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North Carolina Democrats to meet in Pittsboro to pick new party chairman
[Feb. 7, 2015] North Carolina Democratic Party's top activists and elected officials will meet today to choose a new party chairman. The State Executive Committee of more than 600 people will gather in Pittsboro, the hometown of the embattled outgoing chairman Randy Voller. The event will take place at Northwood High School. Registration begins at 9 am.
Volunteers needed at Chatham Habitat for HumanityVolunteers needed at Chatham Habitat for Humanity
[Feb. 6, 2015] Chatham Habitat for Humanity is currently building two houses in the Bear Creek area, at 7307 US Highway Old 421 South. The organization is excited about the work that they are doing in this community and the families they are building warm and safe homes for.
Hickory Mountain UMC bible study starts February 16Hickory Mountain UMC bible study starts February 16
[Feb. 5, 2015] Encounter the life and ministry of Jesus as this six week bible study explores the earthly ministry of Jesus. You will hear His teachings and view His actions anew through learning about the history, archaeology, and the geography of the Holy Land. You will travel to the Jordan River where Jesus was baptized, the Judean wilderness where Jesus was tempted, climb the mountain where Jesus gave the Sermon on the Mount, and take a boat on the Sea of Galilee. This journey will deepen your understanding of Jesus life and ministry while increasing your love and faith in Him.
CARE launches pet responsibility education program at Chatham Charter
[Feb. 4, 2015] On January 14, 2015, Chatham Animal Rescue & Education (CARE) launched its Pet Responsibility and Education Program (PREP) with Chatham Charter 4th graders in Siler City, NC. PREP's mission is to provide and drive solutions to the pet overpopulation crisis in Chatham County, with the goal of reducing the intake of adoptable animals at the county shelter and thereby reducing the euthanasia rates. The program is modeled after Moore County's Pet Responsibility Committee ( which launched in 2008 and reaches over 1,000 fourth grade students annually.
Pittsboro will host a student mock trial competition on February 6-7
[Feb. 1, 2015] Chatham County will host the Battle of the Carolinas, a student mock trial competition, on February 6pm - 7pm in downtown Pittsboro, which means that the area will have more traffic as well as more demand for parking and restaurant space. The event at the Judicial Center is expected to bring at least 250 people to Pittsboro, including students, parents, judges and other participants. Due to space limitations, the event is open to those involved with the competition.
Young people to lift the spirits of Chatham's seniors with Valentine's Day cards
[Jan. 8, 2015] Many seniors involved with the Chatham County Council on Aging's nutrition program will be receiving handmade Valentine's Day cards created by youth volunteers as part of a nationwide Love Letters campaign. In its second year, Love Letters is a joint effort of, the largest organization for young people and social change, AARP Foundation's Mentor Up and the Meals On Wheels Association of America.
Holiday Angel Tree will help Chatham County’s seniors in needHoliday Angel Tree will help Chatham County’s seniors in need
[Dec. 13, 2014] Residents can help Chatham County's senior residents in need during the holidays by adopting an older adult posted on the Angel Trees located at both the Western Chatham Senior Center in Siler City and the Eastern Chatham Senior Center in Pittsboro. The Angel Trees are on display now and will be available through December 14.
Six martial artists awarded black beltsSix martial artists awarded black belts
[Dec. 13, 2014] Rachel Spoon of Pittsboro was awarded a third-degree black belt and five other students received first-degree black belts from South Eastern Karate Association when the school held its quarterly examinations earlier this fall. Belts and certificates were presented by Master Instructor Peggy Jolly, a seventh-degree black belt, or Seventh Dan, who owns the school and has been teaching martial arts in Siler City for more than three decades. By Chip Pate
Siler City Christmas parade set for the evening of December 4
[Dec. 2, 2014] Join your neighbors and friends in downtown Siler City on December 4 at 7 p.m. for the Siler City Christmas Parade. This is always a favorite event for locals and people in surrounding counties. This year's parade theme is "Christmas Miracles." In the courtyard on Chatham Avenue, the "Hangout Worship Band" will perform live onstage, before and after the parade. The Siler City Merchant's Association will have their annual Tree Lighting at 6:30 p.m. Santa will visit with children in the courtyard right after the parade.
Carolina Meadows awards $122,000 in grants to Chatham County organizations
[Nov. 30, 2014] Carolina Meadows, a continuing care retirement community serving seniors in the Triangle and beyond for more than 30 years, has recently awarded $122,000 in community grants to 18 local charitable organizations that share its desire to enrich and improve the lives of Chatham County citizens.
Chatham County election results to be posted online after 7:30 pmChatham County election results to be posted online after 7:30 pm
[Nov. 4, 2014] After polls close at 7:30 pm tonight, Chatham County results will be posted to the State Board of Elections website as soon as they are reported in by precincts. The Chatham Journal's Gene Galin will also be at the Board of Elections office on Tuesday evening after the polls close. Follow him at @chathamnc
In-home caregiver respite available through Council on Aging's Family Caregiver Support programIn-home caregiver respite available through Council on Aging's Family Caregiver Support program
[Oct. 16, 2014] The Chatham County Council on Aging's Family Caregiver Support Program is dedicated to assisting Chatham's caregivers. We have a number of programs that can help. They include: In Home Caregiver Respite, Caregiver Support Group, Caregiver Education and Medical Equipment for Loan. By Brett Moraes
Chatham Library celebrates Family History Month with genealogy program
[Oct. 14, 2014] On Wednesday, Oct. 22, Chatham Community Library in Pittsboro will celebrate Family History Month with a special free program Religion in NC: Documenting Diversity, Enhancing Cultural Memory. The event begins at 6 pm in the Holmes Meeting Room at the library, located on the campus of Central Carolina Community College in Pittsboro.
Clean Jordan Lake annual fall cleanup coming October 11
[Oct. 10, 2014] On Saturday, October 11, Clean Jordan Lake volunteers will once again do their share in Chatham County NC Big Sweep effort from 9 am to 1 pm. They will remove trash from a two-mile stretch of shoreline that extends north from the entrance of Stinking Creek into the Haw River arm of the lake.
Chatham County Meals on Wheels seeks volunteer drivers
[Oct. 2, 2014] Help your local, home-bound senior community members by becoming a Meals on Wheels driver! There are four routes in Pittsboro, three in Siler City, and one each in Bennett,Gulf, and Goldston. Our most pressing need is for regular, weekly drivers in Siler City on Monday, Thursday, and Friday and for a weekly driver of the Gulf route on Friday. However, If you can't commit weekly, substitute volunteer drivers are more than welcome! By Megan Adkins

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