Chatham tire fiber plant to close, lay off 200
Performance Fibers Inc. wants to consolidate production of polyester tire yarn in its Salisbury plant, and up to 60 employees will be transferred from the New Hill plant to Salisbury.
Friday Aug 29
Top of the Hill Distillery's 'locally-made' mission
Chapel Hill's Top of the Hill Distillery could create a niche market for local farmers, as owner Scott Maitland continues to expand its out-of-state distribution.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Richmond County Daily Journal
Police escalate danger with no-knock raids
Shortly before 3 a.m. on May 28, a team of SWAT officers armed with assault rifles descended on a home outside of Atlanta and burst into a room where a family was sleeping.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Chapel Hill News
Arts Listings, Aug. 20
Glenn Porter, 5 in this photo from the archives, literally passes the hat to collect money for the band Rootzi as they play at the Bynum Front Porch Music Series outdoor show at the historic Bynum General Store Friday evening May 30, 2008.
Burlington Times News
County has four reported rabies case
Three dogs fought with a raccoon Friday on Pleasant Hill Church Road near Chatham County.
The Raw Story
Georgia man threatens black kids at bus stop over noise: 'This...
A Georgia man was arrested late last week for brandishing a gun at children who were waiting for their bus, telling them he had a bullet with their name on it.
Genealogy Query - COPELAND : JOHNSON : WILKERSON
My 2X Great Grandmother was born Margaret Wilkerson, in 1810-1815, in Chatham County, North Carolina, USA.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Tom Glasgow: Lace bugs more abundant in hotter locations
The sycamore , also known as American planetree, is one of our largest native trees east of the Mississippi.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Geography plays a role in storm tracks
When I read your fascinating article about the Piedmont trough, I realized that you should research a local saying about Pittsboro and Chatham County! I was born in 1940, and since childhood I have heard that Pittsboro is "located in the dry forks."
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Saving the Colonial Inn in Hillsborough
Two signs adorn the 175-year-old inn's faade. One denotes the building, a former burnished dining and lodging destination on West King Street, a "best of" winner for online guide Citysearch.
A Pittsboro neighborhood band turns a suspicious eye toward the town's future
Walk to practice in Pittsboro: From left to right, Eric Haugen, Adam Brinson, Michael Hayes and Clay Boyer are The Outboards.
Sun Aug 10, 2014
North Carolina Zoo celebrates 40th anniversary
A gorilla familiar to zoo visitors for many years, Ramar, also made his public debut in North Carolina that day.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Lawsuit seeks to halt Pittboro's Chatham Park development
Pittsboro Matters, a group critical of the proposed Chatham Park project, and a number of people who live or own property near it, want a Superior Court to overturn the rezoning and master plan approval for the project, as well as the town's planned development district ordinance that accommodates it.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
Rainy, cloudy weather triggers a boom of mushrooms
Just 10 feet into a Chatham County forest Tuesday morning, Sprenger had already spotted six species.
Crash closes US 15-501 in north Chatham County
The state Department of Transportation said law enforcement had set up detours around the affected area, where Briar Chapel Parkway on the west and Vickers Road on the east intersect the highway.
Sun Aug 03, 2014
Rocky Mount Telegram
Pittsboro man finds antique wood, makes floors
ADVANCE FOR MONDAY AUG 4 AND THEREAFTER - Baba Antique Wooden Floors employee Asuncion Martinez Duran checks the smoothness of a board with his fingertips after hand sanding it on Thursday, July 10, 2014 near Pittsboro, N.C. The company's boards deck the penthouses of Manhattan, the tech-money mansions of Seattle and the homes of Hollywood big ... (more)