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PITTSBORO — For the second time this year, the Haw River may have been contaminated with unsafe levels of 1,4-Dioxane after another discharge in Greensboro — this time 21 times the … more
Since its creation in late 2017, the Hispanic Liaison’s free year-round youth mentorship program, Orgullo Latinx Pride, has nearly always capped off at around 30 students at Jordan-Matthews High … more
Local providers will soon be offering the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to children ages 5-11 following the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Nov. 2 recommendation, the Chatham County … more
PITTSBORO — The year and a half of the COVID-19 era has been unprecedented in many ways, not the least of which has been the losses so many people have experienced. The 2021 version of Death … more
There have been 264 cumulative cases of COVID-19 reported to Chatham County Schools since Aug. 23 and two clusters, according to the district’s case dashboard on Tuesday, making up 2.5% of the … more
The draft 2050 Metropolitan Transportation Plan, which includes a long-range plan for transportation improvements across the Triangle region — including the northeastern section of Pittsboro — is available for public review until Dec. 8. more
SILER CITY — Because she’s born and raised in Siler City, Eva Depaz knows the county’s school system inside and out. First, she was a student. Then she became a family services specialist … more
SILER CITY — Siler City commissioners on Monday set a date for a public hearing to discuss two proposed maps for redistricting. The hearings will be held Nov. 15, at the board’s next regular … more
RALEIGH — When Dora Owens was told she was selected as an inductee into this year’s North Carolina State Fair Livestock Hall of Fame, she was surprised. Owens, 59, now joins her mother, Ruth … more
SANFORD — The North Carolina Community College System Small Business Center Network awarded the Central Carolina Community College Small Business Center the Innovation Award: Programs/Services … more
PITTSBORO — The research and survey process for the 2021 Chatham County Community Assessment is under way, and there are multiple opportunities for all Chatham residents to participate. Many … more
CHAPEL HILL — Caregivers of people living with dementia often feel isolated. This was especially true when COVID-19 restrictions kept many caregivers at home with few places to go … more
SANFORD — The Central Carolina Community College Health & Fitness Science (HFS) program is conducting a Health & Wellness virtual conference titled “Wellnessology” Nov. 8-10. This … more
Former Mayor Cindy Perry and political newcomer James Vose will join incumbent Pamela Baldwin on Pittsboro’s governing body after winning seats in Tuesday’s election. more
SILER CITY — Inside Communities In Schools’ downtown office, a richly decorated skull smiles up at you from the first level of a three-step altar in front of the office’s window. Made from … more
One week and one day after the car crash that killed Northwood High School student Bryan Vilchis and critically injured fellow Northwood Desmond “Junior” Patterson, 16-year-old Patterson has also died. more
One in 11 Chatham residents has contracted COVID-19 during the course of pandemic, but with tests for coronavirus now coming back positive at a rate of about 3.5% inside the county — below the … more
PITTSBORO — Brandi Morris didn’t expect to come home from a family vacation last September to start a new business with her father, Danny Jenkins Jr. But during a trip to Busch Gardens last … more
PITTSBORO — The objective? “Ambitious” just scratches the surface. If the Chatham County EDC’s “Accelerate 2026” five-year development initiative hits its marks, however, the impact … more
Some people learn second or third languages in school; others learn on the job or through total immersion. Then there’s Mexican immigrant Ascary Arias, who learned English from Elvis … more
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