Jordan Lake’s eagles seek sanctuary

The sun is just starting to rise on Jordan Dam as “Doc Ellen” Tinsley climbs out of her big pickup truck armed with a camping chair, a camera with an incredibly powerful lens, and a wealth of …

Vernon collects 200th win as Lady Chargers roll Knights

PITTSBORO — Northwood outscored Northern Durham 11-3 in the first quarter to open up a comfortable lead and never let the Lady Knights get closer than four points the remainder of the game as the …

Community calendar
community calendar

ON THE AGENDA The Chatham County Board of Commissioners will meet at 6 p.m. on Feb. 18 in the second floor courtroom at the Chatham County Courthouse, 9 Hillsboro St., Pittsboro. The Siler City …

Meandering slasher sequel feels mundane

Radiating a fetching charisma and sassy demeanor, Jessica Rothe was the best reason to watch 2017’s modest hit “Happy Death Day,” a kooky, if derivative Blumhouse slasher — think “Scream” …

CHATHAM@WORK | SHARON GLOVER

About: Sharon Glover was born in Siler City and graduated from Jordan-Matthews High School. She has undergraduate and graduate degrees in psychology, as well as an associate of applied science degree …

For Chatham’s Reed, barbecue is more than a good-tasting passion

John Shelton Reed is more than simply an expert on “the South” and the author or editor of nearly 20 books on the subject — he’s an avowed lover of barbecue and has spent much of his …

Columns / Opinions

Finding special place good thing for soul

A voice from my past called to my soul the other day as I listened to some of the news accounts about all the folks across the political and social spectrum who have been found or admitted to wearing …

Journalism has long history and important future

Working in the news business can be difficult. For every reporter, it truly is a labor of love. We work weird, long hours, and often for little pay. Our jobs are tough and our futures are often …

Complex problem requires candor

More power to anyone who can get through high school and college without doing something stupid. That’s because high school students are young people with additional growth and maturity in their …