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PITTSBORO — While attending college in Greensboro about a decade ago, UNCG student Ashlyn Martin thought she knew which area of social work she wanted to go into.  And so, when the …
Born in St. Louis in 1958 and raised in nearby Ferguson, Missouri, Gardner — who just retired from his position as Chief Deputy of the Chatham County Sheriff’s Office — bore witness to the vestiges of Jim Crow and simultaneously, the beginnings of the Civil Rights Movement.
On the morning of Dec. 14, 2012, a 20-year-old man shot his way into Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, with two rifles and a handgun. He then turned the guns on those inside the …
The COVID-19 pandemic may have cast a spotlight on the importance of good mental health for most of America, but for some Siler City residents, it’s been a priority for at least the past four years.