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PITTSBORO — Crowds dropped in on Saturday for the Lowrider Show at the Chatham County Agriculture & Conference Center. The event, now in its fourth year, is the brainchild of Manuel … more
Northwest of Pittsboro, amid sprawling fields and rustic farms, lies the small rural community of Silk Hope. A run-down gas station, doubling as a surprisingly delicious BBQ joint, suggests a community forgotten. But nearby, an immaculate fire station and the 5,000-square-foot Silk Hope Community building tell a different story. more
Last week regional and state agricultural leaders gathered for NC Ag Leads: Imagine Agriculture Day at the SAS campus in Cary, to talk about agriculture, challenges and how to move the industry forward. more
Two years shy of the 250th anniversary of 1776, nine high school students from around North Carolina gathered over the weekend at Chatham County’s Governor's Club to honor the founding fathers with short oratories of their own creation. more
PITTSBORO — As the old joke goes, how do you get to Carnegie Hall? Practice, practice, practice. Thus we have Abigail Sabrina Wright, a junior at Northwood High School, has been … more
The Chatham County Partnership for Children held its 19th Reindeer Run 5K in Pittsboro last Saturday. Participants ran on a USATF certified course that started at Central Carolina Community … more
The United Pullers of the Carolinas honored two local tractor pullers at its awards banquet held in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina on Nov. 18. Noble Hinshaw, a Siler City man, was one of four 2023 … more
SILER CITY — Darrin Locklear is on a different mission today than he might have been on growing up in Siler City in the 1970s and ‘80s. “People who remember me may remember I was a … more
PITTSBORO — Disney is coming to Chatham. Storyliving by Disney, a real estate brand of The Walt Disney Company, announced its plans to develop a new master-planned community within Chatham … more
“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 … more
SILER CITY — The Siler City Fire Department, with a little help from neighboring fire agencies, celebrated its 100th anniversary in style this past weekend, marking a significant milestone … more
PITTSBORO — O'Quinn's Butcher Shop held a ribbon-cutting ceremony and open house on Friday, Oct. 27, at 193 Lowes Drive in Pittsboro. The family-owned business, which has been … more
Seaforth football head coach Terrance Gary didn’t have any more questions to answer in his post-game interview following the win over Jordan-Matthews on Oct. 19. After breaking the … more
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 … more
PITTSBORO — October will again be designated as a month for local residents to take part in distance exercises as part of an ongoing campaign by the Chatham County Parks and Recreation.  … more
PITTSBORO — More students in Chatham County will have an opportunity to learn and experience live performance art with the expansion of the Artists-in-Schools program to middle school students. … more
Here’s a question to ponder: How many flat tires can a man fix in 60 years?    The world may never know, but there is someone who probably could come close to providing the … more
PITTSBORO — A new eatery has opened in Pittsboro that is serving the unique sights, sounds and delicious flavors of Jamaica.   Nestled in the commercial hub known as The Plant on … more
PITTSBORO – Chatham County Schools announced the completion of School Nutrition Association (SNA) training by two child nutrition employees, who are now School Nutrition Specialists (SNS). … more
PITTSBORO — The Chess Club, hosted by The Chatham County Library, met this past Saturday afternoon.   The Chatham News & Record stopped by to speak with and watch some of its … more
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