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Bynum Bridgefest Artist Application Deadline is February 15. Juror & Awards announced

Tue, 02/14/2017 - 22:38
Date: Mon, 13 Feb 2017 08:48:49 -0500 From: Philarthropy Org Subject:   Artist Application Deadline, Juror and Awards – BridgeFest Artists Application Deadline: Feb. 15th! If you have not yet applied, our deadline is fast approaching and time is running out. Reminder, bePhilARThropy is hosting it’s 2nd Bynum Bridge Fest and Studio Tour on April 22nd […]

Spay or neuter your pets for Free through March 31

Tue, 02/14/2017 - 22:14
Date: Mon, 13 Feb 2017 05:55:41 -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 […]

Mean post

Tue, 02/14/2017 - 04:46
Date: Sun, 12 Feb 2017 10:27:41 -0500 (GMT-05:00) From: xcavator Subject: Stinson’s mean post- Libel? Mark Stinson’s post defaming a Chatham County business borders on, if not libel. To warn people not to do business there is outright mean. He gives no details as to the offence committed against the ‘person’ wronged. That company has […]

Dyker’s generalization certainly is neither all wrong nor all correct

Tue, 02/14/2017 - 04:15
Date: Sat, 11 Feb 2017 10:46:38 -0500 From: cabe Subject: Dyker’s post John Dyker made the flat statement in his recent Chatlist post that any job is better than no job. That assertion seems overly facile and deserves much more reflection. Taking a job that pays minimum wage, but requires a car (with the expenses […]

Rather read Mark’s posts than L Ingram’s nasty, hateful ones

Tue, 02/14/2017 - 03:52
Date: Sun, 22 Jan 2017 11:17:30 -0500 From: Susan Subject: L Ingam I’d much rather read Mark’s posts than your nasty, hateful ones.

Chatham County Legislative Priorities

Tue, 02/14/2017 - 03:35
Date: Fri, 20 Jan 2017 19:54:38 -0500 From: Raymond Gastwaite Subject: Chatham County Legislative Priorities Each year our County Commissioners determine what positions they (that is, we as county citizens) will take with the North Carolina legislature. On January 23 the Commissioners will receive recommendations from County Staff. While I have strongly disagreed with positions […]

Scrolling down past “Goodnight Mark”

Tue, 02/14/2017 - 03:17
Date: Wed, 18 Jan 2017 14:07:22 -0500 (GMT-05:00) From: lingam32443 Subject: Scrolling down past “Goodnight Mark” I wouldn’t think of it! Your post is always like a breath of well chewed bunk. Always creative in a redundant way. Always a fresh coat of white-wash on the same out-stretched hand. As far as Gene printing or […]

You can scroll past the posts without reading them

Tue, 02/14/2017 - 02:44
Date: Sun, 22 Jan 2017 08:11:08 -0500 From: Carol Hay Subject: All things must pass I’ve been enjoying the Chatlist since the previous troll disappeared under the bridge.  Unfortunately now it seems we have another.  I can scroll past the posts without reading them, but I can’t avoid the feeling of spite conjured up when […]

Sprott Youth Center and Moncure thank Brent Lawton for outstanding leadership & community service

Mon, 02/13/2017 - 19:17
Date: Mon, 23 Jan 2017 10:36:19 -0500 From: Marlene Hontz Subject: SYC recognizes Brent Lawton The Sprott Youth Center board of directors and the community of Moncure would like to say a word of thanks to Brent Lawton for outstanding leadership and community service. Brent is our outgoing chairman and has dedicated himself to the […]

Biz Intro: GunDogs Catering is a traditional hotdog cart serving Chatham County

Mon, 02/13/2017 - 18:14
Date: Mon, 23 Jan 2017 08:05:08 -0500 From: brock southwick Subject: GunDogs Catering Hello Chatlisters! GunDogs Catering is a traditional hotdog cart serving Chatham County and the surrounding area. We strive to stay true to local southern flavors, borrow a bit from traditions abroad, and deliver in a style all our own. Meat products on-board […]

Youth volunteers needed in Chatham County

Mon, 02/13/2017 - 17:49
Date: Sun, 22 Jan 2017 10:46:42 -0500 From: Dianne Birch Subject: Chatham Connecting Youth volunteers needed in Chatham County! The Youth Volunteer button is on the homepage at ChathamConnecting.org  Over 50 volunteer opportunities for youth are listed there by nonprofit agencies in Chatham. Both young people and the community benefit from volunteering.

