All three branches of Chatham County Public Libraries will close at 5 pm today due to inclement weather. No fines will be assessed for materials due today.
Day: March 4, 2014
Documenting Down East’s disappearing way of life
“Down East” in North Carolina does not mean what you think it means. Larry Earley, former editor of “Wildlife in North Carolina” magazine and author of “Looking for Longleaf: The Fall and Rise of an American Forest,” moved to the community of Atlantic in 2006 to live one week a month while photographing the working boats of Core Sound. He learned from his neighbors that “‘Down East’ North Carolina refers to the wet peninsula lying east of Beaufort, in coastal Carteret County, with its broad skies, extravagant marshes, shallow sounds, and notched bays.”
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List of Chatham County candidates running for office in 2014
The filing period for candidates running for office ended on Friday at noon. Below are the candidates running for office. Commissioner Brian Bock will face challengers Diana Hales and Norman Clark. Commissioner Pam Stewart will face Jim Crawford. Commi…