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Building People Power for Climate and Energy Justice on Wednesday, Feb. 18 at CCCC in Pittsboro at 7pm

February 17, 2015
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Date: Sun, 15 Feb 2015 22:39:56 -0500 From: Laura Lauffer Subject: Environmental Policy Briefing and more, Wednesday night at CCCC 2/18 7pm Be sure to come to dinner at the Natural Chef Cafe before the presentation http://www.cccc.edu/naturalchefcafe/ reservations recommended! Hi Friends Please join us and bring your neighbors to hear about the essential legislative issues we need to

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Google Fiber Commits to Triangle Area

January 28, 2015
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Google Fiber Commits to Triangle Area

Google Fiber has just announced it is coming to the Triangle!Last year, Google began working with cities in the Triangle region to explore the possibility of bringing super-fast Internet to residents and businesses. Based on the level of interest, enth...

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Joint Chatham County elected boards’ meeting on January 29

January 26, 2015
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Date: Fri, 23 Jan 2015 13:18:45 +0000 From: Alyssa Byrd Subject: Joint elected boards to meet January 29 PITTSBORO – On Thursday, January 29, the Chatham Economic Development Corporation (EDC) will host a joint meeting with the Chatham County Board of Commissioners, the town boards of Goldston, Pittsboro, and Siler City, and the Board of Education to discuss

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Just Listed: 83 Kimbolton Place

January 23, 2015
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Just Listed: 83 Kimbolton Place

UPDATE: Jen put this home under contract!Jen just listed one of McNeill-Burbank's popular "Bynum" models for sale in Briar Chapel.Situated on an established street only one block from the clubhouse, saltwater pools, playground and community g...

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Builder Model Leaseback Programs in Briar Chapel

January 7, 2015
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Builder Model Leaseback Programs in Briar Chapel

Did you know that several of the homebuilders in Briar Chapel offer their model homes for sale to investors who are interested in making a return on their money without the hassle of having a live-in tenant, or to someone who wants to ev...

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Low taxes grow the base; attracting new business to the county

December 22, 2014
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Date: Sat, 4 Oct 2014 20:31:38 -0400 From: Muddylaces Subject: Karen C. and raising taxes Karen, your premise that the county’s only way to invest in the county’s future is to raise taxes is just something I reject. The conservative policies are about increasing the base. Low taxes grow the base; attracting new business to the

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Broadband Service in Southeastern Chatham County off HWY 902

November 13, 2014
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Date: Tue, 11 Nov 2014 16:12:37 -0500 From: Marian Norton Subject: Broadband Service in Southeastern Chatham-HWY 902 I’ve responded to Nancy who was looking for information on broadband service on Hwy 902, but if anyone else needs information–here is what I know. Satellite and mobile connections are just not real solutions for broadband. After years of crying for broadband service

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The more we create an environment that business & industry can thrive in, the more money will come into Chatham County

October 26, 2014
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Date: Thu, 4 Sep 2014 13:00:10 -0400 From: “connectnc.net” Subject: Chatham County economics I received an email that challenged my conservative view and I read it and researched it and to keep this Chatham-centric I am applying what happened here in my community as simple explanation of what is happening nationally . Bear in mind

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Mia Munn’s notes from the October 6, 2014 Chatham County school board meeting at Chatham Central

October 12, 2014
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Date: Mon, 6 Oct 2014 23:47:05 -0400 From: Mia Munn Subject: My notes from the October 6, 2014 school board meeting at Chatham Central. Agenda with links http://board-of-education.district.chatham.k12.nc.us/modules/groups/group_pages.phtml?gid=3618610&nid=463047&sessionid=dfd34d7b93fbc969c6839e23de9fd44a There were five community members in attendance including the three school board candidates not yet on the board (Angela Millsaps, Jane Allen Wilson, myself). John Hunter from the Chatham Record was

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Reelecting Commissioners Bock, Stewart, and Petty means more jobs in Chatham County, NC

October 11, 2014
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Date: Wed, 8 Oct 2014 15:21:52 -0400 From: Muddylaces Subject: Returning Bock, Stewart, Petty means more jobs…continued. “Amen! Now if we can only get them to push for legal prostitution, marijuana sales and gambling we can have even more jobs – jobs that don’t require the injection of secret chemicals into the ground.” democrat poster 10/8/2014 This post proves

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EDC presents Opportunity Chatham at the Barn at Fearrington Village in Pittsboro on October 17

