Category: Local/County

Dangerous cold coming to Chatham County: People, pets & livestock impacted

Snow projections

Pittsboro, NC – Forecasters are currently predicting 4 to 7 inches of snow by Saturday afternoon, followed by a major arctic blast lasting at least through Wednesday. Temperatures could dip into single digits, and highs may not get above freezing.…

Chatham Habitat for Humanity seeks volunteers

By Mechelle Thompson Pittsboro, NC – Chatham Habitat for Humanity relies on volunteers for everything from answering phones to running the cash registers at the ReStore, and yes, swinging hammers to build houses. We have some specific needs, and you…

Chatham County Schools CTE students honored

CTE Celebration

Chatham, NC — A remarkable number of Chatham County Schools students were recently honored at the Career and Technical Education (CTE) celebration held at Chatham Central High School. The evening featured remarks from Superintendent Dr. Derrick D. Jordan, Executive Director…

REI awards Clean Jordan Lake with a $8,000 grant

Pittsboro, NC – An REI Local Store grant of $8,000 to Clean Jordan Lake will improve the effectiveness of trash removal and prevention programs. Nick Cross, the REI Outdoor Programs Manager for Central North Carolina said “we’re proud to support…

Opportunity knocks in the Chatham County schools

Chatham Middle School

Pittsboro, NC -On April 14, 2016 the Chatham Education Foundation hosted the 2nd Showcase of Schools. This event made it clear that if you walk into the door of any of the 17 Chatham County Schools, our students are being challenged, engaged, respected and given opportunities to…

Clean Jordan Lake plans two trash cleanups in March

Clean Jordan Lake

Pittsboro, NC – “Clean Jordan Lake is participating in Durham’s Creek Week this year in addition to offering our own Annual Spring cleanup as part of the Haw River Assembly’s Clean-Up-A-Thon,” said Fran DiGiano, president of Clean Jordan Lake. “Many…