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Gov. Roy Cooper in a virtual address Monday criticized the legislature’s education proposals, including small teacher pay increases for veteran teachers and the expansion of public vouchers for … more
SILER CITY — Nine students have been named JMArts Scholars by the Jordan-Matthews Arts Foundation, all receiving scholarships to pursue intensive fine arts study this summer. They are … more
PITTSBORO — Mosaic, the 44-acre, $180 million entertainment and lifestyle destination that is the commercial gateway to the Chatham Park community in Pittsboro, N.C., installed a Mosaic … more
Time is running out to submit your input!   The last day to submit your input is May 31, 2023. Are you a Chatham County farmer, agribusiness, or simply interested in the future of … more
Monday, May 15, the Chatham County Commissioners recognized seven individuals for being exceptional volunteers in Chatham County. The United Way of Chatham County managed and submitted the volunteer … more
SANFORD — The Lee County Board of Education shared the findings of an independent six-month investigation at its meeting last Monday.   The findings discussed Siler City resident, … more
Chatham Charter School sponsored activities this week in preparation for its Class of 2023 to graduate. There are 39 students in the graduating class, 13 of whom have been students at the school … more
RALEIGH — The American Red Cross asks people to book a time to give blood or platelets now to address a recent drop in donation appointments that could lead to fewer transfusions for patients … more
SILER CITY — It’s that time of year: budget time. Siler City staff presented its annual budget proposal before the board of commissioners last week.   Town Manager Hank Raper, … more
RALEIGH — North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey announced the arrest of Chatham County resident, Jonathan Bowers, 47, or 357 Gallup Road, Chapel Hill, on May 17. Bowers was charged … more
Be prepared. It’s a lesson we often try to instill in children about the importance of being ready for an uncertain future. As time goes on, however, and the hustle and bustle of daily … more
PITTSBORO — The board of commissioners met for their last meeting of May on Monday evening, where officials held a public hearing on the upcoming fiscal year’s budget.   Town … more
SANFORD — Eight students who successfully completed the two-year Caterpillar Youth Apprenticeship in Welding this spring celebrated with family and friends on May 17 with an evening graduation … more
PITTSBORO — In recognition of Elder Abuse Awareness Month, the Chatham County Dept. of Social Services, in partnership with the Chatham County Council on Aging and Chatham Health Alliance, … more
PITTSBORO — The Chatham County Board of Education approved universal free breakfast in all schools, and a second chance breakfast in all district high school cafeterias for the 2023-24 school … more
PITTSBORO — The Town of Pittsboro is pleased to announce the receipt and publication of the 2022 Water Quality Report.   “We are proud to share that we have, yet again, fully … more
SILER CITY — Since 1984, Salvation Army of Chatham County has been providing services ranging from aiding the homeless to feeding the hungry. The goal of the organization has always been … more
PITTSBORO — “Kasserian Ingera” is a common greeting for the Kenyan tribe of the Maasai people. The phrase translates to “And how are the children?” This … more
When Josie Murray was forced to stand outside a public library in Purcellville, Virginia, unable to check out a book, she knew she had to make a change. Her white friends offered to go inside … more
PITTSBORO — From boys to kings. That’s how School of the Arts for Boys Academy Founder Valencia Toomer wants her students to grow during their time at her school. When the boys of … more
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