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The 32nd annual Old Fashion Day in Goldston is set for 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, with more than 100 vendors lined up to participate in an event offering a mix of art, antiques, crafts, food, jewelry and fashion accessories, mums, candles, wreaths, pottery, home décor and clothing. more
PITTSBORO — For the second Saturday in a row, three individuals — two of whom are not Chatham County residents — are facing criminal charges in relation to competing rallies surrounding the … more
The weather finally turned cool, but more than 50 performers heated up the stage at the annual Shakori Grassroots Festival last weekend. Thousands of spectators from around the county, the state and … more
Duke Energy announced last week that it’s asking regulators to approve a rate hike for its energy customers. Duke Energy, the primary electricity provider in North Carolina and Chatham County, … more
SILER CITY — Daniel Kundig, 22, of Pittsboro, and his partner Cameron Rakes, 20, of Siler City, are both in law enforcement custody this week and have had their first court appearance in connection … more
PITTSBORO — What started in March 2018 as the creation of a Human Relations Task Force has continued to churn, and the Chatham County Board of Commissioners heard the latest update on the effort … more
One thing we’ve explored a couple times in this newspaper is the role of the mayor’s office in economic development, particularly in the Town of Siler City. U.S. Census data on the town shows … more
SILER CITY — The 4th annual Chatham Chili Challenge benefiting the Boys and Girls Clubs of Central Carolina and the Wren Family Center was greeted on Saturday with cooler temperatures and a slight … more
NEWS BRIEFS County seeks resident to serve on Board of Health PITTSBORO — The Chatham County Board of Health has an upcoming vacancy that must be filled by a public citizen who lives in the … more
PITTSBORO — On questionnaires filled out for the News + Record, five of the seven candidates for the Pittsboro Town Board of Commissioners listed affordable housing or improving the town’s … more
CHAPEL HILL — Monday, Sept. 16 started off like any Monday at any normal preschool. The kids walked in, shepherded by their parents, and got to playing. There were art and puzzles and Play-Doh … more
PITTSBORO — “Write the book.” It’s a literary-specific paraphrase of the more familiar Nike slogan: “Just do it.” But whichever three-word motivational mantra you pick, they’re … more
Early voting for the 2019 municipal elections begins next Wednesday, Oct. 16, giving Chatham residents who live within the town limits of Goldston, Siler City and Pittsboro a chance to cast ballots … more
NEW BRIEFS Local author event with Ruth Moose re-scheduled Chatham Community Library will host local author and Chatham resident Ruth Moose at 2 p.m. on Oct. 5 in the Holmes Meeting Room. Ruth … more
Mark Walker Profile | Part 2 of 2 Editor’s Note: News + Record Reporter Zachary Horner spent parts of two days with Rep. Mark Walker (R-6th Dist.) and his staff on Capitol Hill two weeks ago, … more
2019 Election | District 3 Commissioner SILER CITY — The role of a town commissioner is usually pretty simple: be part of discussion and cast your vote at the appropriate time. But … more
In response to county’s statue decision ‘Born and raised’ PITTSBORO — “That’s where I grew up,” Sam White says, stirring a cup of coffee at his kitchen counter and nodding towards … more
PITTSBORO — Two non-Chatham County residents were cited for a fight this past Saturday morning during competing protests in Pittsboro surrounding the fate of the “Our Confederate Heroes” … more
PITTSBORO — When you think of a county fair, you think of the Ferris wheel, pony rides, midway, fair foods from funnel cakes to kettle popcorn, and ribbons and prizes for local art and culture from … more
As part of a multi-year push to improve school security, the N.C. General Assembly recently unanimously passed House Bill 75, which would allocate more than $68 million for school safety and mental … more
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