Category: County Politics

About voting and Phase 3

By Bill Crawford Pittsboro, NC – A couple of unrelated things I want to bring up in one post, if I can indulge. First off, I advised many people here along the way to apply for an absentee ballot, if…

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.…