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PITTBORO — Cedar Grove United Methodist Church hosted its first 'summer fiesta' with Chapel Hill's Ta Contento last Saturday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. The Fiesta offered live music, dancing and … more
PITTSBORO — At 102 years of age, Chatham County resident Wesley Hart is in rare company — one of just a relative handful of surviving centenarians from among the 16 million U.S. servicemen who … more
The Pittsboro Boys & Girls Club, a new unit of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Central Carolina, will open soon on the campus of George Moses Horton Middle School. Club organizers are hosting a “Pancakes Pave the Way” fundraising event beginning at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, July 28, at the Chatham County Agriculture & Conference Center. A breakfast will be catered by 39 West. more
More than a decade — and hundreds of hours of practice — later, Mitchum doesn’t just understand how to read and play music. He’s become an artist. more
“We never based our business just on burgers,” she said. “It’s based on quality; top quality meat cut and ground every day. When you order your burger, you know it’s getting fixed right then.” more
Environmental and volunteer organizations routinely devote hundreds of hours every month to keep lakes and rivers in North Carolina as pristine as possible. This week, we speak with Pamela Hawe, a … more
PITTSBORO — There was a time in his life, just four short years ago, when Corbie Hill would have found it difficult to envision himself as a runner. Much less a fast one. But the … more
As the Chatham Chamber of Commerce plans in-person events and seeks new board members, we caught up this week with Cindy Poindexter, the president and CEO of the Chamber. As a member-supported … more
Chatham Animal Rescue & Education (CARE) was incorporated in 1975 with the name Chatham Humane Society by a group of citizens in Siler City. Today, the mission of CARE is to promote the health … more
CHATHAM CHAT | Dr. Lisa Chapman, CCCC Drive-thru graduation ceremonies were recently held at Central Carolina Community College, bringing an end to another semester at the school and ushering in … more
Local potter Mark Hewitt hosted his first public kiln opening since the pandemic opened, inviting customers last weekend to view pottery and purchase pieces outside Hewitt's Pittsboro home he shares … more
More than a year after a pandemic turned operations at Chatham County’s public libraries upside down, they’ve re-opened to patrons. This week, Rita Van Duinen, the branch manager for … more
Legendary Chatham County musician Tommy Edwards, a renowned guitar player and teacher whose performance career spanned half a century, died Saturday morning — one day after receiving The Order of … more
jeremy ‘chad’ smith Jeremy “Chad” Smith, 39, of Bear Creek, passed away Friday, May 14, 2021, at Moore Regional Hospital. A graveside service was held on Monday, May 17, 2021, at 2 a.m. … more
HENRY OSCAR DAVIS Henry Oscar Davis, 75, of Siler City passed away on Wednesday, May 12, 2021, surrounded by his family at UNC Hospice, Pittsboro. Mr. Davis was born in Chatham County on … more
Chatham County’s observance of its 250th anniversary is well under way, but the recently-formed Community Remembrance Coalition of Chatham is also at work — finding ways to remember and … more
Throughout the pandemic, the Chatham Arts Council has been working to support local artists and creators in various ways — including through unique and creative grants programs. more
In honor of National Nurses Week, the News + Record spoke with Eric Wolak, the chief operating officer and chief nursing officer at Chatham Hospital, about his career and the work nurses perform in … more
The Public Policy Committee of the Chatham Chamber of Commerce hosted a “lunch & learn” event in mid-April with Dale Folwell, N.C. State Treasurer, as a guest speaker. According to … more
In his latest book, local author Gordon Hutchison explores the gamut of human emotion with 400 original aphorisms — from hysterical quips to thought-provoking adages. An adventurous life has … more
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