Month: December 2023

Surprising ways NC has shaped how the world celebrates Christmas

By Joshua D. Glawson Raleigh, NC – Christmas is considered one of the most widely celebrated holidays in the world, and one that was clearly shaped by US traditions. Many people are unaware though that North Carolina has also heavily…

Two suspects charged in armed robbery incident

Goldston, NC – Two people have been charged by the Chatham County Sheriff’s Office in connection with an armed robbery that occurred on November 20, 2023, near Goldston. The victim arranged to meet Anhelica Maria Mata, 24, of 1448 Goldston…

Looking ahead: Pittsboro’s updated wastewater allocation policy

Pittsboro, NC – At the December 11, 2023, meeting of the Town of Pittsboro Board of Commissioners meeting, the Commissioners approved a Wastewater Allocation Policy intended to manage the remaining capacity available in the Pittsboro Wastewater Treatment Facility. The Wastewater Allocation…

Karen VonCannon: 2023 Chatham County Employee of the Year

Pittsboro, NC – On December 18, 2023, Chatham County Human Resources Director Courtney Jones gave a special presentation at the Board of Commissioners meeting in Pittsboro recognizing Karen VonCannon as the County’s 2023 Employee of the Year. VonCannon has served…