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Video & transcript: Ag Director Sam Groce talks about the future of new Chatham Ag & Convention Center - Chatham Journal Weekly

Tue, 07/11/2017 - 18:41

Chatham Journal Weekly

Video & transcript: Ag Director Sam Groce talks about the future of new Chatham Ag & Convention Center
Chatham Journal Weekly
Pittsboro, NC – Here's the transcript of the third part of our conversation with Sam Groce, the Chatham County County Extension Director, on the grand opening day of the new Chatham County Agriculture and Convention Center in Pittsboro. We discuss ...

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Video & Transcript: Sam Groce talks about how the process for a new Chatham Ag Center began - Chatham Journal Weekly

Mon, 07/10/2017 - 15:34

Chatham Journal Weekly

Video & Transcript: Sam Groce talks about how the process for a new Chatham Ag Center began
Chatham Journal Weekly
Pittsboro, NC – Here's the transcript of the first part of our conversation with Sam Groce, the Chatham County County Extension Director, on the grand opening day of the new Chatham County Agriculture and Convention Center in Pittsboro.

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Chatham County's 2017 tax bills mailed in mid-July - Chatham Journal Weekly

Mon, 07/10/2017 - 12:18

Chatham Journal Weekly

Chatham County's 2017 tax bills mailed in mid-July
Chatham Journal Weekly
Pittsboro, NC —Chatham County residents can expect to receive their 2017 property tax bills any day now, according to Chatham County Tax Administrator Kep Kepley. The deadline to pay 2017 property taxes without penalty is January 5, 2018. The 2017-18 ...

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Beware of credit card skimmers at the gas pump - Chatham Journal Weekly

Sat, 07/08/2017 - 19:24

Chatham Journal Weekly

Beware of credit card skimmers at the gas pump
Chatham Journal Weekly
Pittsboro, NC – On July 6, two credit card skimming devices have been removed from a gas station near Jordan Lake. With the recent rash of credit card skimmers found in Chatham County, it may be a good idea for all residents to take some extra ...

Central Carolina Community College offers creative writing classes - Chatham Journal Weekly

Thu, 07/06/2017 - 19:30

Chatham Journal Weekly

Central Carolina Community College offers creative writing classes
Chatham Journal Weekly
Pittsboro, NC – Central Carolina Community College is offering a variety of creative writing classes at CCCC's Chatham Main Campus in Pittsboro. * Bob Dylan: 1962-1966 (Part 1) will meet on Wednesdays beginning Aug. 23 and concluding Sept. 27.

Compilation of video tweets from public hearing on rezoning near Polks Landing - Chatham Journal Weekly

Thu, 07/06/2017 - 13:50

Chatham Journal Weekly

Compilation of video tweets from public hearing on rezoning near Polks Landing
Chatham Journal Weekly
By Gene Galin. Pittsboro, NC – I've assembled a compilation of short video tweets from the public hearing on rezoning near Polks Landing on June 19 at the Chatham County commissioner's meeting.

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Three 360 degree videos of Big Time Band performing at 2017 Pittsboro Summerfest - Chatham Journal Weekly

Wed, 07/05/2017 - 17:39

Chatham Journal Weekly

Three 360 degree videos of Big Time Band performing at 2017 Pittsboro Summerfest
Chatham Journal Weekly
Pittsboro, NC – Big Time Band was kind enough to let me capture the them playing on the main stage at the Pittsboro Summerfest on Sunday, July 2 with the LG360 CAM. I set the camera up in front of the band on the stage to get the videos. Big Time Band ...

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Chatham County Schools recognizes distinguished former students - Chatham Journal Weekly

Tue, 07/04/2017 - 12:04

Chatham Journal Weekly

Chatham County Schools recognizes distinguished former students
Chatham Journal Weekly
Pittsboro, NC — Ronald Scott, Henry Richardson and Joe Hackney comprise the inaugural class of the Chatham County Schools Distinguished Alumni Program. Members of the community nominated them based on each individual's contribution to his ...

This week at Chatham County libraries – Week of July 2, 2017 - Chatham Journal Weekly

Mon, 07/03/2017 - 19:55

Chatham Journal Weekly

This week at Chatham County libraries – Week of July 2, 2017
Chatham Journal Weekly
Pittsboro, NC – Here is a rundown of the events taking place at this week at Chatham County Libraries. All Chatham County Libraries will be closed on Tuesday, July 4 for the Independence Day holiday. Wednesday, July 5 1-2pm Wellness Wednesdays for ...

