Month: January 2022

Northwood high school hires Chris Kenan as new football coach

Pittsboro, NC – The Chatham County Board of Education approved the addition of Chris Kenan to the staff at Northwood High School. He has replaced Cullen Homolka as the head coach of the varsity football team. “I’m excited and grateful…

Guns and idiots

By Mark Stinson Silk Hope, NC – This is in reference to Al’s comment in his post that appeared in Thursday’s Chatham Chatlist: “Count the numbers of innocent people now dead due to someone with a gun in a public…

Chatham County Board of Commissioners meet January 18

Pittsboro, NC – The Chatham County Board of Commissioners (BOC) will meet on Tuesday, January 18, 2022, at the Chatham County Historic Courthouse, 9 Hillsboro Street, Second Floor Courtroom, Pittsboro. Note that the meeting day is Tuesday since Monday is…

CCPHD introduces new COVID-19 information tool

Pittsboro, NC – If Chatham County residents have recently been exposed to COVID-19 or are experiencing symptoms, there are many testing sites across the county where they can be tested. A full Chatham-specific list can be found here. “More than…

Our sky was never falling

By John Hood Raleigh, NC – From July 2020 to July 2021, there was a net inflow of 637,729 Americans into these top-five destination states: Florida, Texas, Arizona, North Carolina, and South Carolina. During the same period, there was a…

Grant applications are available for agricultural projects

Raleigh, NC – The North Carolina Tobacco Trust Fund Commission is accepting applications for the 2022 grant cycle. Successful projects will meet the key objectives for 2022: create positive impacts for rural communities, stimulate economic development and support the agricultural…