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Some 65 years ago in Montgomery, Alabama, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. posed a question that now rings through generations. “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing … more
The early voting schedule for Chatham County’s November general election — set now to begin Oct. 20 — won’t be finalized until approved by the state’s elections board. more
SILER CITY — Over 570 students in kindergarten through 12th grade at Chatham Charter School in Siler City began a new school year on Wednesday, Aug. 10. The Chatham Charter faculty is working … more
With the Chatham Advanced Manufacturing (CAM) megasite drawing major attention from large manufacturers and an increasing number of proposals for new housing subdivisions, the town’s board of commissioners voted last week to help prepare for what’s ahead by developing a strategic plan. more
The start of every school year brings the promise of new possibilities. For some members of the Chatham County Schools community, it also provides a new responsibility: leading a school. At a July … more
The city of Greensboro published a Special Order by Consent Year One report in June, coming in the wake of yet another accidental discharge of 1,4 Dioxane — the third since June 2021 — into the … more
Town Manager Chris Kennedy, who’s helped lead Pittsboro’s recent effort to merge water and wastewater systems with the city of Sanford, submitted his resignation to the board of commissioners Monday night, citing a desire to establish better work-life balance. more
PITTSBORO — A new coworking space and innovation hub for Chatham County small-business owners and entrepreneurs has officially opened in Pittsboro. The space, dubbed 79º West: Launch Pod, is … more
“Come out, Alston!” Fanning yelled as balls from his men’s muskets pockmarked the outer walls of the Patriot Phillip Alston’s family home. “Your time is through.” After nearly three … more
The anticipated September groundbreaking for VinFast’s manufacturing facility in Moncure appears on track after the new Vietnamese electric vehicle producer completed the acquisition of the land for its new production plant last Tuesday. more
SILER CITY — A big blue bus rolls through the streets of Justice Mobile Home Park, its driver honking to alert children there of its presence. It almost brings the atmosphere of an ice cream truck, … more
Less than five months removed from its 70-52 win over Enka in the 3A state championship game, the 2022-23 Northwood girls basketball team convened for the final time Friday night in the Chargers’ … more
SILER CITY — StartUP Siler, the mysterious philanthropic organization which has promised, among other things, to tackle Siler City’s drug and crime woes and invest $100 million in a housing loan … more
PITTSBORO — Town hall will be closed to the public until at least Monday, Aug. 15, because of staffing issues and COVID-19 concerns. Both walk-in or drive-thru services are impacted by the … more
Chatham County will join 10 communities as the Triangle Sustainability Partnership will publicly launch its regionwide community-based group-buying program on Wednesday, Aug. 10.  more
PITTSBORO, NC – The Granular Activated Carbon (or GAC) filter, which was planned to be activated by the end of the day today, Friday, August 5, 2022, has again been delayed to unforeseen … more
The anticipated September groundbreaking for VinFast’s manufacturing facility in Moncure appears on track after the new Vietnamese electric vehicle producer completed the acquisition of the land for its new production plant Tuesday.  more
PITTSBORO — A stack of more than 60 Chromebook computers lines the walls of a classroom at Seaforth High School. Each one is a trophy of the hard work put in by the Chatham County Schools Summer … more
The town’s board of commissioners unanimously adopted an official study on downtown’s Second Avenue corridor during Monday evening’s regular meeting and approved a proposal to develop a strategic plan for the town’s future goals. more
PITTSBORO — The Tiger Day 5K originated as a way to connect supporters during the COVID-19 pandemic, but now it’s a fundraising staple for Carolina Tiger Rescue. The 2022 fun run marks the … more
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