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Bald eagle found shot to death in North Carolina - FOX 46 Charlotte

Tue, 02/07/2017 - 20:32

FOX 46 Charlotte

Bald eagle found shot to death in North Carolina
FOX 46 Charlotte
Smith said the bird was taken to the North Carolina Zoo near Asheboro, where a veterinarian examined it and found an entry and exit wound through the eagle's skull. Smith said he had no idea when the bird was shot, but it appears to have occurred recently.

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UNC wrestling falls to Virginia, 22-15 - Chatham Journal Weekly

Tue, 02/07/2017 - 03:14

Chatham Journal Weekly

UNC wrestling falls to Virginia, 22-15
Chatham Journal Weekly
Pittsboro, NC – North Carolina and Virginia split 10 wrestling matches but the visiting Cavaliers got seven bonus points in the span of three bouts to surge to a 22-15 win Saturday night at Northwood High School. Carolina won four of the first five ...

Newton-Conover holds off Carrboro in 2A wrestling finals - HighSchoolOT

Sun, 02/05/2017 - 19:12

HighSchoolOT

Newton-Conover holds off Carrboro in 2A wrestling finals
HighSchoolOT
Pittsboro, N.C. — In a see-saw affair that saw the overall lead change hands three times on the afternoon, Newton-Conover held off Carrboro 32-28 to win the 2A Dual Team Wrestling Championship for the third time in school history. Newton-Conover held ...

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Carolina vs UVA wrestling dual moved To Northwood High School - Chatham Journal Weekly

Sat, 02/04/2017 - 13:40

Chatham Journal Weekly

Carolina vs UVA wrestling dual moved To Northwood High School
Chatham Journal Weekly
Pittsboro, NC – Saturday's ACC wrestling dual between North Carolina and Virginia has been relocated to Northwood High School in Pittsboro due to the water emergency currently affecting Orange County. The event, which is Carolina's final home dual of ...

Andy McCoy Race Cars Sponsors Pro Boost in 2017 - The Auto Channel (press release)

Fri, 02/03/2017 - 19:06

The Auto Channel (press release)

Andy McCoy Race Cars Sponsors Pro Boost in 2017
The Auto Channel (press release)
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Andy McCoy Race Cars Sponsors Pro Boost in 2017 Rossler Transmissions Provides Low Qualifier Award PITTSBORO, N.C. (February 3, 2017): Andy McCoy Race Cars <https://andymccoyracecars.com/> has been a staunch ...

Horton Middle School commemorating namesake on February 27 - Chatham Journal Weekly

Wed, 02/01/2017 - 21:00

Chatham Journal Weekly

Horton Middle School commemorating namesake on February 27
Chatham Journal Weekly
Pittsboro, NC – Born into slavery but determined to read, George Moses Horton shook the shackles that kept black people illiterate and published a book of poetry, becoming the first African-American to do so. Horton lived in Chatham between 1798 and 1884.

Get free repair & rebuilding advice from FEMA this week - Chatham Journal Weekly

Wed, 02/01/2017 - 16:24

Chatham Journal Weekly

Get free repair & rebuilding advice from FEMA this week
Chatham Journal Weekly
Pittsboro, NC – FEMA mitigation specialists are on hand this week at several local community facilities to answer questions and offer home improvement tips to prevent or reduce damage from future disasters and techniques to build hazard resistant homes.

Fair Game Brewing Company Welcomes New Neighbor at Apple Fest - Chapelboro.com

Mon, 01/30/2017 - 18:38

Chapelboro.com

Fair Game Brewing Company Welcomes New Neighbor at Apple Fest
Chapelboro.com
On January 28, Fair Game – located at 193 Lorax Lane in Pittsboro, NC – hosted its Apple Fest, a local celebration of North Carolina apple cider, wine and brandy. The event also marked the grand opening of Chatham Cider Works, a refreshingly new cider ...

Time to Eat? Top 5 Restaurant Guide Around Pittsboro, NC - Jackson Observer

Sun, 01/29/2017 - 20:53

Time to Eat? Top 5 Restaurant Guide Around Pittsboro, NC
Jackson Observer
The area in and around Pittsboro, NC offers some of the greatest restaurant experiences that our nation has to offer, including dishes from all over the country, including southern cuisine, BBQ and American favorites — whether you're looking for a ...

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Northwood sweeps rival Jordan-Matthews in boys and girls basketball - News & Observer

Sun, 01/29/2017 - 04:38

News & Observer

Northwood sweeps rival Jordan-Matthews in boys and girls basketball
News & Observer
Devante Snips (33) of Jordan-Matthews moves the ball against the defense from Birch Newell (21) of Northwood. The Jordan-Matthews Jets played the Northwood Chargers in a men basketball game that took place in Pittsboro, N.C. on Saturday, January 28, ...

