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The News & Observer
New Wake County school board and commissioner maps declared illegalof Appeals has declared that the election maps the Republican-led state legisla
New Wake County school board and commissioner maps declared illegal
The News & Observer / Posted an hour ago
of Appeals has declared that the election maps the Republican-led state legislature redrew in 2013 and 2015 for the Wake County Board of Commissioners and school board are unconstitutional. In a ruling released Friday, the three-judge panel... Read more
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ajc.com
State boosts transportation contract with Cherokee Countywith the county to transport senior citizens, developmentally disabled individu
State boosts transportation contract with Cherokee County
ajc.com / Posted 4 hours ago
with the county to transport senior citizens, developmentally disabled individuals and other state clients. The Cherokee County Board of Commissioners recently approved a $409,591 contract between the county-operated Cherokee Area Transportation... Read more
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The News & Observer
Wake County GOP makes ‘last call’ for school board candidateschallenger Heather Losurdo in the 2011 school board election and has given mone
Wake County GOP makes ‘last call’ for school board candidates
The News & Observer / Posted 20 hours ago
challenger Heather Losurdo in the 2011 school board election and has given money to Democratic candidates for Wake County Board of Commissioners. The Wake County Democratic Party may opt to not recruit candidates to run against Cash and... Read more
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York Daily Record
Bynes: Connecting a caring York Co. communityand energy with which each man/woman in his/her heart wills what is good.” Sus
Bynes: Connecting a caring York Co. community
York Daily Record / Posted 20 hours ago
and energy with which each man/woman in his/her heart wills what is good.” Susan P. Byrnes is the president of the York County Board of Commissioners. Reach her at SPByrnes@YorkCountyPA.gov. Read or Share this story: http://on-ydr... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
New maps could compel flood insurance in Eastern N.C.state data. “It is not anything Onslow County has any control over or initiate
New maps could compel flood insurance in Eastern N.C.
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 21 hours ago
state data. “It is not anything Onslow County has any control over or initiated,” said Barbara Ikner, chairwoman of Onslow County Board of Commissioners. “Onslow County has to adhere to these floodplains that FEMA is enacting. If not, whenever... Read more
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ajc.com
DeKalb road repaving, government center at stake in SPLOST debateThe DeKalb County Board of Commissioners couldn’t agree Tuesday on plans for a
DeKalb road repaving, government center at stake in SPLOST debate
ajc.com / Posted 23 hours ago
The DeKalb County Board of Commissioners couldn’t agree Tuesday on plans for a sales tax to fund road repaving, a government center and other infrastructure. From left: Commissioners Nancy Jester, Jeff Rader, Larry Johnson, Stan Watson, Sharon Barnes... Read more
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The News & Observer
Bridge dedicated to fallen deputythe people will know of his life and his service to this town and this great co
Bridge dedicated to fallen deputy
The News & Observer / Posted 23 hours ago
the people will know of his life and his service to this town and this great county for generations to come.” Johnston County Board of Commissioners Chairman Tony Braswell said that during his years on the board he had spoken at many events But... Read more
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The News & Observer
Two Wake County school board members running for same seatfor higher teacher and staff salaries that have been made possible by raises fr
Two Wake County school board members running for same seat
The News & Observer / Posted yesterday
for higher teacher and staff salaries that have been made possible by raises from the General Assembly and the Wake County Board of Commissioners. “You can have the best programs and facilities in the world, but without a highly qualified... Read more
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WXOW 19 La Crosse
Frac sand debate heating up in Winona Countyresidents who support the proposed ban will be holding a rally and news confere
Frac sand debate heating up in Winona County
WXOW 19 La Crosse / Posted yesterday
residents who support the proposed ban will be holding a rally and news conference at 6:20 p.m. On June 14, the Winona County Board of Commissioners voted to send a ban proposal to the Winona County Planning Commission after public outcry in... Read more
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The Times Leader
Cumberland Trail Fire Department EMS exceeds expectationsWe at Wheeling Hospital don't stand a chance." Fanning also noted the importan
Cumberland Trail Fire Department EMS exceeds expectations
The Times Leader / Posted yesterday
We at Wheeling Hospital don't stand a chance." Fanning also noted the importance of financial support from the Belmont County Board of Commissioners and the community in providing the equipment and personnel needed for EMS to properly diagnose,... Read more
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The Commerce News
Up to 6 county polling places could changeThe Jackson County Board of Commissioners is looking at changes to six voting p
Up to 6 county polling places could change
The Commerce News / Posted yesterday
