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Fall Fun for Everyone

Fall Fun for Everyone

Fall Fun for Everyone Siler City's Huckleberry Trail Farm offers disability friendly attractions  By Michele Kisthardt  |  Photography by Hillary Graves Photography When Bob Reichel and his wife, Debby, opened Huckleberry Trail Farm – which was named after Bob’s son,...

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Old School

Old School

Old School The Hamms have taught the students of Chatham County for more than 80 years  By Matt White  |  Photography by Briana Brough Every September, David and Ellen Hamm and their four daughters approach the changing season with a slightly out-of-place holiday...

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Headlights in the Moonlight

Headlights in the Moonlight

Headlights in the Moonlight A challenging trail near Briar Chapel beckons brave riders By Matt White  |  Photography by Briana Brough In 30 minutes,darkness will have fallen over the pine straw-trimmed lawns and neat sidewalks of the Briar Chapel neighborhood, but as...

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Putting Down Roots in Chatham Park

Putting Down Roots in Chatham Park

Putting Down Roots in Chatham Park Q&A with The Root Cellar's Sera Cuni and Susan White  By Laura Zolman Kirk |  Photography by Briana Brough The Root Cellar’s Sera Cuni and Susan White have strong ties to the county. Sera has lived here since 2003 when she...

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The Globalists

The Globalists

The Globalists The making of Wendy and Jacques Dufour’s eclectic home goods store, French Connections.  By Jo Maeder “I finally decided which rooster to buy,” says Sheryl Forbis from Carrboro, holding a large, colorful one made of metal. Another piece of outdoor...

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Plan Bee

Plan Bee

Plan Bee With the pollinators’ numbers in decline, more than 200 of our neighbors are on a mission to protect the secret life of bees.  By Chantal Allam  |  Photography by Nina Merklina John Strickland became a beekeeper as a simple favor for his neighbor. “[My...

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Home Grown

Home Grown

Home Grown Recollections As Told To Michele Kisthardt Dr. Karen Barbee is glad to be back The daughter of the county’s first African-American county commissioner talks about growing up here, leaving and now returning to the place she loves to live, work and raise a...

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The Porches of Chatham County

The Porches of Chatham County

The Porches of Chatham County The Porches of Chatham County  was originally published in our Summer 2017 Issue. For a full screen viewing experience, click the square icon. Get the latest news about what's going on in Chatham County with our weekly newsletter – coming...

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Summerfest 2017

Summerfest 2017

Pittsboro’s Summerfest, held on July 2, 2017, was the epitome of Fourth of July fun. Thank you to everyone who stopped by our booth for a photo, the first issue of Chatham Magazine, a grilling set or a future article suggestion. We love Chatham County because of the...

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Glamping: Sisters On The Fly

Glamping: Sisters On The Fly

Glamping, camping and having fun is what Sue Luke and Erin Dail love to do in their vintage trailers, a 1968 Shasta Compact and a 1970 Play Mor. As members of the national women’s group, Sisters on the Fly (SOTF), they fulfill the motto of “Having More Fun Than...

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