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NEW INFO: Pittsboro man charged with attempted murder in Pitt County - WITN

Tue, 01/23/2018 - 15:50

WITN

NEW INFO: Pittsboro man charged with attempted murder in Pitt County
WITN
PITT COUNTY, NC (WITN) - The Pitt County Sheriff's Office has charged a Pittsboro man with trying to kill another man during a Christmas party. Deputies booked Shane Osburn, 32, into the Pitt County Detention Center on January 21. He's charged with ...

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Chatham County Council on Aging offering IRS tax preparation service - Chatham Journal Weekly

Tue, 01/23/2018 - 15:45

Chatham Journal Weekly

Chatham County Council on Aging offering IRS tax preparation service
Chatham Journal Weekly
Pittsboro, NC – The Chatham County Council on Aging encourages eligible residents to avoid unnecessary fees this tax season by relying on VITA, the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance tax preparation service. All VITA services include FREE electronic ...

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Pittsboro man facing attemped murder charges in Eastern North Carolina - WNCT

Tue, 01/23/2018 - 10:59

WNCT

Pittsboro man facing attemped murder charges in Eastern North Carolina
WNCT
PITT COUNTY, N.C. (WNCT) – A Pittsboro man is being held at the Pitt County Detention Center facing felony murder charges. Pitt County Sheriff's Office deputies booked 32-year-old Shane Osburn on January 21. He faces one charge of felony Attempted ...

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Pittsboro man charged with attempted murder in ENC - WITN

Tue, 01/23/2018 - 09:08

WITN

Pittsboro man charged with attempted murder in ENC
WITN
PITT COUNTY, NC (WITN) - The Pitt County Sheriff's Office has charged a Pittsboro man with felony attempted first degree murder. Deputies booked Shane Osburn, 32, into the Pitt County Detention Center on January 21. He's charged with Attempted First ...

Chatham County invites you to the first annual Spring Ag Fest on March 24 - Chatham Journal Weekly

Tue, 01/23/2018 - 02:59

Chatham Journal Weekly

Chatham County invites you to the first annual Spring Ag Fest on March 24
Chatham Journal Weekly
Pittsboro, NC – Chatham County invites residents to join us for our first annual Spring Ag Fest at the Chatham County Agriculture & Conference Center (CCACC) on Saturday, March 24, from 10 am to 2 pm. This free event evolved from our very successful ...

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Local Pittsboro man to appear on Wheel of Fortune on January 23 - Chatham Journal Weekly

Tue, 01/23/2018 - 02:25

Chatham Journal Weekly

Local Pittsboro man to appear on Wheel of Fortune on January 23
Chatham Journal Weekly
Culver City, CA – Michael Rodriguez of Pittsboro, N.C., will be a contestant on Wheel of Fortune on Tuesday, January 23, 2018. Michael is a small business owner, husband to his wife Kristen, and father to three children. He also coaches children's ...

Sheltering in Chatham County: A collaborative effort - Chatham Journal Weekly

Tue, 01/23/2018 - 02:10

Chatham Journal Weekly

Sheltering in Chatham County: A collaborative effort
Chatham Journal Weekly
Pittsboro, NC – As I sat around the conference room table at our Eastern Center in Pittsboro anticipating the arrival of the first persons seeking shelter from the cold, I remembered an inspirational quote, remarked Dennis Streets, director of the ...

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Former UNC law center employees continue fight for civil rights - The Daily Tar Heel

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 03:21

The Daily Tar Heel

Former UNC law center employees continue fight for civil rights
The Daily Tar Heel
Haddix said the Center is currently representing communities in the state impacted by industrial swine and poultry operations and that it will present oral arguments before the N.C. Supreme Court in the spring in an education equity case. The UNC Board ...

Two facing felony drug charges in stops - Sampson Independent

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 19:56

Sampson Independent

Two facing felony drug charges in stops
Sampson Independent
Deputies with the Criminal Interdiction Team stopped a 2013 Volkswagen Jetta traveling east on I-40, near the 355 mile marker, for a motor vehicle violation. During the stop, probable cause was reportedly established to search the vehicle and, during ...

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Two facing felony drug charges in stops - Sampson Independent

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 19:56

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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