Category: County Politics

Chatham County NAACP holding virtual candidates forum #2 on September 21

Pittsboro, NC – The Chatham Community NAACP Branch #5377 is holding their second political forum online on Monday, September 21, starting at 2pm. Interested citizens can register here for the virtual candidates’ forum. Everyone must register to get the information…

Do residents really want to play excess taxes?

By Nia Smith Pittsboro, NC – I read the last Chatham Chatlist post from Chatham County Democrat activist Virginia Penley with interest. I quote Virginia Penley here:  “From my understanding the tax paying residents of District 1, Karen Howard, actually…

The political season gears up in Chatham County

By Bill Crawford Pittsboro, NC – A couple of things to get out of the way up front: 1) Chatham County Commissioners represent their districts, but voting is “at large.” Everybody in Chatham votes for every commissioner on the ballot.…

Watch Pittsboro candidate introductions at NAACP forum

Pittsboro candidates forum

by Gene Galin Pittsboro, NC – On Saturday, October 11, 2019 the Chatham County NAACP held a candidates forum in the Henry Dunlop building in downtown Pittsboro. All the candidates running were present. The agenda for the forum included individual…