NCDOT crews in Chatham, Hoke, Lee, Montgomery, Moore, Randolph, Richmond and Scotland patching potholes

The cold, wet winter we have experienced in Chatham, Hoke, Lee, Montgomery, Moore, Randolph, Richmond and Scotland counties means more potholes will be popping up over the coming months. N.C. Department of Transportation’s top priority is safety. That’s why NCDOT has its patching crews out in full force attacking potholes.

Mrs. Universe 2014 will visit CCCC on Feb. 24

Sabrina Pinion, Mrs. Universe 2014, will visit Central Carolina Community College on Tuesday, February 24, at 11 a.m. to meet and greet college students, faculty and staff. The event, which will be held in the Science Building lobby, is open to the public. While at the college, Mrs. Pinion will speak out against domestic violence. As the reigning Mrs. Universe, she is honored to be the international spokesperson for “One Universe One Voice,” a forum that supports domestic violence education and survivor support.

CARE launches pet responsibility education program at Chatham Charter

On January 14, 2015, Chatham Animal Rescue & Education (CARE) launched its Pet Responsibility and Education Program (PREP) with Chatham Charter 4th graders in Siler City, NC. PREP’s mission is to provide and drive solutions to the pet overpopulation crisis in Chatham County, with the goal of reducing the intake of adoptable animals at the county shelter and thereby reducing the euthanasia rates. The program is modeled after Moore County’s Pet Responsibility Committee (www.mcprc.org) which launched in 2008 and reaches over 1,000 fourth grade students annually.