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UNC announces 2015 football home game designations

Tue, 02/17/2015 - 14:23
The University of North Carolina has announced several home game designations for the 2015 football season, including Homecoming on November 7 vs. Duke.

Postponement of joint transportation facility groundbreaking

Mon, 02/16/2015 - 05:29
Due to extremely cold weather on Monday, the groundbreaking for the new Joint Transportation Facility scheduled for that day (February 16) will be rescheduled. The school system also may be busy with preparations for wintry weather that may arrive on Tuesday.

Giant turtle sighting at Kiwanis Park

Mon, 02/16/2015 - 03:46
There is a new turtle sculpture at the Kiwanis Park. The turtle replaced the white oak car installed about six years ago. Part of the appeal of natural playgrounds is that they're never a fixed constant; they're always evolving.

Why Chatham Park matters

Mon, 02/16/2015 - 02:41
The Chatham Economic Development Corporation (EDC) is a private, non-profit organization working to make Chatham County the preferred location for emerging growth companies. By attracting new companies, helping existing businesses expand, and assisting new ventures, the EDC encourages new job creation and private investment in property and equipment. In 2013, the EDC spearheaded an effort to develop a conceptual land use plan for Chatham County. Our motivation was to position the county for sustainable and balanced growth for future generations. Working with County and Town staff, we developed several growth scenarios. We then sought public input, both through public meetings and an online survey tool.