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With more rains, Chatham County waters see more …

After nine days of rain in Chatham county,  the Haw River and Jordan Lake filled and overflowed for the second time this year, the fourth time since the hurricanes last year. As of Feb. 26, …

Dozens protest in Pittsboro to protect trees

The Haw River Assembly organized the event after Chatham Park released a recent proposal for tree protection to the Town Board.

Volunteers honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with day …

To celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day and his dedication to service, volunteers with Habitat for Humanity helped build a home for a family in need Saturday in Pittsboro. The volunteers …

Celebrating the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther …

The West Chatham NAACP held its annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. celebration breakfast Saturday at the Holy Trinity Church in Siler City. The keynote speaker was Dr. Ronda Taylor Bullock, a Chatham …

Waiting for Santa!

Lily Sorenson gets a head start on Christmas, which will be here Tuesday. Lily was cuddled up with her Christmas Bear, dreaming of sugar plums, candy canes and of course, Santa Claus. Of course, Lily knows the real reason for Christmas though, as Baby Jesus was born in Bethlehem on December 25.

Santa has some new wheels

While the winds were a little breezy at times Saturday, Santa didn't mind having his beard blown around. It was all for a good cause. The Siler City Fire Department spread some Christmas cheer, heading through residential neighborhoods, to greet some wide-eyed children, and adults , too. Santa, safely secured with safety harnesses for the ride, waved and belted out his Ho, Ho, Ho's as kids grinned from ear to ear. It was a short trip though! After all, Christmas Eve is almost here, and Sant's has to get back to the North Pole!

High School Basketball

JM traveled to Eastern Randolph Friday night but came away with two losses to the Wildcats. In the girls contest it was Eastern 47-44 while the JM boys lost their game 73-63.

Winter Storm Diego leaves a wintry mess in Chatham

The winter precipitation that fell early Sunday morning was enough to cause some major headaches for motorists.