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Community Spotlight: Promoting a new identity

Various groups work to advocate Siler City’s assets

by Jonathan Tuttle

 

At noon on a cold late winter day, a line develops outside the door of Johnson’s Burgers, the Siler City restaurant that has been serving lunch since 1946.

 

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An ideal mix

East 54 community has something for everyone

by Danielle Jackson

 

By all accounts, Chapel Hill’s East 54 could be considered a town within a town. The mixed-use development offers housing, shopping, dining, health and fitness facilities, and entertainment, all within walking distance to more amenities, from Finley Golf Course and Meadowmont Village to the Glen-Lennox Shopping Center.

 

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Fifteen501 Treasure: Plantation life

Historic Stagville gives visitors a peek into slavery’s past in Durham

by Danielle Jackson

 

Slavery is never something to be celebrated. But at Historic Stagville in Durham, it’s highlighted in a way that showcases the true, hardworking daily lives of the 900 slaves who labored on pre-Civil War North Carolina’s largest plantation.

 

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FEBRUARY

Feb. 23

The Complete Gardener: Growing and Managing Trees & Shrubs

“Growing and Managing Trees & Shrubs” will be held from 9:30-11:30 a.m. and from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Feb. 23 in the auditorium of the Agriculture Building in Pittsboro. The free class, part of the Complete Gardener Series, is designed for beginner and advanced gardeners alike. Pre-registration includes a CD with supplementary information.

Phone: (919) 542-8202

Web site: http://chatham.ces.ncsu.edu/index.php?page=events

 

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