Category: Pittsboro

Our school superintendent and the real problem at hand

Chatham School Superintendent Robert Logan

Mr. Logan is working very hard to find a way to provide the best educational services he can to more than 7,000 students–with a $2.7 million shortfall. Anyone looking at the graph of Per Pupil Expenditure can see that educating our students in K-8 sch…

ChathamArts announces Spring classes

Arts makes you smART. ChathamArts is here for you with our arts-in-education school programs & our new line-up of classes for ALL Ages this spring and summer. Help your loved ones “get smart” by giving them the gift of intelligence.

My vote on the Western Wake Partners pipeline

Like most decisions that the board of commissioners has to make, this one was not as straight forward as it might first appear. The decision to allow the Western Wake Partnerships to route the pipeline that will carry clean water from the New Hill trea…

Chatham County’s budget reduction strategy

Brian Bock of Chatham County

During our county commission planning retreat earlier this month we discussed different strategies to reduce spending. We all agreed that an across the board spending cut was not the best approach. It’s important that while we are working on spending r…

AARP driver safety class

Driving

Pittsboro, NC – This class updates your driving knowledge to allow you to continue being a safe driver. You will also learn defensive driving techniques, new traffic laws, how to deal with aggressive drivers, handling challenging situations and how to…

Chicken and dumpling supper this Saturday

Chicken and Dumplings

Pittsboro, NC – Come one, come all to Merritts Chapel UMC annual Chicken and Dumplings ALL YOU CAN EAT Supper. Menu also includes coleslaw, stewed apples, hushpuppies, and dessert. Ice tea and coffee are served with eat in plates. Take…

What is going on here? I am puzzled

If you attended last week’s public input session on the request of the Western Wake Partner (Apex, Cary and Morrisville) to run an 8.1 mile sewer discharge line across eastern Chatham, you would have heard the nearly unanimous opposition of the residen…

Whoop it up at the Funky Fashion Show & Burrito Bash

Local leaders are storming the catwalk in fashions made from recycled materials for the second annual Raising the Roof: Funky Fashion Show & Burrito Bash, a benefit for Chatham Habitat for Humanity and Family Violence & Rape Crisis Services. The event …