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SILER CITY ­— Town officials and the public will get to view an animated virtual presentation Monday illustrating proposed construction plans for a re-routed East Third Street which Mountaire … more
PITTSBORO — At 102 years of age, Chatham County resident Wesley Hart is in rare company — one of just a relative handful of surviving centenarians from among the 16 million U.S. servicemen who … more
SILER CITY — A small group of state lawmakers, local leaders and education experts gathered at Virginia Cross Elementary School Monday morning for an event highlighting Chatham County Schools’ … more
School districts should require masks indoors for all students and staff in elementary and middle schools, and for unvaccinated students and staff, Gov. Roy Cooper announced last Wednesday. With … more
A sudden jump in positive COVID-19 diagnoses in Chatham is almost entirely among the county’s unvaccinated and partially-vaccinated population, and health officials warn that the Delta variant of … more
SILER CITY — Decades after immigrants first began flocking to Siler City, the town will soon have a new immigrant advisory committee — and its creators have high hopes for the opportunities … more
SILER CITY — Siler City will spend almost $370,000 over the next year to repave sections of 10 major roads — about 23% more than originally allocated in the budget for fiscal year 2021-22 … more
SILER CITY — Three men connected to a Siler City murder were indicted by a Grand Jury and arrested last Thursday after a sensitive and secretive month-long investigation, according to local police … more
A state Senate education committee took up revised legislation last week that prohibits public schools from “promoting certain concepts,” including that the United States was created by members … more
PITTSBORO — The Chatham County Schools Board of Education unanimously approved a resolution to improve student learning conditions at its meeting Monday night, as requested of local boards across … more
PITTSBORO — The Chatham County Board of Commissioners met at the Historic Courthouse for its regular meeting Monday night, marking the second session back in the building since before COVID-19 … more
PITTSBORO — Following state-authorized elections delays for many of North Carolina’s municipalities and cities, Pittsboro and Goldston will be the only of Chatham’s towns to host major … more
PITTSBORO — Two weeks of samples taken from Pittsboro’s water intake show decreasing concentrations of 1,4-Dioxane in the town’s drinking supply since a yet unknown Greensboro source discharged … more
The first edition of “The Carpool,” a parenting and education e-newsletter newly produced by the News + Record, was sent to more than 5,000 people last week. The Carpool is the newest digital … more
SILER CITY — For the first time ever, Siler City has created a minimum nonresidential building code, and it could be the deciding factor in elevating the town’s sometimes-glum aesthetic. When … more
PITTSBORO — For nearly a year, Cedar Grove United Methodist Church and Mexican food truck Ta Contento have worked to provide free monthly meals to the community. Now, they’ve decided to kick … more
SILER CITY — El Futuro will once again allow patients into its Durham office for in-person appointments, according to a Friday press release, but its Siler City location will stay remote for now. … more
In a specially convened meeting Tuesday, Town Manager Chris Kennedy and the board of commissioners publicly demanded the City of Greensboro or the State of North Carolina pay recompense for water contamination issues in the Pittsboro’s drinking supply.  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
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