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Mixed use development raises questions for Pittsboro officials
PITTSBORO — Chatham Park may become home to another large mixed-use development, but it could take longer than initially …
Siler City approves budget for 2022-23 fiscal year
SILER CITY — Siler City Commissioners unanimously approved the town’s $19.2 million budget for fiscal 2022-23 Monday after a brief …
Chatham law enforcement commemorates fallen officers in remembrance ceremony
At least 50 Chatham officials, residents and law enforcement officers came to the Chatham County Agricultural & Conference Center — …
Pittsboro commissioners hold second public hearing for 2022-23 budget
PITTSBORO — Commissioners and town staff discussed adjustments to Pittsboro’s 2022-23 budget during the town board’s regular …
Former commissioner Petty faces Kinsey in GOP’s Dist. 54 primary
Former Chatham County Commissioner Walter Petty is seeking office again, but he’s aiming for the N.C. House of Representatives Dist. …
Circle City Supper Club to host improv cooking class, Kitchen Comedy
“Kitchen Comedy,” hosted by Circle City Supper Club, will take place at the Inn at Celebrity Dairy Farm located at 144 Celebrity …
Alston, Williams face off in Siler City Dist. 1 race
SILER CITY — Two political newcomers are on the ballot for the town’s District 1 commissioner seat. Albert Alston and Samuel …
‘Local on Lorax’ event helps raise funds for Welcome Center
The fundraiser — Local on Lorax — was held at Forest Hall at Chatham Mills, giving attendees the chance to enjoy a locally sourced …
Officers called during altercation between Durham philanthropist, commissioner candidate after Monday’s board meeting
SILER CITY — A confrontation between Durham entrepreneur Courtney Jordan — who’s helping fund and support four Siler City …
Pittsboro board holds first public hearing about budget for fiscal year 2022-23
The board of commissioners held its first in-person regular meeting since 2020 on Monday evening, holding the first of two public …
Three candidates seeking Siler City’s mayoral seat
SILER CITY — Siler City residents will cast ballots for mayor in May’s election for the first time since John Grimes died in …
Incumbent Fadely challenged by two political newcomers
SILER CITY — Incumbent Commissioner Lewis Fadely is seeking reelection to Siler City’s Dist. 5 commissioner seat, facing …
Newcomers challenge incumbents in Siler City candidate forum
SILER CITY — A bloc of newcomers to Siler City, seeking seats on the town’s board of commissioners, pledged to “make history” …
Congressman Hudson visits Chatham on campaign trail
Hudson — a registered Republican representing the 8th district — is seeking North Carolina’s 9th congressional district seat …
Pittsboro records low numbers of 1,4-Dioxane after April 5 discharge
PITTSBORO — Concentrations of a likely human carcinogen in Pittsboro's water were found to be almost non-detect after a 1,4-Dioxane …
Board approves zoning for trucking business
Commissioners approved a rezoning request for a local trucking company and salvage yard during their regular meeting on Monday.
Bray faces newcomers Underwood, Picot in Siler City commissioner at-large race
SILER CITY — Siler City Commissioner at-large incumbent Cindy Bray will face two political newcomers, James Underwood and Dean Picot …
Second ‘Celebrate Recovery Rally’ set for April 30
The event is designed to showcase the accomplishments of people who have recovered from substance use disorders and use those stories …
Welcome Center to stay open after town funding ends
PITTSBORO — The Welcome Center, which opened in downtown Pittsboro last spring, serves as a resource for curious visitors and …
Girl Scout Troop 1024 partners with Pittsboro for Arbor Day event
Girl Scout Troop 1024, along with Pittsboro town officials, gathered in Mary Hayes Barber Holmes park earlier this month to plant a …