Chatham County, NC

Chatham Wastewater Study Group, Chatham Commissioners Remain at Loggerheads

From Keith T. Barber, Chatham News + Record Correspondent. On the surface, the Northeast Chatham Wastewater Study Commission delivered a status report to the Chatham County Board of Commissioners during the board’s work session at the historic Courthouse in Pittsboro last Monday. The study group — appointed by county commissioners back in November — was tasked with studying future growth and wastewater treatment options in the northeastern part of the county.
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Information for May 23 Pittsboro Board of Commissioners meeting

Pittsboro, NC – The Board of Commissioners for the Town of Pittsboro will hold a meeting at 7 pm on Monday, May 23rd, 2022. This regular meeting will be held in a hybrid format with the Board of Commissioners, Town staff, and media at the Chatham County Agriculture and Conference Center (1192 US-64 Business, Pittsboro, NC 27312) with the public participating remotely via Zoom. The meeting will also be streamed to the Town’s YouTube page, though no remote participation is available through the YouTube Platform. Please note that the livestream does not show presentations on the screen for residents watching from home but instead shows the meeting chambers so that commissioners are seen and heard throughout the entire meeting.

Tiny, Annoying Arachnids Can Cause Big Health Problems

From Teri Saylor, Chatham News + Record Correspondent. The long, hot days and warm evenings coming in the summer ahead make it a perfect season for being outside, doing yardwork, hiking, playing recreational sports or just relaxing in a hammock. But lurking among grass, weeds and shrubs in moist shady...

Wren Memorial Library announces new events and programs

Siler City, NC – Wren Memorial Library in Siler City is excited to announce new programs and events for the Chatham County community to enjoy. “Over the last few months, the library staff has been working hard to plan for new programming, and we are thrilled to be able to offer these ways for community members to get involved in their local library,” said Tabatha Weaver, Wren Memorial Library Branch Manager. “It’s also an opportunity for us to get to know our patrons a little better, and we’re really looking forward to that as well.”

Nieman Elected as Next Orange, Chatham County District Attorney

Jeff Nieman is set to succeed Jim Woodall as the district attorney in Orange and Chatham counties. Nieman, who is a Chapel Hill native and is currently an assistant district attorney in Woodall’s office, earned 60 percent of the vote with 100 percent of precincts reporting. Kayley Taber, who works in the same Orange/Chatham office, earned 40 percent of votes.

Chatham County Roundup: County Commissioner Karen Howard

Chair of the Chatham County Commissioners Karen Howard spoke with 97.9 The Hill’s Brighton McConnell on Tuesday, May 17th. She discussed Chatham County elections, recent budget hearings, and last Saturday’s lynching memorial remembrance. Podcast: Play in new window | Download.

Chatham County Publicly Memorializes Five Victims of Lynchings

A memorial was held last Saturday morning at the Chatham County Industrial and Agricultural Fairgrounds to mourn the victims of lynchings in the area. Tracy Lovett, a district liaison for Congressman David Price, spoke at the memorial service to a crowd of more than a hundred people. “Today we are...