The News
SILER CITY — Siler City, whose chronic water quality violations have cost taxpayers $239,000 over the past six years, has been penalized another $36,000 by state regulators, recent documents …
PITTSBORO — The Chatham County Public Health Department has been awarded re-accreditation with honors from the N.C. Local Health Department Accreditation program. The recognition signifies that the …
PITTSBORO — Chatham County Schools is partnering with North Carolina Education Corps (NCEC) to accelerate learning for young readers through high-impact tutoring. Applications are open for anyone …
ADAPTING TO EMPOWER In an ever-digitizing world, knowing how to use the latest technologies is more important than ever. Nobody understands that better than the people training the next …
Winter’s accompaniments — mixed in with increasingly cold weather and a festive Christmas holiday season — include three respiratory illnesses: the flu, RSV and COVID. “This can strain …
Local Sports
The only undefeated girls basketball team in Chatham County is Seaforth, which sits at 3-0 ahead of its Thursday home game against Western Alamance (6 p.m.) The Hawks are in …
The Northwood swimming and diving teams kicked off their 2022-23 season Monday night with a tri-meet against Eastern Alamance and Orange High in Hillsborough. The Chargers defeated Eastern Alamance …
Through the first few weeks of the regular season, Seaforth junior Jarin Stevenson leads all county boys basketball players in both points (24.7), rebounds (10.0) and blocks (3.7) …
Someone recently told me they thought the UNC men’s basketball team sold its soul last season to retire Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski, and the more time passes, the more I think they were …
In its second season as a program under head coach Charles Byrd, the Seaforth girls basketball team is off to a 3-0 start and looks like one of the best teams in …
Current conditions
La Voz de Chatham
Bracelets with the Colombian flag and other hand-crafted goods will be sold by seven artisans displayed at Saturday’s Hispanic Heritage Fiesta. 
The COVID-19 pandemic may have cast a spotlight on the importance of good mental health for most of America, but for some Siler City residents, it’s been a priority for at least the past four years.
A few weeks ago, district leadership once again studied a pool of staff nominations, as they had for the past several months, to choose Chatham County Schools’ April Equity Champion of the …
SILER CITY — The Siler City Immigrant Community Advisory Committee heard subcommittee updates and discussed ways to better serve youth mental health needs with youth-serving agencies during its …
Education
At the Chatham Board of Education’s Nov. 17 meeting Amy Kappelman, chairperson of Chatham’s Moms for Liberty, expressed frustration to the board over the fact that the pocket Constitutions her …
Chatham County Schools officials shared additional data analysis on statewide test scores Thursday, which show the district improved at a better rate than many schools in the state.
The head of Chatham’s chapter of Moms for Liberty addressed Chatham’s Board of Education last Thursday, coming to “dispel rumors” about its mission.
Politics
The head of Chatham’s chapter of Moms for Liberty addressed Chatham’s Board of Education last Thursday, coming to “dispel rumors” about its mission.
The Chatham County Board of Elections certified results from the 2022 midterms during its Friday canvass, closing the chapter on yet another election season. Board members gathered at the county …
The final numbers from the Chatham County Board of Elections are in following final canvass on Thursday. Challenger Jessica Winger did not earn enough votes to call for a recount against incumbent …
Democratic candidates for Chatham Board of Commissioners rode a blue wave last Tuesday, taking three contested seats by at least 12-point margins — with David …
Chatham County’s Board of Education is set to remain the same after three incumbents won re-election to their seats last week — provided that Del Turner’s lead …
Columns/Opinions
There has been, it seems to me, an unusually large crop of leaves in my yard this year. Or maybe it’s that I don’t rake like once upon a time, mainly due to sore shoulders and weak knees, and …
In much of the country, the Republican Party fell well short of expectations in the 2022 midterms. Flawed GOP nominees in Pennsylvania, New Hampshire, Nevada and Arizona lost winnable races for U.S. …
This week marks 81 years since the day “which will live in infamy” as President Franklin D. Roosevelt predicted. The attack on Pearl Harbor caused the United States to declare war against Japan, …
I love being in the presence of smart, articulate and visionary folks, even on a rainy, unseasonably cool late fall evening. A large crowd gathered at Wait Chapel on the campus of Wake Forest …
This week, North Carolina’s legislative leaders are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to give them absolute power over federal elections. That’s when the …