The Democratic majority of the Chatham County Board of Commissioners picked Mike Dasher to be chairman with a unanimous 5-0 vote Monday. Dasher succeeds Diana Hales, who then was selected to be vice chairwoman.
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Schools in Wake County and Durham County will open on a two-hour delay on Nov. 6, 2018 while Chatham County schools and Chapel Hill-Carrboro schools will close Election Day. Schedule changes were made because many schools are polling sites.
The average score from 2018 for every North Carolina school district and public high school has been posted online. Chapel Hill-Carrboro had the highest average for any district and Raleigh Charter High ranked among the best schools.
The Chatham Media Group LLC reached a deal Monday to purchase The Chatham News and The Chatham Record newspapers from The Chatham News Publishing Company, Inc. One of the new owners is an investor in Chatham Park.
Businesses and nonprofits affected by Hurricane Florence can apply for low-interest loans even if they aren’t in a disaster-declared county. Counties in the Raleigh, Durham and Charlotte areas are eligible.
Two seats on Chatham County Commissioner are contested. One is rematch of 2014 between Chairwoman Diana Hales, and ex chairman Brian Bock. The other has Jim Crawford taking on political newcomer Neill Lindley.
Three tigers and a lion at Carolina Tiger Rescue in Pittsboro got free dental surgery — root canals and extractions — free of charge from the Peter Emily Veterinary Dental Foundation. The big cats had broken and worn teeth.