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Moncure Fire Chief Robert Shi made a plea for a new training facility at the Chatham County Commissioners April 15 meeting. more
Chatham County was cited by the NAMM Foundation as one of America’s Best Communities for Music Education, an award revealed at the Chatham County Schools April 15 board meeting. The award … more
The Town of Chapel Hill Council held two regular meetings in April, with affordable housing at the forefront of their discussions. A zoning application was approved for Longleaf Trace, a new … more
Midday on Tuesday, a confrontation between police and protesters at UNC Chapel Hill was broadcast live on national news networks CNN and Fox News, with objects being thrown at officers who were protecting a flagpole at the center of Polk Place. more
The Town of Chapel Hill Council met Wednesday, May 1 for its regular business meeting, with the primary goal being consideration of the budget for fiscal 2024-25. The proposed budget totals … more
President Joe Biden on Friday bestowed the Presidential Medal of Freedom on 19 people, including civil rights icons such as the late Medgar Evers, actor Michelle Yeoh, prominent political leaders … more
The arrests of protesters at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill last week ignited a dispute between local elected officials and the District Attorney's office. In a joint statement, … more
UNC-Chapel Hill is dealing with threats from some faculty and graduate teaching assistants to withhold grades as part of a protest over the university's treatment of student protesters and the … more
PITTSBORO — Crowds dropped in on Saturday for the Lowrider Show at the Chatham County Agriculture & Conference Center. The event, now in its fourth year, is the brainchild of Manuel … more
The Chapel Hill Garden Club is hosting its 14th biennial garden tour this weekend, on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. This year’s theme is “Tucked … more
Downtown Pittsboro has been reaccredited as a NC Main Street community, one of only 50 other communities across the state to receive the designation. more
A day on the lake fishing for the big ones needs a lot of parts to pull it off — fishermen, tackle, fishing holes and boats. Especially boats. And that’s where there’s a need … more
Central Carolina Community College (CCCC) will host its 7th annual Car and Motorcycle Show on Saturday, May 18, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the school’s Main Campus in Sanford. The show is … more
Northwest of Pittsboro, amid sprawling fields and rustic farms, lies the small rural community of Silk Hope. A run-down gas station, doubling as a surprisingly delicious BBQ joint, suggests a community forgotten. But nearby, an immaculate fire station and the 5,000-square-foot Silk Hope Community building tell a different story. more
One of the more contentious moments of the meeting came during discussion of waste management, currently contracted through Waste Industries, about how well the waste is managed, and whether to renew the contract. more
A potential new storage facility was the main topic of discussion at the Pittsboro Board of Commissioners April 8 meeting, with a public hearing on the rezoning request needed for construction to move forward. more
The fourth annual Sidewalk Chalk Festival will take place Saturday, May 18 at The Park at Briar Chapel, 1015 Andrews Store Road in Pittsboro. more
A new agreement allows Central Carolina Community College students an assured entry pathway to Methodist University upon graduation from CCCC. more
Chatham County Solid Waste & Recycling is holding a document shredding event this Saturday, April 20, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m at the Solid Waste & Recycling Main Facility at 28 County Services Road in Pittsboro. more
It’s impressive to see a single member of a Scout troop achieve the rank of Eagle, the highest and most prestigious achievement in Scouting. On Saturday, Scout Troop 93 here in Pittsboro saw three of its members bestowed with the esteemed rank of Eagle Scout. more
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