Every Tuesday, learn what’s happening from around Chatham County during the Chatham County Roundup! Featuring local government representatives, the Chatham News + Record and other community members, the segment spotlights the latest news from around the region.
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Hannah McClellan of the Chatham News + Record joins 97.9 The Hill’s Brighton McConnell’s for this week’s Chatham County Roundup. She shares updates on the county’s school systems and their approaches to in-person learning models. Plus: the newspaper earned significant recognition for its community coverage.
Chair of the Chatham County Board of Commissioners Mike Dasher speaks with 97.9 The Hill’s Brighton McConnell on this week’s Chatham County Roundup. The two discuss agenda items from the latest board meeting, which included updates on the county’s recent ransomware attack, and ongoing coronavirus vaccination efforts.
Publisher and Editor of the Chatham News + Record Bill Horner joins 97.9 The Hill’s Brighton McConnell for this week’s Chatham County Roundup. Horner details the reporting his newspaper has done on the cyber security breach in the county government and how some residents’ personal information has ended up on the web.
Chatham County Commissioner Karen Howard joins 97.9 The Hill’s Brighton McConnell for this week’s Chatham County Roundup. She shares details on the upcoming Board of County Commissioners meeting, as well as ongoing vaccination efforts and improvements. Plus: Black History Month events around Chatham and discussions about in-person education.
Chatham News + Record reporter Lars Dolder joins 97.9 The Hill’s Brighton McConnell to discuss several stories he’s been writing on the community. Mass vaccination events have helped several community members get the latest protection against COVID-19. Plus: a Chatham neighborhood has started a petition that’s gaining support and jury trials in the county have several hurdles because of the pandemic.
Chatham County Commissioner Karen Howard joins 97.9 The Hill’s Brighton McConnell for this week’s Chatham County Roundup. The pair discuss a recent mass vaccination clinic in Chatham, as well as the Board of Commissioner latest meeting and a new report on Chatham education amid remote learning.
Chatham News + Record reporter Hannah McClellan joins 97.9 The Hill’s Brighton McConnell to discuss some of her recent stories, including the return of K-8 students to hybrid learning this month. She also shares recent statistics on what percentage of Chatham students received D or F grades this past year and a story on the community’s reaction to President Trump’s impeachment.
Chatham County Commissioner Karen Howard joins 97.9 The Hill’s Brighton McConnell to discuss what the local government faces as it enters 2021. It includes better addressing racial inequities in the county and the ongoing COVID-19 vaccination effort to elderly residents.
97.9 The Hill’s Brighton McConnell is joined by Chapel Fowler, sports report for the Chatham News + Record, to discuss high school basketball season getting underway. Plus: what were the top stories from Chatham County in 2020?
Chatham County Commissioner Karen Howard looks back at a year full of challenges and accomplishments – and looks ahead to 2021.