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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.

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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 »

Aug. 03, 2015 @ 11:17 PM

If house approaches ‘photo-shoot’ quality, time to stay

My neighbors decided to sell their old car and had it detailed (a deep cleaning) to make it more attractive.  As they drove home from the detailer’s they marveled at how new the old car looked.  Before they reached home they had chosen to keep it.

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 »

Aug. 01, 2015 @ 03:19 PM

Vicki Wentz: Run for your lives, old canned goods

Yesterday, while trying to pull a bag of rice from the pantry shelf where it was wedged, causing an avalanche of rigatoni, quinoa, beans & rice mixes, spaghetti, pancake mixes, whey (why?), grits, couscous, tabbouleh mixes, noodles and panko, it hit me: the undeniable, indisputable, all-consuming, almost lustful fever to ... clean out and reorganize. Yes, the pantry, but not just that — everywhere!

Columnist: Susie Wilde View All »

Aug. 01, 2015 @ 03:35 PM

Susie Wilde: ‘Road Trip Carolina: A Ride Across the Old North State’

I was thrilled when Missy Julian Fox and Elaine O’Neil involved me in their latest project and it wasn’t just because our meeting meant sipping Orangeade at Sutton’s Drug Store. I’d seen their excellence evolve in their first successful book, “Goodnight Carolina” (McDonald & Associates, ages 4-8 and their parents), a rhythmic lullaby of a book, which Fox calls “a love letter to my home town.”