There are words we all use for motivation. Words such as drive, overcome, persevere, and endure. The words and mechanisms for motivating an individual are endless and personal. Yet, for those who line up for the 6th Annual Got Grit 5K on Saturday, May 30 in Hillsborough, the starting moment will be all about G.R.I.T.
Education is a journey. From the early days of kindergarten to maturation as a college and post-college graduate, the paths we take to farewell hugs, diplomas, and jobs are different. In Hillsborough, a town that is carving paths of change among well-traveled walkways, once such change occurring is the popularity of the new charter school, The Expedition School, located in western Hillsborough.
Everyone has been touched by cancer. We all know someone or have lost someone or are losing someone and we all know fighters who refuse to be lost or lose.
Sometimes it takes a different interpretation to bring an issue to light. Sometimes, it takes the inspired mind of a nine year-old to show the importance of a natural resource.
I have absolutely no rhythm.
The Riverwalk in Hillsborough has provided an ambience and appeal that is symbolic of the character of Hillsborough. On Saturday, April 25, the grassy area that traces Riverwalk downtown will be home to the inaugural River Park Concert.
There is a fence ahead. As fences sometimes demand, there was a need to cross the fence, which, at 5:30 in the morning, when silence is needed and concealment is pertinent, created the opportunity for me to be neither silent nor concealed.
It’s tough being young and professional. Perhaps it’s even tougher being professional and being young. Either way, the mechanics of the image of professional people has changed in recent decades.
Talbert’s Automotive and Tire a longtime Hillsborough landmark.
Freedom to roam allows the mind to expand
There was a time that the Sunday paper and even the daily paper contained fishing reports.
Two years ago, the streets and sidewalks of Hillsborough were formally indoctrinated with the sounds of feet running, jogging and trudging familiar hills.
It’s warmer now and the frogs are noisy at night.
Jason Hawkins outdoors column
For 11-year-old Hunter Burch, a fifth grader at Hillsborough’s Pathways Elementary School, the fire to grill meat and cook has been burning for a few years.