The Jackson County Board of Commissioners is looking at changes to six voting precincts due to the number of voters. At an all-day “retreat” on June 22 the BOC met with election supervisor Lori Wurtz and chief registrar Douglas Beck to discuss the... Read more
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ajc.com
Gwinnett will pay Buford couple $300,000 to settle claimBut it will pay the couple and perform grading and other work to stabilize a st
Gwinnett will pay Buford couple $300,000 to settle claim
ajc.com / Posted yesterday
But it will pay the couple and perform grading and other work to stabilize a stream bank on their property. The county Board of Commissioners approved the settlement Tuesday night. Gwinnett County will pay a Buford couple $300,000 and... Read more
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Daily Herald
Father-son duo renovating dilapidated schoolhouseUniversity with associate degrees in architecture and graphic design - stepped
Father-son duo renovating dilapidated schoolhouse
Daily Herald / Posted yesterday
University with associate degrees in architecture and graphic design - stepped to the plate, convincing the Howard County Board of Commissioners on June 6 to give him one year to restore the property. The building is classified by Indiana... Read more
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The Star
Truth or fictionto politicians, whether at the local, county, state or federal levels of govern
Truth or fiction
The Star / Posted yesterday
to politicians, whether at the local, county, state or federal levels of government.A case in point is the most recent Gulf County Board of Commissioners meeting. One of the commissioners with 15 plus years on the board stated 255 voters from among... Read more
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Sidney Sun Telegraph
Board approves wildlife services contractIn a regular meeting, on June 20, the Cheyenne County Board of Commissioners ap
Board approves wildlife services contract
Sidney Sun Telegraph / Posted yesterday
In a regular meeting, on June 20, the Cheyenne County Board of Commissioners approved the renewal of the 2016-2017 contract with the United States Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, Wildlife Services,... Read more
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Craig Daily Press
The Memorial Hospital in Craig considers new financing optionBoard of Trustees met at the hospital with officials of the U.S. Department of
The Memorial Hospital in Craig considers new financing option
Craig Daily Press / Posted yesterday
Board of Trustees met at the hospital with officials of the U.S. Department of Agriculture to discuss an application for a new financing plan. Members of the Moffat County Board of Commissioners and the TMH Facilities Corporation also... Read more
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Daily Herald
Cook County voters will decide Recorder of Deeds future on November ballotof Deeds office, and merging it with the Cook County Clerk's office will be on
Cook County voters will decide Recorder of Deeds future on November ballot
Daily Herald / Posted yesterday
of Deeds office, and merging it with the Cook County Clerk's office will be on the November ballot in Cook County. The Cook County Board of Commissioners on Wednesday voted 10-5 to put the binding initiative on the Nov. 8 general election ballot. If... Read more
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Anderson Independent-Mail
Stephens County budget for new fiscal year keeps property tax rate as isfiscal year that will begin Friday. The fiscal year 2017 budget calls for the
Stephens County budget for new fiscal year keeps property tax rate as is
Anderson Independent-Mail / Posted yesterday
fiscal year that will begin Friday. The fiscal year 2017 budget calls for the property tax rate to remain 13.41 mills. County Board of Commissioners Chairman Dennis Bell said that considering uncertainty in the economy and the unknown of how... Read more
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The News & Observer
Projects compete for Wake County tourism moneyprojects, including two large athletic complexes in Raleigh, are competing for
Projects compete for Wake County tourism money
The News & Observer / Posted yesterday
projects, including two large athletic complexes in Raleigh, are competing for funding from Wake County. The Wake County Board of Commissioners is expected this summer to give up to $3.35 million to projects that promise to draw visitors... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Backup 911 center to move to ThomasvilleJust two days before the state-mandated deadline, the Davidson County Board of
Backup 911 center to move to Thomasville
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted yesterday
Just two days before the state-mandated deadline, the Davidson County Board of Commissioners approved finalized plans Tuesday for a backup 911 center that will be housed in the basement of the Thomasville Courthouse. The backup center will provide... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Verizon to add new tower in Arcadiato improve its cellphone coverage throughout the county, representatives of Ver
Verizon to add new tower in Arcadia
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted yesterday
to improve its cellphone coverage throughout the county, representatives of Verizon Wireless appeared before the Davidson County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday and received unanimous approval for a special-use permit for the construction of a... Read more
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Daily Herald
Preckwinkle nominates 5 to county Health, Hospitals System boardThomas, Mary Driscoll, Mary Richardson-Lowry, Dr. Virginia Bishop and Layla P.
