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PITTSBORO — Food insecurity is growing issue in Chatham County, with 9,100 residents not knowing where their next meal might come from. But local restaurants and organizations are working to fight … more
PITTSBORO — Less than a week after VinFast — a Vietnamese electric vehicle manufacturer — announced plans to build a $4 billion manufacturing facility at Triangle Innovation Point, the … more
MONCURE — The Sky Mart convenience store in New Hill, located just off U.S. 1 near Moncure, is a landmark for anyone traveling between Jordan Lake and the Shearon Harris area, as well as kind of a … more
April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month (CAPM), a time to remember that preventing child abuse is about building strong supports where all families have access to needed services for their … more
PITTSBORO — Children and adults who are eager to get out of the house, enjoy spring weather, stretch legs, and read a book can do all of that during the Downtown Pittsboro StoryBook Walk starting … more
1 The number of automotive manufacturers North Carolina can claim as of now, thanks to last week’s VinFast announcement. Carmakers N.C. was in the running to land over the years, but missed out … more
SILER CITY — Commissioners heard an update from Mountaire Farms regarding the rerouting of Third Street at the board’s regular meeting Monday night. Jaime Bowen, an engineer with Mountaire … more
RALEIGH — At its first general session of 2022, the North Carolina Senior Tar Heel Legislature inducted David Marty as alternate for Chatham County. Marty is a retired CPA and project manager, … more
PITTSBORO — Chatham County Parks and Recreation invites the community to step into spring with the EGGstreme Spring Fling. This epic Easter Egg Hunt is back in person and will take place from … more
When the door closed in January on Chatham County’s “Project Autumn” — the code name for the multi-billion dollar semiconductor chip manufacturer considering Triangle Innovation Point as its … more
Democratic voters in Chatham County will choose between two candidates in that party’s May 17 to decide who will be on the general election ballot come November. The choice is between David … more
Council on Aging moving to optional mask status The Chatham County Council on Aging has announced that mask wearing for its participants and volunteers would become optional … more
Broken Spit’s menu offers a wide variety of meat and sides — ranging from fresh smoked brisket to diverse sauce options, such as the classic vinegar based North Carolina sauce, Bourbon style sauce and more. more
The Chatham Central High School senior was a finalist for the prestigious Morehead-Cain Scholarship. While she didn’t receive the honor — it would have covered all expenses for four years of undergraduate study at UNC-Chapel Hill — she forged strong friendships in the process and still plans to enroll in UNC next fall, where she will begin pre-pharmacy studies. more
SILER CITY — Over the weekend, two sporting events captivated Chathamites like no other, bringing the county together to witness intense rivalry battles, talented student-athletes and a blue-blooded champion taking home the crown. more
GAL is engaged and a volunteer advocate appointed for every child the Department of Social Services has determined to be abused or neglected. Right now, the District 15B GAL office, which is a part of the administrative offices of the Court, is working with 94 children in Chatham County and 71 children in Orange County. Currently, there are 134 GAL volunteers serving newborns to 18-year-olds. more
VinFast, a Vietnamese electric vehicle manufacturer, was officially introduced in a ceremony Tuesday at the Raleigh Convention Center as the first tenant at Triangle Innovation Point, the county’s huge megasite near Moncure. more
The genesis “Project Blue,” as it was first known, got its start with a site visit by VinFast to the TIP site in Chatham County back in December.  “We’ve really … more
In response to the mock “slave auction” incident — where Black middle school students were targeted by their white classmates at J.S. Waters School in Goldston earlier this month — Chatham Organizing for Racial Equity (CORE), a Pittsboro-based nonprofit, hosted a webinar for the community last Tuesday entitled, “How to Talk to Your Kids about Racism.” more
PITTSBORO — During Monday evening’s regular board meeting, commissioners discussed the possibility of starting to replace some of the older patrol police cars with electric vehicles, marking the … more
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