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Young Duke Medicine patients face treatments, transplants with music
Duke music therapist's Tray Barton entertain with his guitar patient Jasmin Vasquez-Orona and her dad Juan Vasquez Cortez , in the Duke Children's Hospital .
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Chatham business group supports quick approval for Chatham Park, but no date set yet
Chatham County Economic Development director Dianne Reid has been vocal in her support for the 7,000-acre Chatham Park project that Preston Development of Cary has been working to assemble for years.
Criminal Charges - 12-2-13
Christopher Antonio Bynum, 28, of 4564 N.C. 73 in Iron Station was charged Nov. 27 with one count of conspiracy to distribute cocaine.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Louis Rubin Jr. | Teacher, novelist, 89
Louis Rubin Jr., 89, an influential teacher, novelist, publisher and writer who helped define the scholarly study of the literature of the South and launched the careers of many Southern writers, died Nov. 16 at a retirement home in Pittsboro, N.C. After beginning his career as a journalist, Rubin turned to a life of teaching, writing, and ... (more)
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Development plans cause controversy in Pittsboro
A development that could bring more than 55,000 people to Chatham County is at the center of a battle between Pittsboro's current mayor and the mayor-elect.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
The Chronicle Herald
Louis Rubin Jr., author and editor, dies at age 89
Louis D. Rubin Jr., whose wide-ranging career as a man of letters - he was a teacher, novelist, essayist, editor and publisher, among other things - was devoted to the practise and promotion of American Southern writing, died last Saturday in Pittsboro, N.C. He was 89. After starting his professional life as a journalist, a trade he once described ... (more)
Listen: Hiss Golden Messenger, "Drum"
It was the winter of 2010, and M.C. Taylor was feeling some type of way. Some type of way about the economic meltdown, and what it meant for his one year old son, who slept soundly in the next room while the man best known as Hiss Golden Messenger fretted in the kitchen of his Pittsboro, North Carolina house.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
St. Bart's community lunch
The chapel is quiet on Thursday mornings at Saint Bartholomew's Episcopal Church in Pittsboro.
Gross Ghost grows up
Nick Petersen knows how records get made. A local musician and recording engineer, he calculates he's worked on nearly 1,000 of them by now - EPs and LPs, singles and demos, for bands from Bon Iver and the Melvins to projects he's called his own, including Horseback and Airstrip.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Blue Cross NC to raise individual rates as much as 24 percent on reinstated health plans
Blue Cross and Blue Shield customers will have several individual health insurance options next year: They will be able to buy 2013 plans, with 2014 markups, or 2014 plans that comply with the Affordable Care Act.
WCU student film wins award at Asheville festival
The Western Carolina University student-created film "Jerry," a dark comedy about a homeless man who comes back to haunt the local politician who ran him over, won the jury award for the best student film at the 2013 Asheville Cinema Festival.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Shaffer: Carys Deer Man feeds the beasts, striped and carnivorous
Ken McEntire's sign attracts attention on the highways as he delivers deer carcasses to Carolina Tiger Rescue in Pittsboro.
Sun Nov 17, 2013
Post and Courier
Rubin, author of books on Charleston history, dies
Louis Decimus Rubin Jr., author and editor of more than 50 books, many of them on Southern literary history and his own youth in Charleston, died Saturday in Pittsboro, N.C. Born in Charleston, Rubin was an Army veteran, studied at the College of Charleston and graduated from the University of Richmond before receiving a Ph.D. from Johns Hopkins ... (more)
Sat Nov 16, 2013
Chapel Hill News
Holoman - Sudderth
Rachel Sudderth and Carter Holoman of Burlington were married October 26, 2013, at Antioch Baptist Church in Chapel Hill, NC.
Sun Nov 10, 2013
Burlington Times News
Catherine Camille Harrison and Jeffrey Ryan Clapp, both of Raleigh, were married at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013, in the Garden Terrace at Fearrington Village, Pittsboro.
Fri Nov 08, 2013
Chapel Hill News
Daybook, Nov. 10
John Stanley, author of "Mickey Price: Journey to Oblivion," will talk about and sign his novel from 1 to 2 p.m. at Flyleaf Books, 752 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Chapel Hill.
NC Comicon doubles down and adds film festival
It’s like grandma used to say: If there’s one thing better than a giant comic book convention, it’s a giant comic book convention with a film festival.
Wed Nov 06, 2013
Sexual harassment, Super PACs and fracking
Bora Zivkovic, the fallen former blog editor of Scientific American should know today whether he still has a seat on the board of the Friends of the N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences in Raleigh.