Tag: Mike Dasher

Cristal Ocampo Ruiz is Chatham County’s 2021 Employee of the Year

Pittsboro, NC – On December 20, 2021, Chatham County Assistant County Manager Carolyn Miller gave a special presentation at the Board of Commissioners Regular Session in Pittsboro recognizing Cristal Ocampo Ruiz as the county’s 2021 Employee of the Year. Ocampo…

Seaforth high school holds ribbon-cutting celebration

By Gene Galin Pittsboro, NC – Seaforth high school held it’s official ribbon-cutting celebration on Wednesday October 10. The celebration was kicked off by the master of ceremonies and Seaforth high school principal Tripp Crayton. He welcomed all attendees and…

Once upon a time in the realm of Chatham

By Karl Ernst Siler City, NC – I have read Penley’s post on the Chatham Chatlist. “ From my understanding the tax paying residents of District 1, Karen Howard, actually pay more to Chatham County in taxes every year than…

Do residents really want to play excess taxes?

By Nia Smith Pittsboro, NC – I read the last Chatham Chatlist post from Chatham County Democrat activist Virginia Penley with interest. I quote Virginia Penley here:  “From my understanding the tax paying residents of District 1, Karen Howard, actually…

The political season gears up in Chatham County

By Bill Crawford Pittsboro, NC – A couple of things to get out of the way up front: 1) Chatham County Commissioners represent their districts, but voting is “at large.” Everybody in Chatham votes for every commissioner on the ballot.…

Chatham County Confederate monument in Pittsboro removed

Pittsboro, NC- The removal of the Confederate monument outside the Chatham County historic courthouse in downtown Pittsboro is complete. Crews worked for several hours November 19, 2019, and into the following morning, to remove the Confederate monument, which includes the…