Jordan-Matthews student awards announced

June 13, 2008
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Here are the awards received by students at Jordan-Matthews High School during its Senior Awards Night held on Thursday evening, May 29, in the school auditorium. Demonica N. Alford - HOSA Senior Recognition, Honor Graduate, Upward Bound Leadership Award, Silk Hope Extension Homemakers Scholarship Andrew Braxton Allen - Silk Hope Ruritan Scholarship, Honor Graduate, CCCC Trustees Scholarship Adrian

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June 23 board meeting changed to June 19

June 13, 2008
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The Chatham County Board of Education meeting originally scheduled for Monday, June 23, at 7:30 p.m. at the central office has been changed to Thursday, June 19, at 6:00 p.m. at the central office.

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One last thought about MickyD’s – Let Us Be!

June 12, 2008
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One last thought about MickyD’s – Let Us Be!

From: Forrest Greenslade Subject: One last thought about MickyD’s. Date: Thursday, June 12, 2008 4:00:37 PM If we let the Golden Arches into Chatham, what will come in next — a salad bar? Who speaks against the exploitation, intimidation, and outright slaughter of millions of creatures of color – the color green – the color orange

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Initial Briar Chapel Homesites Sold Out

June 11, 2008
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Initial Briar Chapel Homesites Sold Out

Newland Communities announced today that 15 contracts were signed for new homesites during a private preview event held between May 31 and June 6. Briar Chapel’s first buyers were able to personally select their homesite from Phase I of the 2,400 single and multi-family homes planned for the community over the next eight years. Read more...

If you weren't one of the initial buyers, don't fret. There will be plenty of opportunities for us to get together and identify your ideal...

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Response to Ginna’s commentary about Pittsboro vs. McDonalds

June 11, 2008
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Date: Tue, 10 Jun 2008 21:44:49 -0400 From: Beth Bale Subject: response to Ginna’s commentary about Pittsboro vs. McDonalds I do appreciate the sentiment you express about Pittsboro being an artist’s community and having its own personality. But your assumption that we can all go out for a day with our friends and “spend an afternoon”

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More Opinions on Fast Food and THE ARTS

June 11, 2008
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Date: Tue, 10 Jun 2008 15:36:40 -0700 (PDT) From: Wandra Farrell Subject: More Opinions on Fast Food and THE ARTS Well, I too think this is getting alittle boring.Hashing around the good and bad things that are coming into Pittsboro. I am a life long resident of Pittsboro and I seem to remember when all the hoopla of THE ARTS started

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McDonald’s is not the end of the world

June 11, 2008
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Date: Tue, 10 Jun 2008 09:09:58 -0400 From: Bill Carraway Subject: RE: Chatham Chatlist #3146 In response to Ginna Earl’s comments on the coming McDonald’s I must say, as much as I never go to McDonald’s, that it is not the end of the world. BTW some of the communities in Western North Carolina that have capitalized on their

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In response to “it doesn’t have to be this way”

June 11, 2008
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Date: Tue, 10 Jun 2008 06:39:11 -0400 From: Amy Bulbrook Subject: in response to “it doesn’t have to be this way” I am responding to the email titled “it doesn’t have to be this way”. Normally I try to stay out of the fray with things that may get me slammed, but this time I couldn’t. While I

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Professional & Personal Beliefs of Robert L. Logan

June 11, 2008
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Found this item on the Chatham Schools web site. It appears that our new superintendent of schools has set a stake in the ground. I like a lot of what I see. Professional & Personal Beliefs of Robert L. Logan I believe given adequate time and appropriate instruction, all children can learn. I do not believe nature is more

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Contract with CRZ for new high school postponed

June 11, 2008
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The contract with CRZ for new high school on Jack Bennett Road was not ready by the time of the June 9 BOE meeting. The item will be placed on the next Board meeting agenda. From the June 9 BOE meeting Mia Munn reports - “The contract for the architect for Jack Bennett high school is still

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Fox 50 holds local casting call for “Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?”

June 9, 2008
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Fox 50 holds local casting call for “Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?”

Here’s an opportunity for one of our students to shine. This summer one rising 5th grader in our area will get a once in a lifetime opportunity! FOX is going on a nationwide talent search to find a group of 5th graders that will put grown-ups to the test on the next season of the hit

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Moonlight Canoe Ride on the Haw River

June 9, 2008
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Moonlight Canoe Ride on the Haw River

With a guide and boats from the Haw River Canoe and Kayak Co., my boys, wife and I took a moonlight canoe ride on the Haw River, putting in at Saxapahaw in Alamance County, NC. It was a delightful evening. We also enjoyed a too brief visit to the town of Saxapahaw, which seems to doing a great job of transforming itself from a former mill village into a tourist attraction and model of environmentally-conscious living. See Sustainable Saxapahaw: Community-wide Conservation and Smalltown Living, in Fifteen501 magazine.

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