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Tuesday Jul 22 | Business Journal

Solarize Chatham and Orange counties moving forward

In recent months, Solarize projects across the Triangle have been focused on citywide projects, which now have scaled to county-wide.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Lake Wylie Pilot

Depleted NC butterfly population attributed to cold March

An Eastern tiger swallowtail butterfly on a Purple Coneflower in Durham County. The Eastern tiger swallowtail is North Carolina's official state butterfly.

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Related Topix: Durham County, NC, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Pittsboro, NC

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Burlington Times News

Images of America series continues with - Siler City'

Siler City native Marian Rogers-Lindsay has put together a love note of sorts to her Chatham County roots with the publication of "Siler City."

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Related Topix: Siler City, NC, Frances Bavier, Greensboro, NC, North Carolina A&T State University, University of North Carolina Greensboro

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Chapel Hill News

Mark Zimmerman: Chatham leads way by getting out of way

As our local government budget sessions ended, there was a lot of hand wringing in Orange County and Chapel Hill about our fiscal future.

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Related Topix: Orange County, NC, Chapel Hill, NC, Pittsboro, NC, Siler City, NC

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Chatham Journal

Central Carolina Community College Chatham Provost Allen retires

Central Carolina Community College in Chatham County has changed a lot since Dr. Karen Allen was hired in 1988 - and she was instrumental in bringing about those changes.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

News Observer

In Pittsboro and beyond, pining for floors from old tobacco barns

He'd pull them down with a crowbar, and sometimes the old wrecks would collapse around his head.

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Related Topix: Pittsboro, NC, Inventions, Science / Technology

Fri Jul 11, 2014

WRAL.com

Siler City man charged in June shooting death

Demetrius Elliot Headen, 38, of Siler City, was fatally shot just before 3 a.m. June 1 at 1636 Siler City Snow Camp Road.

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Related Topix: Siler City, NC, Violent Crime

Tue Jul 08, 2014

WRAL.com

Tick bite leads to food allergy for Durham woman

Shortly after getting into bed, she began getting a stomach ache, headache, chills and rash.

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Related Topix: Country, Lonestar

Sun Jul 06, 2014

News Observer

In the morning, porch time is precious

Morning is my favorite time of day. I relish the unhurried couple of hours on the porch sipping post-breakfast coffee before Old Sol's sizzling rays drive me inside.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Planning

Citizens raise concerns at hearing about water rules

July 03 -- SANFORD -- With a muffled beat of bass and snare drums sounding from just outside, anti-fracking activists spent Tuesday evening voicing concerns to several state regulatory officials who had come to Sanford .

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Related Topix: Sanford, NC, Harnett County, NC, Fayetteville, NC, Fort Bragg, NC, Haw River, NC

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Bluffton Today

FBI: Pooler child rape suspect attacked dozens

This undated photo released by the Chatham County Sheriff's Department shows Matthew Coniglio's personal effects, including one of several notes he wrote before allegedly committing suicide, on April 20, 2014, at the Chatham County jail.

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Related Topix: US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation

Sat Jun 28, 2014

News Observer

Triangle kids get close with big cats for Big Cat Safari Camp

Moki, a female tiger at Carolina Tiger Rescue watches a small piece of raw meat on a stick as she gets ready to step up on a paint-smeared heavy wooden pallet and paper canvas Thursday morning, June 26, 2014, in a 'painting with the tigers' exercise at CTR with a class of middle schoolers participating in this week's Big Cat Safari Camp.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Pittsboro, NC

News Observer

Chatham County man charged in repeated rapes

A Chatham County man is accused of repeatedly raping a 19-year-old disabled woman over the course of a year, ABC11 Eyewitness News reported.

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Thu Jun 26, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

Chatham County psychologist has knee replacement with hypnosis

APEX Three weeks ago, Bob Dick toughed his way through a 90-minute total knee replacement without the aid of anesthesia, choosing to stay awake through the chisel and the buzz of the electric saw.

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Related Topix: Apex, NC, Duke University

Business Journal

Regionalism redefined: Chatham site promising for all

Nat Taylor of Winston-Salem firm Taylor & McChesney stands on the 1,818-acre Chatham-Randolph megasite near Siler City.

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Related Topix: Siler City, NC, North Carolina, Randolph County, NC, Greensboro, NC

Wed Jun 25, 2014

Business Journal

Why you might see colorful goats popping up around Chapel Hill and Pittsboro

Painted goats such as this one will be spotted all over Chatham and Orange counties throughout the fall for a fundraiser called the Goat Parade.

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Related Topix: Pittsboro, NC, Chapel Hill, NC, Orange County, NC

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