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PITTSBORO — In anticipation of inclement winter weather, Chatham's schools are opting for snow days or remote learning and workdays for students and staff on Friday, schools announced Thursday. more
SILER CITY — The Siler City Immigrant Community Advisory Committee created five subcommittees during its meeting last Tuesday as a part of its efforts to help the town better serve its immigrant … more
Seven Siler City residents make up the town’s Immigrant Community Advisory Committee. Here’s a little bit more about who they are and what they do: Hannia Benitez, president Born in Tecun … more
PITTSBORO — In addition to extending universal masking and approving two COVID-related funds last week, the CCS Board of Education also discussed Superintendent Anthony Jackson’s first six months … more
PITTSBORO — Last week, more than 4,000 North Carolinians were hospitalized with COVID-19 for the first time in the nearly two years of the pandemic. Additionally, more than 44,000 positive tests … more
SILER CITY — Brit and Fleming Pfann moved to a property on 144 Celebrity Dairy Way in Siler City in 1987, and in 1989, they started their own farm on the land called Celebrity Dairy. Celebrity … more
The U.S. Army will be utilizing 25 North Carolina counties for its annual Robin Sage Special Forces training exercise. more
PITTSBORO — The Chatham County Board of Commissioners met last Wednesday and Friday for its budget retreat, kicking off the county’s formal budget development for the next fiscal year. Only … more
SILER CITY — It’ll soon be time for recess at Paul Braxton Gymnasium in Siler City, with the town’s Parks and Recreation department bringing back its Home-school Recess program starting Feb. … more
SILER CITY — With the rapid growth and interest in the sports of pickleball and tennis, Siler City Parks & Recreation is partnering with TennisBloc, a North Carolina-based company specializing … more
PITTSBORO — Brandi Morris, co-owner of Red Moose Brewing in Pittsboro, has always been a fan of actress Betty White. She has fond memories of watching the hit TV show “Golden Girls” with … more
Ten candidates filed for seats representing Chatham in the 2022 elections at the Chatham County Board of Elections before filing was halted and the primary election delayed. Now, the state's primary elections could be delayed again — this time until June 7 — following a bill passed by the General Assembly on Wednesday that now must go to the governor’s desk.  more
The hoped-for announcement that a major microchip manufacturer would choose Chatham’s Triangle Innovation Point as the home for one of the largest economic projects in North Carolina history … more
More than five decades after his assassination, King is widely heralded and taught about in schools as an important and beloved civil rights hero. But the majority of his work, advocates and King’s family say, is often not included in public tributes and school lessons. more
A Chapel Hill education nonprofit organization, LatinxEd, has chosen Siler City’s Kevin Manzanarez as one of 20 Hispanic youth leaders statewide to form part of its fourth “20 Under 20” youth … more
Editor’s note: Journalism professor Buck Ryan at the University of Kentucky and English lecturer Lei Jiao at Wuhan University of Technology in China team up again to offer a cross-cultural … more
PITTSBORO — Chatham County Schools will be closed for staff on Tuesday "out of an abundance of caution and due to very likely potential for unsafe road conditions," the district said in a … more
The multi-billion semiconductor chip manufacturer previously reported to be considering Chatham County’s Triangle Innovation Point megasite won’t locate there, the News + Record has learned. more
BEAR CREEK — The last at-large suspect in a May 2020 murder is finally in custody. Shyquaule Javon Fisher, 25, suspected as the shooter in the killing of 20-year-old Emerson Batsche, was … more
Over the past few months, pushback has grown throughout the United States against the use of the term “Latinx,” a gender-neutral term referring to people of Latin American descent. Hispanic … more
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