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K-12: Tracing the Latino Experience in Chatham County Schools – The Personal Journey of a Latina Educator

In conjunction with the Chatham 250 celebration, Chatham Community Library will host a virtual lecture by Dr. Virginia Cárdenas.  The program, entitled K-12: Tracing the Latino Experience in Chatham County Schools, is part of a series of discussions chronicling the history of communities of color in Chatham County.  It will be held virtually on Friday, June 25, 2021, …

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Valerie Paige Foushee

Sen. Valerie Paige Foushee Leads a Life of Public Service

By Anna-Rhesa Versola | Photo by John Michael Simpson Senator, North Carolina General AssemblyValerie was born the eldest of six siblings in Chapel Hill. She and her high school sweetheart, Stanley Foushee, live in Hillsborough and will celebrate their 44th anniversary this year. The couple has two adult sons, Stanley II and Terrence – an …

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Glamping: Sisters On The Fly

Glamping, camping and having fun is what Sue Luke and Erin Dail love to do in their vintage trailers, a 1968 Shasta Compact and a 1970 Play Mor. As members of the national women’s group, Sisters on the Fly (SOTF), they fulfill the motto of “Having More Fun Than Anyone” by collecting vintage items to …

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Pumpkin Farm

Huckleberry Trail Farm: A working farm with a mission

In it’s literal definition, a huckleberry is: huck·le·ber·ry/ˈhəkəlˌberē/ Noun: A small, round, edible blue-black berry related to the blueberry. The low-growing North American shrub (genus Gaylussacia) of the heath family that bears this fruit. At Huckleberry Trail Farm near Siler City, there’s a second definition that owner Bob Reichel, aka “Uncle Bob”, prefers to use. A huckleberry also means: …

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Pittsboro Bicycles

Pittsboro Bicycles

Photography and article by Hillary Graves Photography Just around back of the Historic Chatham Mills is Pittsboro Bicycles. Owner Eddie Hatcher has more than a decade of experience in bike shops. He can help you with any and all of your questions if you’re in the market for a new bike. He knows all too well that …

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