Month: June 2021

Former Chatham County Finance Director Vicki McConnell receives Order of the Long Leaf Pine, North Carolina’s highest civilian honor

Pittsboro, NC – Vicki McConnell, recently retired Chatham County Deputy County Manager and Finance Director, has received The Order of the Long Leaf Pine award, the highest civilian honor in North Carolina. The Chatham County Board of Commissioners presented McConnell…

Chatham County 4-H offers virtual summer camps

Pittsboro, NC – Chatham County 4-H is excited to offer two virtual programs that are free for youth this summer. The first event, Food Around the World, will be held July 6 -10, 2021. The next event, Cloverbud Puppet Masters,…

Have shell, will travel

By Don Wollum Pittsboro, NC – Turtles are traveling. First year box turtles are now seen traveling to new environments and are extending mate seeking. They mostly travel the morning after a rain fall the day before. Wet grass is…

North Carolina’s charter school law turns 25

By Dr. Terry Stoops Raleigh, NC – This month, North Carolinians will celebrate the silver anniversary of North Carolina’s charter school law. It is a time to celebrate and reflect on how far the movement has come over the last…