Day: June 2, 2014

Civitas poll: North Carolina voters vastly overestimate NC ethnic diversity

The latest Civitas Institute Poll shows North Carolina voters overestimate the diversity of the state’s ethnic makeup. Voters’ average view is that the state’s population is 51.4 percent white, 33.5 percent black and 23.8 percent Latino. According to estimates* from the U.S. Census Bureau, 69.8 percent of North Carolinians are white 21.4 percent are black, and 8.3 percent are Latino or Hispanic.

Siler City Development Organization to host megasite forum on June 19

The Siler City Development Organization is hosting a public meeting Thursday, June 19 to discuss what the community can do to support successfully attracting a business to the Chatham Randolph Megasite. The meeting will be held in the Fellowship Hall at Siler City’s First United Methodist Church (1101 W. Raleigh St.) from 6 – 9 p.m. A light supper will be provided.