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Police Say Man Stalked, Harassed Woman Over Nude Photos - State College News

Thu, 04/06/2017 - 22:13

Police Say Man Stalked, Harassed Woman Over Nude Photos
State College News
A North Carolina man is facing charges after police say he threatened to publicly share nude photos of a Penn State student if she did not keep sending him more. Shane M. Stark, 24, of Pittsboro, N.C., is charged with stalking, a first degree ...

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Chatham County man used credit card stolen from vehicle parked at Northwood - Chatham Journal Weekly

Wed, 04/05/2017 - 20:29

Chatham Journal Weekly

Chatham County man used credit card stolen from vehicle parked at Northwood
Chatham Journal Weekly
Purchases totaling just under $100 were made using victim's the credit card the same day from Cruizers Gas Station in Pittsboro and the Walmart in Northeast Chatham on15-501. Deputies used surveillance footage from the stores to identify Cole. Cole is ...

Scam Alert! Chatham residents cautioned about flyers urging water testing - Chatham Journal Weekly

Wed, 04/05/2017 - 20:23

Chatham Journal Weekly

Scam Alert! Chatham residents cautioned about flyers urging water testing
Chatham Journal Weekly
Pittsboro, NC – Chatham County has received several reports of residents across the county confused or upset by flyers or phone calls urging them to have their well water or public water tested. In some cases, flyers with testing tubes have been left ...

Credit card taken from Chatham County high school used at Walmart, deputies say - WNCN

Tue, 04/04/2017 - 19:07

WNCN

Credit card taken from Chatham County high school used at Walmart, deputies say
WNCN
Purchases totaling just under $100 were made using victim's the credit card the same day from Cruizers Gas Station in Pittsboro and Walmart of Chapel Hill, deputies said. Deputies used surveillance footage from the stores to identify Cole, deputies said.

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Free document shredding and more at Chatham County's Earth Day event - Chatham Journal Weekly

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 18:30

Chatham Journal Weekly

Free document shredding and more at Chatham County's Earth Day event
Chatham Journal Weekly
Pittsboro, NC – The Chatham County Solid Waste & Recycling Division hosts an Earth Day event on Saturday, April 22. The annual event is open to all Chatham County residents (no decal needed) and will feature free document shredding, free “take back” of ...

Northwood students present wacky, fairy-tale classic “Once Upon a Mattress” - Chatham Journal Weekly

Tue, 03/28/2017 - 18:56

Chatham Journal Weekly

Northwood students present wacky, fairy-tale classic “Once Upon a Mattress”
Chatham Journal Weekly
Pittsboro, NC – The royal court has taken up residence at Northwood High School, where Prince Dauntless is looking for a princess, and a most unlikely candidate has shown up. Northwood presents Once Upon a Mattress Join the gallant knights and their ...

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Chatham County Council of Aging offers free IRS preparation services - Chatham Journal Weekly

Mon, 03/27/2017 - 20:11

Chatham Journal Weekly

Chatham County Council of Aging offers free IRS preparation services
Chatham Journal Weekly
Pittsboro, NC – The Chatham County Council on Aging encourages eligible residents to avoid unnecessary fees this tax season by relying on the VITA tax preparation service. All VITA services include FREE electronic filing for both federal and state tax ...

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Authorities: Pittsboro woman claimed identity theft to get out of parking tickets - WRAL.com

Mon, 03/27/2017 - 17:36

WRAL.com

Authorities: Pittsboro woman claimed identity theft to get out of parking tickets
WRAL.com
Pittsboro, N.C. — A Pittsboro woman tried get to get out paying parking tickets in New York by claiming someone has stolen her identity, authorities said Monday. Isis Beatrice Hayes said someone else had racked up more than $600 in tickets, but ...

Carolina Women's Show will be held at new Chatham Ag & Conference Center in November - Chatham Journal Weekly

Mon, 03/27/2017 - 16:40

Chatham Journal Weekly

Carolina Women's Show will be held at new Chatham Ag & Conference Center in November
Chatham Journal Weekly
Pittsboro, NC – The Carolina Women's Show will be held on Nov 10-11, 2017 at the new Chatham County Agriculture and Conference Center. This show will be a fun, two-day event to enjoy the very best this area has to offer in shopping, fashion, food, ...

Car crashes into school bus north of Pittsboro - WRAL.com

Sat, 03/25/2017 - 00:00

WRAL.com

Car crashes into school bus north of Pittsboro
WRAL.com
Pittsboro, N.C. — A car collided with a school bus on Highway 15-501 north of Pittsboro Friday evening, according to Highway Patrol. The school bus was traveling south, preparing to come to a full stop on Birchwood Drive to drop off children. A silver ...