Preckwinkle nominates 5 to county Health, Hospitals System board
Daily Herald / Posted yesterday
Thomas, Mary Driscoll, Mary Richardson-Lowry, Dr. Virginia Bishop and Layla P. Suleiman Gonzalez were presented to the Cook County Board of Commissioners Wednesday, and will be considered by the Board's Legislation and Intergovernmental Relations... Read more
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FOX 28 South Bend
Fireworks laws you need to knowon real estate owned by a governmental entities, such as county or city parks,
Fireworks laws you need to know
FOX 28 South Bend / Posted yesterday
on real estate owned by a governmental entities, such as county or city parks, needs written approval of the Elkhart County Board of Commissioners. The approval must specify the real estate where the fireworks will be used along with the... Read more
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The News & Observer
Wake County high school teacher to run for NC House seatbeen expected to run for the Democratic nomination in District 37. But Brown op
Wake County high school teacher to run for NC House seat
The News & Observer / Posted yesterday
been expected to run for the Democratic nomination in District 37. But Brown opted to file instead for a seat on the Wake County Board of Commissioners. Wake County Democratic Party Chairman Brian Fitzsimmons said in an interview Wednesday that... Read more
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The Alliance Review
Lake County Department of Utilities receives recognition for outstanding performanceare so honored that both of our water treatment plants received this award,” sa
Lake County Department of Utilities receives recognition for outstanding performance
The Alliance Review / Posted yesterday
are so honored that both of our water treatment plants received this award,” said Judy Moran, president of the Lake County Board of Commissioners. “The goal of our utilities department is to continually strive to optimize operations and... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Verizon to add new tower in Arcadiato improve its cellphone coverage throughout the county, representatives of Ver
Verizon to add new tower in Arcadia
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted yesterday
to improve its cellphone coverage throughout the county, representatives of Verizon Wireless appeared before the Davidson County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday and received approval for a special-use permit for the construction of a new cell... Read more
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Washington County News / Holmes County Times-Advertiser
'A long way to go': Caryville FD looks to the futureof taxpayer dollars by The Town of Caryville - including about $90,000 in missi
'A long way to go': Caryville FD looks to the future
Washington County News / Holmes County Times-Advertiser / Posted 2 days ago
of taxpayer dollars by The Town of Caryville - including about $90,000 in missing funds appropriated by the Washington County Board of Commissioners specifically for fire protection.To add to the department's financial woes, commissioners voted... Read more
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Washington County News / Holmes County Times-Advertiser
Music hopes to return as Dist. 3 CommissionerRepublican Phillip Music is seeking a return to the Holmes County Board of Comm
Music hopes to return as Dist. 3 Commissioner
Washington County News / Holmes County Times-Advertiser / Posted 2 days ago
Republican Phillip Music is seeking a return to the Holmes County Board of Commissioners' District 3 seat.The 50-year Holmes County resident served in the seat from 2004 until 2012 when he lost his bid for re-election.Music says he enjoyed his time... Read more
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The Jackson Herald
Voting precincts could changeThe Jackson County Board of Commissioners is looking at changes to six voting p
Voting precincts could change
The Jackson Herald / Posted 2 days ago
The Jackson County Board of Commissioners is looking at changes to six voting precincts due to the number of voters. At an all-day “retreat” on June 22 the BOC met with election supervisor Lori Wurtz and chief registrar Douglas Beck to discuss the... Read more
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The Jacksonville Daily News
New maps could compel flood insurance in Eastern N.C.state data. “It is not anything Onslow County has any control over or initiate
New maps could compel flood insurance in Eastern N.C.
