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News in Chatham County, North Carolina

Chatham commission OKs North Carolina native as county manager
Fri, 11 Apr 2014 14:10:10 GMT

Lee Smith of Goldsboro, N.C., was unanimously confirmed Friday morning by the Chatham County Commission as the new county manager.

Chatham County Names First New Manager In A Quarter-Century
Fri, 11 Apr 2014 20:07:16 GMT

William "Lee" Smith will be the first new Chatham County manager in 26 years. Chatham County commissioners voted unanimously Friday morning to approve Smith's nomination. Smith recently stepped down as manager of Wayne County, North Carolina. read more

Editorial: Commissioners should confirm Smith as county manager Friday
Thu, 10 Apr 2014 04:35:05 GMT

CHATHAM COUNTY commissioners are expected to vote Friday on the appointment of a new county manager. This decision by the nine-member board has the ring of history, as it will be the first such vote in 26 years.

County manager prospect courting commission
Wed, 02 Apr 2014 04:58:16 GMT

In local politics, he may be the most powerful man you've never heard of, and you won't cast a vote in his name. Right now, the Chatham County Commission is deciding who will replace Russ Abolt as Chatham

UNCG Honor Roll
Sun, 13 Apr 2014 00:17:26 GMT

GREENSBORO — The following area students were named to the Dean’s List and Chancellor’s List at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro during the Fall 2013 semester.

St. Lucie officials add Brevard official to list of finalists for administrator job
Tue, 01 Apr 2014 13:28:58 GMT

ST. LUCIE COUNTY — The search to find a new St. Lucie County administrator is taking a step forward — and possibly one step back.

Chatham County Chairman Says He Favors More Local Government Consolidation
Thu, 10 Apr 2014 23:37:00 GMT

The leader of the Chatham County Board of Commissioners says he thinks the county and the City of Savannah could save money by merging more services. The municipalities are searching for a new chief to lead their joint police force. Chatham County Chairman Al Scott says taxpayers could benefit...

Wilmington council takes no action on coal ash resolution
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 02:28:33 GMT

Representatives from environmental groups and Duke Energy Progress both appeared Tuesday night before the Wilmington City Council

Scott holds press conference, defends county manager nominee
Fri, 04 Apr 2014 00:28:14 GMT

Since announcing his nominee to become the next county manager almost a week ago, Chatham County Commission Chairman Al Scott and nominee William Lee Smith have come under a lot of scrutiny.

Community Calendar
Mon, 14 Apr 2014 02:19:45 GMT

Submit your event at least two weeks in advance by going to events.savannahnow.com. You can also mail to Community Calendar, P.O. Box 1088, Savannah, GA 31402. Announcements are printed daily in the Accent section as space allows.