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Sampson Independent | Two facing felony drug charges in stops - Sampson Independent

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 19:56

Sampson Independent

Sampson Independent | Two facing felony drug charges in stops
Sampson Independent
Two people are facing felony drug charges following traffic stops Thursday on major roadways in Sampson County, both conducted by the Sampson County Sheriff's Criminal Interdiction Team. Deputies with the Criminal Interdiction Team stopped a 2013 ...

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Chatham County Schools announces snow make-up time - Chatham Journal Weekly

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 22:38

Chatham Journal Weekly

Chatham County Schools announces snow make-up time
Chatham Journal Weekly
Pittsboro, NC – The Early Release Day scheduled for Friday, January 19, 2018, will now be a FULL student day for all schools. The 2017-2018 student calendar fulfills the state law requirement for instructional time for students using hours (1,025 hours ...

Pittsboro company says it can stop energy waste, save military lives - Asheboro Courier Tribune

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 00:27

Pittsboro company says it can stop energy waste, save military lives
Asheboro Courier Tribune
PITTSBORO — A small lab in Pittsboro could change the way we consume energy, save businesses money, and possibly even save the lives of American soldiers. 3DFS is a technology company that designs, manufactures and implements a new and more efficient ...

Woods Charter School accepting applications for 2018-19 through January 15 - Chatham Journal Weekly

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 20:07

Chatham Journal Weekly

Woods Charter School accepting applications for 2018-19 through January 15
Chatham Journal Weekly
Pittsboro, NC – Woods Charter School is a K-12 school of 500 students in northern Chatham County that is open to all school-aged children in North Carolina. We have small class sizes; a creative, dynamic, and dedicated faculty; and a school culture ...

Chatham County seeks applicants for planning board vacancy - Chatham Journal Weekly

Sat, 01/06/2018 - 14:42

Chatham Journal Weekly

Chatham County seeks applicants for planning board vacancy
Chatham Journal Weekly
Pittsboro, NC – The Chatham County's Board of Commissioners seeks applicants for one vacant seat on the planning board with a term ending December 31, 2020. Interested residents should apply by 5 pm on Friday, January 22, 2018. Land Use Plan The ...

Chatham County Sheriff posts pictures from January 4 snow day on Facebook - Chatham Journal Weekly

Fri, 01/05/2018 - 14:14

Chatham County Sheriff posts pictures from January 4 snow day on Facebook
Chatham Journal Weekly
Pittsboro, NC – After a Wednesday night snowfall of one to three inches, Many roads in Chatham county were snow-covered and icy come Thursday morning. Chatham County schools and most government offices were closed. Many residents took the advice to ...

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Chatham County adverse weather update for January 5 - Chatham Journal Weekly

Fri, 01/05/2018 - 13:43

Chatham Journal Weekly

Chatham County adverse weather update for January 5
Chatham Journal Weekly
Pittsboro, NC – Due to hazardous roads, all county offices, except essential services, will not open until 11 AM. This includes county facilities, such as parks, libraries, senior centers and collection centers. We recommend calling ahead if you need a ...

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Chatham County Schools seek distinguished alumni - Chatham Journal Weekly

Fri, 01/05/2018 - 05:43

Chatham Journal Weekly

Chatham County Schools seek distinguished alumni
Chatham Journal Weekly
Pittsboro, NC – Chatham County Schools (CCS) has launched its second annual Distinguished Alumni Program, an initiative that awards the district's graduates for jobs well done and community impact. This past school year, Henry Richardson, who graduated ...

Kelly Slaughter's hands-on approach a plus at Pittsboro Elementary - Chatham Journal Weekly

Fri, 01/05/2018 - 05:26

Chatham Journal Weekly

Kelly Slaughter's hands-on approach a plus at Pittsboro Elementary
Chatham Journal Weekly
“Even though she is our school treasurer, this is the second year she has worked on a grant for our school innovation lab,” said Kristen Lane, who was the curriculum coach at Pittsboro Elementary School when she nominated Slaughter for a Chatham County ...

Despite icy weather, Chatham County's property tax payments are due by January 5 at 5 pm - Chatham Journal Weekly

Thu, 01/04/2018 - 19:26

Chatham Journal Weekly

Despite icy weather, Chatham County's property tax payments are due by January 5 at 5 pm
Chatham Journal Weekly
Pittsboro, NC – The icy weather has created an array of issues for residents and Chatham County government. Despite the weather, the mandated deadline for 2017 property tax payments is tomorrow, January 5, 2018 at 5 pm. However, here are some options ...

