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Starting on March 17, four days after Gov. Roy Cooper closed all of North Carolina’s public schools for two weeks, Chatham County Schools Nutrition Services personnel began distributing food and … more
Some are short, some are long. Some are gravel, some are dirt, some are paved. Some are loops, some are not. The walking tracks and trails of Chatham County’s municipal parks departments provide … more
CHAPEL HILL — When Bill Ferris, now 78, was a kid in Mississippi, he was immersed in the culture brimming around him, and decided — at the age of 12 — to begin documenting it. There was … more
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PITTSBORO — As colleges and universities across North Carolina begin to outline their fall schedules, Central Carolina Community College plans for a mix of face-to-face instruction as well as … more
In the wake of COVID-19, many residents have been grappling with depleted grocery shelves and anxiety over access to food. As a result, many are turning to creating Victory Gardens in Chatham County. … more
Cicadas — the small but loud insects which cyclically emerge from their underground habitats — are due back in large numbers in central North Carolina with the arrival of sustained … more
Interim Pittsboro Town Manager Bob Morgan is recommending a town budget that reflects a 10 percent drop in revenue and expenditures for fiscal 2020-21, owing to adverse impact from the … more
The Chatham County Board of Elections is preparing for the 2020 general election amid the COVID-19 pandemic. “We do plan, as usual, to have early voting,” said Pandora Paschal, director of … more
When the plans were drawn up for the Sanctuary at Powell Place apartments in Pittsboro, COVID-19 wasn’t even a thing. Now, the complex is opening up and residents are moving in … more
CORA, the Pittsboro-based nonprofit which has a food pantry there, hosted a “mobile market” food distribution in Siler City, serving more than 125 families over a two-hour … more
Every winter, during a seven-week window between January and March, the Girl Scout Cookie Program gets underway and thousands of boxes of the popular sweet treats — from Thin Mints to Caramel … more
There were some shifts in funds, but generally, things will stay pretty much the same on Siler City’s bottom line next year. Siler City Town Manager Roy Lynch introduced the … more
SILER CITY — This fall, Gisselle Aleman Moreno, a 2020 graduate of Jordan-Matthews High School, is planning to attend Western Carolina University to further her career goal in criminal … more
The uncertain and ongoing saga of whether or not Briar Chapel’s wastewater facility will take on Fearrington Village’s sewage — thus creating a regional wastewater treatment plant, to the … more
Starting on March 17, four days after Gov. Roy Cooper closed all of North Carolina’s public schools for two weeks, Chatham County Schools Nutrition Services personnel began distributing food and meals to anyone and everyone who came to designated food distribution drop-off spots around the county. Through May 22, the district served more than 261,000 meals — nearly 4,000 meals a day if you include weekends. And it will come at a cost. While that total cost isn’t yet known, school nutrition staff will keep on serving, right through the summer. more
Layton Long submitted his two month’s notice for retirement back in February, not knowing what was about to happen. He was all set to leave his job as the director of the Chatham County Public … more
When Emerson Batsche was murdered in Bear Creek last week, it left his mother, in her words, a “shell of a person.” Emerson, 20, died from a gunshot wound to the chest early last Wednesday morning just off Pittsboro-Goldston Road. more
By Monday, Carolina Brewery in Pittsboro was back in the swing of things — sort of. Walk-in business has been light, she said, since the restaurant re-opened to dine-in service, but that was preferable, as they wanted a “transition time.” more
This is the second of a two-part story about child abuse and neglect in Chatham County. more
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