Day: August 27, 2014

Chatham to dedicate 9/11 First Responders Memorial in Pittsboro on September 6

The public is invited to attend the dedication ceremony for the Chatham County First Responders’ Memorial at 3 p.m. September 6 in Pittsboro. The memorial incorporates the 19-foot steel beam artifact from the World Trade Center tragedy, donated by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. The memorial honors all first responders who have given their lives to keep others safe, including those who died on Sept. 11, 2001.

Video: Setting the 9/11 beam for the First Responder Memorial in Pittsboro

ACC Blitz Kick-Off set to air beginning this weekend

Raycom Sports will preview the upcoming Atlantic Coast Conference football season this weekend with the ACC Blitz Kick-Off Special, hosted by Tom Werme and Tommy Bowden. The show includes features on the #1-ranked defending national champion Florida State Seminoles and the reigning Heisman Trophy winning quarterback Jameis Winston, and a look back at Duke’s run last season to their first Coastal Division championship.