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PITTSBORO — The board of commissioners reviewed Pittsboro’s ongoing water contamination issues in its regular meeting Monday, and entertained a presentation on potential solutions. The … more
PITTSBORO — It’s under way. The six-month celebration of Chatham County’s 250th birthday officially kicked off with “Founding Day,” observed Saturday in Pittsboro. The drive-thru event … more
Editor’s note: This is the fifth installment in a series investigating Chatham County’s water and sewer infrastructure. BRIAR CHAPEL — For years, private wastewater operations in … more
Mike Zelek, the director of Chatham County’s Public Health Department, and his staff continue to focus on the vaccination efforts more than a year into the COVID-19 pandemic. In this brief … more
When Jazmin Mendoza Sosa, student support specialist for Communities In Schools, looked at Virginia Cross Elementary School enrollment data last fall, she noticed what many media organizations have … more
PITTSBORO — The town’s budding Boys & Girls Club and Pittsboro’s Kiwanis Club hosted a groundbreaking ceremony on Saturday to announce their partnership and plans to begin operations within … more
A Siler City pastor was arrested Saturday and charged with more than 30 counts of child sex abuse. more
PITTSBORO — The North Carolina Association of Educators’ (NCAE) “We Heart Public Schools” statewide tour stops in Chatham County on Saturday, April 10th, as the “NCAE … more
The Chatham Health Alliance has been connecting hundreds of Chatham residents to resources since the COVID-19 pandemic’s early stages. In mid-March, however, the Alliance took its outreach to a … more
PITTSBORO — Chatham County has announced the reopening of major facilities after being closed throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, with county libraries, Parks and Recreation facilities and the … more
The Chatham County Library commemorated National Women’s History Month — celebrated in March to highlight the contributions of women in history and society — with a Zoom roundtable discussion … more
Why have parcels of property been appraised and revalued? North Carolina law requires all counties to conduct a reappraisal at least once every eight years. Chatham County is on a four-year … more
SILER CITY — The town’s board of commissioners deliberated over two potential upcoming events in its regular meeting Monday, weighing future pandemic uncertainty and fiscal limitations against … more
RALEIGH — Gerrymandering, the illegal practice of manipulating voting districts to favor a political party, has plagued North Carolina’s constituency for decades. But a group of Democrats, led by … more
PITTSBORO — More than three-fourths of the nearly 46,000 Chatham properties assessed in the county’s state-mandated reappraisal process saw valuations increase, but so far officials say requests … more
PITTSBORO — An expansive nationwide study has confirmed what Chathamites have long suspected: Pittsboro has some of the worst drinking water in the country. Last month, Consumer Reports — a … more
A burgeoning group of local philanthropists and religious leaders are working to establish accessible long-term resources for the county’s homeless population, but they say they need more community … more
SILER CITY — The summer before her senior year at Jordan-Matthews High School, Tiana Brooks learned of George Floyd’s death and decided to paint something to help her process yet another Black … more
Last year, Easter took place one month after the pandemic drastically altered our way of life — with most churches across the country celebrating Easter online. more
News briefs Chatham health department policy ‘backfires’ A measure Chatham’s health department put in place to prevent endless appointment emails and robocalls from bothering vaccinated … more
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