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A Taste of Chatham

A Taste of Chatham

A Taste of Chatham Our county’s restaurateurs, cooks and foodies share their fave local dishes, drinks and moreCompiled By Matt White | Photography by Beth Mann John Cappelletti  executive Pie Man at Capp’s Pizzeria & Trattoria Says you’ve got to try: Postal Fish...

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Remembering Mama Dip

Remembering Mama Dip

Remembering Mama Dip Born and raised in Chatham, she became one of the South’s culinary icons By Matt White | Photo by briana brough Mildred Council, known to generations who ate her cooking as Mama Dip, died in late May in Chapel Hill. She was among the most...

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Plays: Past, Present

Plays: Past, Present

Plays: Past, PresentPittsboro playwright’s latest is a 'North Carolina fable' of inequality   By Holly West | Photography by Savannah Shaney   If you saw “Leaving Eden” on the PlayMakers Repertory Company stage in April, the play’s setting in a small North Carolina...

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A full life in Ward’s Hollow

A full life in Ward’s Hollow

A full life in Ward’s Hollow The Johnsons waited a decade for their restored farmhouse on Mount Gilead Church Road. It was worth it.   By Matt White | Photography by beth mann   On a recent afternoon, Brad Johnson fixed a tire on wife Dani’s car in the driveway of...

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In Like a Tiger

In Like a Tiger

In Like a Tiger Meet four of Pittsboro's newest furry residents   By Matt White | Photography Courtesy Carolina Tiger Rescue   Some arrived with a roar. Others gave a lazy flick of the tail. But after a long trip, four adult tigers arrived at the Carolina Tiger Rescue...

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A River Runs Through It

A River Runs Through It

A River Runs Through It Five generations of the Hobbs family have called Baldwin’s Mill home   By Matt White | Photography by Briana Brough   The water is the kind of cold that makes you gasp even though that’s the worst thing you can do. It looked so inviting from...

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Where River Meets Lake

Where River Meets Lake

Where River Meets Lake An afternoon at water level   By Corbie Hill | Photography by Moriah LeFebvre   First comes the osprey, and it’s caught something. The dark shape in its talons is likely a fish, but it's too high in the air to see clearly. Next comes the bald...

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All in the Same Boat

All in the Same Boat

All In The Same Boat The Stafford family has been boating on Jordan Lake since 2003. Just 10 minutes from their home, the"Hot Now" houseboat provides a mini-vacation every time they leave the dock.   Photography by Briana Brough   ABOVE: Cas Stafford, (right, with...

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Governors Club

Governors Club

Living in Governors ClubOne of our original planned communities evolves as new families arrive By matt white On a recent Wednesday night, Trey and RamonaLisa Robertson and their daughter Emily, 10, arrived at the front door of the Governors Club main clubhouse for...

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