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By Sherry Monahan

This old fashioned, picturesque neighborhood has an enticing background. For years it was once a rural hamlet with a close-by pond, easily referred to as Log Pond. It later turned Apex, and the pond was once finally tired within the identify of development. Apex seemed at the map end result of the coalfields in Chatham/Lee County. The coal businesses had to get their coal to Raleigh, and round 1870, the Chatham Railroad was once chugging alongside, correct by way of Log Pond. It formally turned Apex with the institution of a publish workplace. Apex placed the railroad to take advantage of instantly and shipped lumber, tar, turpentine, and pitch. Early on, Apex handed a couple of ordinances that a few could locate within the Wild West, together with these facing whiskey, playing, and prostitution. the city suffered fires within the early 1900s, yet its citizens persisted, and Apex's small-town allure remains to be loved today.

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