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Complacent snooze on voting through the past four years

Fri, 02/10/2017 - 02:24
Date: Sun, 5 Feb 2017 19:03:28 -0500 (EST) From: Brad Page Subject: on voting It was one of those Aha! moments. I had decided I had better talk to my representative both in the state house and U.S. Congress about the recent activities of my government (Oh yeah, it’s mine though I voted for Hillary.). […]

Every Sunday is super bowl Sunday

Thu, 02/09/2017 - 19:22
Date: Sun, 05 Feb 2017 11:48:36 -0500 From: “N.A. Booko” Subject: The Super Bowl . . . It is indeed! It is purple plastic and holds about a cup and a half. I bought it in 1973 when I was visiting Holland. A strange souvenir to be sure, but it has been with me for […]

Chatham Mills Farmers’ Market is actively seeking new farmers & producers to join 2017 market!

Thu, 02/09/2017 - 17:55
Date: Fri, 3 Feb 2017 14:55:22 -0500 From: “Chatham Mills Farmers’ Market” Subject: Become a Vendor at Chatham Mills Farmers’ Market! *Chatham Mills Farmers’ Market is actively seeking new farmers and producers to join the 2017 market! * We are looking for vendors in all categories, including vegetables and fruit, meat and poultry, eggs, milk, […]

Top choices for cell phone service in the boonies of Chatham County

Thu, 02/09/2017 - 16:55
Date: Fri, 3 Feb 2017 08:45:37 -0500 From: Bruce Hively Subject: cell phone choices in CC… Okay, based only on the number of responses I received here are the top choices for cell service out in the boonies. I will not even list Verizon because just about everyone know they have the best coverage if […]

Phone games with Republic Wireless

Thu, 02/09/2017 - 16:48
Date: Fri, 3 Feb 2017 08:04:53 -0500 From: Bruce Hively Subject: phone games… update: after deciding to go with Republic Wireless, I placed my order on 1/31. On 2/1, I received email informing me that the phone I ordered and paid for + shipping + 1st month of service was on back order and I […]

CARE is offering free spay and neuter surgeries for dogs & cats February 14 – March 31

Wed, 02/08/2017 - 22:46
Date: Mon, 6 Feb 2017 05:46:05 -0500 From: Carolyn Wood Subject: Spay or neuter your pets for Free! In celebration of Valentine’s Day and Spay/Neuter Awareness Month, CARE (Chatham Animal Rescue and Education) is offering Free spay and neuter surgeries for dogs and cats from February 14 through March 31, 2017. Applications must be postmarked […]

This Week at Pittsboro Roadhouse

Wed, 02/08/2017 - 22:21
Date: Tue, 07 Feb 2017 21:34:57 -0500 From: *protected email* Subject: This Week at Pittsboro Roadhouse Thu Feb 9 6:30pm Dinner Dan Blaisdell, Acoustic Fri Feb 10 8pm Stage Trial by Fire, Journey Tribute $10 online/$12 door https://squareup.com/store/roadhouse-concerts/item/trial-by-fire-february Sat Feb 11 7pm Stage Murder Mystery Dinner Theater $50 Dinner & Show https://phoenixtheatreco.com/upcoming-shows/ Mon Feb 13 7pm […]

Ribbon Cutting & Grand Opening Celebration for our Chatham County Agriculture & Conference Center on March 25

Wed, 02/08/2017 - 22:18
Date: Tue, 7 Feb 2017 21:12:23 +0000 From: Debbie Roos Subject: Save the Date for our Ribbon Cutting Celebration on March 25! Save the Date: March 25, 2017 The staff at the Chatham County Center of NC State Extension, Chatham County Soil & Water Conservation District, USDA Farm Service Agency, Natural Resources Conservation Service, and […]

Merritt’s Chapel Chicken and Dumplings Supper on February 11, 4-8 pm

Wed, 02/08/2017 - 20:16
Date: Tue, 7 Feb 2017 07:35:41 -0500 From: Lori Hawkins Subject: Merritt”s Chapel Chicken and Dumplings Supper The cooks at Merritt’s Chapel are firing up the stoves this weekend, Saturday February 11 from 4-8pm, to bring you some of the most delectable chicken and dumplings you might ever eat. This is an all you can […]

