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PITTSBORO— Seven of Chatham County’s waste and recycling collection centers will close temporarily starting Sept. 23 due to driver shortages. more
PITTSBORO — Pittsboro’s new Boys & Girls Club has hired an executive director and will officially open to area youth in October. Last month, the club achieved a critical, minimum funding … more
PITTSBORO — The Chatham County Public Health Department has been working with multiple testing providers to offer new options across the county throughout the week. The department has partnered … more
Nearly nine months after beloved Siler City Elementary School teacher Janet Brady Bridges’ death on Christmas Day, the Chatham County Schools Board of Education approved a donation to install a bench and musical playground equipment at SCE in her memory. more
Editor’s note: W. Robert Pearson is a member of Chatham’s Community Remembrance Coalition; the CRC-C will host two events on Saturday to remember both tragic and glorious parts of the county’s … more
SILER CITY — The Hispanic Liaison, in partnership with Greensboro-based medical provider Better Care, vaccinated more than 200 people during its COVID-19 Health Fair on Saturday, blowing the … more
In Monday’s regular meeting of Pittsboro’s board of commissioners, Mayor Pro Tem Pamela Baldwin advocated for instituting an indoor mask mandate in response to accelerating proliferation of COVID-19’s aggressive delta variant. more
The office of Rep. Robert Reives II (D-Dist. 54) is hosting an essay contest to encourage civic engagement in young people across Chatham County. This contest will be open to high school students in … more
In the beginning months of the pandemic, Siler City Elementary School Counselor Teresa Meadows remembers scrambling to find ways to check in with students without having designated times to see them … more
One week after being presented with House Bill 324, which included new rules for how public schools could teach students about racism, Gov. Roy Cooper vetoed the bill — criticizing the priorities of Republican legislators who pushed for it. more
PITTSBORO — BMC brewing, the newest addition to The Plant on Lorax Lane in Pittsboro, hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony Sunday, finally opening two years after its owners set out to join the local … more
After receiving too few applications for Siler City’s new immigrant advisory committee, the town has opened a second 30-day application period to solicit more letters of interest. more
Siler City’s fire department has been awarded one of the state’s best fire suppression ratings, an evaluation which represents the department’s general preparedness and can decrease property insurance costs across town. more
GOLDSTON — Tim Cunnup, Goldston’s mayor for more than two decades, will not seek reelection in November, he confirmed to the News + Record. His decision to step back from the town’s highest … more
AD Tubi was founded in Italy in 1997. CEO Andrea Degano started the company after more than 20 years of learning the industry from the ground up. Since then, AD Tubi products have made their way around the world, but the company has only recently increased its U.S. footprint. more
The board of commissioners hosted a public hearing last Tuesday to amend sections of the town’s unified development ordinance and authorized town staff to begin repairs on Fifth Street. more
The Chatham County Board of Education again voted to require universal masking on all CCS campuses at its regular meeting Monday night, in accordance with state legislation requiring school boards to vote monthly on face mask requirements. more
SILER CITY — Siler City Parks and Recreation will treat the community with its 5th annual Fall-O-Ween event from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 29, at the Bray Park Sports Complex. This … more
SILER CITY — Four months after publishing Chatham County’s first Spanish-language community paper, the News + Record’s second Spanish print edition of La Voz de Chatham goes to press this … more
A total of 134 people at Chatham County Schools have tested positive for COVID-19 since the district’s first day of school on Aug. 23, according to the district’s COVID-19 dashboard as of Monday morning, including one cluster of nine associated cases at Chatham Central High School documented during the second week of classes. more
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