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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 ...
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Chatham County approves updated Housing Trust Fund

by Casey Mann, Senior Correspondent The Chatham County Board of Commissioners’ focus on affordable continued during its Aug. 17 meeting with the passage of an updated Housing Trust Fund. The board had previously voted to appropriate $200,000 to the fund ...
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The Answer, in the End, Will Rely on Our Shared ...

Baha’is of Chatham County The Baha’is of Chatham County, as part of the Baha’i Faith community of the United States, join our fellow citizens in heartfelt grief due to appalling acts of violence against fellow human beings, violence in the ...
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Nature’s Fury

Ominous black clouds roll over the historic Chatham County Courthouse at sunset in advance of a threatening storm about to unleash Mother Nature’s fury. As a result of global warming and regional climate changes, the southeastern United States has seen ...