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The Pittsboro Boys & Girls Club, a new unit of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Central Carolina, will open soon on the campus of George Moses Horton Middle School. Club organizers are hosting a “Pancakes Pave the Way” fundraising event beginning at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, July 28, at the Chatham County Agriculture & Conference Center. A breakfast will be catered by 39 West. more
More than a decade — and hundreds of hours of practice — later, Mitchum doesn’t just understand how to read and play music. He’s become an artist. more
“We never based our business just on burgers,” she said. “It’s based on quality; top quality meat cut and ground every day. When you order your burger, you know it’s getting fixed right then.” more
Environmental and volunteer organizations routinely devote hundreds of hours every month to keep lakes and rivers in North Carolina as pristine as possible. This week, we speak with Pamela Hawe, a … more
PITTSBORO — There was a time in his life, just four short years ago, when Corbie Hill would have found it difficult to envision himself as a runner. Much less a fast one. But the … more
As the Chatham Chamber of Commerce plans in-person events and seeks new board members, we caught up this week with Cindy Poindexter, the president and CEO of the Chamber. As a member-supported … more
Chatham Animal Rescue & Education (CARE) was incorporated in 1975 with the name Chatham Humane Society by a group of citizens in Siler City. Today, the mission of CARE is to promote the health … more
CHATHAM CHAT | Dr. Lisa Chapman, CCCC Drive-thru graduation ceremonies were recently held at Central Carolina Community College, bringing an end to another semester at the school and ushering in … more
More than a year after a pandemic turned operations at Chatham County’s public libraries upside down, they’ve re-opened to patrons. This week, Rita Van Duinen, the branch manager for … more
Legendary Chatham County musician Tommy Edwards, a renowned guitar player and teacher whose performance career spanned half a century, died Saturday morning — one day after receiving The Order of … more
Chatham County’s observance of its 250th anniversary is well under way, but the recently-formed Community Remembrance Coalition of Chatham is also at work — finding ways to remember and … more
Throughout the pandemic, the Chatham Arts Council has been working to support local artists and creators in various ways — including through unique and creative grants programs. more
In honor of National Nurses Week, the News + Record spoke with Eric Wolak, the chief operating officer and chief nursing officer at Chatham Hospital, about his career and the work nurses perform in … more
In his latest book, local author Gordon Hutchison explores the gamut of human emotion with 400 original aphorisms — from hysterical quips to thought-provoking adages. An adventurous life has … more
Many pandemic trendlines are positive, as reflected in the easing of mandates and restrictions across North Carolina and the U.S. But at Chatham Hospital, Dr. Andrew C. Hannapel, the … more
Cindy Poindexter, the president and CEO of the Chatham Chamber of Commerce, looks back on a “roller coaster” year in this week’s Chatham Chat as the organization prepares to launch a new … more
The mission of CORA, the Chatham Outreach Alliance, is to provide food to individuals and families within the community who are in need during difficult personal economic periods. This week, we speak … more
In the days before illegal drugs were widely accessible, homemade alcohol was the country’s contraband du jour. Following the 18th amendment’s repeal in 1933 — concluding the decade-long … more
With “Founding Day,” the official kick-off of the celebration of Chatham County’s 250th anniversary now completed, organizers are inviting Chatham residents to explore the county’s past and … more
Moncure resident and veteran author Judy Hogan has recently released two books, each the latest of a series: “Baba Summer, Part Two,” a memoir of her time in Russian, and a work of fiction, … more
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