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CHAPEL HILL — Being a caregiver, particularly for a loved one with dementia, can amount to a job lasting 24 hours a day. Breaks are fleeting, and the ability to enjoy personal time is few and far … more
Black students are 4.4 times as likely as white students to receive short-term suspensions at Chatham County Schools, according to 2019-20 discipline data from the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction. more
SILER CITY — The Siler City Board of Commissioners appointed seven inaugural members to the town’s first Immigrant Advisory Committee Monday, reinvigorating a years-long initiative to better … more
PITTSBORO — Trades Hill near Pittsboro was once “a place for meetings, drunkenness and fights.” Around the time the Civil War ended, the land which made up Trades Hill consisted of a store, … more
SILER CITY — The Siler City Development Organization (SCDO) has been awarded $5,000 from the Duke Energy Hometown Revitalization Grant Program to help improve building façades and interior … more
PITTSBORO — Jersey Mike’s Subs, known for its fresh sliced/fresh grilled subs, opened at 60 Mosaic Blvd., in Pittsboro on November 3. Franchise owner Charlie Farris held grand opening and … more
PITTSBORO — Pittsboro officials are “encouraged” by the minimal amounts of 1,4-Dioxane measured in the most recently tested water samples after the improper discharge on Nov. 3 from … more
PITTSBORO — Pittsboro’s indoor mask mandate ended on Tuesday at 5 p.m. after its reinstatement in late September.  COVID-19 cases throughout N.C. have recently seen a downward … more
Chatham County Public Health Department Medical Director Michaela McCuddy hosted an “Ask the Doctor” session last Friday afternoon to answer any questions parents might have … more
PITTSBORO — The Chatham County Board of Education again voted to require universal masking on all CCS campuses at its meeting Monday night — but not unanimously this time, with board member David … more
Northwood High School graduate and former Chatham pastor Rev. Dr. Brian R. Thompson was appointed as the African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Zion Western Episcopal Bishop this summer — which means … more
Chatham County’s Latinx students may now apply to form part of LatinxEd’s fourth “20 Under 20” youth leadership cohort by Nov. 29. First launched in 2018, “20 under 20” is a yearly … more
SILER CITY — Staffing shortages across the country have led to closed dining rooms and abbreviated hours at fast food restaurants and interruptions in supply chains for retailers and manufacturers, … more
The kids, as it turns out, are not all right. Not because they aren’t kind, or thoughtful or smart — they are — but because they’re tired, burned-out and too often struggling as they … more
Options to vaccinate your 5- to 11-year-olds in Chatham: Talk to your child’s doctor’s office. Many will be offering the vaccine soon and can answer questions you may have about the vaccine. … more
PITTSBORO — Long-time Pittsboro Commissioner Michael Fiocco is embarking on his last month in office after his losing his reelection bid last week — a loss which came after he found himself the … more
PITTSBORO — Pittsboro resident and business owner Craig Kinsey, who’s filed federally to run for a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives, hosted a town hall-style event at the Pittsboro … more
PITTSBORO — Four Chatham County Schools educators have been selected as Central Electric Membership Corp.’s Bright Ideas grant recipients. Teachers from Chatham School of Science and … more
PITTSBORO — The Chatham County Dept. of Social Services joins with community partners during November to recognize the importance of giving children permanent, safe, and loving families through … more
PITTSBORO — The seven Chatham County waste and recycling collection centers that temporarily closed on Sept. 23 due to driver shortages will reopen next Monday, the county announced on … more
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