The Jacksonville Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
state data. “It is not anything Onslow County has any control over or initiated,” said Barbara Ikner, chairwoman of Onslow County Board of Commissioners. “Onslow County has to adhere to these floodplains that FEMA is enacting. If not, whenever... Read more
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The Alpena News
County tables insurance paymentALPENA - The Alpena County Board of Commissioners tabled a recommendation from
County tables insurance payment
The Alpena News / Posted 2 days ago
ALPENA - The Alpena County Board of Commissioners tabled a recommendation from the insurance committee that recommended the county accept a payment of about $25,000 for a house that burned down a few weeks after the county took ownership of it. The... Read more
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The New Ulm Journal
Board receives preview of projectsULM-Ronda Allis, Principal Planner for Minnesota Department of Transportation (
Board receives preview of projects
The New Ulm Journal / Posted 2 days ago
ULM-Ronda Allis, Principal Planner for Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) District 7, gave the Brown County Board of Commissioners a presentation on the 10-year construction program for the region. "Our focus now is on... Read more
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The Aspen Times
Poschman, Writer to square off for Pitkin commissioner seatA filmmaker and a businessman with real estate ties will vie for the District 3
Poschman, Writer to square off for Pitkin commissioner seat
The Aspen Times / Posted 2 days ago
A filmmaker and a businessman with real estate ties will vie for the District 3 seat on the Pitkin County board of commissioners in November. Greg Poschman, 56, and Scott Writer, 58, took the top two spots in Tuesday’s primary and will run for the... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
VIPER commitment moves project forwardThe Davidson County Board of Commissioners heard an update Tuesday on the count
VIPER commitment moves project forward
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 2 days ago
The Davidson County Board of Commissioners heard an update Tuesday on the county’s options for implementation of the state’s VIPER emergency radio system and solidified its commitment to the system, subject to contract approval. Speaking to the... Read more
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ajc.com
Cobb eyes Sunday bus servicestudy] is looking at demand, the routes, the times, the headways—everything tha
Cobb eyes Sunday bus service
ajc.com / Posted 2 days ago
study] is looking at demand, the routes, the times, the headways—everything that we’ve got going on on Saturday.” The Cobb County Board of Commissioners voted Tuesday to carry out a study on Sunday bus service. BOB ANDRES / BANDRES@AJC.COM Wilgus... Read more
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WALB Albany
Tift County prepares for fire stationthan 80 firefighters will service unincorporated Tift County, Ty Ty and Omega s
Tift County prepares for fire station
WALB Albany / Posted 2 days ago
than 80 firefighters will service unincorporated Tift County, Ty Ty and Omega starting this Friday. Last June, the County Board of Commissioners voted to establish a standalone fire department, splitting from the City of Tifton. Emergency... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Department of Veterans Services acquires land for new West Tennessee Veterans Homeleft) Candi Schoenberger, Sally Harrison and Janice Vanderhaar after a General
Department of Veterans Services acquires land for new West Tennessee Veterans Home
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 2 days ago
left) Candi Schoenberger, Sally Harrison and Janice Vanderhaar after a General Government committee meeting of the Shelby County Board of Commissioners. In a resolution sponsored by Chairman Terry Roland the charitable organization was awarded a... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
Quincy's Ross Garage is down; temporary parking lot coming later this summerfew complaints.” To provide additional downtown parking space at night, the cit
Quincy's Ross Garage is down; temporary parking lot coming later this summer
The Patriot Ledger / Posted 2 days ago
few complaints.” To provide additional downtown parking space at night, the city has reached an agreement with the Norfolk County board of commissioners that, starting next week, will allow the general public to use the Quincy District Court... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
School board to vote on administrative appointmentsproposed 2016-2017 budget. Travis Smith, executive director of operations, wil
School board to vote on administrative appointments
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 2 days ago
proposed 2016-2017 budget. Travis Smith, executive director of operations, will propose a new contract with the Davidson County Board of Commissioners and the Davidson County Sheriff’s Office that will provide 13 school resource officer positions... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
BACK THEN -- 1956: Paper gives Althea Gibson short shriftlandmark Brown vs. Board of Education decision in 1954. June 20, 1956: Recentl
BACK THEN -- 1956: Paper gives Althea Gibson short shrift
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 2 days ago
