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Jul. 25, 2015 @ 10:31 PM

Chasing away film industry

A Grimsley High School graduate is crowdfunding a space opera set in the "Mad Men" era on Kickstarter.

The Chapel Hill Herald: Letters View All »

Mar. 14, 2015 @ 03:49 PM

People's Pharmacy: Hole in wall traced to blood-pressure pills

Q. My husband has been taking lisinopril for years now to control hypertension. We never associated his persistent nonstop coughing with this drug until today.

Columnist: Susan Gladin View All »

Jul. 07, 2015 @ 12:06 AM

Toppling life-script’s jailer like Saddam Hussein’s statue

Most of my best friends, ranging in age from mid-20s to early 70s, are facing significant life changes.  For different reasons we find ourselves at high-speed intersections asking, “What now?”

Columnist: Stanley Peele View All »

Jul. 18, 2015 @ 05:19 PM

Moncure sees coal ash dump as another slight

I have a special affection for the people of Chatham County.  This affection is particularly true in the outlying areas of such as Bennett, Crutchfield Crossroads and Moncure.  These areas have felt that the Chatham County Commissioners and sheriff’s office ignored them – and put all their efforts to serve Pittsboro, Siler City and the area north of Pittsboro. 

Columnist: Vicki Wentz View All »

Jul. 25, 2015 @ 03:33 PM

Vicki Wentz: Honey, a mountain is for looking at ...

At the end of the day, I had lasagna ready for dinner, followed by blueberry pie. Immediately, my friends protested — way too much food! couldn’t possibly! could we just have some plain blueberries?…. I so need new friends.

Columnist: Susie Wilde View All »

Jul. 18, 2015 @ 03:38 PM

Susie Wilde: ‘New Jim Crow’ not easy, but a must-read

“This is a must-read,” declared one of my well-read students after attending a Flyleaf book group that discussed Michelle Alexander’s “The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness.” Listening to the audio narrated by Karen Chilton (book from New Press, audio from Recorded Books, 11 CDs, 13.25 hours), I quickly agreed.