Day: September 14, 2020

Chatham County reports untreated wastewater discharge

Pittsboro, NC – Chatham County Public Utilities experienced a discharge of untreated wastewater on September 11, 2020. At 1:45 p.m., county staff discovered the discharge at a manhole located along Renaissance Drive in Pittsboro, south of the Chatham County Detention…

North Carolina’s state reserves may not be enough

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By John Hood Raleigh, NC – North Carolina’s state government began its 2020-21 fiscal year with $1.5 billion in cash left over from last year plus another $1.8 billion in rainy-day funds and other earmarked reserves. Since then, the state…

The current epidemic recap

By Kevin Roche It has been a few weeks since my latest attempt to step back, take a look at everything we think we have learned and know about coronavirus and issue a status report, with a very abbreviated look…