this type of fence in the Chapel Hill area for seven years now and am quite satisfied with the results. It is a seven-foot, heavy-duty, black plastic mesh, with cables and groundstakes. I have

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Proud Our Neighborhood School parent responds

June 28, 2008
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Proud Our Neighborhood School parent responds

Date: Tue, 3 Jun 2008 14:02:16 -0400 From: Rita Marley-McKenzie Subject: ONS response to post I received this email regarding my post about ONS. I felt it needed to be addressed, because if one person is compelled to email, maybe there are more who feel the same way: —–Original Message—– From: gonavy1.1 Sent: Tuesday, June 03, 2008 12:28 PM To: Rita Marley-McKenzie Perhaps if Our

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Average Chathamite could care less about artists and hippies

June 28, 2008
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Average Chathamite could care less about artists and hippies

Date: Tue, 3 Jun 2008 10:09:51 -0500 (CDT) From: Jeff Lane Subject: Re: Chatham Chatlist #3139 ——————- ——————– Date: Thu, 29 May 2008 04:39:57 -0700 (PDT) From: Chuck Subject: Re: McDonald’s Ok, has anyone else noticed that we are getting a MCDONALD’S beside the Lowes on 15-501? I don’t want a McDonald’s in Pittsboro. If you don’t like it, don’t go there. Very

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Would also be nice to have a Bojangles

June 28, 2008
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Would also be nice to have a Bojangles

Date: Tue, 3 Jun 2008 11:03:28 EDT From: V. Pickrell Subject: Re: McDonalds coming to town Would be nice to have a Bojangles, and an Olive Garden, too. V. Pickrell

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I want to applaud the staff at the Pittsboro Subway

June 28, 2008
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I want to applaud the staff at the Pittsboro Subway

Date: Tue, 3 Jun 2008 10:31:09 -0400 From: Rita Marley-McKenzie Subject: Response to the Subway Post Dan, thanks for your post on the Subway incident. Though you may not know it, I was standing behind you in line through the entire ordeal, and I want to applaud the staff at Subway for their handling of the situation. The woman

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Good news if you have car trouble in Pittsboro

June 28, 2008
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Good news if you have car trouble in Pittsboro

Date: Tue, 3 Jun 2008 10:15:57 -0400 From: anne granath Subject: GOOD NEWS IF YOU HAVE CAR TROUBLE! Our 12 year old car was diagnosed with a transmission problem that called for a ridiculously expensive replacement.  Rather than trashing it we asked for a 2nd opinion from DIAZ AUTOMOTIVES in Pittsboro.  Mr. Diaz found the problem to

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Response to Linda Cooper concerning McDonald’s

June 28, 2008
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Response to Linda Cooper concerning McDonald’s

Date: Tue, 03 Jun 2008 08:45:29 -0400 From: Phyllis Thomas Subject: Response to Linda Cooper concerning McDonald’s Although this no doubt will make me one unpopular old lady, I agree with Linda Cooper - we do need the additional revenue that large chain stores generate. If you oppose the chain stores, just don’t patronize them.  There are those of

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McDonald’s and the strip mall

June 28, 2008
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McDonald’s and the strip mall

Date: Tue, 3 Jun 2008 07:21:19 -0400 From: Amy Bulbrook Subject: McDonald’s and the strip mall In response to Lauren Cooper’s post- well said. I know that not everyone appreciates having fast food in town (or even Golden Corral, etc), but I am glad to have some additional options and am glad that my revenue will stay in

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Fast-food pit of despair

June 28, 2008
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Fast-food pit of despair

Date: Tue, 3 Jun 2008 06:36:00 -0400 From: Karen E Tiede Subject: How can you get fat at Hardees? Fast-food pit of despair–sucking the money out of our town and making us all fat! Been my experience that a body could starve to death waiting on a meal at Hardee’s.  McDonald’s will be hiring out of the same talent

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At the farmers’ markets this week

June 28, 2008
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At the farmers’ markets this week

Date: Mon, 2 Jun 2008 22:46:07 -0400 From: Debbie Roos Subject: at the farmers’ markets this week Make sure  to leave time in your schedule to check out  one of Chatham County’s three farmers’ markets this week! Farmers are harvesting a fantastic array of produce including strawberries, leeks, snow peas, greenhouse tomatoes, lettuce, spinach, salad mix, squash, carrots,

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There is a need to fill important Northwood PTSA spots

June 28, 2008
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There is a need to fill important Northwood PTSA spots

Date: Mon, 2 Jun 2008 15:21:09 -0400 From: Darcey Moore Subject: Northwood PTSA Greetings! I apologize for the electronic conveyance of this message rather than in person but work has me out of the country and life has been so full of tumbles these last few weeks that time slipped by too quickly. Tragically, the 20-year old female exchange student

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Briar Chapel deer

June 28, 2008
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Briar Chapel deer

Date: Thu, 26 Jun 2008 15:13:27 EDT From: Vicki Brannon Subject: Briar Chapel deer Get a couple of good Australian sheep dogs, or hounds, or any good outside dog. They will chase the deer away. Beside, they make good pets, and with a good dog house, can survive our mild winters well.  I put a 60 watt bulb in

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Deer control

June 28, 2008
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Deer control

Date: Thu, 26 Jun 2008 14:42:29 -0400 From: Anita Olinga Subject: deer control Meg, Run a second fence line, even a single strand of hot wire, on the outside of the current fence, about a foot or two away.? Deer have no depth perception and won’t try to go over it.? We have a friend that has used this

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Lavender as a deer deterrent

June 28, 2008
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Lavender as a deer deterrent

Date: Thu, 26 Jun 2008 08:29:38 EDT From: Shelly Paradis Subject: deer deterrents Meg, I know that lavender plants deter deer.  I have them all over my farm because deer do not like to rub against them.  Lavender oil from the plant  gets on their coats and changes the deer’s scent.  Plant more lavender  & get collections of hair

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Warning about UNC’s Park and Ride in Chatham

June 28, 2008
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Warning about UNC’s Park and Ride in Chatham

Date: Thu, 26 Jun 2008 07:37:48 -0400 From: Ann Hudak Subject: Park and Ride Chatham Co Thank you Richard for telling us about the Park and Ride. I recently applied to Tar Heel Temps thinking I would be in hog heaven because I could drive 2 miles up the street to the park and ride and have

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Go further on less

June 28, 2008
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Go further on less

Date: Sat, 31 May 2008 03:55:03 -0400 From: Mark Stinson Subject: go further on less If you remember I once mentioned a nice old lady crying at the gas station. She had lost her husband and was working 2 jobs to pay the bills. She was crying because she took a 3rd job just to buy gas to

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