Category: Siler City

Chatham County man buys lottery ticket ‘loaded’ with $4 million prize

Siler City, NC – Chatham County has a new millionaire. Leonard Bowers of Siler City’s $10,000 Loaded ticket won him a $4 million top prize. Bowers purchased his lucky $20 scratch-off NC Lottery ticket at the Murphy Express on New…

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Siler City: A town that doesn’t deliver…

by Christopher Havel Siler City, NC – Siler City is a town that doesn’t deliver. At least from restaurants. Recently, Elizabeth’s Pizza here in Siler City had delivery services going, but as soon as they reopened their dining area they…

JM honors top student artists at JMArts award ceremony

Siler City, NC – Nine Jordan-Matthews High School artists received awards on May 28 during an annual ceremony highlighting outstanding student musicians, actors and visual artists. Awards are usually announced as part of JM Awards Night, an annual presentation highlighting…

On education, learning, and dialogue

by Christopher Havel Siler City, NC – I come from a very literary family. My mother occasionally reminds me of how, when either she or her two sisters got sick, they would all pile up into her parents’ car and…

Mountaire Farms offering $80,000 in scholarship funds

Millsboro, Del. – Mountaire Farms, the country’s sixth largest chicken processer, has dozens of $2,500 scholarships available for the children and grandchildren of employees, poultry growers, and grain producers. The deadline to apply has been extended to June 15, 2020.…

Five JM artists named 2020 JMArts Scholars

Siler City, NC – Five students have been named JMArts Scholars by the Jordan-Matthews Arts Foundation, recognizing their excellence and dedication to the arts. They are Brady Andrew, Tiana Brooks, Laci Burt, Josselyn Gonzalez Hernandez and Andrea Santiago. Brooks is the 2020 JMArts-Rotary…

Your next trip to Walmart will be a little different

Pittsboro, NC – An ordinary trip to the Siler City or Northeast Chatham Walmart will now include crowd control and restrictions on the movements of shoppers. Walmart sent out a press release on Friday outlining changes they were instituting in…