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Roy Cooper vetoes bill allowing guns in churches on school campuses

By Carolina Journal Staff Raleigh, NC – Gov. Roy Cooper has vetoed a bill that would have allowed people to carry guns in a church located on a private school campus when school was not in session. The bill also…

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…

Forty years of lighting the way

By N.A. Booko Siler City, NC – It was 1972 when I moved to my present location in Chatham County. I can’t say that everything I had in my house back then is still working. But I can say it…

CCCC’s Chatham Cottage auction set to begin June 19

Pittsboro, NC – The Chatham Cottage, handcrafted by Central Carolina Community College students enrolled in the college’s Building Construction Technologies and Sustainable Technologies programs, will be up for auction beginning Saturday, June 19, 2021, via an online auction platform, charityauctionstoday.com. The…

Chatham County hosts law enforcement torch run

Pittsboro, NC – First responders, residents, and athletes across Chatham County recently partnered for the 2021 Law Enforcement Torch Run (LETR) to raise funds and awareness for Special Olympics North Carolina (SONC). According to SONC, “The Law Enforcement Torch Run…