Month: February 2011

Chatham County Commissioner retreat recap

We wrapped up the second day of our three day commissioners retreat on Tuesday. (Final day will be on February 8). It was a very productive two days with most of the time spent discussing our priorities, the budget policy & process, budget reduction st…

My vote on the Chatham County landfill

t our meeting on January 18, we voted to halt our efforts to identify a potential landfill in the county. I understand that we have a responsibility to deal with our trash but am not convinced that a landfill is the best long-term solution. Over the pa…

Carolina Tiger Rescue home to tigers and lions

Carolina Tiger Rescue, formerly the Carnivore Preservation Trust, is a 501(c)3 nonprofit wildlife sanctuary whose mission is saving and protecting wild cats in captivity and in the wild. We specialize in environmental education and exotic animal rescue…

Margaret B. Pollard: Daughter of Chatham County

Chatham County welcomed the highly anticipated new addition to its school system this month. On January 3, the doors to the new Margaret Pollard Middle School opened and soon, hallways and classrooms were filled with students and staff. The school will…