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My mailbox was also hit by a fast moving black car

Fri, 02/10/2017 - 04:54
Date: Tue, 17 Jan 2017 15:29:52 -0500 (GMT-05:00) From: algums63079 Subject: My mail box was also hit . . A few months ago, my mailbox was also hit, knocked off its post and down into the ditch. Bent, mangled and useless. The driver did not even stop or slow down. But I know it was […]

if you don’t pay what people are worth, the only people that you’ll get won’t be worth what little you DO pay

Fri, 02/10/2017 - 04:22
Date: Wed, 8 Feb 2017 07:51:23 -0500 From: cryptik Subject: Re: You’re paying what?!? “It’s not about what a company deserves, that’s not the purpose of my post…My post is about paying people their worth.” It seems you didn’t understand that I’m trying to agree with you. I can’t believe I actually have to explain […]

Mark Stinson is still here in Chatham County

Fri, 02/10/2017 - 03:56
Date: Tue, 17 Jan 2017 20:24:16 -0500 From: stinmar1 Subject: Im still here

You’re paying what?!

Fri, 02/10/2017 - 03:22
Date: Fri, 3 Feb 2017 11:55:12 -0500 From: bridwann Subject: Your paying what?! I’m always in search of new opportunities for friends or others in my community. I stumbled upon your job posting for the Paperwork Specialist. Have you at all considered the rate of pay versus the quality of person you are seeking? You are […]

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 […]

Been with Tracfone for probably 10 years now and cost is around $150/year

Thu, 02/09/2017 - 16:37
Date: Thu, 02 Feb 2017 23:34:57 -0500 From: Dave Cohen Subject: Re: seeking info on no-contract cell phone carriers… Depends on usage. I don’t use cell phone a lot. I’ve been with Tracfone  for probably 10 years now, my cost is around $150/year (yes, per year). Again, tho, I don’t use it much – this […]

A Christian’s Journey in Social Justice presentation on Feb 9 at 7pm at St. Bartholomew’s Church in Pittsboro

Thu, 02/09/2017 - 16:30
Date: Thu, 2 Feb 2017 12:42:08 -0500 From: Karen Ladd Subject: A Christian’s Journey in Social Justice St. Bartholomew’s Social Justice Committee invites you to Attend an evening with Karen Ziegler, Coordinator of MoveON, Durham. Rev. Ziegler ( MDiv. Union Theological Seminary, DMin. NY Theological Seminary), former pastor of Metropolitan Community Church of NY in […]

Wake Up Wednesday networking group in Pittsboro looking for sponsors

Thu, 02/09/2017 - 15:51
Date: Wed, 08 Feb 2017 11:38:39 -0500 From: Jeff Subject: Wake Up Wednesday looking for Sponsors Wake Up Wednesday is the largest networking group in Pittsboro. We are having our quarterly after hours mixer March 7th at the Pittsboro Roadhouse from 6pm-8pm. Please mark your calendar! We are also looking for a few $50 sponsors […]

Having voted at the same polling place since 1964, not particularly worried about disenfranchisement

Thu, 02/09/2017 - 15:49
ate: Wed, 8 Feb 2017 16:45:21 -0500 From: “John R Dykers” Subject: registered voter Thanks of Mike Fox for connecting us to the public link for our fast changing world. I tried twice and was declared non existant. Having voted at the same polling place since 1964, I am not particularly worried about disenfranchisement, but […]

Lilly Den Farm is now accepting Young Farmer Summer Camp applications

Thu, 02/09/2017 - 14:49
Date: Wed, 8 Feb 2017 15:25:52 +0000 (UTC) From: Mackenzie Withington <*protected email*> Subject: Young Farmers Summer Camp Registation Lilly Den Farm is now accepting Young Farmer Summer Camp applications.Young Farmers connects children (ages 8-14) to the wonder and beauty of the farm through food, nutrition, farming, and participation in traditional crafts.Young farmers will join […]

Edge Aveda Men is teaming up with Fair Game Beverage & Alberello for tasting event Feb 9 from 5-7 pm

Thu, 02/09/2017 - 14:29
Date: Wed, 08 Feb 2017 09:38:04 -0500 From: Heather Lloyd Subject: Chatlist For Thursday the 9th! Three local businesses are joining forces for a unique event TODAY February 9th from 5 to 7pm! Edge Aveda Men (salon/barbershop located at The Veranda in Briar Chapel) is teaming up with Fair Game Beverage (craft distillery rooted in […]

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 […]