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King Kong Unleashed at Season Opener to Reset Pro Nitrous MPH Record - The Auto Channel (press release)

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 22:32

The Auto Channel (press release)

King Kong Unleashed at Season Opener to Reset Pro Nitrous MPH Record
The Auto Channel (press release)
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE King Kong Unleashed at Season Opener to Reset Pro Nitrous MPH Record PITTSBORO, N.C. (March 24, 2017): Lizzy Musi had held the Switzer Dynamics Pro Nitrous presented by MoTeC National MPH Record since May of last ...

Car plows into bus in Pittsboro - WNCN

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 21:40

Car plows into bus in Pittsboro
WNCN
PITTSBORO, N.C. (WNCN) – A vehicle plowed into a school bus Friday afternoon on U.S. 15/501 near Birchwood Drive in Pittsboro, police confirmed. The vehicle struck the rear of the bus. No word on injuries or if any children were on the bus at the time.

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Northwood holds off East Chapel Hill, earns seventh-straight victory - HighSchoolOT

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 03:47

HighSchoolOT

Northwood holds off East Chapel Hill, earns seventh-straight victory
HighSchoolOT
Pittsboro, N.C. — Northwood scored early and often to defeat East Chapel Hill, 9-5, Thursday afternoon in Pittsboro for the Chargers' seventh-straight win. "Three games this week, [but] I thought we came out ready to play today,” said Northwood ...

Woods Charter School principal's report for March 2017 - Chatham Journal Weekly

Sat, 03/18/2017 - 15:29

Chatham Journal Weekly

Woods Charter School principal's report for March 2017
Chatham Journal Weekly
We are awaiting word from NC DOT on the matter of lowering the speed limit on Andrews Store (which they have agreed to do) and we have also heard from Woods parents who would be willing to pay for the installation of a flashing light school zone sign ...

Are you interested in becoming a 4-H sewing volunteer? - Chatham Journal Weekly

Thu, 03/16/2017 - 19:45

Are you interested in becoming a 4-H sewing volunteer?
Chatham Journal Weekly
Pittsboro, NC – Are you someone who might be interested in sharing your sewing skills with local young people? Do you enjoy mentoring youth, increasing your existing sewing skillset, and working in collaboration with other enthusiastic volunteers to ...

Sarah Weller Pegna, Chatham Health Alliance receive national recognition - Chatham Journal Weekly

Thu, 03/16/2017 - 19:27

Chatham Journal Weekly

Sarah Weller Pegna, Chatham Health Alliance receive national recognition
Chatham Journal Weekly
Pittsboro, NC – The Chatham Health Alliance was recognized with the Health Transformation Award at the Communities Joined in Action conference in San Antonio, Texas on February 16. The award specifically recognized the work of Sarah Weller Pegna, ...

CORA's 8th annual Chatham Empty Bowls fundraiser set for April 30 - Chatham Journal Weekly

Thu, 03/16/2017 - 18:27

Chatham Journal Weekly

CORA's 8th annual Chatham Empty Bowls fundraiser set for April 30
Chatham Journal Weekly
Pittsboro, NC – CORA invites the public to the 8th Annual Chatham Empty Bowls Fundraiser on Sunday, April 30, 5:00 to 7:30 at Hanks Chapel Fellowship Hall in Pittsboro. The local pottery is the highlight of the event. The ticket for “The Works ...

Celebrate Independent Bookstore Day on Saturday, April 29 - Chatham Journal Weekly

Thu, 03/16/2017 - 16:38

Chatham Journal Weekly

Celebrate Independent Bookstore Day on Saturday, April 29
Chatham Journal Weekly
Pittsboro, NC – Celebrate Independent Bookstore Day on Saturday, April 29, 2017. The Chatham County bookstore participating is McIntyre's Books, Fearrington Village, 220 Market Street Pittsboro, NC. 27312. McIntyre's Book Store During the month of ...

Joe Wagner VFW Post 7313 seeking donations - Chatham Journal Weekly

Thu, 03/16/2017 - 05:55

Chatham Journal Weekly

Joe Wagner VFW Post 7313 seeking donations
Chatham Journal Weekly
Pittsboro, NC – After several years of planning and execution, Joe Wagner VFW Post 7313 has created a Veterans Memorial Garden at the front of our building. Seven flags are displayed with lighting: the United States of America Flag, the POW/MIA flag ...

Chatham nonprofits urged to apply for second collaborative grant - Chatham Journal Weekly

Thu, 03/16/2017 - 05:25

Chatham nonprofits urged to apply for second collaborative grant
Chatham Journal Weekly
Pittsboro, NC – Triangle Community Foundation is joining with United Way of Chatham County and Chatham County Government in announcing a new opportunity for Chatham County nonprofits to apply for a $30,000 grant focused on collaborative ...