Joe Wagner VFW Post 7313 in Pittsboro seeking donations

Mon, 02/13/2017 - 17:23
Date: Mon, 23 Jan 2017 11:11:48 -0500 From: Gregory Flood Subject: Joe Wagner VFW Post 7313 seeking donations After several years of planning and execution, Joe Wagner VFW Post 7313 (http://vfw7313.org  ) has created a Veterans Memorial Garden at the front of our building. Seven flags are displayed with lighting: the United States of America […]

Pickleball is going strong on the 3 tennis courts across from Pittsboro Elementary School

Mon, 02/13/2017 - 16:49
Date: Sun, 22 Jan 2017 09:20:08 -0500 From: Jim Wilson Subject: Pittsboro Pickleball Pickleball is going strong on the 3 tennis courts across from Pittsboro Elementary School. 15-20 regulars, ranging from beginners to advanced, play together in the spirit of friendly competition. We have loaner paddles and qualified coaches to help you get started. You […]

bePhilARThropy is hosting it’s 2nd Bynum Bridge Fest and Studio Tour on April 22

Mon, 02/13/2017 - 16:34
Date: Fri, 20 Jan 2017 07:50:16 -0500 From: Philarthropy Org Subject: Bridge Fest open call to all artists Reminder, bePhilARThropy is hosting it’s 2nd Bynum Bridge Fest and Studio Tour on April 22nd 2017. http://www.bephilarthropy.com The event is open to any and all artists to submit an application, and even though the early bird deadline […]

Chatham County Council on Aging Offers Free IRS Tax Preparation Service

Mon, 02/13/2017 - 15:25
Date: Wed, 18 Jan 2017 21:26:46 +0000 From: Debra Henzey Subject: Chatham County Council on Aging Offers Free IRS Tax Preparation Service The Chatham County Council on Aging Rhonda Hampton (919) 542-4512 January 17, 2017 Chatham County Council on Aging Offers Free IRS Tax Preparation Service CHATHAM COUNTY, NC – The Chatham County Council on […]

St. Bart’s monthly Taize Service of Prayer & Song is on February 15 at 7 pm in Pittsboro

Mon, 02/13/2017 - 15:02
Date: Sun, 12 Feb 2017 16:12:36 -0500 From: Sue Mannshardt Subject: Taize Prayer at St Bart’s, Wed., Feb 15, 7 PM St. Bart’s monthly Taize Service of Prayer and Song is this Wednesday, February 15, in the sanctuary at 7 PM.  As we stand at a threshold that will bring many changes, many of us […]

Chatham County is a divided county – voter analysis by precinct

Mon, 02/13/2017 - 14:44
Date: Sun, 12 Feb 2017 10:17:08 -0500 From: Raymond Gastwaite Subject: We are a divided County – vote analysis by precinct Several recent posts on the Chatlist discussed the 2016 elections. I looked at the Chatham County official results and did a bit of ciphering to see what they can tell us other than raw […]

Cake Bake Off and Auction Fundraiser at Chatham Senior Center in Pittsboro on February 12 from 3-5 pm

Sat, 02/11/2017 - 13:44
Date: Fri, 10 Feb 2017 15:08:28 -0500 From: “Lindsay Hickling” Subject: Cake Bake Off and Auction Fundraiser This Sunday Cake Bake Off and Auction Fundraiser, this Sunday! This is an open to the public event! This year marks the 29th year of the Chatham County Council on Aging’s Cake Bake Off and we have about […]

Any job is better than no job.

Sat, 02/11/2017 - 13:31
Date: Thu, 9 Feb 2017 12:50:41 -0500 From: “John R Dykers” Subject: wages vs value Cryptic wrote, in part: My post was about paying people their worth. You might have missed it because I framed it as “if you don’t pay what people are worth, the only people that you’ll get won’t be worth what […]

Both sides of the partisan divide have won elections in Chatham County

Fri, 02/10/2017 - 23:20
Date: Tue, 7 Feb 2017 10:15:42 -0500 From: Mike Fox Subject: dreadpiratejeff’s look at Chatham election results should have gone back farther After most every election in Chatham County, the side that lost looks at our voting system and declares it needs to be reformed.  But in fact both sides of the partisan aisle and […]