October 7, 2014
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Date: Thu, 2 Oct 2014 15:00:35 +0000 From: Alyssa Byrd Subject: Opportunity Chatham is October 17 North Carolina Department of Transportation Secretary Tony Tata will be the keynote speaker for the Chatham Economic Development Corporation’s sixth annual Opportunity Chatham, presented by Triangle Community Foundation. Secretary Tata will discuss his efforts to more closely link transportation investment with economic

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Last Week’s Hottest Bulletin Board Topics – Week of September 21, 2014

October 1, 2014
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Date: Tue, 30 Sep 2014 06:50:44 -0400 From: Gene Galin Subject: Last Week’s Hottest Bulletin Board Topics 1. Randy Voller tries to play race card during commissioners’ meeting (Read 3803 times) at http://chatham-county-nc.com/bulletinboard/index.php/topic,31716.0.html 2. Chatham Strong commissioner candidate Karen Howard hating on poor people (Read 2636 times) at http://chatham-county-nc.com/bulletinboard/index.php/topic,31351.0.html 3. Debate (Read 1644 times) at http://chatham-county-nc.com/bulletinboard/index.php/topic,31747.0.html 4. Check your receipts..

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Permit request being filed for 2 granite quarries in Chatham County

September 30, 2014
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Date: Sun, 28 Sep 2014 15:32:58 -0400 From: Suzanne Subject: Granite Quarry We have been notified of a permit request being filed for 2 granite quarries. They are located off Rives Chapel Church Road and McLaurin Road; the total acreage is over 200! One border of the area is Tick Creek. Because this area is

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501 C3 Siler City Develpment Organization

September 30, 2014
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Date: Sat, 27 Sep 2014 17:13:03 -0400 From: “John R Dykers” Subject: Will Freedom’s post;: 501 C3 Siler City Develpment Organization The Siler City Development Organization is a 501 C3, so recently designated such that I am still fumbling to get the letters straight. But we can accept your donation mailed to Zoann Adams, 505 Elk lane, Siler

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Kids Movie Night at Briar Chapel

September 27, 2014
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Kids Movie Night at Briar Chapel

Since she was 4 years old, one of our daughter's favorite monthly events in Briar Chapel is Kids Movie Night.Last night was no different. She got to throw on her PJs, grab a sleeping bag, and head up to the Briar Club to watch Mr. Peabody and Sherman w...

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Chapel Hill Ranks Among "Best Places to Live in America" from Money Magazine

September 25, 2014
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Chapel Hill Ranks Among "Best Places to Live in America" from Money Magazine

Chapel Hill earned accolades in Money magazine's recent annual rankings of the “Best Places to Live in America” in the following categories:No. 36 for "Best Places to Live"No. 8 for "Youngest Places to Live"This year, Money Magazine set out to find...

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Briar Chapel’s 4-Legged Residents Enjoy Annual "Pups at the Pool" Event

September 20, 2014
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Briar Chapel’s 4-Legged Residents Enjoy Annual "Pups at the Pool" Event

As the pool season comes to a close each year, it's a tradition for Briar Chapel residents to bring their 4-legged family members for a swim in the saltwater pools. This year's event was the best one yet with perfect weather and happy pups.Brittany (ou...

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Briar Chapel Builders Leading the Way

September 10, 2014
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Briar Chapel's builder team is leading the way for certifying homes to the ICC 700 National Green Building Standard (NGBS), the only ANSI-approved consensus standard on green building. Check out the NC rankings and latest numbers below from Home Innova...

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Bock, Stewart, Petty Vision

September 8, 2014
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Date: Mon, 25 Aug 2014 07:43:45 -0400 From: BRIAN BOCK Subject: Bock, Stewart, Petty Vision Good morning, I read the post from freewill44444 yesterday. Sometimes it is difficult to get the word out about what we, as commissioners are doing. Commissioners Bock, Petty, and Stewart have a website that should help. On it, you will find articles that have

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Carolina Premium Foods Okayed to Apply for a Townsend’s Plant Upfit Grant

September 7, 2014
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Date: Mon, 25 Aug 2014 15:42:52 +0000 From: Debra Henzey Subject: Carolina Premium Foods Okayed to Apply for a Townsend’s Plant Upfit Grant Contact: Dianne Reid, President, Chatham EDC, 919-542-8274 August 25, 2014 Carolina Premium Foods Okayed to Apply for a Townsend’s Plant Upfit Grant SILER CITY— The Chatham Economic Development Corporation (EDC) learned on August 22, 2014 that the

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