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Donald Trump's campaign said in a statement that the former president was “fine” after a shooting at his rally in Butler, Pennsylvania. A local prosecutor says the suspected gunman and at least one attendee are dead. more
BUTLER, Pa. — Donald Trump was whisked off the stage at a rally in Butler, Pennsylvania after apparent gunshots rang through the crowd. The former president and presumptive Republican … more
PITTSBORO – The Chatham County Board of Commissioners approved its 2024-25 budget at its meeting on June 17. The $194 million budget includes a $0.04 increase in the property tax rate, … more
SILER CITY – The board of commissioners is putting the former Carter Bank & Trust building up for sale. The board made the decision to sell the building, located at 101 E. Raleigh … more
It’s not every day someone gets to enjoy two of life’s milestones on the same day, but on June 29, a Bennett man did just that, sharing them with his wife of many years since she was one of the big reasons the day was special. more
TriRiver Water is the new regional water and wastewater services provider for customers in Sanford and Pittsboro starting on July 1. more
WASHINGTON, D.C. — President Joe Biden on Tuesday proposed a new rule to address  excessive heat  in the workplace, warning — as tens of millions of people in the U.S. are … more
The Chapel Hill Town Council wrapped up its last two meetings in mid-June before heading off for a summer break. It voted to put a major bond referendum before voters in November. The bond … more
They came for many reasons, but those gathering across several days at The Wall that Heals had something in common. They wanted to recognize the sacrifices of Vietnam War veterans and pay tributes to the military in general. more
Summer is the season of outdoor events and heat. Chatham County has devised a plan to keep its residents safe from the heat. more
CLAYTON — Novo Nordisk, the maker of Ozempic and Wegovy, announced on Monday that it plans to add 1,000 jobs when another company’s manufacturing plant is built in a Raleigh suburb to … more
HANOI, Vietnam — Vietnamese automaker VinFast, for a short time the third-most valuable car company in the world, has a big problem: It just can’t sell enough cars. more
SILER CITY — The Board of Commissioners has approved a new agreement between the police department and iTicket.law to fulfill requests for driving records in exchange for a small fee. … more
Affordable housing, food trucks and streamlined zoning downtown were some of the topics covered at the Pittsboro Board of Commissioners meeting on June 10. more
A Charlotte man died at Jordan Lake late Saturday night, says the Chatham County Sheriff’s Office. According to a press release, 25-year-old Pradip Kumar Bjujel was reportedly fishing with … more
Because I write, I’m always looking for hints to improve the quality or quantity of my writing. I also want to convey helpful, writerly guidelines to students I teach, such as those in OLLI … more
The cost of North Carolina hunting and fishing permits are going up this year, the NC Wildlife Resources Commission (NCWRC) announced this week. The license fees, which make up about a quarter … more
Damage to a utility's power equipment by gunfire found in Durham was associated with an outage that left hundreds of people without power last week, said Duke Energy. About 730 … more
OXFORD — She opens the door wearing a gray tank top, Hello Kitty pajama pants and pink fuzzy slippers. With her 6-year-old son standing quietly beside her, she listens patiently as Liz Purvis … more
MONCURE — Chatham Habitat for Humanity celebrated the dedication of a new house in Moncure last week, the new home of Barbara Thompson. The ceremony marked a significant milestone in her … more
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