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The Salient Question In Selling Town Properties

This whole hullabaloo about selling town property is missing the point, because so many things have been glommed onto it. Government should be about processes. But personalities and preferences about people come in, especially when…



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“WHO AUTHORIZED THIS RESOLUTION?”

In Monday night’s town board meeting, Town Commissioner Mayor Pro Tem Mike Mitchell says he didn’t name names when he went to the media, and didn’t accuse any Commissioners of a conflict of interest because…


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“…I WILL LEAVE IT AT THAT”

Hope Mills Bee Published by Mike Smith · Just now · This is a clip from Monday night’s town board meeting. In it, Commissioner Mike Mitchell mentions a request for information he asked other commissioners…


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BOARD DISCUSSES, ACCEPTS, CENSURES

The ban on swimming in Hope Mills Lake will continue as the town tries to follow the state protocols for state water quality testing, but they are having difficulties getting responses to calls because the…


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NEW CAMDEN RD. TRAFFIC PATTERN

There’s a new traffic pattern on Camden Rd. at N. Main St. For traffic heading toward Millstone, DOT officials have extended the left-turn lane to accommodate more vehicles, and moved the straight lane to the…



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POSS NAMED TO WNC SPORTS HALL OF FAME

Coach Bobby Poss, who led the South View Tigers to their 1991 state championship, has been selected for the Western North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame, along with two other WNC state-title-winning coaches. Poss, 67,…