Register now for Chatham County Extension's tax workshops for farmers in February - Chatham Journal Weekly

Thu, 01/26/2017 - 22:59

Register now for Chatham County Extension's tax workshops for farmers in February
Chatham Journal Weekly
Pittsboro, NC – The Chatham County Center of North Carolina Cooperative Extension will offer two workshops on Tax Issues for Farmers & Other Agricultural Producers on February 2 and February 16. The workshops will be held at the new Chatham County ...

PDRA Live Feed Continues to Bring Excitement and Inside Stories - RacingNation.com (press release) (registration) (blog)

Mon, 01/23/2017 - 15:30

PDRA Live Feed Continues to Bring Excitement and Inside Stories
RacingNation.com (press release) (registration) (blog)
PITTSBORO, N.C. (January 21, 2017): Online viewing of drag races has transformed a major aspect of the sport, exponentially expanding the marketing reach. The Professional Drag Racers Association has always taken advantage of streaming events live, ...

Eating Out: Top 5 Restaurants Around Pittsboro, NC - Jackson Observer

Sun, 01/22/2017 - 15:25

Eating Out: Top 5 Restaurants Around Pittsboro, NC
Jackson Observer
Pittsboro, NC and the surrounding area have a lot of great restaurants, but which one is the best? Check out our list of top 5 restaurants located in and around Pittsboro. Whether you're in the mood for something fast or something with a fine dining ...

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Joe Wagner VFW Post 7313 in Pittsboro participating in Teacher of the Year Program - Chatham Journal Weekly

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 20:12

Chatham Journal Weekly

Joe Wagner VFW Post 7313 in Pittsboro participating in Teacher of the Year Program
Chatham Journal Weekly
Pittsboro, NC – The Veterans of Foreign Wars annually recognizes the nation's top classroom elementary, junior high and high school teachers who teach citizenship education topics regularly and promote America's history and traditions effectively. This ...

Traveler's Journal: Best Restaurants Near Pittsboro, NC - Jackson Observer

Sun, 01/15/2017 - 07:51

Traveler's Journal: Best Restaurants Near Pittsboro, NC
Jackson Observer
The area in and around Pittsboro, NC offers some of the greatest restaurant experiences that our nation has to offer, including dishes from all over the country, including southern cuisine, BBQ and American favorites — whether you're looking for a ...

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Chatham County Sheriff's Awards Banquet highlights successes - Chatham Journal Weekly

Sun, 01/15/2017 - 01:49

Chatham Journal Weekly

Chatham County Sheriff's Awards Banquet highlights successes
Chatham Journal Weekly
Pittsboro, NC – Sheriff Mike Roberson opened the annual Sheriff's Office Awards Banquet by highlighting the many successes of his team in 2016. “It is my pleasure to recognize your hard work and service to our community,” Sheriff Roberson stated. “I ...

Chatham Journal's Top 50 Chathamcentric videos of 2016 - Chatham Journal Weekly

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 17:54

Chatham Journal Weekly

Chatham Journal's Top 50 Chathamcentric videos of 2016
Chatham Journal Weekly
Pittsboro, NC – Here is a compilation of Chatham Journal's Top 50 most popular Chathamcentric videos of 2016. There videos were created by Chatham Journal's multi-media journalist Gene Galin.

Counties don't maintain roads and bridges in North Carolina - Chatham Journal Weekly

Wed, 01/11/2017 - 16:33

Chatham Journal Weekly

Counties don't maintain roads and bridges in North Carolina
Chatham Journal Weekly
Pittsboro, NC – North Carolina has the second largest state maintained highway network in the United States because all roads in North Carolina are maintained by either municipalities or the state. Since counties do not maintain roads, there is no such ...

Chatham County Schools adds Nationally Board Certified teachers - Chatham Journal Weekly

Tue, 01/10/2017 - 20:38

Chatham Journal Weekly

Chatham County Schools adds Nationally Board Certified teachers
Chatham Journal Weekly
Pittsboro, NC – Candace Bailey, a teacher at Jordan-Matthews High School, became the 86th Nationally Board Certified Teacher currently in Chatham County Schools on November 5, 2016. Bailey is part of a larger trend across the state of North Carolina ...

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BRIDES Magazine selects Fearrington Barn as one of the 2017 Top Venues in US - Chatham Journal Weekly

Tue, 01/10/2017 - 03:37

Chatham Journal Weekly

BRIDES Magazine selects Fearrington Barn as one of the 2017 Top Venues in US
Chatham Journal Weekly
Pittsboro, NC – After a survey of more than 1,600 recent brides across America, BRIDES Magazine shared their list of The 2017 Best Venues in America. The 50 winners were chosen based on each venue's spectacular setting, creative cuisine and ...