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It is 1811. The republic is young, and former governor Benjamin Williams is the successful owner of "House in the Horseshoe," which he has renamed "Retreat."
Pittsboro, NC - " The Chatham County Board of Commissioners has scheduled public hearings at the Historic Courthouse in Pittsboro on April 17, 2017 at 6 pm on proposed option agreements to purchase the Chatham-Siler City Advanced Manufacturing and the Moncure megasites.
Desco Industries, Inc., a California corporation doing business in Sanford, N.C., will pay $45,000 to settle a workplace retaliation lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission , the agency announced today. The EEOC charged that Desco Industries violated federal law when it discharged Daniel Worthy in retaliation for complaining about race discrimination.
In celebration of its 100th anniversary, historic Jugtown Pottery will host a kiln opening and book release party on Saturday, April 22, from 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. The pottery will be kicking off a year of events with a centennial celebration with its release of "Jugtown Pottery 1917-2017: A Century of Art and Craft" by Stephen C. Compton. For pottery novices, Jugtown Pottery is a working pottery and an American Craft Shop located in a grove of trees and bamboo eight miles south of Seagrove, in Moore County.
Lisa Godwin, a kindergarten teacher at Dixon Elementary School, was named the 2017 Burroughs Wellcome Fund North Carolina Teacher of the Year today during an awards luncheon ceremony in Cary. She was one of just nine regional finalists selected from North Carolina's 94,421 classroom teachers.
The restored Sanford Buggy Company building is home to Downtown Sanford Inc.; the city of Sanford's planning, inspections, code enforcement and historic preservation; Lee County GIS Services, environmental health; and the Sanford Area Growth Alliance. Built in 1907 when the Tyson Buggy Factory in Carthage incorporated the Sanford-owned buggy-building business, the 30,000-square-foot facility was a workhouse for the local economy until the mid 1920s, when the automobile took off in popularity.
U.S. Congressional Rep. Mark Meadows returned to Western North Carolina last weekend to spend time with his constituents in the 11th Congressional District, starting with a whirlwind day that took him to multiple counties. A: I represent Western North Carolina, so I have to look at this and ask, "is it good for the country and then specifically is it good for the 750,000 people I represent?" The plan we are putting forth is not better than the existing plan we put in place.
Sanford, North Carolina running back Jahmir Smith has spent a good amount of time on Notre Dame football's radar. Today, he got the offer.
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