Tag Archives: chatham county

Burgers & Bottle Caps: Corbett’s Burgers & Soda Bar

At Corbett’s Burgers & Soda Bar in Cary, choose from more than 250 bottled sodas to enjoy with your meal.
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Posted in Dining, February 2014, Piedmont | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Scents of the Season

Remembering the blessing of North Carolina’s fragrant holiday foods.
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Posted in December 2013, Food | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Friday Night Music: Bynum General Store and The Carolina Inn

At two beloved Triangle landmarks — Bynum General Store and the Carolina Inn — the music plays on.
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Posted in Arts & Entertainment, Music, Piedmont, September 2013 | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment


In a town where everyone seems to have big ideas, the success of a local currency shows the value in working together to make them happen.
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Posted in February 2013, Piedmont | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Southern Newcomer

Marjorie Hudson, a born Midwesterner, never considered herself a Southern author. Then she became a Tar Heel.
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Posted in Books, January 2013 | Tagged , , | 3 Comments

A Tractor Needs A Driver

When a farmer takes a seat on a tractor, he makes a connection. It’s a strong bond that he will one day pass down.
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Posted in Central N.C., Nature & Agriculture, October 2012, Piedmont | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

The Lavender Plan

On a back-road farm in Bennett, Norma Burns finds strength in a field of purple plants.
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Posted in Gardens & Gardening, June 2012 | Tagged | Leave a comment

North Carolina’s Sound

Chatham County musician Tommy Edwards knows the tune of his home state by heart.
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Posted in Arts & Entertainment, January 2012, Music | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

A Community Moved by Steam

The Ruritans seem to have their prints on just about anything that happens in Silk Hope. But nothing they do is bigger than their Old Fashioned Farmers’ Day. And nothing is bigger on Old Fashioned Farmers’ Day than the steam that comes from the engines that power just about everything.
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Posted in November 2011 | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

Barns Reborn

For 10 years, Roger Dinger looked past old barns as he surveyed land for development and tried not to think about the buildings turning to dust. Today, he salvages their wood and hardware and turns them into works of art in his Siler City workshop.
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Posted in Art & Artists, Arts & Entertainment, July 2011, People | Tagged , , | 2 Comments