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December 2019/January 2020

Publisher Randolph Voller visits with Governor Roy Cooper and the first lady at the Governor's mansion for a holiday reception

Chatham County Commissioners Adopt Tobacco-free Ordinance

PITTSBORO, NC— On December 16, 2019, the Chatham County Board of Commissioners adopted a tobacco-free county ordinance, based on a recommendation from the Chatham County Board of Health. The ordinance, which will take effect January 2, 2020, is based on the current administrative tobacco-free county policy implemented in 2016.

The ordinance prohibits the use of any tobacco products including cigarettes, cigars, all forms of smokeless tobacco (dip or chew) and other smoking devices such as vapor products (electronic cigarettes or e-cigarettes) on Chatham County grounds. The ordinance covers any property that is owned, leased or maintained by the County such as vehicles, buildings and other property including Chatham County parks.


Chatham County Commissioners Approve 2021-27 Capital Improvement Plan

PITTSBORO, NC— On December 16, 2019, the Chatham County Board of Commissioners approved the Capital Improvement Program (CIP) covering fiscal years 2021-27. The seven-year CIP is updated every year as a process to plan for and fund major capital needs costing more than $100,000. One new project is included in the CIP:
  • Replacement of the core storage/servers that maintain the essential technology infrastructure for the county will begin in FY 2025. The estimated cost is $262,800.

Resolution Honoring Uva Holland

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Page 1 - Local Theater Artist, Mike Wiley, Visits Two Chatham County Schools as Part of Chatham Arts Council’s Artists-in-Schools Initiative * So You Think You Know What A River Is? - Page 2 - ARTS COUNCIL (cont. from page 1) - Page 3 - Remember the Important Things During the Holidays and the New Year * New Leaders for Pittsboro and Chatham County * Public Hearing reminder - Page 4 - Looking Ahead: Projecting Long-Term Care Needs and Planning for the Cost * Chatham Park reveals mosaic development plans and tenants - Page 5 - Letters to the Editor: The Zero-Sum Game in Which We All Lose - Page 6 - It's the Holidays! Are you Stressed Yet? * Introducing Ayurveda - Page 7 - Going Plant-Based to Lose Weight * Practicing Peace and Contentment through Yoga - Page 8 - Ask Ollie * As Seen on TV; or Maybe Not - Page 9 - The State of Chatham County - Page 10 - Chatham Opinion Line - An Open Letter to George Soros * Viet Nam Revisited, Part One * A Letter to El Niño Dios - Page 11 - Chatham Opinion Line - A Failing Education System * Out of Context 'Journalism' - Page 12 - naturally chatham - SUNSET PADDLE * RIVER (cont. from page 1)


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