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Grades/subjects you teach: K-4 physical Education E-mail address: writter@chatham.k12.nc.us Date, place of birth: July 21 in Asheboro Education: North Moore High School; UNC-Greensboro … more
Chatham Business Roundup Something a bit different today — which I guess is what I’ll say every week until I’ve been doing this for a few months. But before we get started: I went to the … more
Chatham County Educator of the Week Grades/subjects you teach: 2nd Grade/all Date, place of birth: Nov. 21, Siler City Education (high school & college attended, degrees): Bachelor of … more
Carolina Tiger Rescue will be celebrating its 45th anniversary this week, so we’ve spoken with Susan King Cope, the organization’s development director. She joined Carolina Tiger Rescue in 2014, … more
Politicians, especially those running for high office, on both sides of the partisan aisle, love to say they are going to create jobs. In a 2017 piece on economic development, the eponymous host of “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver” showed a montage of six individuals across the political spectrum who talked about jobs using the phrase “jobs, jobs, jobs” in some way. “Politicians seem to think jobs are like Beetlejuice,” Oliver joked. “If you just say the word a magic number of times, they’ll just pop out of nowhere.” more
Writer-director Jill Culton’s rearing inside the Pixar Animation shop shows in “Abominable,” her second feature film effort and first since joining the DreamWorks studio. Culton and cinematographer Robert Edward Crawford render a visually impressive palette, from the cityscapes of Beijing to the lush China countryside to the white peaks of the Himalayas. Unfortunately, “Abominable” is mostly a lot of pretty pictures hung around a barren fable that’s a far cry from any Pixar storytelling roots. more
Chatham Cares Community Pharmacy was founded in 2006 as a pharmacy which assists indigent patients who are underinsured or uninsured in receiving medications at no cost and are residents of Chatham County. more
This week, we chat with Vicki Newell, executive director of the Chatham Literacy Council, about the organization’s upcoming literacy luncheon. Newell has worked as the executive director for eight … more
With the biopic being one of the surest vehicles for an acting Oscar, Renée Zellweger takes the fast lane with her portrayal of a latter-days Judy Garland in the eponymous “Judy.” more
Dr. Barton Cobert, who resides in Governors Club in Chatham County, is a consultant in drug safety and pharmacovigilance with 30 years in the pharmaceutical industry. He’s written six textbooks on … more
Chatham Educator of the Week School: J.S. Waters School Grades/subjects you teach: 7th and 8th graders E-mail address: rsirls@chatham.k12.nc.us Date, place of birth: August 27, Moore … more
Here we are at the third edition of Zach’s Corner Store, and we have our first business feature. I enjoyed connecting with Northwood High School graduate Jennifer Sutton about her new chronic pain counseling practice, which leads off this week’s column. There’s also a couple of other business notes. more
  It speaks to the quality of “Hustlers” that the 50-year-old Jennifer Lopez’s show-stopping turn as a nightclub pole dancer isn’t the most surprisingly fab part of … more
Editor’s note: As part of the News + Record’s commitment to the community, we’re partnering with the United Way of Chatham County to help provide insight into the work of the agencies the program helps fund with a series of local agency profiles. First up: Chatham County 4-H. more
This week, we introduce our regular "Teacher of the Week" feature. We start off by getting to know Chatham Middle School art instructor Mike White. more
The United Way of Chatham County is the largest annual provider of funds to Chatham’s nonprofit entities. This week, we speak with its executive director, Dina Reynolds, about the United Way’s annual fundraising campaign, which kicked off last week. more
Burlington-born and Silk Hope-raised, Kevin Lindley is somewhat new to his position as director of Environmental Quality for Chatham County, but he’s been around Chatham most of his life. more
No one is going to complain about a low unemployment rate. No one wants to complain about it. But as people involved in Chatham’s economy on a day-to-day basis will tell you, and the numbers indicate, that doesn’t mean Chatham is necessarily in good shape when it comes to jobs — and for several reasons. more
Siler City has been a waypoint for Cycle NC before, but on Oct. 1-2, more than 1,000 cyclists will ride through — and stay — in Siler City as part of the 2019 Mountains to Coast Ride. This week, we speak with Neha Shah, the director of the Pittsboro-Siler City Convention & Visitors Bureau, about the event and the Siler City stop. more
Most days, you’ll find Wes Collins at the circulation desk of the Chatham Community Library in Pittsboro, where he’s worked since 2013. more
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