Pittsboro getting new alternative to nursing homes

Piedmont Health is building a new facility that will house the new Piedmont Health SeniorCare of Pittsboro program. The one-story, 20,000-square-foot building, which will be located at 163 Chatham Business Drive, is expected to be completed in June or July of 2013, and to open for business shortly thereafter. The construction is being done by Hamlett Associates of Climax, N.C., at a cost of $2.8 million. Including land and equipment, information technology and furniture, the project’s cost is $3.4 million.