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HAIRSTON, Georgia Mae - Martinsville Bulletin

Sun, 07/02/2017 - 04:57

HAIRSTON, Georgia Mae
Martinsville Bulletin
Georgia was survived by her cousin Elizabeth Pilson of Fieldale, Va.; her best friend Deloris Ferguson for over Sixty Plus years of Pittsboro, N.C.; and a former care Rosie Harper of Martinsville, Va. she was Employed by the City Of Chicago Board of ...

Celebrate Independence Day on July 2 in Pittsboro at SummerFest 2017 - Chatham Journal Weekly

Sat, 07/01/2017 - 19:48

Chatham Journal Weekly

Celebrate Independence Day on July 2 in Pittsboro at SummerFest 2017
Chatham Journal Weekly
Pittsboro, NC – The second annual Pittsboro SummerFest will be held this year on July 2 as a part of the Pittsboro Business Association sponsored First Sunday events. The 2017 Pittsboro Summer fest will feature a parade, a watermelon seed spitting ...

Free summer computer classes slated at Chatham Community Library - Chatham Journal Weekly

Sat, 07/01/2017 - 13:18

Chatham Journal Weekly

Free summer computer classes slated at Chatham Community Library
Chatham Journal Weekly
Pittsboro, NC – Chatham Community Library is offering a series of free computer classes in July and August. The names, dates and times of the classes are listed below. You can find a full description of the classes, including topics covered and ...

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Man dies in one-vehicle accident near Pittsboro - Asheboro Courier Tribune

Wed, 06/28/2017 - 21:20

Asheboro Courier Tribune

Man dies in one-vehicle accident near Pittsboro
Asheboro Courier Tribune
PITTSBORO — A 36-year-old Durham man was killed early Wednesday when his van overturned after running off N.C. 751 about 18 miles northeast of Pittsboro. Trooper Dallas Page of the N.C. Highway Patrol said Jared Donald Carroll's 2007 Chevrolet van ...

This week at Chatham County Libraries – Week of June 26, 2017 - Chatham Journal Weekly

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 15:40

Chatham Journal Weekly

This week at Chatham County Libraries – Week of June 26, 2017
Chatham Journal Weekly
Pittsboro, NC – Here is a rundown of the events taking place at this week at Chatham County Libraries. Tuesday, June 27 10am Preschool Story Time 11am-12pm CCL Summer Reading Program – Come join us for a Summer Reading activity or craft ...

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2017 Carolina Women's Show coming to Chatham County November 10-11 - Chatham Journal Weekly

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 15:25

Chatham Journal Weekly

2017 Carolina Women's Show coming to Chatham County November 10-11
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. Chatham County Women's Show This show will be a fun, 2-day event to enjoy the very best this area has to offer in ...

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Ruth Guy Sheldon - Salina Post

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 00:55

Salina Post

Ruth Guy Sheldon
Salina Post
Ruth Guy Sheldon, died on June 16, 2017 in Pittsboro, NC after a long illness. She was born July 20, 1936 in Winfield, KS, the daughter of R.C. and Hope Guy. She was preceded in death by her husband, Dr. George F. Sheldon, who was Chair of the Dept. of ...

Chatham County residents oppose planned redevelopment at meeting - WNCN

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 13:21

WNCN

Chatham County residents oppose planned redevelopment at meeting
WNCN
PITTSBORO, N.C. (WNCN) – A plan to redevelop land in Chatham County to build a grocery store is being met with opposition. The Charlotte-based developer Morgan Property Group is behind the proposal. They say it would put “a highly regarded, national ...

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Matt Brown named boys basketball head coach at Northwood - HighSchoolOT

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 02:54

HighSchoolOT

Matt Brown named boys basketball head coach at Northwood
HighSchoolOT
Pittsboro, N.C. — Northwood announced Thursday afternoon that Matt Brown has been hired to replace Alex Hart as the Chargers' boys basketball head coach. Brown previously spent six seasons as head coach at Dutch Fork High School in Irmo, S.C., ...

IBIS Enterprises - PR.com (press release)

Thu, 06/15/2017 - 07:10

IBIS Enterprises
PR.com (press release)
Pittsboro, NC, June 15, 2017 --(PR.com)-- Ibis Enterprises (IBIS) and Ohlson Lavoie Collaborative (OLC) are pleased to announce The Wellness Hub. This innovative model addresses the healthcare challenges facing small communities where hospitals may ...

Teen's body recovered from Sugar Lake - Chatham Journal Weekly

Mon, 06/12/2017 - 04:47

Chatham Journal Weekly

Teen's body recovered from Sugar Lake
Chatham Journal Weekly
Pittsboro, NC – On June 4, the Chatham County Sheriff's Office responded to the 300 block of Sugar Lake, Pittsboro, to investigate a report of a missing person. Deputies began a coordinated search for 19-year-old Sean O'Donnell around 6 pm after he was ...