Courts order tobacco companies to run ads about their products - Chatham Journal Weekly

Wed, 01/03/2018 - 22:46

Chatham Journal Weekly

Courts order tobacco companies to run ads about their products
Chatham Journal Weekly
Pittsboro, NC – Starting November 26, 2017, the major U.S. tobacco companies began running ads in newspapers in NC and nationally telling the American people the known facts about the deadly consequences of smoking and secondhand smoke. Official U.S ...

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Pittsboro woman racked up $4200 in debt in elderly woman's name, authorities say - WNCN

Wed, 01/03/2018 - 16:24

WNCN

Pittsboro woman racked up $4200 in debt in elderly woman's name, authorities say
WNCN
PITTSBORO, N.C. (WNCN) — A Pittsboro woman working as an assisted living caretaker is facing multiple felonies after she used a resident's credit card to purchase thousands of dollars worth of goods, the Chatham County Sheriff's Office said. Monica ...

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Special thanks to Donna and her team at Bella Donna's restaurant for amazing experience - Chatham Journal Weekly

Tue, 01/02/2018 - 17:23

Chatham Journal Weekly

Special thanks to Donna and her team at Bella Donna's restaurant for amazing experience
Chatham Journal Weekly
Pittsboro, NC – I was coming up on my 15th wedding anniversary. Because it's one of those milestone years I thought it should be more special than simply bringing home some flowers after my day at work. While I was vetting some ideas I thought about ...

The burning bowl - Chatham Journal Weekly

Tue, 01/02/2018 - 16:23

Chatham Journal Weekly

The burning bowl
Chatham Journal Weekly
Pittsboro, NC – Something new to me. I was invited to a 'burning bowl' yesterday, New Year's Eve. I had never heard of this before. There is a big open pit, bowl, area with a blazing fire – outdoors. Those gathered around write on a piece of paper some ...

Chatham seeks volunteers for inspections of nursing and adult care homes - Chatham Journal Weekly

Tue, 01/02/2018 - 16:09

Chatham Journal Weekly

Chatham seeks volunteers for inspections of nursing and adult care homes
Chatham Journal Weekly
Pittsboro, NC -Chatham County seeks residents to apply for several vacancies on its Community Advisory Committee. This committee helps protect the rights and safety of residents living in adult care homes and nursing homes by making unannounced visits ...

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Chatham Sheriff's office seeks public assistance identifying armed robbers of Circle K - Chatham Journal Weekly

Tue, 01/02/2018 - 16:09

Chatham Journal Weekly

Chatham Sheriff's office seeks public assistance identifying armed robbers of Circle K
Chatham Journal Weekly
Pittsboro, NC – The Chatham County Sheriff's Office is investigating a robbery at the Circle K convenience store located at 11399 US 15-501 N, Chapel Hill. In the early morning hours on December 23, four subjects entered the store and displayed ...

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Chatham County offers free Christmas tree recycling - Chatham Journal Weekly

Tue, 01/02/2018 - 15:47

Chatham Journal Weekly

Chatham County offers free Christmas tree recycling
Chatham Journal Weekly
Pittsboro, NC – Chatham County Solid Waste & Recycling offers free Christmas tree recycling at the Main Facility at 28 County Services Road in Pittsboro through Friday, January 19. Trees can be accepted Monday through Friday 7 am to 3:30 pm except ...

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I'm in the money. Had collards and black-eyed peas on New Year's day. - Chatham Journal Weekly

Tue, 01/02/2018 - 15:23

Chatham Journal Weekly

I'm in the money. Had collards and black-eyed peas on New Year's day.
Chatham Journal Weekly
Pittsboro, NC – Tradition has it that if you eat collards and black-eyed peas on New Year's day, it will bring you wealth. Collards are the green dollars and peas are the small change. As usual, I didn't have a lot of collards and lots of peas. Had ...

Chatham County's 2018 tax listing forms being mailed and deadline nears for 2017 taxes - Chatham Journal Weekly

Tue, 01/02/2018 - 05:30

Chatham Journal Weekly

Chatham County's 2018 tax listing forms being mailed and deadline nears for 2017 taxes
Chatham Journal Weekly
Pittsboro, NC – Chatham County residents can expect to receive their 2018 personal property tax listing forms in early January according to Chatham County Tax Office. Any Chatham County property owner not receiving their 2018 personal property tax ...

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