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Lil' Football Fan

Meet Anik Gupta, the young football fanatic ready for the spotlight

Lil’ Football Fan CARY — Anik Gupta lives and breathes football. Nearly every inch of his bedroom is filled with jerseys and helmets from NFL teams and paintings depicting aspects of the …

Walden, award winners highlight Chamber meeting

PITTSBORO — The Chatham Chamber of Commerce held its annual meeting last Tuesday, closing out 2022 with a series of awards and presentations. As community business leaders took their seats …

Governor’s Volunteer Service Award nominations sought

Do you know an exceptional individual whose volunteer contributions deserve recognition? Consider honoring their work by nominating them for the Chatham County Outstanding Volunteer Award. The …

CN+R’s holiday hours, deadines

This Thanksgiving edition of the News + Record went to press early this week, on Monday afternoon, to accommodate timely mail delivery to subscribers in advance of the Thanksgiving holiday. The …

From parades to tree lightings, here’s how to celebrate the season in Chatham

It’s November, which means it’s officially acceptable to start playing Mariah Carey’s “All I Want for Christmas is You.” And as the pumpkins get packaged away …

This Thanksgiving, what are you most thankful for?

I am thankful for two healthy children (including our 2-week-old Emily) and our wonderful team at the Public Health Department. Mike Zelek, director Chatham County Public Health …
Chatham County Schools

District touts test score growth above state averages

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.
Chatham County Schools

Moms for Liberty leader questions school board

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.

Getting turkey to the table costs more this year

Since the very first one in 1621, Thanksgiving, in its formal and informal observances, been celebrated on different days with unique customs and rituals, giving thanks for various …
VISITS TO THREE CHATHAM FARMS

Here’s where some of your Thanksgiving ingredients originate

For most, Thanksgiving preparations — a whirlwind of last-minute runs to the grocery store and elaborate, but frenzied cooking — begin days, or maybe just hours, in advance. But for …
‘I’m still kind of speechless’

Bear Creek native nabs 3rd in ‘Halloween Wars’

BEAR CREEK — Hannah Councilman always had a dream: to have her own cooking show on the Food Network.  That dream got a step closer to reality when the Bear Creek native was selected as …
VOTE CANVASS

Chatham makes midterm results official

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 …