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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
From inside her Siler City home, blogger Amy Smith has accidentally achieved every entrepreneur’s dream: build a thriving business around her passion. more
The Chatham County Board of Elections’ post-election “canvass” process didn’t see any changes to the outcomes of Chatham County’s 2022 primary elections, held on May 17, according to … more
PITTSBORO — While attending college in Greensboro about a decade ago, UNCG student Ashlyn Martin thought she knew which area of social work she wanted to go into.  And so, when the … more
SILER CITY — The Siler City Immigrant Community Advisory Committee heard subcommittee updates and discussed ways to better serve youth mental health needs with youth-serving agencies during its … more
Thanks to nearly two years of pandemic and Census-related delays, Siler City voters now have the odd opportunity to cast their ballots for the municipal elections in an even year. more
The Immigrant Community Advisory Committee shared subcommittee updates and pinpointed community engagement as a major roadblock to achieving goals outlined in the Building Integrated Communities plan during its monthly meeting last Tuesday. more
For the first time in at least 41 years, three Jordan-Matthews juniors have been selected from among thousands to attend N.C. Governor’s School this summer. more
The third time really is the charm. After two COVID postponements, my sister and her husband finally celebrated their marriage in Edinburgh’s Signet Library with a wonderful night of dancing, … more
For the past month, lay health advisor Maria Herrera has spent over six hours each week knocking on doors in Love’s Creek to share COVID-19 information, resolve doubts and help her neighbors get vaccinated. more
SILER CITY — The Siler City Immigrant Community Advisory Committee shared subcommittee updates and identified several Building Integrated Communities strategies to explore this year during its … more
PITTSBORO — Northwood High School junior Matthew Sullivan received a scholarship last week through the North Carolina Future Farmers of America Association to attend a national leadership conference this summer in Washington, D.C. more
SILER CITY — A little over a year after its formation, Chatham’s lone homelessness-centric organization, Love Chatham, is gearing up to launch its next big project: an emergency housing initiative offering temporary shelter to those in need. more
On Feb. 1, Ilsen Lopez took up a position as Communities In Schools’ first bilingual student support specialist in Chatham Middle School, a role in which she said she hopes to offer students the support she wished she’d had when she was in school. more
First held last year, this fundraising initiative — a show called “Big Night in for the Arts” — will feature performances from regional artists, address the pandemic’s impact on the arts and highlight the missions of its four organizers: the United Arts Council of Raleigh and Wake County, Durham Arts Council, the Orange County Arts Commission and the Chatham Arts Council. more
Now a second-semester senior, Evelin Muñoz Tebalan has been selected as one of 411 semifinalists nationwide for the prestigious Cooke College Scholarship. more
SILER CITY — The Siler City Immigrant Community Advisory Committee appointed members to its five subcommittees and discussed a timeline for realizing the town’s Building Integrated Communities plan during its monthly meeting last Tuesday. more
Following a seven-week application period, Central Carolina Community College’s 12-spot entrepreneurial development program, Chatham SPARK, has received 44 applicants, according to CCCC-Chatham’s Small Business Center coordinator Phillip Pappas. more
Starting March 4, adults 50 years and older may register online for the games at Interested seniors without email or internet access may alternatively fill out and send in printed registration forms. more
Formerly a Chatham County Schools parent liaison and teacher, López Garcia became the Hispanic Liaison’s new youth program assistant in December to mentor Chatham’s Hispanic youth and empower them to achieve their dreams. more
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