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PITTSBORO — Crowds dropped in on Saturday for the Lowrider Show at the Chatham County Agriculture & Conference Center. The event, now in its fourth year, is the brainchild of Manuel … more
Northwest of Pittsboro, amid sprawling fields and rustic farms, lies the small rural community of Silk Hope. A run-down gas station, doubling as a surprisingly delicious BBQ joint, suggests a community forgotten. But nearby, an immaculate fire station and the 5,000-square-foot Silk Hope Community building tell a different story. more
It’s impressive to see a single member of a Scout troop achieve the rank of Eagle, the highest and most prestigious achievement in Scouting. On Saturday, Scout Troop 93 here in Pittsboro saw three of its members bestowed with the esteemed rank of Eagle Scout. more
Sometimes, a casual conversation can lead to big things. Such is the case for a local non-profit organization, Sonshine and Blessings, and Pittsboro United Methodist Church. more
Two years shy of the 250th anniversary of 1776, nine high school students from around North Carolina gathered over the weekend at Chatham County’s Governor's Club to honor the founding fathers with short oratories of their own creation. more
“Paris is always a good idea,” Audrey Hepburn once famously declared. Before my journey from Raleigh-Durham Airport to Charles De Gaulle Airport on October 25, 2023, I was besieged … more
PITTSBORO – The Chatham County Board of Commissioners met Monday, August 7 with the primary focus of the meeting being to start preliminary discussions surrounding the potential redrawing of … more
PITTSBORO —  The utility merger interlocal agreement between Pittsboro and Sanford was officially signed at Sanford’s regular city council meeting on August 1, 2023, making Sanford … more
PITTSBORO — The splash pad located at Knight Farm Community Park is still down, town officials confirmed to the Chatham News & Record on Tuesday, Aug. 1.   “The town … more
Ryan Johnson, head football coach at Jordan-Matthews, jokes that he never heard the word “concussion” during his playing days. more
Chatham County will be well represented at the 2023 Dixie Softball World Series.  more
PITTSBORO — One month after earning her first invite to a Brazilian women’s national team camp, Seaforth rising sophomore Sofia Viana is set to train with the U-17 team again next month. more
CHAPEL HILL — On Monday morning, the North Carolina men’s basketball team announced it will play a home-and-home series with the University of Kansas during the 2024-25 and 2025-26 seasons. The Tar Heels will play on the road in 2024-25 before hosting the Jayhawks the following season. more
Former Northwood baseball standout Davis Palermo is currently playing his first full season of professional baseball. more
The contests for Chatham County’s 2023 municipal elections are set. more
PITTSBORO — The Pittsboro Board of Commissioners met at 7 p.m. on Monday, July 24, at the Chatham County Agriculture & Conference Center to explain the splash pad closure, to revise utility rates for the 2023-2024 Fiscal Year and to approve the town’s water merger agreement with the City of Sanford. more
PITTSBORO — As Chatham Literacy Executive Director Vicki Newell stepped into the recently renovated CORA Food Pantry warehouse, she said “Oh my gosh, this is amazing!” more
PITTSBORO — The Chatham County Board of Elections swore in the board members and chair for their two-year term at noon on Tuesday, July 18, at the Chatham County Board of Elections Office. more
PITTSBORO — In the hot and humid mid-July air, Lizabeth Silva, student of Central Carolina Community College, climbed into a bright red seated forklift, maneuvering the machine under close instruction from forklift instructor Ben Rankin. more
Wolfspeed CEO Gregg Lowe officially joined the Board of Trustees at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University last week. NC A&T is the nation’s No. 1-ranked Historically Black College or University (HBCU). more
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