Wednesday, April 18, 2018 The board of the Briar Chapel Community Association voted to eradicate a colony of about 35 beavers that have built several dams along Pokeberry Creek in the community, according to a listserv thread on Nextdoor.
Chatham County commissioners are appointing a committee to study the need to change the composition and possible expansion of the board by a voter referendum on the November ballot. The committee will have three Democrats, three Republicans and three unaffiliated voters.
Manish Ghandi of Eagles Management Corp. in Raleigh wants to meet a demand he sees coming to Pittsboro. He sells gasoline and snacks at nine other stations in the Triangle and wants to open on on East Street, at the entrance to the historic downtown.
El Centro Hispano officials identified 10 men from Orange and Chatham counties who were arrested in Immigration and Customs Enforcement raids in Chapel Hill, Carrboro, Hillsborough and Siler City this week. A legal defense fund has been set up for their families.
Wake County remains one of the fastest growing in North Carolina, but population growth has picked up more in Triangle collar counties Chatham, Franklin and Johnston, according to the latest estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau.
Biggie the pug who is trained in Pittsboro and whose owner lives in Chapel Hill won best in the Toy Group at the 142nd annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show after the untimely death of his cousin, Rumble.