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Forest, deer, immigrants

Wed, 06/28/2017 - 03:08
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 11:07:15 -0400 From: Cynthia H Grossman Subject: forest, deer, immigrants There were deer in NC when the European settlers arrived here.  The deer was an important food for the Native Americans. We must become better care-takerx of our planet and all of her inhabitants–there is no place to go when […]

What’s more important – our health and animal health or plantations of pines?

Wed, 06/28/2017 - 02:22
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 20:07:27 -0400 From: *protected email* Subject: ticks and deer I’ve been wondering about the problem deer are having regarding tick infestation.  Our dogs and cats can be treated by us, with help from our veterinarians.  But deer don’t have that luxury. Recently I heard someone say that pine needles lying on […]

AT&T offers hope for rural broadband in North Carolina

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 19:33
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 17:20:35 -0400 From: Michael Peluso Subject: AT&T offers hope for rural broadband! A friend shared this article with me about AT&T targeting rural NC for wireless broadband.    I’ve heard good things about point to point wireless broadband and would love to see it available here. http://wraltechwire.com/at-t-launches-wireless-broadband-for-nc-rural-underserved-areas/16785316/ I’d be happy […]

Join Chatham United Methodist church for a community fun nite on Saturday to celebrate July 4

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 19:08
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 10:16:34 -0400 From: Robbin Kidd-Mattingly Subject: family fun nite free free fun and games Saturday July 1 4-8 pm Hello fellow Chathamites young and young at heart bring your lawn chairs and please join us at Chatham United Methodist church for a community fun nite to celebrate July4. this is […]

The Laurels of Chatham is looking for energetic volunteers

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 19:03
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 12:25:57 +0000 From: “Chatham Activities Director (Jana Roberts)” Subject: The Laurels Of Chatham Activity Department Volunteers The Laurel of Chatham Volunteers Hello everyone, My name is Jana Roberts and I am the Activity Director here at The Laurels of Chatham. We are looking for energetic volunteers from around the community […]

Do you want to be a part of making Pittsboro’s Summer Fest on July 2 a great event?

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 18:52
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 07:52:10 -0400 From: Heather Johnson Subject: PBA Summer Fest 2017 – Gifts for volunteering! Pittsboro Summer Fest 2017 is this Sunday, July 2 from 2-8 pm! Do you want to be a part of making Summer Fest a great event? Volunteer Night is Thursday, June 29th, 6:00 pm at the […]

Maryphyllis doesn’t want people killing deer or resenting their right to life

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 02:48
Date: Sat, 24 Jun 2017 20:46:30 -0400 From: *protected email* Subject: forests, deer, immigrants In response to several posts this past week: (1) No, there are not more forests in North Carolina now.  In actuality, there are less now than there were 3 or 4 decades ago.  Clear cutting has become the lazy “norm”.  Trees are […]

Humanist Happy Hour on June 28 at City Tap in Pittsboro

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 15:52
Date: Sun, 25 Jun 2017 10:54:48 -0400 From: Gretchen Niver Subject: Humanist Happy Hour Time for the first Humanist Happy Hour of the 2017 summer this Wednesday evening, from 6-8, at Pittsboro’s convivial City Tap.  Come and join us for some cool drinks, good food and friendly conversation.  We are Humanists, of course, so friendliness […]

Recommending Will Rives for powerwashing, staining, sealing, painting

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 14:52
Date: Sun, 25 Jun 2017 08:27:36 -0400 From: “A. Robin Hill” Subject: Re: powerwasher, stainer, painter For those of you looking for someone who does it all – powerwashing, staining, sealing, painting – we call Will Rives for all of this.  He is dependable, honest and thorough.  Call him at 919 614-4113 and tell him Robin sent […]

Bragging on Chatham Trades

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 14:44
Date: Sat, 24 Jun 2017 16:36:24 -0400 From: “John Dykers M.D.” Subject: Chatham Trades Board of Directors I am sending Debra’s notice about applications for the Chatham Trades Board of Directors in again because I want to brag on the organization and director Shawn Poe so much and simultaneously personally urge you talented folks with […]

