With Toyota, VinFast in sight, Chatham leaders plan for future growth

From the Triangle Business Journal, by Elizabeth Egan One of the fastest-growing counties in the Triangle is looking toward its future development.  The Chatham County Board of Commissioners discussed the county’ future Unified Development Ordinance (UDO), which will outline regulations for zoning and land use, during the board’s meeting last Read more…

Chatham EDC’s Sam Rauf recognized as North Carolina Economic Development Emerging Leader of the Year

PITTSBORO, NC – June 22, 2022 – Sam Rauf, the Chatham EDC’s former senior project manager, was named the North Carolina Economic Development Association’s Emerging Leader of the Year at its annual meeting. The award is presented to the individual who best exemplifies leadership in the state’s economic development efforts. Read more…

‘This is really the future’: N.C. community colleges collaborate to build regional workforce

From EdNC, by Hannah McClellen: North Carolina’s 58 community colleges have traditionally competed in some ways with one another for students — and the resulting funding based on enrollment. But as enrollment declines persist and colleges emphasize the need for accessible student services, among other reasons, that competitive relationship is increasingly shifting to Read more…

‘On the precipice of giant things’: Chatham officials optimistic about county’s development

BY BEN RAPPAPORT, News + Record Staff PITTSBORO — Speakers at Tuesday’s Chamber of Commerce Development Briefing touted recent economic development announcements and growth as evidence Chatham County is headed in the right direction. The networking event, held at the Chatham County Agriculture & Conference Center, drew 250 people and Read more…