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Meet 'Mr. Handsome,' the Internet's Favorite Overweight Cat - WLTX.com

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 00:32

WLTX.com

Meet 'Mr. Handsome,' the Internet's Favorite Overweight Cat
WLTX.com
PITTSBORO, N.C. - Chatham County Animal Shelter has been in the spotlight thanks to its latest rescue, Mr. Handsome, a 31-pound cat. The overweight tabby was turned in by a local man saying it had been staying in his property for at least three days.

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'Adrenaline for sure': Officers capture Burmese python at Pittsboro storage facility - WRAL.com

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 00:21

WRAL.com

'Adrenaline for sure': Officers capture Burmese python at Pittsboro storage facility
WRAL.com
Pittsboro, N.C. — A massive Burmese python has been captured after getting loose in a Pittsboro storage facility on Saturday. Chatham County Animal Services Officers Kelsey Pepper and Kelly Rouse knew they had their hands full after getting the call ...

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31-pound NC shelter cat wants to be 'somebody's couch potato' - WNCN

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 21:54

WNCN

31-pound NC shelter cat wants to be 'somebody's couch potato'
WNCN
PITTSBORO, N.C. (WNCN) – Mr. Handsome, the 31.4-pound cat who is currently residing in a cabinet in the Chatham County Animal Shelter break room has become an internet sensation, but so far no one has volunteered to take him home. CLICK FOR ...

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Get Yourself Ready for Three Magical Days at The BIG What? - Music Fest News (press release)

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 15:16

Music Fest News (press release)

Get Yourself Ready for Three Magical Days at The BIG What?
Music Fest News (press release)
... sets from bands TBA and told us about the themes for each day, and now the daily schedule is available for your perusal. This is the first time the festival will be held at Shakori Hills Community Arts Center in Pittsboro NC, and it promises to be ...

Search continues for man reported missing near Sugar Lake - WRAL.com

Sun, 07/23/2017 - 17:23

WRAL.com

Search continues for man reported missing near Sugar Lake
WRAL.com
Pittsboro, N.C. — Chatham County officials announced Friday that the water-focused search for a man who went missing Wednesday at Sugar Lake has been suspended. On Sunday, reports were circulating that the man's family is offering an award for the ...

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Search still on for missing Chatham teen, Boone Cummins - Chatham Journal Weekly

Sun, 07/23/2017 - 17:15

Chatham Journal Weekly

Search still on for missing Chatham teen, Boone Cummins
Chatham Journal Weekly
Pittsboro, NC – Authorities have been searching for a teen who went missing near Sugar Lake in Pittsboro Wednesday evening. The Chatham County Sheriff's Office, Emergency Management, North Chatham Fire and Rescue, and First Health all responded ...

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Chatham County announces new application process for adoption of obese cat weighing over 30 pounds - Chatham Journal Weekly

Sun, 07/23/2017 - 15:47

Chatham Journal Weekly

Chatham County announces new application process for adoption of obese cat weighing over 30 pounds
Chatham Journal Weekly
Pittsboro, NC – Thousands of people across the nation have taken a great interest a severely overweight cat now housed at the Chatham County Animal Shelter. The 31-pound male, nicknamed Mr. Handsome, has tugged many heart strings. Chatham County ...

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18 tigers cool off in pools at North Carolina facility - WFLA

Sat, 07/22/2017 - 07:09

WFLA

18 tigers cool off in pools at North Carolina facility
WFLA
PITTSBORO, NC (WFLA/NBC) – People aren't the only ones headed to the pool to cool down in North Carolina. A tub full of cool water is just what the tigers ordered at the Carolina Tiger Rescue Facility, where the heat index hit 104 degrees on Friday.

Flabby tabby 'Mr. Handsome' adoption requests overwhelming - WSPA.com

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 18:28

WSPA.com

Flabby tabby 'Mr. Handsome' adoption requests overwhelming
WSPA.com
PITTSBORO, N.C. (WNCN) – A 31-pound cat up for adoption has become so popular the Chatham County Animal Shelter is setting a unique adoption process for “Mr. Handsome.” CLICK HERE FOR GALLERY. The Shelter said Friday the interest in the cat, ...

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Divers search Chatham County lake for missing teen - WNCN

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 17:53

WNCN

Divers search Chatham County lake for missing teen
WNCN
PITTSBORO, N.C. (WNCN) — Authorities are searching for a teen who went missing near Sugar Lake in Pittsboro Wednesday evening, according to a release from the Chatham County Sheriff's Office. The Chatham County Sheriff's Office, Emergency ...

