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By Chatham Magazine | December 4, 2019

  The Chatham YMCA’s Red Rover fitness truck delivers mobile workouts By Hannah Lee | Photography by HuthPhoto When it comes to getting in shape, one of our readers’ favorite spots to exercise is the Chatham YMCA in Pittsboro, recognized in our Best of Chatham poll both this year and in […]

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Home For The Holidays

By Chatham Magazine | November 26, 2019

R&B singer Deja Belle has found personal harmony with a family move to Pittsboro When we asked local singer/songwriter Deja Belle for a list of holiday songs that reflect her music and her influences, she picked a list of eclectic tunes by a wide range of African American artists, from Sarah Vaughan […]

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Pint Pals

By Chatham Magazine | November 21, 2019

The running club at House of Hops is a chance to get fit, recharge and finish with friends and a beer BY MATT WHITE PHOTOGRAPHY BY BETH MANN   Kate DiCato is not one of those running parents you see happily pushing a stroller ahead of her as she strides along. […]

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Treats at Southern Supreme

10+ Phrases & Places You Must Know Before You Call Yourself a Local

By Heather Johnson | October 21, 2019

Aunt Bee’s House When she died in 1989, Frances Bavier funneled most of her $700,000 estate into an annuity that, to this day, pays out a yearly Christmas bonus to every Siler City police officer. But her true legacy began gestating not long after she was laid to rest at […]

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pickles Jupiter and molly Instagram stars


By Chatham Magazine | August 8, 2019

  By Hannah Lee   @adventuresofmollyandpickles 1,223 followers As the owner of three rescue dogs – Molly, Pickles and Jupiter (left and top of page) – and a volunteer at Farm Friends Rescue, Mandy German has long supported animal shelters/rescues. Near the end of 2017, she heard about a nonpro t […]

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It’s Harvest Season at the Chatham Farmers Markets

By Chatham Magazine | July 26, 2019

    Summer may be fading, but healthy and fresh food options are bountiful at our local farmers markets. We talked to the managers of the county’s four markets, who told us what to expect over the next few months and offered some of their favorite recipes and foods.   […]

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Diali Cisshiko with his collection of traditional drums and the kora.

Diali Cissokho

By Chatham Magazine | July 18, 2019

Diali, Pittsboro’s own master of Senegalese kora music

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Jenny Garrett McLaurin

By Chatham Magazine | May 16, 2019

The Goldsmith By Matt White | Photography BY Beth Mann   Jenny Garrett McLaurin has been creating custom gold jewelry in Chatham for more than 20 years, but she’s been honing her craft for much longer than that. “My grandmother and great aunt would give me their junky costume jewelry,” […]

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Grace O’Hara

By Chatham Magazine | May 16, 2019

The Entrepreneur By Parrish Alto | PHOTOgraphy BY Beth Mann   Grace O’Hara was 12 in 2014 when she attended a YoungLife camp in Virginia that featured a small lake with an inflatable, trampoline-like floating platform called the “blob.” As one camper sat on the end of the blob, another […]

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By Chatham Magazine | April 10, 2019

Long before there was a Chatham Magazine, we published Durham Magazine out of a renovated office at 115 N. Duke St. in the Bull City. In 2017, another small business opened in the same spot, the vision of a man who believed in Durham’s future as much as we did. His name was Kong […]

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