The News
New fish are coming to Jordan Lake as part of a stocking project by the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission (NCWRC) and a nonprofit, Bass Anglers for NC Lakes. The NCWRC stocks many …
“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 …
RALEIGH — I made my annual visit to the fair on Monday with my wife, Beth, and our sons, Everett, 13, and James, 8. I've been going to the state fair since I can remember going anywhere. I've …
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 …
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 …
Local Sports
Chatham Central baseball’s Brady Phillips earns athlete of the week honors for the week of April 1. In the Bears’ two big wins over Chatham Homeschool Thursday, Phillips had …
The Central Carolina Community College Foundation will host its 11th annual Chatham County Golf Classic on May 15 at the Chapel Ridge Golf Course in Pittsboro. The proceeds from the tournament …
Baseball Jordan-Matthews had a rough week at the Zookeepers Classic in Asheboro, going 1-2 in its three games. The Jets started with a 2-1 win over Wheatmore on April 2 in which senior Ian …
Seaforth sophomore Cali O’Neill is getting another opportunity to compete with the U.S. Women’s Youth National Team this year.
Spring sports are in full swing at the college level, bringing another chance for past Chatham County athletes to showcase their skills beyond high school. From the junior college level to Division I, many of the county’s former baseball and softball standouts are making debuts or keeping their college careers alive in 2024. Here’s a look at how they’re doing so far this year: ‌
Current conditions
La Voz de Chatham
SILER CITY — The Immigrant Community Advisory Committee (ICAC) met last Wednesday to discuss three main topics to help the immigrant community of Siler City.   ICAC, composed of …
Education
The annual ClydeFest arts festival is celebrating its 22nd year, taking place Sun., April 14 at Pittsboro’s Chatham Agricultural and Conference Center. The festival, put on by the Chatham …
A potential supplemental income plan to support the county's teachers was a major focus of the March 11 meeting of Chatham County Schools Board of Education. The recognition of teachers in the …
Chatham County Schools are now providing students with free teletherapy, virtual mental health consults via a new partnership with Daybreak, a company that specializes in remote mental health care.
Politics
SILER CITY — Donald Matthews will be the new mayor of Siler City, unseating Chip Price in unofficial results on Tuesday, Nov. 7. In a rematch of their contest in 2022, Matthews prevailed, …
PITTSBORO — Jay Bonitz, J.A. (Jay) Farrell and John Foley claimed seats on the Pittsboro Town Council on Tuesday, Nov. 7. With results reported on election night, Bonitz led the …
PITTSOBORO — Town commissioner Kyle Shipp will soon officially become mayor with Tuesday's election results completed. In July, he was the only candidate to file for the office. Backed by …
What is your position on the proposed agreement with Sanford for water and sewer treatment for Siler City? Water & sewer are two of the most important issues facing Siler City.   To …
What is your position on the proposed agreement with Sanford for water and sewer treatment for Siler City? In my opinion, this is the best possible solution to an ongoing problem. This project …
Columns/Opinions
Shoot, sometimes he’d cook just because he liked to. Or wanted to. Or it was Saturday night. Or chickens were on sale at Piggly-Wiggly.
Who knows how the strength of simple kindness will echo for years in someone’s life and even reverberate in the larger world?
My late dear departed mother never had a driver’s license in her life. But that didn’t stop her. She could drive with the best of them. At least tell them how to do it. My dad. …
Of all the amazing personal stories on both the men’s and women’s N.C. State basketball teams (D.J. Burns plays three musical instruments, Aziaha James over family tragedy), I’m …
Names, it’s been said, are among the most important parts of our lives. They are, our identity and security, our personality and who we are and how we look at life. There are, of course, …