The News
The Chatham County Schools Board of Education has received applications from 10 eligible candidates who wish to serve in the District 1 seat vacated by Melissa Hlavac earlier this month. 
Thousands of volunteer hours translated to hundreds of thousands of dollars for Chatham County Schools after Chatham PTA Thrift donated more than $600,000 to 19 schools in the county Monday. 
David Delaney is the vice president and assistant general counsel for cybersecurity and privacy for Truist Bank. His current involvements include Chatham County NAACP and co-founding Innovate Chatham.  He is seeking to replace Diana Hales , who is not seeking reelection, as a Democrat on the Chatham County Board of Commissioners in Dist. 3. 
Tom Glendinning is seeking the District 3 seat on the Chatham County Board of Commissioners. The former U.S. Marine lost his last political bid to Valerie Foushee in the 2020 race for state senate.
Fire safety SILER CITY — Firefighters from across Chatham County gathered at a house off Alston Road early Saturday morning. But those witnessing the smoke billow from the two-story, century-old …
Local Sports
PITTSBORO — Northwood’s homecoming game in Week 7 against Person High was moved up a day to Thursday because of impending heavy rain and winds brought on by Hurricane Ian. One might think having 24 hours less to prepare would lead to a sloppy, dull affair, but it was anything but.
SCORES TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20 Volleyball Seaforth 3, Graham 0 Bartlett Yancey 3, Jordan-Matthews 0 Chatham Charter 3, Clover Garden 0 Woods Charter 3, River Mill 0 Western …
SILER CITY — When Chatham Central defeated Jordan-Matthews last season, it was the Bears’ first win over their arch-rival in 59 years.
One of the most hotly contested matches of the 2022 girls tennis season happened Monday, as Seaforth hosted Chatham Central for a conference meeting.
Nearly at the midway point of the conference schedule, the Jordan-Matthews boys soccer team looks again to be the top side in Chatham County this fall. The Jets are 9-3-1 overall …
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La Voz de Chatham
Bracelets with the Colombian flag and other hand-crafted goods will be sold by seven artisans displayed at Saturday’s Hispanic Heritage Fiesta. 
The COVID-19 pandemic may have cast a spotlight on the importance of good mental health for most of America, but for some Siler City residents, it’s been a priority for at least the past four years.
A few weeks ago, district leadership once again studied a pool of staff nominations, as they had for the past several months, to choose Chatham County Schools’ April Equity Champion of the …
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 …
Education
The resignation of Melissa Hlavac last Monday has left a vacant seat on the Chatham County Board of Education, which has initiated a process for appointing a new member to fill the term which will …
PITTSBORO — The Chatham County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a physical confrontation in progress in the parking lot of Northwood High School in Pittsboro last Tuesday morning. Student …
The Chatham County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a physical confrontation in progress in the parking lot of Northwood High School in Pittsboro Tuesday morning. Student Resource Officers on campus immediately responded to the parking lot where they encountered multiple students and adults engaged in a physical altercation. 
Politics
Peyton Moody is a Republican candidate for the District 5 seat on the Chatham County Board of Commissioners.
Franklin Gomez Flores is the incumbent Democratic candidate for the District 5 seat on the Chatham County Board of Commissioners.
Joe Godfrey is a Republican candidate for District 4 on the Chatham County Board of Commissioners
Katie Kenlan is a Democratic candidate for District 4 on the Chatham County Board of Commissioners.
Mike Roberson Age: Lives in Pittsboro Occupation: Sheriff of Chatham County Campaign website/social media: www.mikerobersonforsheriff.com Work history & accomplishments can be …
Columns/Opinions
CHATHAM SCENE | Knights, mead, and medieval music! Oh my! PITTSBORO — I’ve always been intrigued by Renaissance fairs. From the costumes to the characters who attend these types of events, …
There was a story in the Sunday paper some time ago that the Campbell Soup Company was in the midst of tinkering with its product line. Immediately, as my boyhood friend Bobby Joe High used to …
Are Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper, Republican House Speaker Tim Moore, and Republican Senate leader Phil Berger about to strike a deal to expand North Carolina’s Medicaid program? I don’t know. …
There is agony and there is ecstasy in revising my favorite book, “North Carolina Roadside Eateries.” The book I wrote about local eateries near our state’s interstate highways was published …
My wife and I camped last weekend with our three young children at Hanging Rock State Park. Three days and two nights in the woods took a heroic packing effort by my beloved. Pulling away from the …