A partnership with the Chatham County Literacy Council teaches Carolina Meadows retirement community residents how to tutor immigrant staff in English and prepare them to take the test to become U.S. citizens.
The Chatham County comprehensive plan will be a guide, if approved by Chatham County commissioners, for the next 25 years of housing, economic development, parks and recreation, transportation, resource conservation, and farmland preservation.
Rumors that another Confederate statue might be coming down sparked a call to action in Pittsboro Thursday. Several Chatham County residents were spotted during rush-hour traffic sitting at the base of the Confederate monument in front of the Historic Chatham County Courthouse.
The state Dept. of Environmental Quality approved the spraying of wastewater for three landfills, plus a coal ash dump near Moncure in Chatham County. Gov. Roy Cooper vetoed a bill to expand authorization for the practice, but the legislature may vote to override the veto.
The developer of the Montvale subdivision is building a tunnel over several months that will take American Tobacco Trail hikers under a new Yates Store Road extension to Ernest Jones Road on the Wake-Chatham county line.
The Perseid meteor shower returns today through Sunday, Aug. 11-13, ahead of the total solar eclipse on Aug. 21, but the show won’t be as bright this year as it was in 2016 despite what the Facebook rumors say.
Preston Development Company is making its first major push for homes on a portion of what will one day be the 7,100-acre, mixed use development called Chatham Park. Work on the first section of housing is expected to begin within the next year, bringing 700 homes to 223 acres south off U.S. 64 bypass.