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Chatham Senior Center offers arthritis exercise programChatham Senior Center offers arthritis exercise program
[Apr. 28, 2015] Are you interested in taking control of your arthritis with exercise? The Chatham County Council on Aging seeks residents interested in the Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program, an eight-week program to help control arthritis symptoms.
 
May is older Americans month
[Apr. 28, 2015] Calling upon all of Chatham to recognize and appreciate the many contributions and sacrifices of our older citizens, the Chatham County Commissioners have proclaimed May 2015 as Older Americans Month. Each May since 1963, when President John F. Kennedy proclaimed the first Older Americans Month, our nation, state and local communities have used this occasion to pay special tribute to seniors.
 
This week at Chatham County public librariesThis week at Chatham County public libraries
[Apr. 28, 2015] Here is what is going on at the Chatham County public libraries this week. By Jennifer B. Gillis
 
Siler City man will use $100,000 Crossword 10X prize to pay off mortgageSiler City man will use $100,000 Crossword 10X prize to pay off mortgage
[Apr. 21, 2015] Fredy Gonzalez of Siler City says he will use the $100,000 he won playing the Crossword 10X game to pay off the mortgage on his home. Gonzalez, a furniture warehouse worker, purchased the lucky $5 ticket at the Rite Stop on East 11th Street in Siler City on Friday.
 
Clean Jordan Lake gathered 10,000th trash bag during spring cleanup
[Apr. 15, 2015] Fran DiGiano, president of Clean Jordan Lake, reports that the Annual Spring Cleanup at Jordan Lake on March 28 was a tremendous success. "Thanks to the efforts of 110 volunteers on Saturday, the natural beauty of one-half mile of shoreline was restored. They removed 300 bags of trash and 140 tires in just two hours of work, reaching and exceeding the 10,000th bag collected in our history and surpassing 3,700 tires."
 
Chatham County's Dawn Stumpf elected President of NC Association of Directors of Elections
[Apr. 14, 2015] The North Carolina Association of Directors of Elections (NCADE) elected new statewide officers at their recent conference in Forsyth County, which included electing Chatham County’s Elections Director Dawn Stumpf as its president for 2015-17.
 
Google lets you turn Pittsboro streets into a Pac-Man gameGoogle lets you turn Pittsboro streets into a Pac-Man game
[Apr. 1, 2015] Driving through some parts of Pittsboro and Chatham County can feel like you’re going through a windy maze. Now, Google has found a way to make moving through local streets in Chatham County a little fun, all with the help of a popular arcade game from the past.
 
Register for Chatham County Senior Games by April 6Register for Chatham County Senior Games by April 6
[Mar. 26, 2015] Chatham County Senior Games will be held in various locations throughout the county April 17 thru May 1, 2015. Event sites include: Bray Park, Carolina Meadows, Carolina Preserve, Duke Center for Living at Fearrington, Fearrington Bocce Courts, Paul Braxton Gym, Pittsboro Senior Center, Galloway Ridge at Fearrington, Northwood High School, Siler City Country Club, Thomas Brooks Park and the Western Chatham Senior Center.
 
NCDOT crews in Chatham, Hoke, Lee, Montgomery, Moore, Randolph, Richmond and Scotland patching potholesNCDOT crews in Chatham, Hoke, Lee, Montgomery, Moore, Randolph, Richmond and Scotland patching potholes
[Mar. 9, 2015] The cold, wet winter we have experienced in Chatham, Hoke, Lee, Montgomery, Moore, Randolph, Richmond and Scotland counties means more potholes will be popping up over the coming months. N.C. Department of Transportation’s top priority is safety. That’s why NCDOT has its patching crews out in full force attacking potholes.
 
Giant turtle sighting at Kiwanis ParkGiant turtle sighting at Kiwanis Park
[Feb. 14, 2015] There is a new turtle sculpture at the Kiwanis Park. The turtle replaced the white oak car installed about six years ago. Part of the appeal of natural playgrounds is that they're never a fixed constant; they're always evolving.
 
Free energy conservation workshop will save you moneyFree energy conservation workshop will save you money
[Feb. 8, 2015] Chatham homeowners can save a load of money in the coming months and years and help to create a more sustainable community for all. The Pittsboro Presbyterian Church Eco-Justice group is making it easy to get started by hosting a free Home Energy Conservation Workshop to be held at Pittsboro Presbyterian Church from 10 am - 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, February 28.
 
Mrs. Universe 2014 will visit CCCC on Feb. 24Mrs. Universe 2014 will visit CCCC on Feb. 24
[Feb. 7, 2015] Sabrina Pinion, Mrs. Universe 2014, will visit Central Carolina Community College on Tuesday, February 24, at 11 a.m. to meet and greet college students, faculty and staff. The event, which will be held in the Science Building lobby, is open to the public. While at the college, Mrs. Pinion will speak out against domestic violence. As the reigning Mrs. Universe, she is honored to be the international spokesperson for “One Universe One Voice,” a forum that supports domestic violence education and survivor support.
 
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.

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