This evening, the town of Goldston in Chatham County will swell by a significant size as car buffs and curious observers descend on downtown for the July edition of the Goldston Cruz-N.
Two local programs have joined forces to plant a community vegetable garden intended to nourish young people, families and downtown Siler City.
The Chatham County Board of Commissioners have approved a strategic direction for a conceptual land use plan, which had been under development over the past year with the leadership of the Chatham Economic Development Corporation (EDC). The approval was made during the commissioners' July 17 work session.
One bill, with ramifications for the Lee County Board of Education and the Lee County Board of Commissioners, progressed in the General Assembly Thursday, while another dealing with school facilities hit a stumbling block.
As part of the 2013 Duke Energy Site Readiness Program, a national consulting firm has finished its study of a 1,774 acre megasite west of Siler City for large scale industrial development. The consulting team from McCallum Sweeney will present its final report on Friday, July 19.
Charlie Daniels might be best-known as the fiddle-playing, long-hair-having country boy whose songs are about betting the devil, getting in bar fights and smoking things other than cigarettes. But on the phone, he's as polite as can be.
Authorities say rescuers from the N.C. Highway Patrol used a helicopter to pluck a marooned kayaker from the rain-swollen Haw River.
A local man wanted in connection with a fatal weekend shooting turned himself in to authorities Tuesday.
Chatham County authorities have placed one Sanford man in custody and are searching for another considered "armed and dangerous" following a fatal weekend shooting.
With the new fiscal year beginning Monday, Lee County’s neighboring counties have all finished debating and approved their 2013-2014 budgets.
Robert L. Logan, superintendent of Chatham County Schools, announced his retirement during the Chatham County Board of Education meeting Thursday. Logan’s retirement will be effective Aug. 31. He came to Chatham County Schools in 2008.
The cheering and applause in the Dennis A. Wicker Civic Center June 20 rivaled that at any championship basketball game.
Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society has awarded Central Carolina Community College's Beta Sigma Phi Chapter its highest level of honor for excellence in academics and service.
Thousands of people in Lee County and the surrounding areas were left without power after a short but intense storm Thursday night that hit many areas around central North Carolina.
Chatham County has two upcoming vacancies on its Recreation Advisory Committee, which advises the Board of Commissioners and staff on recreation programs and county-owned recreation and park facilities.
Each library branch will offer story times, programs and performances designed to allow patrons to "Dig Into Reading" — the theme of this year's Chatham County Public Libraries summer reading program that starts next week.
As Duke Energy Corp. restarts a nuclear power plant that shut down for more than three weeks, Nuclear Regulatory Commission inspectors are promising to share what they found when they inspected early signs of corrosion and cracking inside the reactor vessel's covering.
North Carolina would take a more cautious approach to allowing oil and gas drilling under legislation that won approval Wednesday in a state House committee.
Eight would-be entrepreneurs graduated May 1 from Central Carolina Community College’s Rural Entrepreneurship through Action Learning (REAL) program.
Although they did not win the contest, two area high school students — Ashley Griffin of Jordan-Matthews High School and Hayley Womack of Western Harnett High School — reached the top tier of the Triangle Rising Stars Award and Scholarship program.
The North Carolina Mining and Energy Commission and several of its study groups are scheduled to meet in June to continue developing a modern regulatory program for oil and gas exploration.
Chatham County Sheriff's Office deputies arrested more than a dozen people this week on charges of violating the recently enacted copper transportation law, according to a sheriff's office press release. In total, nearly 30 people have been charged in the multi-agency operation.
Some were goofy, some were proud and some were timid. But no matter how they approached the ceremony, 22 people graduated a training program Friday morning in Sanford with more job skills than they had just months ago.
One after another, present and former politicians and educators tore into a long list of Republican-sponsored bills in the General Assembly which, they said Thursday afternoon outside the Lee County Courthouse, could destroy public education and set North Carolina back by generations.