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Chatham County government hit by cyberattack

by Casey Mann, Senior Correspondent Chatham County government was the victim of a cyberattack on Wednesday, Oct. 28, affecting access to its network, email and phones. A majority of county departments, including the county manager’s office, the health department, planning ...
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After raising rabbits, Willett hits the trails and eyes big ...

by Randall Rigsbee, Correspondent Crystal Willett is widely known as “the Rabbit Lady,” a moniker the 54-year-old Chatham County resident earned, and embraced, in the years she operated The Chatham Rabbit, her farm in Bear Creek. For a decade or ...
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Health disparities are preventable differences in health outcomes between groups ...

by James Crawford, Chatham County Commissioner, District 4 The following statement was adopted by the Chatham County Board of Health at its August 24, 2020 meeting:  “As members of the North Carolina, Chatham County Board of Health, it is our ...
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Chatham Board of Education Candidate Q&A

Board of Education District 1 Melissa Hlavac Board of Education, District 1 (incumbent) Q1: Who are you?  Chatham County is a large, diverse community comprised of people from a spectrum of cultures, backgrounds and socioeconomic levels. Like some, I’m a first-generation ...
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County Commissioner Candidate Q&A

Chatham County Commissioner District 1 Karen Howard (D)Chatham County Commissioner, District 1 (Incumbent) Q1: Who are you?  I am a former attorney and current Chair of the Chatham County Board of Commissioners. My family and I have lived in Northeastern ...
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Chatham County Public Health Department Hosts Free COVID-19 Testing Event

From the Chatham County Health Department The Chatham County community is invited to a free COVID-19 testing event Thursday, October 15, 2020, from 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. WHERE:   Northwood High School310 Northwood High School RoadPittsboro, NC 27312  WHEN:Thursday, October 15, ...
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Dina Reynolds joins the Chatham Trades Team

From Chatham Trades Chatham Trades Executive Director Shawn Poe is pleased to announce Dina Reynolds as the Director of Development and Communications. “Chatham Trades is very fortunate to have been able to acquire someone with Dina’s nonprofit experience and knowledge ...
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Sunshine comes to Pittsboro

by Casey Mann, Senior Correspondent Under the direction of its new Town Manager Chris Kennedy, the town of Pittsboro is moving toward creating a more transparent and accessible municipal government. In July, Kennedy was chosen to fill the role of ...
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Election season in Chatham has begun!

by Casey Mann, Senior Correspondent Chatham County residents are some of the most politically active in the state with election season occasionally resembling an old fashioned demolition derby. Each election cycle, Chatham County ranks near the top for turnout percentage ...
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Chatham County attorney Todd Roper appointed to fill Judge Buckner’s ...

by Casey Mann, Senior Correspondent Todd Roper could be working at the fiberglass plant in Snellville, GA right now. But in early September, N.C. Governor Roy announced Roper, 30-year resident and attorney in Chatham County, was appointed to fill the ...