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SANFORD — The Golden LEAF Board of Directors has awarded Central Carolina Community College $498,924.36 for training equipment for a regional truck driving and logistics program providing … more
Pittsboro’s board of commissioners has voted to investigate upstream Haw River polluters and seek litigation against them for discharging PFAS and 1,4-Dioxane. Simultaneously, the Environmental … more
SANFORD — G. William Powell has graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a Bachelor of Science degree, double-majoring in Information Science and History. Prior to … more
The Chatham County Council on Aging was one of 13 Meals on Wheels America member organizations in North Carolina to earn revenue from the 2022 Subaru “Share the Love” Campaign. more
SILER CITY — After two years of pandemic-related cancellations, the Hispanic Heritage Fiesta is set to finally return — the first time since 2018 — to Siler City on Saturday, Sept. … more
With the scorching temperatures berating Chathamites, the News + Record is sharing tips on how to stay cool and what to keep in mind if you do venture into the blazing outdoors. more
Now, the 2018 Northwood graduate is one of the top relievers not only at UNC, but in the nation. He finished with a 2.72 ERA with 74 strikeouts in 58 1/3 innings pitched this past season. That was enough to earn him third-team All American honors from Perfect Game USA. more
Activists like Katie Bryant have worked and advocated that Pittsboro pursue legal action against those responsible for the many discharges of PFAS and 1,4-Dioxane — chemical compounds which have been deemed likely carcinogens — into the Haw River, Pittsboro’s only source of drinking water. more
Hundreds of Chatham residents gathered at the Chatham County Agricultural and Industrial Fair Association this weekend to celebrate Juneteenth with events provided by two Chatham-based organizations. more
Districts across North Carolina have left millions of COVID-19 relief funds on the table by not allocating them, but that’s not the case here: Chatham County Schools has clear plans for the nearly $19 million it will ultimately get. The clock to spend that money keeps ticking, with school districts needing to decide on allocations by September 2024. more
SILER CITY — The town’s Immigrant Community Advisory Committee resolved to kickstart planning for a possible Siler City FaithAction ID program during its monthly meeting last Tuesday. Such a … more
PITTSBORO — A Northwood graduate from the class of 2022 died in an accidental drowning incident Thursday.  more
Editor’s note: This is the second part of a two-part exchange on U.S.-China relations. Journalism professor Buck Ryan in Kentucky and English lecturer Lei Jiao in Wuhan, China, pursue … more
SILER CITY — In reality, Faye Tillman will never be located at the bottom of the ocean floor. Nor will she mow down a runner attempting to steal second on a baseball diamond or communicate the … more
Two local organizations — CORE (Chatham Organizing for Racial Equity) and WEBB Squared — are working together to plan two events in observance and celebration of Juneteenth, which commemorates the emancipation of enslaved people in the U.S. The events take place at the Chatham County Agricultural & Industrial Fair Association in Pittsboro this weekend (Saturday and Sunday, June 18 and 19). more
The Chatham County Board of Commissioners approved new animal resource ordinances for the care of domestic and farm animals in 2017. Among other things, these ordinances regulate four areas of … more
Hundreds of Chatham high school students walked across the graduation stage this weekend to receive their diplomas. It was a culminating celebration for a class that’s had to overcome a … more
PITTSBORO — Chatham County and Pittsboro commissioners met jointly last Thursday to talk about Chatham’s future, having discussions about the relocation and centralization of county services, the … more
In early March, an 8th grader at a J.S. Waters School in Goldston was subjected to a mock “slave auction” after class. The incident angered and frustrated much of the Chatham County community and … more
PITTSBORO — Chatham County has installed two electric vehicle (EV) charging stations with the aid of a grant from the state and the Volkswagen Settlement Fund. Chatham County was awarded two … more
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