Chatham County Directory of Garden Centers, Plant Farms and Nurseries

Wed, 02/08/2017 - 19:00
Date: Tue, 07 Feb 2017 01:49:50 +0000 From: Maggie Frantz Subject: Chatham County Directory of Garden Centers, Plant Farms and Nurseries Chatham County Extension Master Gardeners are creating a directory of retail garden centers, plant farms and nurseries in Chatham County that sell directly to the public. When complete, the directory will be available on […]

We are on a journey here

Sat, 02/04/2017 - 04:33
Date: Mon, 16 Jan 2017 10:15:09 -0500 From: Peter James Fulton Subject: We are on a journey here Regarding the comments of the skin color of the two young men that “stepped up” after wiping out the mailbox. It is obvious why skin color was mentioned,  people need to quit pretending that there is not […]

Apparent sexism and and ageism

Sat, 02/04/2017 - 04:33
Date: Mon, 16 Jan 2017 13:46:47 -0500 From: Steve Smith Subject: Re: “Colorful story” “Anyway, today while I was out two young black men came to my front door and told my wife that it was they who lost control of their car and did the damage. … [M]y faith in humanity is restored.” Now, […]

We also need to accept the reality that age, sex, height, weight, and skin color are simply readily observable descriptions

Sat, 02/04/2017 - 04:21
Date: Mon, 16 Jan 2017 11:39:30 -0500 From: “John R Dykers” Subject: Taking responsibility Thank you, Pete Jaeger, for publicly giving credit to “two young black men” for honorable behavior that set an example for us all. Susan Bush and L. Ingram also get thanks for sharing a vision of a post racialist society. Note […]

Statement is fully appropriate

Sat, 02/04/2017 - 03:55
Date: Mon, 16 Jan 2017 10:59:42 -0500 From: Elliot Cramer Subject: political correctness Re:  Thanks fellows – I hope my THANKS get back to you – wished I had your names/addresses I’d write a personal note.  My faith in decent folks restored – a lot of people regardless of race would never IMHO done this.  God […]

Would you have felt the need for your post if he had said two white guys?

Sat, 02/04/2017 - 03:44
Date: Mon, 16 Jan 2017 10:37:44 -0500 From: George Subject: Re: Chatham Chatlist #5753 To L Ingram Would you have felt the need for your post if he had said two white guys? Just curious.

Colorful story

Sat, 02/04/2017 - 03:22
Date: Sun, 15 Jan 2017 14:11:48 -0500 (GMT-05:00) From: lingam32443 Subject: Colorful story This story recently appeared recently on the Chatlist: Subject: Faith in Humanity “My faith in humanity is restored.  During the icy road conditions a driver lost control of his car – plowed into my mail box (not he first time, dammit!) – […]

Glad your faith in humanity is restored

Sat, 02/04/2017 - 03:10
Date: Sun, 15 Jan 2017 12:55:46 -0500 From: Susan Bush Subject: Pete Jaeger – restoration of faith in humanity HI Pete, glad your faith in humanity is restored. However,  you felt it necessary to mention the skin color of two individuals who restored that faith. I hope that someday you will no longer find that […]

Steve Panatoski does excellent drywall work and professionalism

Fri, 02/03/2017 - 21:26
Date: Tue, 17 Jan 2017 08:33:50 -0500 From: Karen Mccraw Subject: Drywall Contractor Jack –  a contact is Steve Panatoski – 919-593-2857  – excellent work and professionalism. Date: Mon, 16 Jan 2017 13:02:01 +0000 (UTC) From: Jack Moore Subject: Drywall contractor recommendation I need a drywall contractor to finish a small bath in my basement.  Any recommendation.thanks […]

L. Ingam rips Goodnite Mark

Fri, 02/03/2017 - 20:24
Date: Mon, 16 Jan 2017 16:30:16 -0500 (GMT-05:00) From: lingam32443 Subject: Our Indestructable Goodnight Mark Leaving Town Well, we managed to get thru this Christmas without our Mark begging for a handout. So now, he is more or less telling us he is fed up and moving away- He is always talking about something (usually […]

If you are interested in preparedness for disaster, check out what the Mormons

Fri, 02/03/2017 - 19:19
Date: Mon, 16 Jan 2017 10:43:07 -0500 From: cabe Subject: Goodnite Mark and preparedness Hey Mark, If you are interested in preparedness for disaster, check out what the Mormons (Latter Day Saints) have been doing for generations. Such preparedness is a central part of the LDS tradition (which I acknowledge I am not a part […]