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April 2019

EG-GILERO

PITTSBORO, NC – EG-GILERO, a Morrisville-based medical device manufacturer, recently announced plans to invest more than $4 million and create 60 jobs in Chatham County, at what will be its third North Carolina location. EG-GILERO will take over a 40,000-square-foot industrial space in downtown Pittsboro to accommodate production and workspace for employees.

"We are very excited to be expanding our manufacturing footprint and to be calling downtown Pittsboro our new neighborhood," said Ted Mosler, president and chief technology officer of EG-GILERO. "Pittsboro and Chatham County residents and staff have been very welcoming to us and we look forward to being a good neighbor for years to come. For EG-GILERO and our customers, Pittsboro is a hidden gem; but with the expected growth in the area, many others will come to realize the charm and benefits Pittsboro has to offer – as we have."

EG-GILERO, a vertically-integrated contract manufacturer, said it plans to hire engineers, laboratory technicians, operators and other support roles to staff the manufacturing facility. The salaries will vary by position but average $44,317, higher than Chatham County’s average of $36,731. Founded in 2002, EG-GILERO designs, develops and manufactures products for the medical device and drug delivery device markets.

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RLIs APEX Producers Club honors Eric Andrews

Eric Andrews Eric Andrews, with Realty World Carolina Properties from Bear Creek NC has been recognized as a part of the 2018 APEX Producers Club by the Realtors® Land Institute in a ceremony Tuesday, March 5, during RLI’s 2019 National Land Conference in Albuquerque, NM.

"This is one of the highest honors I have ever received in Land Sales." said Andrews upon receiving the award. Andrews has been a local Realtor in the area for almost 20 years. He specializes in raw land sales and homes with acreage.

"We are proud of Eric Andrews and all of our members that were recognized as part of our award programs for their accomplishments in 2018. They truly are the crème of the crop when it comes to land real estate professionals," said RLI's CEO Aubrie Kobernus, MBA, RCE. Top awards winners will receive national recognition in The Land Reports Spring Magazine as well as additional promotions throughout the year.

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Social Justice Theater of the Carolinas Presents

columbinus


Opens April 19, 2019 -- Limited Engagement

One day, you’re going about your life, business as usual. Then, suddenly, something happens that shatters your world and shifts your perspective forever. That’s what occurred 20 years ago in Littleton, Colorado. On April 20, 1999 at Columbine High School ten students and one teacher were killed by two other students who also subsequently took their own lives.

In their debut production at Sweet Bee Theater in Pittsboro, the Social Justice Theater of the Carolinas (SJTC) will perform the play columbinus, by Stephen Karam and P.J. Paparelli, to commemorate 13 lives lost at Columbine and more than 200 more souls killed in high school shootings in two decades since.

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PASSED AT THE CHATHAM COUNTY DEMOCRATIC PARTY'S COUNTY CONVENTION ON MARCH 30, 2019

A RESOLUTION CALLING FOR THE CHATHAM COUNTY COMMISSIONERS TO RETURN THE CONFEDERATE MONUMENT IN FRONT OF THE HISTORIC COURTHOUSE IN PITTSBORO TO ITS OWNERS (West Williams and Manns Chapel precincts)

WHEREAS, The confederate statue in front of the historic courthouse in Pittsboro was purchased by and is owned by the Winnie Davis Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy(UDC); and

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Statement from Mike Dasher
Chairman, Chatham County Board of Commissioners
Regarding the upcoming April 15th meeting


As part of its 6 p.m. regular session on April 15, 2019, the Chatham County Board of Commissioners expects to receive a presentation from a local group regarding the Confederate Memorial statue in front of the Historic Courthouse. Because we expect considerable public interest in this presentation, we have moved this meeting to the Chatham County Agriculture & Conference Center on the west side of Pittsboro, which will accommodate a much larger crowd.

The presentation will be placed on the regular agenda to receive information. As is standard procedure for new proposals, the Board of Commissioners will not vote on the specific recommendations contained in the proposal at this meeting.

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