News
The Town of Pittsboro has requested that the North Carolina General Assembly pass legislation to include the town among the more than 100 cities and towns statewide exempt from the cap on satellite annexation. Nearby towns such as Siler City, Goldston and Sanford are already on this list.
Randolph Communications has awarded scholarships to eight local high school students as part of its annual scholarship program. The scholarships, each valued at $1,000, aim to support the students’ educational pursuits and encourage them to make positive contributions to their communities.
The Chapel Hill Town Council met May 15 to continue discussions of next year’s budget, naming four main priorities: Recruiting and retaining employees, providing high-quality services to …
SILER CITY — At the epicenter of President Joe Biden’s promised economic boom, a slow tractor can still halt traffic. 81,000 people live in Chatham County. There are 1,076 farms. The …
Ross Stores, a Fortune 500 retail chain, is planning to build a regional distribution center in Randleman, state officials announced Tuesday. The warehouse will bring as many as 852 jobs to …
Sports
Jordan-Matthews senior Giancarlo Aguila, the soccer player that joined the football team as a kicker in 2023, earned a scholarship and signed to play football at Shaw University Thursday. Aguila …
Here are the Chatham County athletes that earned all-conference honors for the 2024 high school spring sports season: ‌ Mid-Carolina 1A/2A ‌ Baseball Player of the …
Seaforth girls’ soccer’s Katie Leonard earns athlete of the week honors for the week of May 27. In No. 4 seeded Seaforth’s state title victory over top-seeded Pine Lake Prep, …
SILER CITY — With a packed crowd, favorable weather and the Siler City mayor in attendance, a promising night for Chatham Post 292’s home opener was just missing a win. Post 292 lost …
Slow paces, hugs, face palms and tears. For the end of Saturday’s North Carolina High School Athletic Association 1A girls’ soccer state championship game, No. 2 Woods Charter hoped …
La Voz de Chatham
Pittsboro
The Town of Pittsboro has requested that the North Carolina General Assembly pass legislation to include the town among the more than 100 cities and towns statewide exempt from the cap on satellite annexation. Nearby towns such as Siler City, Goldston and Sanford are already on this list.
The first Dunkin' in Pittsboro opened this week at 40 Ramseur Road. The restaurant, which will employ some 35 people, opened Monday morning with franchise owner George Ross presenting a check for …
The Town of Pittsboro Board of Commissioners met Monday to consider the budget for fiscal year 2024-2025. “The budget reflects the town board and staff’s commitment to providing high …
Siler City
The Siler City Board of Commissioners approved an economic incentive agreement with Innovative Construction Group, a building materials manufacturer, at its May 20 meeting.
One of the more contentious moments of the meeting came during discussion of waste management, currently contracted through Waste Industries, about how well the waste is managed, and whether to renew the contract.
Wolfspeed celebrated a significant construction milestone at its new multi-billion dollar John Palmour Manufacturing Center for Silicon Carbide in Siler City. The topping out ceremony, held on …
Outgoing Siler City Police Chief Michael Wagner was honored for his service at the town’s March 18 Board of Commissioners meeting. “I don’t want to say goodbye and I …
The Board of Commissioners met for a a special session on Feb. 26, to discuss a strategic plan for the city and potential budget impacts for the year ahead. The special session provided a chance for …
Opinion
Child care is an essential issue for so many North Carolinians. This is a serious issue that our state faces, but legislative inaction so far means that thousands of families across this state are being left in limbo.
Dr. William Hubbard, MD, died on May 9 in Pittsboro. He was an award-winning pediatrician as well as a professor at his alma mater, UNC Chapel Hill. Having met him in retirement, I was only vaguely aware of his professional accomplishments. I knew my friend, Bill, as a poet.
A few days ago I inadvertently misplaced (not the same thing as “lost”) a pocket leather-bound notebook/wallet gizmo I typically carry. In it is usually a few dollars, a calendar, assorted notes on people I want to see or a list of groceries I need to buy, some pictures of the world’s greatest grandchildren and various other important pieces of stuff.
Public schools are currently experiencing a staffing crisis. Many of you reading this have children in the school system and know how challenging it is when a full time substitute is in charge of …
The various occupations I’ve had my entire adult life have all involved the use of words, written or spoken. But of course, that’s pretty much true of all of us in one way or another. …