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Posted 5/29/20

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Interfaith Food Shuttle hosting COVID-19 Mobile Market on June 4

The Interfaith Food Shuttle will have its Mobile Market on Thursday, June 4 from 11 a.m.- 4 p.m. at St. Julia’s Catholic Church. The food distribution is free, open to the public and contactless. There will be enough food to serve 1,500 families. Each vehicle will receive shelf-stable dry foods, frozen casserole meals, fresh produce and recipe booklets.

Carolina Tiger Rescue reopening on June 5

PITTSBORO — Carolina Tiger Rescue will reopen its gates to the public beginning on June 5, ending what has become a long two-and-a-half months of partial shutdown due to COVID-19.

The rescue is limiting tours to 12 guests and a guide who will remain six feet apart at all times. Both guides and guests will be required to wear cloth masks while on site. Tickets for the 10 a.m., 1 p.m. and Twilight tours will be available for purchase beginning next week, with tours resuming on June 5. Friday morning tours at 10 a.m. will be specifically reserved for vulnerable members of the public. Additionally, interested parties may bid on specialty tours on the online “paw-ction,” which ends at 5 p.m. on Saturday, May 23, to become one of the first few to be welcomed back to the sanctuary.

For more information about Carolina Tiger Rescue’s reopening or to purchase tickets, visit the website,, or contact Louise Orr at (919) 219-2301 or

Second Seagrove pottery tour scheduled for June 6-7

SEAGROVE — The second annual Seagrove Wood Fire NC Weekend Pottery Tour will be from 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 6 and 12- 4 p.m. on Sunday, June 7.

The event will feature new pieces from participating potters, which include: From the Ground Up Pottery, Studio Touya, Ben Owen Pottery, Jugtown Pottery, Johnston and Gentithes Art Pottery, Blue Hen Pottery, Kate Johnston at Triangle Studio, David Stuempfle Pottery, Luck’s Ware and Donna Craven Pottery. This year, some of the potters will present online sales and some will be open and at their shops. Click links provided on the event’s website to view individual shopping and information pages for each pottery. There are also videos, including virtual tours, and up to date information as organizers are “work(ing) to create this fun and safe event,” a press release stated.

Due to the changing recommendations on shopping and safety, the best way to find up to date information on our event is to check our website:


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