Tag: Chatham county nc

HealthMATTERS

Half of Chatham’s Population At Least Partially Vaccinated Against COVID-19

From the Chatham County Health Department As of Wednesday, July 7th, 50% of the Chatham County population has received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, marking a significant milestone in the county’s fight to end the COVID-19 pandemic. ...
HealthMATTERS

Meet the Mints!

by Tim Keim One of the most common families of herbs, are the mints. Mint, basil, oregano, lavender, rosemary, and thyme are a few often used in the kitchen to boost the flavor of many foods, but they also have ...
Arts & Culture

Responsible Dog Breeders

by Valerie Broadway Much of my life has been devoted to animal rescue. While I am a strong advocate for animal rescue and adoption, I do think people should have the choice to have a pure-bred dog if they really ...
Arts & Culture

Squirrels – Your Friendly Backyard Tenants

by Jan Nichols Squirrels are ubiquitous. You may love them, as did a friend of mine who transformed her yard into a squirrel haven, or you may consider them a pesky rodent that must be banished from your yard. But ...
News

Siler City creates Immigrant Community Advisory Committee, approves pay increase ...

The Siler City Board of Commissioners unanimously approved a resolution to create an Immigrant Community Advisory Committee on June 21. The resolution is a recommended action from the Siler City Building Integrated Communities (BIC) Action Plan, which consists of recommendations ...
News

Pittsboro Election Filings

Pittsboro Mayor Jim Nass filed for re-election on July 2, 2021 and stated that it “has been an honor and a privilege to serve all of the people of Pittsboro.” Nass was elected in 2019 when he succeeded Mayor Cindy ...
News

Pittsboro passes $13,435,807 budget – 42.8% increase from last year

by Casey Mann, Senior Correspondent The town of Pittsboro Board of Commissioners passed a more than $13 million budget for the upcoming fiscal year, marking a nearly 43% increase from the previous year. According to Town Manager Chris Kennedy’s presentation ...
News

Main Street Pittsboro Updates Stakeholders

by Casey Mann, Senior Correspondent Main Street Pittsboro hosted a mixer for downtown business and property owners on Tuesday, June 15th to provide an update on the work the organization has completed and its future plans. “The goal is to ...
News

Chatham County Approves $150 Million Budget

by Casey Mann, Senior Correspondent Chatham County has approved its $150 million budget which is an increase of about $17 million from the previous year’s budget. With increased revenue from an estimated 14% increase in property values due to growth ...
News

Infrastructure Woes

Basic infrastructure is desperately in need of updating and investment in Chatham County. Whether it’s universal access to broadband, which has been bottled up by legislation crafted by the Republican-run General Assembly since 2011, or more basic needs such as ...