landmark Brown vs. Board of Education decision in 1954. June 20, 1956: Recently resigned chairman of the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners Ralph Horton said he was not interested in serving as county manager if such a position were... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
County Meals on Wheels receives $1,250 grantneeding services. Campaigns like March for Meals helps to bring that total down
County Meals on Wheels receives $1,250 grant
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 2 days ago
needing services. Campaigns like March for Meals helps to bring that total down.” During the month of March, Davidson County Board of Commissioners Chairman Steve Jarvis signed a proclamation to proclaim March as March for Meals month in... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
DSS to use predictive softwaresoftware using data from several external sources to identify and track risk fa
DSS to use predictive software
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 3 days ago
software using data from several external sources to identify and track risk factors affecting children. The New Hanover County Board of Commissioners approved the grant last week. Wanda Marino, assistant executive director of DSS, told the... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Adopt-a-park program to move forward in Montcalm Countya dent in that deficit thanks to a new development from the county chambers. T
Adopt-a-park program to move forward in Montcalm County
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 3 days ago
a dent in that deficit thanks to a new development from the county chambers. The Greenville Daily News reports Montcalm County Board of Commissioners unanimously voted for a measure that would allow the Parks and Recreation Committee to create... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
County seeks DNR land grantwas definitely positive feedback on that proposal," he said. In addition to Be
County seeks DNR land grant
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 4 days ago
was definitely positive feedback on that proposal," he said. In addition to Bergman and Mattson, Delta County Board of Commissioners Chair Mary Harrington and board members John Malnar and David Rivard travelled downstate for... Read more
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ABC Newspapers
Andover’s Schilling to run for Anoka County Board in District 2Maris Schilling, a resident of Andover since 1980, is running for the Anoka Cou
Andover’s Schilling to run for Anoka County Board in District 2
ABC Newspapers / Posted 5 days ago
Maris Schilling, a resident of Andover since 1980, is running for the Anoka County Board of Commissioners. Schilling will challenge Julie Braastad in District 2, which includes Andover, Ham Lake, Bethel, East Bethel and a small portion of Blaine.... Read more
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The Times Leader
St. Clairsville enacts new rules on meeting participationfurther time to speak was granted in cases where guests were giving a presentat
St. Clairsville enacts new rules on meeting participation
The Times Leader / Posted 5 days ago
further time to speak was granted in cases where guests were giving a presentation related to city business. The Belmont County Board of Commissioners provides a period for public participation at all regular weekly meetings. "All of our... Read more
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The Advertiser-Tribune
Trio of new ambulances to put EMS years aheadbuild the trucks, to work on a purchase agreement. Majors said he hopes to bri
Trio of new ambulances to put EMS years ahead
The Advertiser-Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
build the trucks, to work on a purchase agreement. Majors said he hopes to bring a purchase agreement in front of Seneca County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday. "Hopefully, Tuesday, they sign the agreement," he said, "From then it will take... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Woody White: New Hanover should and can live within its meanspay attention to how their pennies and dollars are spent. If they do, we will s
Woody White: New Hanover should and can live within its means
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 6 days ago
pay attention to how their pennies and dollars are spent. If they do, we will see better decisions made at every level of government. Woody White, Wilmington The writer, a local attorney, is a member of the New Hanover County Board of Commissione... Read more
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The Commerce News
I-85 bridge dedicated to Richard Chambers85 is now Richard Chambers Bridge. A brief ceremony took place Saturday mornin
I-85 bridge dedicated to Richard Chambers
The Commerce News / Posted 6 days ago
85 is now Richard Chambers Bridge. A brief ceremony took place Saturday morning as the Commerce Lions Club and Banks County Board of Commissioners dedicated the bridge to a longtime educator in Commerce and Banks County. The Commerce Lions... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
VIPER system, backup 911 center appear on agendaThe Davidson County Board of Commissioners is scheduled to discuss the possibil
VIPER system, backup 911 center appear on agenda
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 6 days ago
The Davidson County Board of Commissioners is scheduled to discuss the possibility of moving forward with the state's VIPER emergency radio communication system during its regular meeting Tuesday. Commissioners are in the process of seeking updates... Read more
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