Chatham County Roundup

Chatham County Roundup: Pittsboro Mayor Kyle Shipp

Pittsboro Mayor Kyle Shipp spoke with 97.9 The Hill’s Andrew Stuckey on Wednesday, January 24. He discussed a recent appointment to an EPA Advisory Committee representing small towns. He explained that Pittsboro’s work in mitigating PFAS made him feel Pittsboro should be represented on the committee. He also discussed the Downtown Advisory Board in Pittsboro, several upcoming parks and rec projects, and more.

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Chatham County Roundup: Real Estate Developer and Former Pittsboro Mayor Randy Voller

Real Estate Developer, Former Pittsboro Mayor, and host of “On the Porch,” Randy Voller spoke with 97.9 The Hill’s Andrew Stuckey on Wednesday, January 17. He provided updates on the latest data from the Chatham and Orange County real estate markets. He looked at trends for 2023 and discussed emerging trends for 2024. He also discussed Pittsboro Mayor Kyle Shipp’s recent appointment to an EPA advisory committee, and more.

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Chatham County Roundup: Commissioner Karen Howard

Chatham County Commissioner Karen Howard spoke with 97.9 The Hill’s Andrew Stuckey on Tuesday, January 16. She discussed the upcoming meeting of the Chatham County Commissioners. They will hear an update on the Western Intake Partnership and a long-term plan to build a water treatment facility on the western edge of Jordan Lake. She also discussed some of the long-term plans for the western edge of Pittsboro, including some planned improvement to the county’s Agricultural and Conference Center, and more.

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Chatham County Roundup: Pittsboro Mayor Kyle Shipp

Pittsboro Mayor Kyle Shipp spoke with 97.9 The Hill’s Andrew Stuckey on Tuesday, January 9. He discussed highlights from Monday night’s meeting of the Pittsboro Board of Commissioners, including a small annexation near Chatham Park Way, a declaration of a day of service on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, and more. He also discussed the moving of town hall and the town offices, the Pittsboro Police Department getting more space, and more.

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Chatham County Roundup: County Commissioner Karen Howard

Chatham County Commissioner Karen Howard speaks with 97.9 The Hill News Director Brighton McConnell on Tuesday, December 19 to discuss highlights from the previous nights’ board meeting.

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Chatham County Roundup: New Pittsboro Mayor Kyle Shipp

Newly elected Pittsboro Mayor Kyle Shipp spoke with 97.9 The Hill’s Andrew Stuckey on Tuesday, December 12. He discussed his swearing in, honoring outgoing mayor Cindy Perry and Town Attorney Paul Messick. He also talked about what he’s most excited about going forward for Pittsboro. He also discussed several items from this week’s board of commissioner’s meeting, including the latest on a Disney-imagined community coming to Chatham Park.

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Chatham County Roundup: Chatham County Commissioner Karen Howard

Vice Chair of the Chatham County Commissioners Karen Howard spoke with 97.9 The Hill’s Andrew Stuckey on Tuesday, December 5. She discussed the State of the County Report, recently shared with the commissioners. The report outlines economic and housing trends in Chatham County, as well as the economic relationship between Chatham and other counties in the region. She also discussed the importance of preserving green spaces, and how the local governments hope to accomplish that. She also discussed the filing period for 2024 elections, including her decision to file and run for reelection, and more.

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Chatham County Roundup: Pittsboro Commissioner Kyle Shipp

Pittsboro Commissioner and Mayor Elect Kyle Shipp spoke with 97.9 The Hill’s Andrew Stuckey on Tuesday, November 28. He discussed some holiday events around town, the new downtown pop-up park, and more. He also discussed an upcoming meeting of the Board of Commissioners to discuss pedestrian connectivity and more. 

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Chatham County Roundup: Randy Voller, Owner and Publisher of Chatham County Line

Owner and Publisher of Chatham County Line and former Pittsboro Mayor Randy Voller spoke with 97.9 The Hill’s Andrew Stuckey on Thursday, November 16. He discussed recent real estate trends in both Chatham and Orange counties. He also discussed recent developments from the Pittsboro Board of Commissioners, including rezoning and annexation for upcoming developments, an appointment to the ABC Board, and more.

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Chatham County Roundup: Pittsboro Town Commissioner Kyle Shipp

Pittsboro Town Commissioner and Mayor-Elect Kyle Shipp spoke with 97.9 The Hill’s Andrew Stuckey on Tuesday, November 14. He discussed several recent zoning changes, including to the Reeves Farm property just west of downtown. He also spoke of the board’s recent approval of the annexation of a large portion of land for the North Village of Chatham Park, and other developments. He also discussed upcoming holiday events, and more.

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