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SILER CITY—For about a year and a half, Latinx students from Jordan-Matthews have been meeting, growing, and learning about their culture and how to play active roles in their community. The group, … more
SILK HOPE—The air was warm and the sun was high on Thursday as the 17th Spring Shakori Grassroots Festival opened its gates to visitors from across the state and the region. The quiet former … more
PITTSBORO — Pittsboro will host its inaugural Local on Main, Pittsboro’s Farm and Art Dinner from 5-8 p.m. on May 19 in downtown Pittsboro. The event is a fundraiser for Main Street Pittsboro, … more
The Shakori Hills Grassroots Festival, set for this weekend, continues to grow in popularity while maintaining its mission of bringing quality music to Chatham County. more
Jeremiah Drive is the sole access road to the homes of 26 residents in northeastern Chatham County, which has been dealing with severe flooding for several years. Last week, the residential area … more
As the news of the indictments spread last week of men with ties to the Chatham County Republican Party, new information beyond the scope of the indictment is also coming to light. Last week, the … more
The Bynum Bridge is an icon within the Bynum community. Bynum began as a cotton mill community in the late 1800s with homes on the hill being rentals for the mill workers. By the 1970s, the … more
As the debate over the placement of Confederate monuments in the 21st century has raged in North Carolina and around the country, Pittsboro’s “Our Confederate Heroes” monument is getting more intense focus from the community. more
A recent study on employment and earnings shows a 19 percent gap in pay between women and their male counterparts in North Carolina — ranking the state 32nd in the nation in that regard. In … more
PITTSBORO — As a rumored protest fizzled just outside the walls of the meeting room, the Chatham County Board of Commissioners set aside a date and time to hear public concerns and comments about … more
Chatham County appears to have rebounded smoothly from the recession of 2008, at least when it comes to job numbers. According to a report released last week from the N.C. Budget & Tax Center, … more
PITTSBORO — After working with three separate Internet providers over recent years, Chatham County Schools is working toward just one, with the possibility of shaping the county’s wi-fi … more
The United Way of Chatham County is the largest annual provider of funds to Chatham’s nonprofit entities. This week, we speak with its executive director, Dina Reynolds, about the United Way’s … more
Did you know that Chatham County is so big that its 19 fire stations don’t cover the entire area? Chatham County currently contracts with two nonprofit fire departments and one municipality, in … more
The Chatham County Sheriff’s Office declared on its Facebook page Thursday that a “rumors of a potential threat” to Chatham Central High School were deemed to be “unfounded and not based on … more
Not long ago, Ashley Lux watched as her daughter Haley, 7, held onto her sister Grace, 2, as they went down a slide at North- west District Park in Siler City. The two children then ran off to … more
Kicking the habit – a perennial goal of many smokers, especially around New Year’s – is indisputably a healthy choice, but for many who try, success can be elusive. Former Chatham County commissioner Mike Cross, 75, is a non-smoker now. more
Blasting has begun at the 220-acre Daurity Springs Quarry, located just south of the Goldston’s town limits with an entrance on Main Street. Nine Goldston residents, including Goldston Mayor Tim Cunnup and Rep. Robert Reives II, provided input and voiced concerns to the commissioners during the hearing. more
In the last academic year, school nurse Melissa Lassen estimated she saw more than 3,000 Northwood High School students at come through her small office. Based on a school calendar that ran just … more
Navigating icy roads can be treacherous enough, but if you don’t winterize your car properly, you might not even make it out of your driveway. Local mechanics suggest to avoid the frustrating experience of a car that won’t start in the cold, the solutions are easy – starting with checking antifreeze, your car’s battery, tires and wiper blades. more
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