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31 pound cat in Chatham County needs a forever home - TWC News

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 15:25

TWC News

31 pound cat in Chatham County needs a forever home
TWC News
PITTSBORO, N.C. – One resident of the Chatham County Animal Shelter is attracting attention for more than his cute looks. A 31.4 pound cat was brought in earlier this week as a stray but shelter workers said, “He clearly had someone feeding him.”.

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Pittsboro man reported missing near Sugar Lake - WRAL.com

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 14:44

WRAL.com

Pittsboro man reported missing near Sugar Lake
WRAL.com
Pittsboro, N.C. — Chatham County officials announced Friday that the water-focused search for a man who went missing Wednesday at Sugar Lake has been suspended. Gabriel Boone Cummins, 18, of Pittsboro, was last seen near 300 Sugar Lake Road ...

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Shelter seeks owner of giant 31-pound cat - KWQC-TV6

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 12:47

KWQC-TV6

Shelter seeks owner of giant 31-pound cat
KWQC-TV6
PITTSBORO, NC (KWQC) – Stray cats show up at animal shelters all the time, but rarely are they this husky. “We have never had a cat this big in the 10 years I've been here,” said Ginny Jenrette of Chatham County Animal Services (CCAS). “I also worked ...

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North Carolina animal shelter searching for home for 31 pound cat - KRON4.com

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 12:08

KRON4.com

North Carolina animal shelter searching for home for 31 pound cat
KRON4.com
PITTSBORO, NC (WFLA) – An animal shelter in North Carolina is looking for a forever home for one very large cat. “Does anyone know this cat?” The Chatham County Animal Shelter jokes in a Facebook post. “He clearly had someone feeding him, but was ...

Worth the Visit: Pittsboro, North Carolina - Modern Farmer

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 11:13

Modern Farmer

Worth the Visit: Pittsboro, North Carolina
Modern Farmer
Located 17 miles from the rowdy college town of Chapel Hill, bucolic Pittsboro claims only about 4,000 residents, yet supports two robust farmers markets: Chatham Mills on Saturday mornings and the Pittsboro market on Thursday afternoons. So while this ...

50 years later, midair collision that killed 82 still haunts Pittsboro woman - WNCN

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 21:48

WNCN

50 years later, midair collision that killed 82 still haunts Pittsboro woman
WNCN
PITTSBORO, N.C. – Wednesday is the 50th anniversary of a plane crash which killed 82 people in Henderson County. A private Cessna with three people on board crashed into Piedmont flight 22 in midair. The Boeing 727 had 79 people on board. “That sight ...

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Flabby tabby is huge hit at NC animal shelter - WSPA.com

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 12:10

WSPA.com

Flabby tabby is huge hit at NC animal shelter
WSPA.com
PITTSBORO, N.C. (WNCN) — There's a fat cat living large at the Chatham County Animal Shelter. A stray cat, all 31.4 pounds of him, has taken up residence in the shelter's break room. The porcine feline would be in a kennel like the rest of the cats ...

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Flabby tabby is huge hit at NC animal shelter - WNCN

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 21:10

WNCN

Flabby tabby is huge hit at NC animal shelter
WNCN
PITTSBORO, N.C. (WNCN) — There's a fat cat living large at the Chatham County Animal Shelter. CLICK FOR MORE CAT PHOTOS. A stray cat, all 31.4 pounds of him, has taken up residence in the shelter's break room. The porcine feline would be in a ...

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Register for free “Weed control strategies for piedmont pastures” course by August 1 - Chatham Journal Weekly

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 20:09

Chatham Journal Weekly

Register for free “Weed control strategies for piedmont pastures” course by August 1
Chatham Journal Weekly
Pittsboro, NC – The Chatham County Center of the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service will be conducting a course for pasture owners entitled Weed Control Strategies for Piedmont Pastures. This program will be held on Thursday August 3, 2017 ...

Nella Ree Henderson - Timesonline.com

Sat, 07/15/2017 - 00:15

Timesonline.com

Nella Ree Henderson
Timesonline.com
Nella was born March 8, 1937, in Pittsboro, NC, a daughter of the late Robert Ross and Lessie (Dark) Alston. Nella was a retired L.P.N, a fashion designer, fashion coordinator and seamstress. Throughout her life she was active in various churches in ...