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SILER CITY — The Town of Siler City has announced the selection of Michael Wagner as its new Police Chief, effective June 3. Wagner is a Commander for the Albemarle … more
The Pittsboro Board of Commissioners requested several small changes to the Chatham Park Tree Element on Monday, again delaying a vote on the document. more
PITTSBORO — After 11 months of meetings and negotiations, the Town of Pittsboro has agreed to a deal with Chatham Park Investors and the N.C. Dept. of Environmental Quality that will settle a legal … more
PITTSBORO — A long procession of friends, neighbors and family followed Barbara Beye Lorie — her body cradled in a lavishly-decorated cardboard casket, carried to her grave site by wagon — … more
(Editor’s note: this is the fourth of a five-part series about Chatham County’s response to the opioid crisis.) In a way, the Chatham County Library is partly responsible for kickstarting the … more
SILER CITY — Run for the Wall, a cross-country motorcyle event in honor of Vietnam prisoners of war and soldiers missing in action, will stop in Siler City on May 22. Each year since 1989, … more
Though they do play a role in our ecosystem as a food source for birds, bats and some aquatic life, mosquitoes — the buzzing and biting insects — are hard to like, and with good reason. Even … more
PITTSBORO — Every spring, since its placement atop a pedestal at the Chatham County Courthouse in 1907, the statue of a Confederate soldier has been adorned with a wreath at its base in honor of … more
PITTSBORO— The Chatham County Board of Commissioners held a joint meeting with the Town of Pittsboro Board of Commissioners to receive updates on several on issues that effect the two bodies. This … more
PITTSBORO — Several months later, they’re down to two. The Chatham County Board of Education officially eliminated four of six possibilities for the new attendance zones for elementary schools … more
SILER CITY — Miranda Griffin was finished with exams, and A.J. Alston had just one remaining. This was nine days before they ended their high school careers by graduating from Chatham Charter … more
A lot of Americans this year will likely face serious problems with their skin. According to a report from the U.S. Surgeon General in 2014, nearly five million people in the United States are … more
SILER CITY — Syd Ginsberg, a sculptor with a 77-year career, will be hosted by the N.C. Arts Incubator on May 17. Her work will be shown at the Person to Person Gallery from 6-8 p.m. Ginsberg … more
SILER CITY—For about a year and a half, Latinx students from Jordan-Matthews have been meeting, growing, and learning about their culture and how to play active roles in their community. The group, … more
SILER CITY — When Mary Helen Moody got married and left her hometown of Raleigh to start a new chapter of her life in Siler City, the local arts scene then wasn’t what it is today. The year … more
 PITTSBORO, NC – The Chatham County Board of Elections will host two free public seminars to explain the new voter photo identification requirements that take effect in 2020 … more
PITTSBORO — A property tax rate increase is something almost no county, city or town manager wants, and many elected municipal officials don’t like them either. But Chatham County … more
NEWS BRIEFS Chatham County budget proposes property tax rate increase. PITTSBORO — Chatham County Manager Dan LaMontagne proposed a 4.19-cent property tax rate increase Monday night as part … more
PITTSBORO — Around 20 people gathered a little after noon on May 2, standing near the flagpole outside the Chatham County Sheriff’s Office. “The great commandment’s out there to love the … more
The dividing line between Chatham County’s “east” and “west” may not be an official boundary drawn on a map, but the socioeconomic differences between the two halves are anything but … more
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