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Chatham Chamber of Commerce’s Golf Tournament will take place at Siler City Country Club on May 4

April 19th, 2015 · No Comments

Date: Wed, 15 Apr 2015 18:01:17 -0400
From: “Cindy Poindexter”
Subject: May 4th Golf Tournament
The Chatham Chamber of Commerce’s 27th Annual Golf Tournament will take place at Siler City Country Club on May 4, 2015. Registration begins at 8:00 a.m. with a Shotgun Start occurring at 9:00 a.m.

Each year the Chatham Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament is held at one of its golf member locations. The Chatham Chamber is a countywide Chamber that consistently seeks out ways to bring Chamber members together while providing networking opportunities. Golfers enjoy a great day of golf with networking as an added plus. The Annual Golf Tournament is open to members and non-members.

→ No CommentsTags: 27344 · Business · Calendar · Siler City

$250 college scholarship will be awarded to deserving graduating senior residing in Chatham or Randolph County

April 19th, 2015 · No Comments

Date: Wed, 15 Apr 2015 11:43:08 -0400
From: “Allison”
Subject: College Scholarship application deadline April 25th

College Scholarships

One $250 college scholarship will be awarded each May to a deserving graduating senior residing in Chatham or Randolph County (public, private, and homeschool) that will be majoring in the arts (dance, music, theater, etc.). Applications must be submitted by April 25 to scholarships@SilerCityDance.com subject heading “College Scholarship” telling us in 1000 words or less, why you are majoring in the arts and what you plan to do with your degree. Please include in your email, full name, high school, and college that you will be attending along with your contact information. Open to current students and public.

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Write words so sweet

April 19th, 2015 · No Comments

Date: Wed, 15 Apr 2015 14:17:41 -0400
From: “N.A. Booko”
Subject: Write words so sweet . . .

I’m gonna sit right down and write myself a letter-
And make believe it came from you . . .
I’m gonna write words so sweet-
It’ll knock you off your feet . .
And the kisses at the bottom-
You’ll be glad you gottum . .

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Sign up now to volunteer at our May 2 ClydeFEST!

April 19th, 2015 · No Comments

Date: Wed, 15 Apr 2015 07:55:13 -0400
From: “Chatham Arts Council (Hello)”
Subject: Sign up now to volunteer at our May 2 ClydeFEST!

Calling all volunteers (including students who need community service credits)!

Join the Critter Crew for the Chatham Arts Council’s 14th annual ClydeFEST at Bynum Ballpark on Saturday, May 2!

ClydeFEST needs lots of volunteers of all stripes–from folks who can smile and point to folks who can lift and tow.

We’re just a couple of weeks out from the big day, so please head over to our website and complete the simple volunteer registration form at http://www.chathamartscouncil.org/clydefest-volunteer-registration.

→ No CommentsTags: 27312 · Arts and Culture · Bynum · Calendar · Music

Andrew George can choose to leave the Chatlist

April 19th, 2015 · No Comments

Date: Wed, 15 Apr 2015 12:07:00 -0400
From: Paul Metcalfe
Subject: Re: Andrew George, PhD falsely accuses Chatlist administrator of being racist

No where in the emails does Dr. George accuse Gene of being a racist. What Dr. George wrote is that, in his opinion, the anonymity rules of the chatlist are “providing a forum for known racist trolls.†That’s far from accusing Gene of being a racist. He simply disagrees with the set rules and can choose to leave the chatlist.

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Jeff Starkweather’s little group files a lawsuit against Chatham Park

April 19th, 2015 · No Comments

Date: Wed, 15 Apr 2015 10:03:07 -0400
From: Pittsboro Matters
Subject: Asking Court to Halt Bulldozing

Pittsboro Matters’ attorney Robert Hornik has filed a motion seeking a preliminary injunction to halt unlawful bulldozing — and all Chatham Park construction — until legal challenges to the validity of the project’s Master Plan and rezoning, and the Town’s Planned Development District (PDD) and Zoning Ordinance, have been resolved in court.

Our motion for a temporary injunction was triggered when Chatham Park developers began bulldozing trees to construct a parkway and overpass at U.S. 64 northeast of Pittsboro, without submitting detailed site plans, a key requirement of the Town’s PDD Master Plan.

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I post controversial opinions here in pseudonymous fashion because of dangerous & vitriolic people like Andrew George

April 19th, 2015 · No Comments

Date: Wed, 15 Apr 2015 07:04:35 -0400
From: cryptik
Subject: Dear “Andrew George”

Dear “Andrew George,”

I post controversial opinions here in pseudonymous fashion because of dangerous and vitriolic people like yourself. If you can’t handle the opinions of others then you can feel free to stop reading them and play the lute instead.

You (and certain others on this list who complain about anonymity) are attempting to shut people up when those people are:

– Saying something you don’t like; and
– Don’t give out their real names so you can find ways to hurt them and interfere with their personal lives as some form of perverted self-serving activism against “racism and bigotry.”

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A reasonable policy?

April 19th, 2015 · No Comments

Date: Wed, 15 Apr 2015 21:20:41 -0400
From: Karen Crowell
Subject: a reasonable policy?

I read a policy for posts on a blog recently that I thought was quite sensible.

“We will delete comments that include personal attacks, unfounded allegations, unverified facts, product pitches, profanity or any from anyone who doesn’t list what appears to be an actual email address.”

Granted, it wouldn’t solve the problem of people who prefer to remain anonymous, but if those people complied with the policy, there shouldn’t be any reason to object.

Anon (aka Karen Crowell)

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Andrew George, PHD plays the race card

April 19th, 2015 · No Comments

Date: Wed, 15 Apr 2015 20:00:18 -0400
From: Whatzup
Subject: Andrew George, PHD plays the race card

Andrew George, PhD has decided to play the race card against Taylor Kish.

I happen to be one of the many fans of Taylor Kish. In reviewing some of of Taylor’s emails to the Chatlist I have failed to see any racist comments.

Andrew George, PhD, would you please provide specific examples of the supposed racist comments?

And to suggest that the Chatlist moderator is a racist by “allowing him [Taylor] to uncritically post complete bullshit” is just ludicrous. People post all sorts of posts I don’t agree with.

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N.A. Booko has had some plants, still in the pots, for probably 25 or more years

April 18th, 2015 · No Comments

Date: Wed, 15 Apr 2015 13:53:45 -0400
From: “N.A. Booko”
Subject: Imprisoned for 26 years . . .

I guess I should be ashamed for admitting it, but I have had some plants, still in the pots, for probably 25 or more years. I never meant for it to be that way. Many were either gifts, reduced at store, cuttings, seedling or bird planted. My gardening heart is bigger than my energy level. But in many cases, if I had not taken them, stepped in and grabbed, dug or saved from someone’s compost heap, they would not be alive at all. Mixed emotions on my part.

→ No CommentsTags: Agriculture · Musings