Shop Pittsboro: Chatham Business Services

by Ann Fitts

When it comes to professional services, Chatham Business Services has been holding its own in downtown Pittsboro for over eight years. Providing notary services, papers warm from the printer, and thoughtful assistance are just a few of the goods and services offered by owner Heather Johnson. While celebrating her business’s recent anniversary, Johnson shared [...]

2021-07-09T12:27:55-04:00October 22nd, 2020|

Around Pittsboro: New Park to Honor Black Settler

by Stephanie Bass

Like every successful Chatham County farmer and businessman in the 1830s, Lewis Freeman would have been up every day before dawn to tend his considerable array of properties and manage his affairs. After all, one could not get ahead without hard work and long hours, not unless one was born rich. Lewis Freeman was [...]

2020-01-29T12:30:27-04:00January 21st, 2020|

Local on Main: PBO’s Farm & Art Dinner

by Main Street Pittsboro

Spring has sprung and all of Pittsboro is bright green with a lot of yellow pollen mixed in. These bright hues bring to mind two things: the promise of farmers’ fields found just outside of downtown abundant with fresh growth, and the renewed sense of creativity for local artists of all genres. In Pittsboro, small [...]

2019-06-23T21:08:55-04:00April 15th, 2019|

Around Pittsboro: Get Pampered at The Salon

by Jamie Nunnelly

Basic self-care can be as simple as getting your hair cut and being pampered for a couple of hours. Pittsboro is lucky to have several salons and barbershops catering to local clientele. One hair salon located right near the center of the downtown area is called appropriately The Salon. A.J. Solomon and Leigh Belperain started [...]

2019-04-04T17:44:06-04:00March 3rd, 2019|

Around Town: Third Annual Summer Fest!

by Samantha Birchard

Summer Fest is almost here! The Third Annual Summer Fest, hosted by the Pittsboro Business Association, will be held on the First Sunday of July. This year, the First Sunday is July 1 and what a fantastic way to start the month! The day will kick off with First Sunday activities from 12 Noon-4 pm featuring [...]

2018-06-01T17:12:41-04:00May 30th, 2018|

Valentine’s Day Is Around the (Hillsboro Street) Corner!

by Samantha Birchard

Spoil the ones you love in the town you love. Downtown Pittsboro is full of possibilities for Valentine’s Day on Wednesday, February 14th.  May we suggest a few? Delicious NC-made chocolates are available at New Horizons Trading Co. and Vino!!. Vino!! also has wine and cigars for your sweetie. Necklaces available at Liquidambar Gallery [...]

2018-02-08T16:44:10-04:00February 7th, 2018|

Historic Pittsboro: Proposed Plaques Provide Perspective

by Cindy Schmidt

The history of the buildings and businesses in Pittsboro include a hardware store, a men's haberdashery, stables, several saloons, a movie theater, and department stores, among others — but how would anyone know that now? In this photo by Dorothea Lange, locals gather in front of a store on the west side of Hillsboro [...]

2018-04-26T13:59:26-04:00February 1st, 2018|