Category: Local/County

ClydeFest To Go 2020 on for April 25

by April Starling Bynum, NC – The Chatham Arts Council’s 18th annual ClydeFEST, an old-school kids’ arts carnival celebrating folk artist Clyde Jones, is taking a creative spin this year to keep the community safe amid COVID-19. ClydeFEST-to-Go, sponsored by…

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Jordan Lake among state parks closed to public

Jordan Lake Recreation Area

Pittsboro, NC – Facilities managed by North Carolina State Parks on Jordan Lake were closed at sunset on Tuesday, March 31 until further notice to adhere to the social distancing guidelines and reduce the spread of COVID-19 across the state.…

Obituary: Dr. H. G. Jones

Dr. H. G. Jones

Pittsboro, NC – Dr. H. G. Jones, archivist, historian, teacher, and author, died October 14, 2018, at The Arbor, Galloway Ridge at Fearrington, Pittsboro, North Carolina. Houston Gwynne Jones was born on January 7, 1924, on a tenant farm near…

Chatham County arrest blotter: May 2018

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Pittsboro, NC – Here is the Chatham County Sheriff department’s arrest blotter for May 2018. On May 1, Ruthie Powell, 42, of 2029 Whippoorwill Lane, Chapel Hill, was arrested by Deputy Dexter Jarmon for Failure to Appear. She was released…