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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 … more
Midday on Tuesday, a confrontation between police and protesters at UNC Chapel Hill was broadcast live on national news networks CNN and Fox News, with objects being thrown at officers who were protecting a flagpole at the center of Polk Place. more
A new agreement allows Central Carolina Community College students an assured entry pathway to Methodist University upon graduation from CCCC. more
The annual ClydeFest arts festival is celebrating its 22nd year, taking place Sun., April 14 at Pittsboro’s Chatham Agricultural and Conference Center. The festival, put on by the Chatham … more
A potential supplemental income plan to support the county's teachers was a major focus of the March 11 meeting of Chatham County Schools Board of Education. The recognition of teachers in the … more
Chatham County Schools are now providing students with free teletherapy, virtual mental health consults via a new partnership with Daybreak, a company that specializes in remote mental health care. more
Central Carolina Community College (CCCC) will receive $6.3 million from the National Science Foundation’s Division of Advanced Technological Education. The grant will fund the creation of … more
“We’re giving teachers… guidance on how to use it as an instructional tool and not necessarily as something that kids are going to use to cheat.” The district will also be reaching out to parents with additional information about how AI is being used as well as developments over the next few years. more
BEAR CREEK — Fifth grader Helen Moose of George Moses Horton Middle School is the best speller in the county, nabbing first place in the 2024 Chatham County Schools District Spelling Bee at … more
PITTSBORO — Chatham County Schools is one of 20 North Carolina public school districts to receive a $50,000 pilot grant in 2024, aimed at enhancing teacher recruitment and retention. This … more
PITTSBORO — As the old joke goes, how do you get to Carnegie Hall? Practice, practice, practice. Thus we have Abigail Sabrina Wright, a junior at Northwood High School, has been … more
Kendall Anderson, a junior at Seaforth High School, achieved a perfect score on her Advanced Placement (AP) United States Government and Politics exam, placing her among only 48 students globally to … more
PITTSBORO – Chatham County Schools announced the completion of School Nutrition Association (SNA) training by two child nutrition employees, who are now School Nutrition Specialists (SNS). … more
GOLDSTON —  When the bell rings calling youngsters back to class for the 2023-24 academic year, there’ll be a new school in Chatham County ready to welcome its initial group of … more
PITTSBORO — At last week’s Chatham County Schools Board of Education meeting at 6 p.m. on Monday, July 10, Superintendent Dr. Anthony Jackson presented statistics on the graduating class of 2023.  more
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Thursday, June 29, that affirmative action practices within college admissions were unconstitutional in a 6-3 decision. Chief Justice John Roberts wrote the opinion of the court, joined by Justices Clarence Thomas, Samuel Alito, Neil Gorsuch, Brett Kavanaugh and Amy Coney Barrett.  more
PITTSBORO — The Chatham County Schools Board of Education met at 6 p.m. for open session on Monday, July 10, agreeing to rename the Chatham School of Science and Engineering, grant a sidewalk easement and accepted multiple other action items.  more
RALEIGH — Pittsboro, North Carolina, resident James Murray was among the graduates Campbell University’s Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law conferred 145 Juris Doctor degrees on Friday, May 12, during its 45th hooding and graduation ceremony at the J.S. Dorton Arena.  more
PITTSBORO — As the sun rose on Saturday morning, over 130 residents, elected officials and local Civil Rights activists gathered behind George Moses Horton Middle School to commemorate the … more
PITTSBORO — The Chatham County Retired School Personnel (CCRSP), a branch of the North Carolina Retired School Personnel (NCRSP), hosted its End of Year Celebration from 1 to 3 p.m. on June 15 … more
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