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CHAHTAM COUNTY: 'Safe Communities' drug sting nabs 12 suspects - Sanford Herald (registration)

Thu, 06/08/2017 - 22:07

CHAHTAM COUNTY: 'Safe Communities' drug sting nabs 12 suspects
Sanford Herald (registration)
The large-scale operation was part of an effort to combat the sale and distribution of illegal drugs in the county, according to a news release from the Sheriff's Office, with members of the Drug Enforcement Administration, Pittsboro Police Department ...

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Chatham operation nets 12 arrests for drug charges - Asheboro Courier Tribune

Thu, 06/08/2017 - 20:52

Asheboro Courier Tribune

Chatham operation nets 12 arrests for drug charges
Asheboro Courier Tribune
Operation “Safe Communities” was a collaborative with the DEA, Pittsboro and Siler City police departments, and the FBI. More than 60 officers from various agencies across the state assisted in the endeavor. In a sweeping effort over the course of ...

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Sandy Ridge News - The Stokes News

Wed, 06/07/2017 - 04:08

The Stokes News

Sandy Ridge News
The Stokes News
Jimmy Ellington has an update on the Boy Scouts Annual Car, Truck, Motorcycle and ATV Show that was held on Saturday, May 27. There were 40 entries from as far away as Siler City and Huntersville. About 40 trophies were awarded including Overall Best ...

Sandy Ridge News - The Stokes News

Wed, 06/07/2017 - 04:08

The Stokes News

Sandy Ridge News
The Stokes News
Jimmy Ellington has an update on the Boy Scouts Annual Car, Truck, Motorcycle and ATV Show that was held on Saturday, May 27. There were 40 entries from as far away as Siler City and Huntersville. About 40 trophies were awarded including Overall Best ...

UNCW's Golden named second-team All-America by Collegiate Baseball - WECT-TV6

Thu, 06/01/2017 - 22:25

UNCW's Golden named second-team All-America by Collegiate Baseball
WECT-TV6
The Siler City, NC, native concluded his career tied with Bryan Britt (1994-96) for UNCW's all-time lead with 40 home runs. Golden finished ranked among UNCW's all-time leaders in 11 different categories. During his senior season, Golden became the ...

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Deadline approaches for North Carolina farm giveaway - WCTI12.com

Thu, 06/01/2017 - 02:00

WCTI12.com

Deadline approaches for North Carolina farm giveaway
WCTI12.com
BENNETT, N.C. (AP) - The deadline is at hand for a contest that earns the winner a North Carolina farm. The News & Observer of Raleigh reports entrants must write a 200-word essay and pay a $300 entry fee to try to win the nearly 13-acre (0.02 sq ...

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JMArts Scholars sends 12 students to university summer programs - Asheboro Courier Tribune

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 04:37

Asheboro Courier Tribune

JMArts Scholars sends 12 students to university summer programs
Asheboro Courier Tribune
SILER CITY — Twelve students have been named JMArts Scholars by the Jordan-Matthews Arts Foundation, each receiving a scholarship to attend a university fine arts camp this summer. They are Lanayea Allen-Watson, Jeremiah Blake, Karmen Brown, ...

Special Weather Statement - WFMY News 2

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 06:56

Special Weather Statement
WFMY News 2
At 236 AM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a line of strong thunderstorms extending from 6 miles southwest of Siler City to near Carthage to near Aberdeen. Movement was northeast at 60 mph. Pea size hail and wind gusts up to 45 mph will be possible with ...

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Wildcats softball team gains lead, doesn't look back vs. Jets to reach Final Four - Asheboro Courier Tribune

Sat, 05/20/2017 - 03:27

Asheboro Courier Tribune

Wildcats softball team gains lead, doesn't look back vs. Jets to reach Final Four
Asheboro Courier Tribune
SILER CITY — The Eastern Randolph High School varsity softball team has done a lot of talking with its bats this season. Friday was no different as the eighth-seeded Wildcats beat No. 6 Jordan-Matthews 12-4 in the NCHSAA 2-A regional final. ER (20-7) ...

Thursday Law Log, 5-18-17 - Asheboro Courier Tribune

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 14:38

Thursday Law Log, 5-18-17
Asheboro Courier Tribune
May 9: Terri W. Saunders, reported a theft from an outbuilding on Old Coleridge Road, Siler City. Missing were a pressure washer valued at $3,199, a second pressure washer valued at $1,200 and $500 in gasoline. * May 9: Kelly Ryan Moon, Pollyfield Road ...

