Recent News Articles
|Tuesday, April 19, 2016||
At its April 18, 2016 meeting, the Chatham County Board of Commissioners approved an option for purchase of the Chatham-Siler City Advanced Manufacturing (CAM) site west of Siler City. The county would only be obligated to purchase the land if and when a company chooses the CAM site.Continue Reading »
|Monday, April 18, 2016||
At a special called meeting, the Chatham County Economic Development Corporation (EDC) Board of Directors adopted a resolution supporting the Chatham County proposed property option agreement of the Chatham-Siler City Advanced Manufacturing (CAM) Site.Continue Reading »
|Tuesday, March 15, 2016||
Chatham Commissioners Hold Hearing on Option to Buy Industrial Site
To better attract prospective manufacturers, the Chatham County Board of Commissioners is considering an option to buy the Chatham-Siler City Advanced Manufacturing (CAM) site. The board is holding a public hearing on this proposal on March 21, 2016 at 6 pm in the Historic Courthouse in Pittsboro.Continue Reading »
|Tuesday, January 26, 2016||
Chatham Economic Development Corporation will host a joint elected boards meeting at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, February 16, at Bestfood of Siler City (220 E 11th St.). The meeting includes the Chatham County Board of Commissioners, the town boards of Goldston, Pittsboro, and Siler City, the Chatham County Board of Education, and the Chatham EDC board.
All are welcome to come early at 6 p.m. for a Dutch treat dinner.Continue Reading »
|Monday, December 21, 2015||
The United States Army Corps of Engineers signed off on an approved jurisdictional determination for the Chatham-Siler City Advanced Manufacturing Site in mid-November. The delineation and verification services were completed by ECS Carolinas, LLP, a geotechnical and environmental engineering consulting firm, with survey work completed by Bill Durham of Level Cross Surveying.Continue Reading »
|Wednesday, December 16, 2015||
Chatham Economic Development Corporation (EDC) chair Chris Ehrenfeld announced Wednesday that Kyle Touchstone will lead the organization as its next president. Touchstone will begin February 1, 2016 and will succeed Dianne Reid, who is retiring at the end of February, as the lead economic developer for Chatham County, North Carolina.
"Kyle’s extensive economic development experience makes him an excellent match for Chatham County," Ehrenfeld said. "The county is poised for tremendous growth, and we are confident Kyle will be able to build on the momentum."Continue Reading »
|Friday, November 6, 2015||
Chatham Economic Development Corporation is hosting a joint elected boards meeting Thursday, November 12 at 7 p.m. in the mulitpurpose room of building 42 at Central Carolina Community College (764 West St., Pittsboro).
Lee Worsley, Executive Director of Triangle J Council of Govenrments, will attend and give a brief overview of current COG activities.
The meeting will be a facilitated discussion around the issue of affordable housing, led by University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Government staff.Continue Reading »
|Monday, October 19, 2015||
The presentation from Chatham Economic Development Corporation's 2015 Opportunity Chatham breakfast meeting is online.
The slides have addtional and specific data not shown at the breakfast, including average weekly wages, Chatham County students eligible for free and reduced lunch, and various socioeconomic indicators by Census tract.Continue Reading »
|Wednesday, September 30, 2015||
Chatham Chamber of Commerce named Chatham Economic Development Corporation President Dianne Reid the Distinguished Business Person of the Year at its annual meeting on September 30, 2015.
Criteria for the award includes a person who is a respected business leader, is innovative and motivated to make progress, and has made significant contributions to the community.Continue Reading »
|Tuesday, September 29, 2015||
The North Carolina Rural Economic Development Center named Siler City the Small Town of the Year at its annual N.C. Rural Assembly on September 28, 2015.Continue Reading »