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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 […]

Joe Wagner VFW Post 7313 in Pittsboro is participating in the Teacher of the Year Program

Fri, 02/03/2017 - 19:15
Date: Sun, 15 Jan 2017 23:38:59 -0500 From: Gregory Flood Subject: VFW Teacher of the Year Program The Veterans of Foreign Wars annually recognizes the nation’s top classroom elementary, junior high and high school teachers who teach citizenship education topics regularly and promote America’s history and traditions effectively. This year Joe Wagner VFW Post 7313 […]

BBQ Auction for Siler City Scouting – Unit 924 on February 4th, 4pm – 7 pm

Fri, 02/03/2017 - 16:40
Date: Fri, 13 Jan 2017 16:58:26 -0500 From: Shirille Subject: BBQ Auction In an effort to support Chatham County Youth, we post the following: BBQ – Auction for Silere City Scouting – Unit 924 Saturday, February 4th at First United Methodist Church, 1101 W. Raleigh St., Siler City Bar-B-Que 4:00pm – 7:00pm Drive thru – […]

Faith in humanity is restored

Fri, 02/03/2017 - 16:34
Date: Fri, 13 Jan 2017 16:40:10 -0500 From: Pete Jaeger 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!) – and after my initial – blankety, blank rage – I calmed […]

Reach out to Chatham County’s new Congressman Mark Walker

Fri, 02/03/2017 - 16:07
Date: Thu, 12 Jan 2017 17:41:48 -0500 From: George Greger-Holt Subject: Our new Congressman Congressman Walker has posted satellite office hours in Pittsboro: Chatham County Third Wednesday of Each Month | 11:00AM-1:00PM Chatham County Historic Courthouse | 9 Hillsboro Street | Pittsboro, NC 27312 From his Walker Weekly Report January 8, 2017: “Hear Us Again […]

WECAHN is a great organization, so if you can help, please do

Fri, 02/03/2017 - 15:03
Date: Thu, 12 Jan 2017 12:22:09 -0500 From: “John R Dykers” Subject: WECAHN volunteer This is a great organization, so if you can help, please do. John Dykers Stacy DucK <*protected email* Wellness and Education Community Action Health Network (WECAHN) in Siler City is looking for a volunteer 10 – 15 hours per week to […]

Pittsboro Writers’ Morning Out will meet Saturday, February 11 at 1 PM at Greek Kouzina

Wed, 02/01/2017 - 21:18
Date: Tue, 31 Jan 2017 20:38:46 -0500 From: Al Manning Subject: Writers’ Morning Out Pittsboro Writers’ Morning Out will meet Saturday, February 11, 1:00 PM at Greek Kouzina, 964 East Street.  All writers, any genre are invited. Come early for lunch and then join us for a casual hour of talk with other writers, readings […]

Woods Summer Wonders Camps for Kids: registration opening soon

Wed, 02/01/2017 - 20:17
Date: Tue, 31 Jan 2017 14:48:33 -0500 From: Tanja Cole Subject: Woods Summer Wonders Camps for Kids: registration opening soon Summer camps are in the works! Below are the proposed camps that I’m offering through Woods Charter School’s Summer Wonders Program. The last few years I’ve offered 3 half-day camps. This year, I’m offering 6 […]

Mt View AME Zion Church Women’s Ministry Valentine’s Banquet on February 11

Wed, 02/01/2017 - 19:14
Date: Tue, 31 Jan 2017 17:18:06 +0000 From: Yolanda Bryant Subject: Join_Mt_View_Church_for_Annual_Valentine=92s_Banquet The Mt View AME Zion Church Women’s Ministry is sponsoring its annual Valentine’s Banquet on Saturday, February 11, 2017. Scheduled for 5:00 to 9:00 pm at The Sprott Youth Center, 80 Sprott Center Drive, Moncure, NC. Couples are admitted for $20.00 and Singles […]

One day singing workshop at Shakori Hills Farmhouse on March 11

Wed, 02/01/2017 - 18:13
Date: Tue, 31 Jan 2017 11:25:37 -0500 From: jmvbeck Subject: One day workshop sponsored by Shakori Hills as a Community Service!!!  Saturday March 11 from 11:00AM to 4:00PM at Shakori Hills Farmhouse. If you like to sing and want to be with others who like to sing, then this is the Workshop for you.  No need […]