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PITTSBORO — Pamela Baldwin and Michael Fiocco, long-time members of Pittsboro’s Board of Commissioners, are seeking re-election as commissioners — but they’re joined on November’s ballot by … more
SILER CITY — The Hispanic Liaison’s Hispanic Heritage raffle raised $5,200 in donations and gave away nine prizes, including the top prize, a Nintendo Switch, and a “surprise.” The … more
In Chatham, Pre-K advocates, experts and teachers agree: a quality early childhood education is important to student success and should therefore be as accessible as possible. more
PITTSBORO — The Chatham County Schools Board of Education recognized Virginia Cross Elementary School Principal Sarah Estes as the county’s principal of the year Monday night and approved … more
PITTSBORO — The Pittsboro Board of Commissioners voted 3-2 Monday night not to renew its Memorandum of Understanding with the nonprofit Main Street Pittsboro organization for the next fiscal … more
PITTSBORO — After months of contentious discussion, the Pittsboro Board of Commissioners voted 4-1 Monday night to enter into a 25-year development agreement with Chatham Park Investors for the … more
Anyone who’s taken a deep dive into Chatham’s 2018 Community Assessment report knows it as a treasure trove of information about the heart and health of Chatham County and its people. Now, … more
Chatham County’s municipal election season is officially starting this week, with Thursday marking the beginning of early voting for seats on the Pittsboro and Goldston town boards, along with two seats on the Goldston Gulf Sanitary District. more
What is it? The Community Health Assessment (CA) is a comprehensive, collaborative process that gathers information about the health and well-being of residents in order to understand the needs, … more
People across the country joined Native Americans Monday in commemorating Indigenous Peoples’ Day instead of Columbus Day — including North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper and President Joe Biden, who … more
One person is dead and three others are injured following a vehicular crash in Siler City on Friday afternoon, according to the  Siler City Police Dept. more
Goldsboro native Taylor Heeden is joining the staff of the News + Record as a reporter, covering Pittsboro and Siler City government and producing other news and feature stories for the newspaper’s print and online products. more
PITTSBORO — The flu season is under way, which means Chatham County residents need to take precautions against two viral infections that are making their way around the population. Thankfully, … more
PITTSBORO ­— Pittsboro instituted an indoor masking requirement two weeks ago, becoming the only Chatham municipality to pass such ordinance since Governor Roy Cooper’s statewide restriction … more
When Honduran immigrant José Héctor López Barrera arrived in Siler City in 2006, his top priority wasn’t learning English. It was finding work. more
For most immigrants migrating to the Chatham County without English fluency, language presents both a concern and an opportunity. Yet, while children can learn English in school, many barriers … more
As the impacts of climate change continue to be felt on a national scale, Chatham County is not immune — particularly with significant development and population growth expected over the next 20 … more
PITTSBORO — The Haw River is an important natural resource the county should invest in before rapid Pittsboro development ensues, the all-volunteer group Friends of Lower Haw River State Natural … more
SILER CITY — The Siler City Board of Commissioners initiated the redistricting process Monday night, setting mapmakers’ five guiding principles for creating the town’s new voting … more
SILER CITY — Wren Farrar’s vision for Siler City’s renaissance is finally crystallizing after years of planning behind the scenes. The great-grandson of L.L. Wren — one of Siler City’s … more
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