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Sunset on White Oak Creek

Photo by Gary Simpson White Oak Creek rises in a pond on the Beaver Creek and Crabtree Creek divide on the west side of Apex. It then flows westerly to meet New Hope River in the B. Everett Jordan Lake ...
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On the River

by Gary Phillips Two older boys and me, loaded with gearCame to the Green River in nighttime.We trolled the river and laid out some linesAnd water was over my chest at times.It was a year like any other year. Our ...
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Ask Ollie!

Ollie is a rescued black and white Shih Tzu who turned his passion for helping other pets into a popular advice column. Ask Ollie questions by emailing him at Ollie@chathamcountyline.org Dear READER, It’s magic, it’s hope, and it’s the holiday ...
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#WeNeedDiverseBooks: Writing and Publishing in the 2020s (Part 3)

by Michele Tracy Berger Coming of age in the 1970s and 1980s, I never read a commercial novel that featured a character that was anything like me: African American, female, wickedly smart, urban, and geeky. The children’s and young adult market ...
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Mayor Seat to Remain Vacant

by Casey Mann, Senior Correspondent The Siler City Board of Commissioners decided to leave the town’s mayoral seat vacant until next year. The board decided that rather than fill it with an appointee, it would leave it up to voters ...
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Water Task Force Gives Report

by Casey Mann, Senior Correpsondent The Pittsboro Water Task Force presented its final report to the Pittsboro Board of Commissioners on Dec. 14. The report, which was originally expected earlier this year, marks the culmination of work of a task ...
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Yearlong Celebration for 250th Anniversary

From Chatham County Throughout 2021 Chatham County will commemorate its 250th anniversary through diverse community-centered events and activities that highlight Chatham’s uniqueness, rich history, and promising future. The yearlong festivities will focus on five key areas – Creative Arts, Community ...
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Chatham’s Rep. Reives Elected to N.C. House Leadership

by Casey Mann, Senior Correspondent Chatham County’s Rep. Robert Reives was elected as the Democratic leader in the North Carolina House on Thursday, Dec. 3 in a unanimous vote by his fellow Democratic caucus members. Reives has represented District 54 ...
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Wastewater Agreement Reached in Briar Chapel, No Vote on Final ...

by Casey Mann, Senior Correspondent The Briar Chapel Community Association announced it had reached an agreement with Newland, the development company that built Briar Chapel, and Old North State Water Company which currently owns and operates the community’s wastewater treatment ...
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Literacy Instruction Moves Online

From Chatham Literacy One in five adults in Chatham County lack the literacy skills to navigate daily activities. Individuals struggling with limited literacy are experiencing greater challenges during this pandemic: a higher rate of job loss, a higher exposure to ...