Category: Government

Chatham County cities to get a tiny piece of the nearly $132.7 million in Powell Bill Funds

Raleigh, NC – The N.C. Department of Transportation has begun distributing nearly $132.7 million in State Street Aid to Municipalities, also known as Powell Bill funds, to 508 municipalities across the state.  The initial allocation, half of the overall total,…

Chatham County Council on Aging receives BAND-NC grant

Pittsboro, NC – The Institute for Emerging Issues (IEI) at NC State University recently announced its second round of grant recipients for Building a New Digital Economy in NC (BAND-NC). Chatham County was selected as one of the additional ten…

N.C. DMV surpasses 2 million REAL IDs issued

Raleigh, NC – The N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles reached a milestone with the issuance of its 2 millionth REAL ID license or ID enhancement late last week, more than a year before the REAL ID Act will go into…

Chatham County reports untreated wastewater discharge

Pittsboro, NC – Chatham County Public Utilities experienced a discharge of untreated wastewater on September 11, 2020. At 1:45 p.m., county staff discovered the discharge at a manhole located along Renaissance Drive in Pittsboro, south of the Chatham County Detention…