Entries by Madeline Safrit

Thirsty Skull Brewing

In the middle of winter, we recommend warming up with a cold beer. Thirsty Skull Brewing in Siler City has exactly what you need to make that happen. Food Truck Fridays are in action at Thirsty Skull Brewing on January 14 and January 21, serving up local food favorites and hoppy brews. From 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., take a seat and get a head start on the weekend.

Trail Ahead

With your New Year’s resolutions set, you may be looking for activities involving exercise and exploration. We’ve got you covered on both, at the same time. There’s the treadmill, there’s Pilates classes and then, there’s walking trails that lead to an old laboratory and abandoned cotton factory ruins. A day trip from Chatham County, you’re […]

625 Katy Stella Drive

625 Katy Stella Drive in Cary is on the market! Newly-listed, this end-unit townhome offers both privacy and close access to community amenities. In close proximity to all the Triangle has to offer, visit your favorite local eateries, walking trails, golf courses and shops, all a short drive away. There’s plenty to explore, get started on your virtual tour!

1554 NC-87

Just sold, this ranch home sits on 6.3 acres and is home to 4 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms and a home office. Plenty of renovations have been added in the past several years, including hardwood floors, metal roofing with a life warranty, Andersen windows, updated septic, electrical, plumbing, HVAC and master and second floor bathrooms. Not to mention, the exposed beams are among its most notable additions. Additional living spaces include the enclosed sunroom and unfinished basement.

400 Gladstone Trail

Just sold, 400 Gladstone Trail in Pittsboro features 2,324 square feet of living space, complete with a remodeled kitchen, updated finished and picturesque views from the back patio. Built on 7.3 acres, this property allows for horses to move in and kick back on the 1-acre pasture and in the stall barn. Adding to the remodeled kitchen, the new appliances, farm sink, updated cabinetry and quartz counters are a small fraction of the beauty the rest of the home holds. The exterior is up to par with a 12’x15’ shed, a raised bed garden, creek and walking trails!

Best of Chatham: Chatham Carpet & Interiors

For nearly 50 years, Chatham Carpet & Interiors has been serving their local community, providing only the best in carpet, wood, vinyl, sundries and laminate products. Located at 50 Still Waters Drive in Siler City, their experienced team is available to bring your design visions to life. You can rely on their professional staff, customer service, reasonable prices, expansive inventory and available warranties, all locally-owned and operated. Visit their showroom or contact the help center for more information on getting started!

Tiger Day Fun Run

The big cats who earned their claim to fame on Netflix’s hit show, “Tiger King,” are now living comfortably at the Carolina Tiger Rescue in Pittsboro. Joining with other animal sanctuaries around the country, the Carolina Tiger Rescue is one organization of many working to provide adequate care for these cats, along with many others. How can you support the well-being of the cats who call Carolina Tiger Rescue home? Sign up for the Tiger Day 5K – Virtual Fun Run, taking place July 22 – 29!

Chills in Chatham

Sure, we are months away from Halloween, but who doesn’t love a good ghost story, regardless of what the calendar says? You may not know this, but Chatham County is allegedly one of North Carolina’s most haunted counties. Of all the spooky tales with origins in North Carolina, this one may leave you scratching your head. Just 10 miles south of Siler City, the Devil’s Tramping Ground is a notorious camping spot near Harper’s Crossroads in Bear Creek. A perfect circle, 40 feet in diameter, this small plot of land is home to a massive mystery.

Best of Chatham: Hardware General

For those of us who call Chatham County home, we know that our home is the best of many things. At the top of that list is support for area businesses, both new and old. Fresh to the Pittsboro scene is Hardware General, a TrueValue Local Home Improvement store. With its grand opening taking place in January 2021, customers can now shop in-store at their storefront, located at 386 East Street in Pittsboro. Your next home improvement project just got a lot less stressful.

Pick Your Own Adventure

Fresh air and fresh fruit is arguably one of the best combinations of summer. This season, many of our household traditions have been altered. One of which will not be compromised is berry picking! Chatham County and its surrounding communities are home to a plethora of pick-your-own berry patches and farms, supplying you with a dose of sunshine, a dose of fun and the major ingredient for your next homemade cobbler.