Chatham County BBS

xx BFP's Annual Christmas Tree Sale
Yesterday at 07:32:33 AM by dosido
The annual Bynum Front Porch Christmas Tree Sale is up & running!! Our Christmas Trees are fresh Frasier Firs and are cut just a few days before delivery. Join us for our Open House and Tree Pick-up.  We will have a Bynum Bazaar with artists & craftspersons offering their creations for sale for that special someone in your life.   So: Pick-up your tree, shop a little (or a lot!) and enjoy goodies prepared by our BFP Board, friends & neighbors.

Join us for the fun festivities. Deadline for all orders is November 18,  5pm.

Pick-up Time:   10am-1:30pm
Date: November 26, 2016
Place:  Bynum General Store
             GPS:  950 Bynum Road
              Pittsboro, N. C. 27312

Check out our website: for ordering information, click on Fundraiser and choose Christmas Trees.

Sales of our trees will benefit Education Grants given to 2 Chatham graduating Seniors who plan to continue his/her education. So far BFP has given over $14,000 to our students.
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xx Chatham county Fair going on in Pittsboro this weekend.
September 23, 2016, 08:44:16 AM by Gene Galin
Chatham County Fair going on in Pittsboro this weekend.

Friday, September 23
Senior Day
Chatham County Senior Citizens Center Residents Welcome 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Chatham County Senior Citizens Center Residents   Interactive Games and Entertainment for Chatham County Senior Center Residents
    Lunch Provided by the Senior Center for Residents

3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Gates Open to the Public
Chatham County First Responders (with ID card), Their Spouses and Children Admitted Free!!    Gates Open to the Public
R and D Amusements, Zoe the Clown,
5 Star Farms Petting Zoo, Camel and Pony Rides
7:00 PM-8:30 PM
Inside Stage    Fashion Show Expo An annual crowd pleaser! Will your neighbor appear this year? And what will she/he be wearing?
    More Music and Events Schedule to Come

Saturday, September 24
Noon - 10:00 PM    Gates Open to the Public
R and D Amusements, Zoe the Clown,
5 Star Farms Petting Zoo, Camel and Pony Rides,
The Pieces of Eight Pirate Troop with Captain Jack

2:00 PM-4:00 PM
Outside Stage   2016 Chatham County Fair Talent Show
The Seventh Annual Talent Show for Grades K-12 is presented with the talents of our countys promising young students competing for cash prizes and trophies. Lots of cute kids and fun! { Parents are requested to remain in their seats. :-) } Click here for an entry form.
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Inside Stage   Chatham County Fair Proudly Presents the Chatham County Dance Connection!
Click here for more details
7:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Outside Stage   Stan Malette
Stan Malette is a graduate of North Carolina Central University (NCCU) and has performed as a sax player and lived in Siler City for over 20 years. Stans experiences include R&;B, jazz, Reggae, Rap, and Pop bands, and has performed extensively on the East Coast from New York to Atlanta, as well as in Tokyo, Japan. Stan has also directed, produced, and/or written scores for Public Affairs videos, and theater productions.
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Outside Stage

   Chatham County Fair Presents Cynamon & the Spice Rack!

Building a strong reputation as a first-class, Performance group, out of Greensboro, NC, Cynamon & The Spice Rack delivers a dazzling, high- energy show. Complete with tight musicianship and powerhouse lead vocals.

Cynamon & The Spice Rack consists of three vibrant female vocalists. The vocal group is backed by a strong band of talented, versatile and dedicated musicians considered being the best in the business. The instrumentation of the backing band consists of Keyboards, Drums, Guitar, Bass and Saxophone. The versatility of these musicians allows the band to be adjustable to accommodate most budgets.

Cynamon & The Spice Rack stage show is as exciting to watch as it is to dance to, covering hits from the 60s, 70s and 80s up to contemporary sounds of todays Top 40. Their repertoire includes a wide range of musical styles including Rhythm and Blues, Beach, Dance, Funk, Pop and Jazz. Providing hours of nonstop dance party! At the end of the night, you will be screaming for more.
More Music and Events Schedule to Come

Sunday, September 25    
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM   Main Building open for an Ecumenical Service. Details to follow. All Are Welcome!
1:00 PM - 10:00 PM   Gates Open to the Public
R and D Amusements, Zoe the Clown,
5 Star Farms Petting Zoo, Camel and Pony Rides ,
The Pieces of Eight Pirate Troop with Captain Jack,
Happy Dan the Magic Man
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Back by special Request!
In front of the main stands
3 separate shows    Happy Dan the Magic Man
The Biggest Little Laughs in the Carolinas
Voted one of Carolina Parents Family Favorite Party Entertainers!
    More Music and Events Schedule to Come
Adults .    $6.00 (tax included)
Children (Age 6-12)    $4.00 (tax included)
Children (Age 5 and under)    FREE!
Disabled Vets (with ID card)    FREE!