Carolina Women’s Show will be held on Nov 10-11, 2017 at new Chatham County Ag Center

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 14:17
Date: Sat, 24 Jun 2017 15:34:25 -0400 From: “Carolina Women’s Show” Subject: Carolina Women’s Show The Carolina Women’s Show will be held on Nov 10-11, 2017 at the new Chatham County Agriculture and Conference Center. This show will be a fun, 2-day event to enjoy the very best this area has to offer in shopping, […]

This Week at Chatham County Libraries

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 14:13
Date: Sat, 24 Jun 2017 19:28:36 +0000 From: Susan Clayton Subject: This Week at Chatham County Libraries Tuesday, June 27 10am                          Preschool Story Time 11am-12pm              CCL Summer Reading Program – Come join us for a Summer Reading […]

2017 East Chatham Chargers Youth Football and Cheer Registration Now Open!

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 13:47
Date: Sat, 24 Jun 2017 12:10:52 -0400 From: Fiona Kapilovic Subject: East Chatham Chargers Youth Football and Cheer Registration Open! East Chatham Chargers Registration is now open for the 2017 season of youth football and cheerleading and for the Charger Cheer Camp (July 24-26)! Register online or get more details on the website at www.ecchargers.org Programs […]

Chatham County Commissioner Diana Hales presentation on June 25

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 21:58
Date: Thu, 22 Jun 2017 01:08:08 +0000 From: Paulette Williams Subject: Chatham County Commissioner Diana Hales Diana Hales, Chatham County Commissioner, will present an overview of Chatham County needs and demographics. Come for an informative session to learn more about the needs around us as we explore how God is leading us to serve our […]

“Ask the Vet” at Pittsboro Pet Supply on July 6

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 21:16
Date: Wed, 21 Jun 2017 13:18:45 -0400 (EDT) From: “kara pittsboropetsupply.com” Subject: “Ask the Vet” at Pittsboro Pet Supply Want to know more about flea & tick control, food allergies, and other common ailments that your pet may face? Join Dr. Laurie Weiser & Dr. Cindy Baucom of Pittsboro Animal Hospital at “Ask the Vet”! They […]

50 years ago there were almost NO deer in Chatham County and quail were plentiful

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 21:08
Date: Wed, 21 Jun 2017 11:58:08 -0400 From: “John Dykers M.D.” Subject: Deer behavior Dear Maryphyllis and fellow Chatlisters, Good to know about blinking headlights and deer behavior. Your paragraph  is certainly true and beautiful: “This past year the herds in our area have been much smaller and many of  the individuals in the herds […]

Another thing to keep in mind with satellite internet services

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 21:04
Date: Wed, 21 Jun 2017 10:30:20 -0400 From: Mike Fox Subject: Another thing to keep in mind with satellite internet services None of the satellite internet services, as far as I know, are compatible with Virtual Private Network, or VPN.   If you are employed and work remotely, you are most likely required to use […]

Computer re-use recommendation

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 20:37
Date: Wed, 21 Jun 2017 09:33:38 -0400 From: “Debbie Grimes” Subject: Computer re-use In response to Laura’s request, the guy you’re asking about is Lee Pollard of Computer Therapy.  For years he’s been my go-to guy for all things computer.  He’s amazing at what he does AND he gives back to the community by doing […]

Lee Pollard of Computer Therapy refurbishes and cleans used computers

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 20:36
Date: Wed, 21 Jun 2017 08:30:38 -0400 From: Dianne Birch Subject: computer reuse Lee Pollard of Computer Therapy refurbishes and cleans used computers to donate to those without computers.  Information about his work and contact information is on ChathamConnecting.org <http://chathamconnecting.org/>  Over 115 agencies list their programs and volunteer needs on this website.

2016 Health of Chatham Report Released

Thu, 06/01/2017 - 21:06
Date: Wed, 31 May 2017 20:23:56 +0000 From: Shannon Godbout Subject: 2016 Health of Chatham Report Released Chatham County, NC:  The 2016 Health of Chatham Report is now available online and at the Chatham County Public Health Department in both English and Spanish. The annual report provides updates on progress and status of the health […]