Month: September 2020

Chatham County prepares for hurricane season amid COVID-19

Pittsboro, NC – As Chatham County prepares for the height of hurricane season, it is also taking measures to reduce the possible spread of COVID-19 to ensure residents remain safe from incoming storms and the virus. Chatham County residents are…

Once upon a time in the realm of Chatham

By Karl Ernst Siler City, NC – I have read Penley’s post on the Chatham Chatlist. “ From my understanding the tax paying residents of District 1, Karen Howard, actually pay more to Chatham County in taxes every year than…

Chatham County arrest blotter: August 2020

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Pittsboro, NC – Here is the Chatham County Sheriff department’s arrest blotter for August 2020. On August 1, Vernon Wayne Newby, 63, of 1315 Hodge Street, Siler City, was arrested by Deputy Johnny L. Griffin for Assault on a Female. …

NC past governors budgeted more carefully

By John Hood Raleigh, NC – As a fiscal conservative, I long for the days when North Carolina had responsible governors who responded to recessionary budget gaps with fortitude and common sense. You know, governors like Bev Perdue, Mike Easley,…