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SILER CITY — The Siler City Immigrant Community Advisory Committee heard subcommittee updates and discussed ways to better serve youth mental health needs with youth-serving agencies during its … more
Thanks to nearly two years of pandemic and Census-related delays, Siler City voters now have the odd opportunity to cast their ballots for the municipal elections in an even year. more
The Immigrant Community Advisory Committee shared subcommittee updates and pinpointed community engagement as a major roadblock to achieving goals outlined in the Building Integrated Communities plan during its monthly meeting last Tuesday. more
For the first time in at least 41 years, three Jordan-Matthews juniors have been selected from among thousands to attend N.C. Governor’s School this summer. more
The third time really is the charm. After two COVID postponements, my sister and her husband finally celebrated their marriage in Edinburgh’s Signet Library with a wonderful night of dancing, … more
For the past month, lay health advisor Maria Herrera has spent over six hours each week knocking on doors in Love’s Creek to share COVID-19 information, resolve doubts and help her neighbors get vaccinated. more
SILER CITY — The Siler City Immigrant Community Advisory Committee shared subcommittee updates and identified several Building Integrated Communities strategies to explore this year during its … more
PITTSBORO — Northwood High School junior Matthew Sullivan received a scholarship last week through the North Carolina Future Farmers of America Association to attend a national leadership conference this summer in Washington, D.C. more
SILER CITY — A little over a year after its formation, Chatham’s lone homelessness-centric organization, Love Chatham, is gearing up to launch its next big project: an emergency housing initiative offering temporary shelter to those in need. more
On Feb. 1, Ilsen Lopez took up a position as Communities In Schools’ first bilingual student support specialist in Chatham Middle School, a role in which she said she hopes to offer students the support she wished she’d had when she was in school. more
First held last year, this fundraising initiative — a show called “Big Night in for the Arts” — will feature performances from regional artists, address the pandemic’s impact on the arts and highlight the missions of its four organizers: the United Arts Council of Raleigh and Wake County, Durham Arts Council, the Orange County Arts Commission and the Chatham Arts Council. more
Now a second-semester senior, Evelin Muñoz Tebalan has been selected as one of 411 semifinalists nationwide for the prestigious Cooke College Scholarship. more
SILER CITY — The Siler City Immigrant Community Advisory Committee appointed members to its five subcommittees and discussed a timeline for realizing the town’s Building Integrated Communities plan during its monthly meeting last Tuesday. more
Following a seven-week application period, Central Carolina Community College’s 12-spot entrepreneurial development program, Chatham SPARK, has received 44 applicants, according to CCCC-Chatham’s Small Business Center coordinator Phillip Pappas. more
Starting March 4, adults 50 years and older may register online for the games at http://torch.ncseniorgames.org. Interested seniors without email or internet access may alternatively fill out and send in printed registration forms. more
Formerly a Chatham County Schools parent liaison and teacher, López Garcia became the Hispanic Liaison’s new youth program assistant in December to mentor Chatham’s Hispanic youth and empower them to achieve their dreams. more
SILER CITY — Gregg Gelb and La Fiesta Latin Jazz Sextet will now perform a free concert at Jordan-Matthews High School on Friday, March 11, JMArts announced Tuesday. more
When I was still in school, every snow day felt like a wintry gift from God. The second I’d hear an inkling of a snowy weather forecast, I swear I’d spend the rest of the day with a spring in … more
You’re sitting at your table eating breakfast and checking the week’s forecast one chilly morning when you spot an ominous sign: on your phone’s weather app, just a few days out, lies a … more
Ahead of last week’s second snowy forecast, we asked Chatham County’s emergency management director, Steve Newton, about how people can best keep themselves and their families safe during bad winter storms. Here’s what he recommended: more
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