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PITTSBORO — A dead cop. A corrupt politician. An innocent woman caught in the middle. That’s the basis for “Mine By Design,” a political romantic suspense novel by Becky Moore, set for … more
Education Briefs PITTSBORO — Representatives from both the Chatham County Board of Education and the Chatham County Board of Commissioners gathered Dec. 21 for a ribbon cutting at Chatham Grove … more
PITTSBORO — The Chatham Community NAACP Branch #5377 bookended its virtual Jubilee Day this weekend with African American civil rights songs calling for freedom — beginning with the playing of … more
PITTSBORO — Following a year marked by challenges from COVID-19, funding and road construction, Second Bloom of Chatham is set to start the new year strong with its new thrift store grand opening … more
So ends another year — but one unlike any other. 2020 has been full of isolation, economic hardship and loss. The COVID-19 pandemic's arrival to the U.S. brought unpredecented closures, … more
Back in March, COVID-19 interrupted what was otherwise a normal spring semester in Chatham County Schools. But apart from the pandemic, CCS grappled with other issues as well: school attendance … more
SILER CITY — Janet Brady Bridges, who was known for her kindness and beautiful smile, died Christmas Day at Chatham Hospital. She was 45 years old and in her 22nd year of teaching at Siler City … more
PITTSBORO — Though the Confederate monument that stood in front of the Chatham County Historic Courthouse since 1907 was removed in November 2019, the monument continued to be a source of … more
PITTSBORO — The Chatham County Board of Education made several enrollment clarifications in December regarding the new Seaforth High School, deciding rising 10th grade students could remain at … more
This week, we speak with Mike Rusher, who’s been analyzing elections data since 2010, about perspective on North Carolina’s 2020 elections. Rusher is the vice president for public affairs at … more
The death of George Floyd in Minneapolis on May 25, the rise of the Black Lives Matter movement and the run-up to the 2020 presidential election ignited protests for and against racial justice across … more
By most accounts, looking at 2020 through COVID-tinted glasses bears out a pretty miserable year — one of missed opportunities, economic hardship and isolation. As the year drew to a close, a … more
SILER CITY — A white Christmas tree stands inside Vielka Gonzalez’s house in Siler City, right next to a window. It’s not just any Christmas tree, either. It’s a snowman. White … more
NEWS BRIEFS Lions Club seeks members for Pittsboro Club Will you consider joining the oldest, the largest, most diverse community service organization in the world? Are you willing to team up … more
SILER CITY — Charter Furniture, a furniture manufacturing company owned by Brown Jordan, has expanded its operations into a new facility in Siler City that will add 101 jobs. The expansion … more
Sandy Branch Baptist Church We will get together at Sandy Branch Baptist Church to celebrate the birth of Jesus on Christmas Eve at 6 p.m., with a service in the sanctuary, on Facebook Live and … more
Enrollment of Hispanic/Latinx students at Central Carolina Community College is up one third this year, while overall student enrollment has dropped 9% — helping to give the college North … more
Packages, hearts, colored lights, a construction paper turkey, front doors, office doors and a barn door. Festive decorations graced many doors in the community this year as part of Chatham … more
Chatham County will celebrate its 250th anniversary in 2021. This week, we speak with Hilary Pollan, the Community Partners Analyst at Chatham County, who’s coordinating the efforts to observe the … more
MONCURE — In a hard-fought victory for local environmental activists, Charah Solutions Inc. — a Kentucky-based coal ash management company — dropped its appeal of a 2019 ruling to prevent coal … more
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