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“Paris is always a good idea,” Audrey Hepburn once famously declared. Before my journey from Raleigh-Durham Airport to Charles De Gaulle Airport on October 25, 2023, I was besieged … more
RALEIGH — I made my annual visit to the fair on Monday with my wife, Beth, and our sons, Everett, 13, and James, 8. I've been going to the state fair since I can remember going anywhere. I've … more
Adam Sides Jr. has a long fuse. As a kid, Adam always told people he wanted to be in the military. He said he wanted to help people who couldn’t help themselves. His doctors, however, told … more
PITTSBORO — The aromas of warm cinnamon crumb cake wafted through the air as tensions rose.   The cake melded with the nostalgic flavors of peanut butter and jelly in a gooey delight. … more
When Josie Murray was forced to stand outside a public library in Purcellville, Virginia, unable to check out a book, she knew she had to make a change. Her white friends offered to go inside … more
If you pass by the Boys & Girls Clubs in Siler City or Pittsboro on a weekday after school, you might see students playing games, doing their homework or engaging in leadership activities. … more
Some large employers are asking remote-working employees to come back to the office. But the growth of coworking during, and since, the Covid-19 pandemic has been well-documented. In Chatham … more
Each spring, the Chatham County Partnership for Children hosts a “Day of the Books” (or “El Día de los Libros”) children’s festival in Siler City. The event … more
Many senior citizens struggle with budgeting after finding themselves on a fixed income. The Chatham County Council on Aging is partnering with the National Council on Aging to offer a program to … more
This week, we speak with Chatham Chamber of Commerce President Cindy Poindexter about its new member platform and other Chamber news. The Chamber has just introduced a new platform for members to … more
Robin Leto is a registered nurse and dietitian who spent most of her career working with an older population. She had positions in a state office on aging, as well as working as a nursing home … more
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