Contest for Children 6 -9!!
Win a Bicycle
Got to Be NC Agriculture
Secret Word Scavenger Hunt
Rules and Entry Forms will be available in the Fair Building

Midway Opens Thursday Evening
Midway by R and D Amusements
Tickets and wrist bands for the Midway rides will be available from the midway staff for $15
Midway ride tickets, for $1 each, will be available for purchase at the Midway from carnival staff. Rides will cost 3 to 4 tickets OR a wrist band will be available for only $15 for unlimited rides for the following periods (a new wrist band for each period):

    Thurs 6:00pm-closing
    Fri     3:00pm-closing
    Sat     noon-4:00pm
    Sun    1:00pm-4:00pm

Petting Zoo, Camel and Pony Rides
by 5 Star Farms
Petting Zoo tickets, $2 each.
Pony rides $5.
Camel rides $7.
See 5 Star Farms website for more details.

Click: The Biggest Pumpkin, Biggest Watermelon and Ice Cream Churn-off Contests!!

The Fairgrounds are located in Pittsboro, North Carolina.
From the Courthouse Circle follow Business 64 East toward Raleigh and turn right onto the Fairgrounds Road* just east of the Food Lion Shopping Center.
The Fair Building is on the south east side at the end of Fairgrounds Road
(* also known as Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive)
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xx Stolen gas off Manns Chapel, long private driveway
September 21, 2016, 10:18:57 PM by Freedom Handyman
A friend of mine had the gas siphoned out of her SUV last night. Pathetic! Lucky they didn't try me, my AR is looking for a reason to double tap some fool.
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xx Sky News will be in Chatham Co looking for people to interview on 2nd Amendment
September 21, 2016, 03:09:07 PM by Wilderness Voice
2 things to beware of as a political set up~

1. Why are they coming to Chatham County

2. Randy Voller is involved

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thumbup Masonic Car Show & Rib Fest Oct 1st - Masonic Lodge in Pittsboro
September 19, 2016, 11:08:06 AM by BoRied
Public is invited.  Over 100 Classic Cars.  BBQ ribs.  Silent auction.

Come to this 6th annual charity event.  Proceeds benefit Masonic Charities including the Oxford Childrens House and Whitestone Elder Car facility. 

Bring the whole family.  Lots of kid activities including a Monster Truck bouncy house, Sheriff van with give aways and the Pittsboro Fire Truck.

 Smiley Smiley Smiley Smiley Smiley Smiley Smiley Smiley Smiley Smiley Smiley Smiley Smiley
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xx Gas shortage
September 17, 2016, 07:26:49 PM by Jeff G
Any of you fellers and gals noticing the gas shortage here in Chatham County due to the gasoline pipeline bursting in Alabama? There are a couple of stations, that I'm aware of, in Siler that are out this evening. Yesterday, Murphy's ran dry and gas was $1.87, I think it is already up to $2.07 and wouldn't doubt it going far higher in the next few days before the pipeline is scheduled to start up again perhaps next Wednesday or Thursday.
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xx Mailbox heavily vandalized last night
September 05, 2016, 03:10:44 PM by chathamgardener
We live on Manns Chapel Road. Last week, spouse replaced old, falling-apart mailbox with brand new one. Last night, person/persons unknown methodically and repeatedly bashed in the new box with what may have been a green or blue baseball bat. Our house is set back far from the road, so we heard nothing. This was not a drive-by-lean-out-the window hit. It appears someone stood beside our box and hammered it over and over with a bat.

Here's hoping the perpetrators' aggressive instincts do not worsen.
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xx AK-47 and AR-15 Rifles Seized from Pittsboro Home After Drug Search
August 30, 2016, 10:33:48 AM by Gene Galin
AK-47 and AR-15 Rifles Seized from Pittsboro Home After Drug Search

Chatham County authorities seized AR-15 and AK-47 rifles, one shotgun and over 100 rounds of ammunition from a Pittsboro residence when conducting a search earlier this month.

Officials say 27-year-old Christian Dominick Lenoir, of Old Graham Road in Pittsboro, was arrested after a search of his residence on August 14.

In addition to the firearms and ammunition, law enforcement officials say two ounces of marijuana, three scales, plastic bags and a vacuum sealer machine were all seized along with more than $2,200 in cash.

Lenoir has been charged with possession with intent to sell/deliver marijuana, felony possession of a schedulve VI controlled substance, maintaining a vehicle/dwelling/place for a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Lenoir is due back in court on September 19.
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xx ATM skimming in Chatham
August 27, 2016, 02:51:06 PM by natvrabit

Friend of mine had their card skimmed @ an ATM in Lowe's Food Shopping Center in past 2 wks. Not sure which one. It was reported tho'. Just a heads up to look before you 'leap' into use!
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xx Sheriffs Office Bust 3 Meth Labs
August 23, 2016, 04:34:17 PM by Wilderness Voice



On August 13, the Chatham County Sheriffs Office conducted two search warrants in Pittsboro after an investigation into the manufacturing of Methamphetamine within the area. The State Bureau of Investigations Clandestine Lab Team assisted with conducting the search warrants.

Upon the search of two residences near Tobacco Road, Pittsboro, two active labs were found as well as a third lab that was primed but not yet active. The suspects involved have been taken into custody.

Investigators have charged Robert Russell and Kara Watkins in connection with manufacturing methamphetamine, possessing/distributing meth precursor, conspiring to traffic methamphetamine, and maintaining a vehicle/dwelling/place for a controlled substance.
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