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Duo charged in breaking and entering case

In Nov. 2022, the Chatham County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of Fayetteville Road in Goldston regarding a breaking and entering into a residence from which items were reported …

GPS feature leads investigators to larceny suspect

In Aug. 2022, members of the Chatham County Sheriff’s Office responded to Beaver Creek Road, New Hill, regarding a reported breaking and entering into a motor vehicle. The victim reported …

Sanford man charged with trafficking heroin in Bonlee area

In Dec. 2022, members of the Chatham County Sheriff’s Office were patrolling the Bonlee area when they observed a suspicious vehicle with fictitious tags in the parking lot of a local store. …

Chatham County Schools honors Chatham Education Foundation’s Detzi with Power of One award

PITTSBORO — Jaime Detzi, executive director of the Chatham Education Foundation, is the most recent recipient of Chatham County Schools’ Power of One award. The award is made monthly to …

Melissa Fogarty receives CCCC Faculty Member of the Year honor

SANFORD — Melissa Fogarty, Central Carolina Community College Medical Assisting Program Director and Chatham Health Sciences Center Site Director, is the 2022-2023 CCCC Faculty Member of …

Three Agencies Partner to Arrest and Charge Suspect in Felony Larceny Case

In the early morning hours of Nov. 3, 2022, members of the Liberty Police Department conducted a traffic stop on a speeding vehicle operated by Brandon Antonio Lindsey, 36, of 686 Woodland Circle, …

Suspect Charged with Identity Theft After Slip Up at Register

In Oct. 2022, the Chatham County Sheriff’s Office received a report of breaking and entering into a motor vehicle near Rocky River Rd., Sanford. The victim was hiking in the area and returned …

Siler City Man Linked to Vehicle Larceny

SILER CITY — In Oct. 2022, the Chatham County Sheriff’s Office received a report of breaking and entering, larceny and larceny of a motor vehicle from the area of Devil's Tramping Ground …
PITTSBORO FILES SUIT

Town brings legal action in lawsuit against 3M, DuPont and other chemical companies for PFAS contamination

PITTSBORO — The town of Pittsboro today filed a lawsuit against the chemical companies responsible for the PFAS contamination of the town’s property and water supply. The lawsuit is a …

Wolfspeed officially names its Siler City facility

SILER CITY — The silicon carbide chip manufacturer Wolfspeed announced Monday it will officially name its new Siler City facility after co-founder John Palmour. Palmour passed away at age 62 in …

Improvements coming to several Chatham County roads

LIBERTY — A $2.2 million contract awarded by the N.C. Dept. of Transportation will bring improvements to nearly 14 miles of secondary roads in Chatham County. The contract includes …

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Grand Trees of Chatham leads guided hike Grand Trees of Chatham will lead a guided hike at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 25, at the White Pines Nature Preserve.  The White Pines Nature …