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The book Beads, set for release on Nov. 26, is author Rachael Brooks’ memoir detailing her journey from rape victim to resilient survivor. Brooks, whose first childhood home was in Pittsboro, lives in Raleigh with her husband and two children. more
Pizza, paper clips, Mason jars, and a ’57 Fender Stratocaster (a guitar): these all come up when you ask Mr. Google to name the most versatile item ever made. Yeah…well, no. With all due respect, Mr. Google is wrong with a capital Wrong. The actual most versatile thing is a food. more
I’ve written more than a few stories in my nearly a year here in Chatham County about Chatham Park and the growing development here. We’ve also looked into how that will affect what’s already here. But what about the small businesses? For some insight, I turned to Jon Spoon, the director of the Small Business Center on Central Carolina Community College’s Pittsboro campus. Each of North Carolina’s community colleges have SBCs, which provide free assistance and education for small business owners in their respective communities. more
Editor’s note: As part of the News + Record’s commitment to the community, we’re partnering with the United Way of Chatham County to help provide insight into the work of the agencies the program helps fund with a series of local agency profiles. This week, we look at Communities in Schools of Chatham County. more
  There aren’t any better reasons to see “The Good Liar” than Helen Mirren and Ian McKellen. The film’s knighted stars inhabit the frame like master craftsmen, slowed … more
ABOUT SHANNON: Shannon Bueker has been a Pittsboro resident for 28 years, but she was born in Spain in 1963. Her father was stationed at the Seville AFB, and she and her family lived there and other … more
PITTSBORO — The future of the Confederate monument in downtown Pittsboro remains uncertain following months of protests, lawsuits and a temporary restraining order. But it has it also affected … more
Grades/subjects you teach: Kindergarten E-mail address: eparks@chatham.k12.nc.us Date, place of birth: Oct. 9 in Sanford, but I grew up in Pittsboro. Education: Graduated with Chatham County … more
Editor’s note: As part of the News + Record’s commitment to the community, we’re partnering with the United Way of Chatham County to help provide insight into the work of the agencies the … more
In the newspaper business, we call this column and things of its ilk “standing features” — items that run every week, usually in the same place, both to fill space and to appeal to certain … more
Working retail is really, really, hard. And not only that, it’s hard. Did I mention it’s hard? When I was in my 20s, I spent five years in the retail trenches. It aged my body at least 15 … more
Dr. Lisa Chapman became President of Central Carolina Community College on April 1. This week, we speak with Dr. Chapman about her ascent to the position, CCCC’s academic achievements and her goals … more
This week’s roundup of news and notes affecting the business world in Chatham County includes a reflection on a company locating in Siler City, a surprising drop in attendance from a popular state … more
The Kid has always been a very adventurous eater. In the 1st grade, students were asked to bring in their favorite food to share with the class. The next day the table was laden with hot dogs, … more
Grades taught: 6th, 7th and 8th grade English Language Arts E-mail address: akakins@chatham.k12.nc.us Date, place of birth: March 22, 1982, in Elmira, New York Education: Southside High … more
For those wondering whether the world needed another movie about the Battle of Midway Island during World War II, it’s worth pointing out that director Roland Emmerich’s latest big screen bonanza … more
Editor’s note: As part of the News + Record’s commitment to the community, we’re partnering with the United Way of Chatham County to help provide insight into the work of the agencies the … more
Grades/subjects you teach: online facilitator; coach E-mail address: showze@chatham.k12.nc.us Place of birth: Buffalo, New York Education: High Point Central High School, East Carolina … more
Last week’s column, which included a mention of GrubHub, Uber Eats and Door Dash, prompted a response. I learned something new, which is one of my favorite things about being a … more
Editor’s note: As part of the News + Record’s commitment to the community, we’re partnering with the United Way of Chatham County to help provide insight into the work of the agencies the … more
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