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Seniors’ wish list item comes true with help from Lowe’s Home Improvement

SILER CITY — For many years, a top priority of the Participant Advisory Committee of the Western Senior Center in Siler City has been the construction of bocce courts and horseshoe pits. These are …

Chatham EDC announces public/private-sector funding campaign

PITTSBORO — Following breakfast and an exciting update on development activity in Chatham County, Chatham Economic Development Corporation (CEDC) President Michael Smith and Lee-Moore Capital …

Siler City board discusses nonprofit grant process, mobile home park

SILER CITY — Siler City Commissioners approved modifications to a mobile home park and discussed nonprofit funding at the board’s regular meeting Monday. Mobile home park modifications …

A COVID-19 update from Chatham’s schools

There have been 242 cumulative cases of COVID-19 reported to Chatham County Schools since Aug. 23, according to the district’s case dashboard Tuesday afternoon, making up 2.3% of the district’s …

A closer look at CCS’s 2021-22 budget for $123.6 million

PITTSBORO — The Chatham County Schools Board of Education has approved a budget resolution for the 2021-22 school year, containing reconciled budgets for the state public school, local current …

Chatham commissioners approve new rules for public hearings

PITTSBORO — Chatham County commissioners discussed and ultimately approved new rules of procedure for the county’s public hearings and subdivision first plats at their meeting Monday …

Renaissance Wellness aims to help more families through intensive in-home services

Renaissance Wellness Services has had quite the year. The clinic — with Chatham offices in Pittsboro and Siler City — opened its Siler City office earlier this year and expanded its …

EPA’s PFAS Roadmap includes path forged by fight to stop Chemours pollution in North Carolina

CHAPEL HILL — Following EPA’s announcement of its PFAS Roadmap Monday in Raleigh, the Southern Environmental Law Center released a statement by Geoff Gisler, senior attorney and leader of the …

Doors finally open on Pittsboro Boys & Girls Club location

PITTSBORO — The Boys & Girls Club has officially unveiled its new Pittsboro location, opening to members with a ribbon-cutting on Monday. It marked the culmination of an almost two-year …

Main Street president speaks out after Pittsboro board’s vote

PITTSBORO — Maria Parker-Lewis tuned into the regular Pittsboro Board of Commissioners meeting via Zoom last Monday to update the board about her organization, Main Street Pittsboro (MSPBO), and …