Sixth annual Milo Holt Western Festival June 3 in Siler City - Asheboro Courier Tribune

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 04:33

Asheboro Courier Tribune

Sixth annual Milo Holt Western Festival June 3 in Siler City
Asheboro Courier Tribune
SILER CITY — Classic western films, especially those B-grade flicks, have a loyal following across the United States. One fan was Odeal Bathey “Milo” Holt of Siler City. Holt passed away in 2011. Since then, his family and friends have paid tribute to ...

Lady Bruins again fall to Jets in second round - The Wilson Times (subscription)

Mon, 05/15/2017 - 03:30

Lady Bruins again fall to Jets in second round
The Wilson Times (subscription)
SILER CITY — A second-round trip to Siler City, for the second straight year, did not bode well for the Beddingfield High varsity softball team Saturday evening. The Lady Bruins, No. 3 from the Eastern Plains Conference, were dealt a gut-wrenching 2-1 ...

Lady Bruins again fall to Jets in second round - The Wilson Times (subscription)

Mon, 05/15/2017 - 03:30

Lady Bruins again fall to Jets in second round
The Wilson Times (subscription)
SILER CITY — A second-round trip to Siler City, for the second straight year, did not bode well for the Beddingfield High varsity softball team Saturday evening. The Lady Bruins, No. 3 from the Eastern Plains Conference, were dealt a gut-wrenching 2-1 ...

North Stokes ends Knights' first state run - Sanford Herald (registration)

Sun, 05/14/2017 - 04:42

Sanford Herald (registration)

North Stokes ends Knights' first state run
Sanford Herald (registration)
SILER CITY - Chatham Charter first time in the NCHSAA state baseball tournament was victorious, for one round. The second round, Saturday afternoon versus visiting North Stokes, was tougher. No. 27-seeded North Stokes (13-15) pulled off its second ...

Manufacturer shuts down Chatham County plant, 51 layoffs - Triangle Business Journal

Thu, 05/11/2017 - 14:06

Manufacturer shuts down Chatham County plant, 51 layoffs
Triangle Business Journal
The company had teamed up with officials on litter sweeps and other community events throughout Siler City, he says. The EDC team has worked with Olympic Steel through its business retention and expansion program, as well as through its partnership ...

Chatham EDC president Kyle Touchstone honored by Triangle Business Journal - Chatham Journal Weekly

Tue, 05/09/2017 - 21:12

Chatham Journal Weekly

Chatham EDC president Kyle Touchstone honored by Triangle Business Journal
Chatham Journal Weekly
During Touchstone's year in Chatham County, he has furthered the development of Chatham County's two megasites, the Chatham-Siler City Advanced Manufacturing (CAM) Site and the Moncure Megasite. Both sites have been awarded infrastructure grants ...

JM's Jasmine Brower named finalist in Triangle Rising Stars competition - Chatham Journal Weekly

Tue, 05/09/2017 - 19:12

Chatham Journal Weekly

JM's Jasmine Brower named finalist in Triangle Rising Stars competition
Chatham Journal Weekly
Siler City, NC – Jasmine Brower surprised and dazzled audiences last fall, when she appeared on stage as the patriarch of a Jewish family in Jordan-Matthews High School's production of “Fiddler on the Roof.” jasmine brower Now, that out-of-the-box ...

Chatham EDC President Named to TBJ's “40 Under 40” - Chapelboro.com

Fri, 05/05/2017 - 21:20

Chapelboro.com

Chatham EDC President Named to TBJ's “40 Under 40”
Chapelboro.com
After becoming president of Chatham Economic Development Corporation, or the Chatham EDC, in February 2016, Touchstone led efforts to bring Mountaire Farms — an agricultural food processing company — to Siler City. Mountaire Farms is expected to ...

Severe Thunderstorm Warning - WFMY News 2

Fri, 05/05/2017 - 08:06

Severe Thunderstorm Warning
WFMY News 2
Until 445 AM EDT * At 345 AM EDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 7 miles west of Siler City to near Hoffman, moving northeast at 35 mph. HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Expect damage ...

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning - WFMY News 2

Mon, 05/01/2017 - 23:27

Severe Thunderstorm Warning
WFMY News 2
At 717 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located 9 miles northeast of Siler City, moving east at 45 mph. HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. Locations impacted include... Chapel ...