News
Chatham County was cited by the NAMM Foundation as one of America’s Best Communities for Music Education, an award revealed at the Chatham County Schools April 15 board meeting. The award …
The Town of Chapel Hill Council held two regular meetings in April, with affordable housing at the forefront of their discussions. A zoning application was approved for Longleaf Trace, a new …
Downtown Pittsboro has been reaccredited as a NC Main Street community, one of only 50 other communities across the state to receive the designation.
A day on the lake fishing for the big ones needs a lot of parts to pull it off — fishermen, tackle, fishing holes and boats. Especially boats. And that’s where there’s a need …
Central Carolina Community College (CCCC) will host its 7th annual Car and Motorcycle Show on Saturday, May 18, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the school’s Main Campus in Sanford. The show is …
Sports
A few more Chatham County athletes made their college decisions final last week. Seaforth and Chatham Central held signing day ceremonies for 2024 graduates looking to take their games to the …
In the Seaforth baseball team’s first ever playoff run, it learned very quickly that the seeding and regular season records don’t matter. The Hawks, the No. 7 team in the 2A East …
Seaforth girls’ soccer’s Caitlin Erman earns athlete of the week honors for the week of May 7. In the Hawks’ 12-0 win over Granville Central in the first round of the NCHSAA 2A …
State champions were crowned, and Chatham County teams fought to survive in another week of postseason spring sports. Here’s a rundown of how county teams are doing on their quests for state …
Former Northwood basketball star Drake Powell ended his tour of spring showcases with his third Josh Level Classic appearance Saturday. Playing alongside and against the top high school …
Current conditions
La Voz de Chatham
Pittsboro
PITTSBORO — Crowds dropped in on Saturday for the Lowrider Show at the Chatham County Agriculture & Conference Center. The event, now in its fourth year, is the brainchild of Manuel …
Downtown Pittsboro has been reaccredited as a NC Main Street community, one of only 50 other communities across the state to receive the designation.
A potential new storage facility was the main topic of discussion at the Pittsboro Board of Commissioners April 8 meeting, with a public hearing on the rezoning request needed for construction to move forward.
Siler City
One of the more contentious moments of the meeting came during discussion of waste management, currently contracted through Waste Industries, about how well the waste is managed, and whether to renew the contract.
Wolfspeed celebrated a significant construction milestone at its new multi-billion dollar John Palmour Manufacturing Center for Silicon Carbide in Siler City. The topping out ceremony, held on …
Outgoing Siler City Police Chief Michael Wagner was honored for his service at the town’s March 18 Board of Commissioners meeting. “I don’t want to say goodbye and I …
The Board of Commissioners met for a a special session on Feb. 26, to discuss a strategic plan for the city and potential budget impacts for the year ahead. The special session provided a chance for …
The Siler City Board of Commissioners met on Feb. 5, receiving a report from Hobbs Architecture about the condition of the Carter Bank & Trust building that the city acquired last year.
Opinion
Were there such a thing as living multiple lifetimes on this side of the Great Divide, I’m pretty sure I’d devote one of mine to a lengthy study of human nature. Not really sure what …
As I stretch at the trailhead before my morning jog, I’m keenly aware of the drone of periodic cicadas. These insects form a sound wall, which is created by hundreds or even thousands making …
The late Paul “Bear” Bryant was famous for a number of things. And a story went around for awhile that after he died, his widow moved to Chapel Hill so she could get as far away from big-time college football as she could.
My education was supposed to keep an eager yet foolish chaplain, such as myself, from sticking his foot in his mouth while attempting to minister to a Hindu patient or a Jehovah's Witness family
Due to the lack of proper facilities, some Chatham residents are forced to run on high-traffic roads, or bumpy trails that seem ready to twist your ankle at any moment.