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ZONING BOARD MEETING MONDAY

The next step in the process of allowing for (or denying) a Walmart Neighborhood Market to be built at the corner of NC 162 and Legion Rd. is Monday afternoon at 4 p.m. The Hope…


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HM BOC 7/21 MEETING MINUTES

At Monday nights’s four-hour-long Board of Commissioners meeting, commissioners: –recognized the Hope Mills Angels 10U softball team for winning the state championship. They go on to their World Series, which starts August 3 in Myrtle…


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HM BOC MEETING MONDAY

At 7 p.m. the regular commissioner’s meeting will be held, and will include: –recognizing the Hope Mills Angels 10U state championship team, –presenting the new town website, –rezoning some land on Hope Mills Rd. from…


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NEW WALMART PROPOSED

Remember that July 21 annexation talk we were trying to lure you to http://hopemillsbee.com/?p=508 ? This is what it’s about: a proposed Walmart Neighborhood Market with gas pumps. At the July 21 scheduled meeting, commissioners…


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BOARD SETTLES ON $9.4 MILLION FOR DAM REPAIRS

At tonight’s special-called mostly-closed-session dam lawsuit settlement town board meeting, commissioners voted to accept a settlement totaling $9.4 million. This settlement allows the town to avoid a trial, which would have taken place in the…


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FRIDAY QUESTION

The town Board of Commissioners has scheduled a closed session meeting for Monday, July 14 at 7 p.m. It was scheduled after the third unsuccessful round of mediation talks earlier this week. So FRIDAY QUESTION:…


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TOWN’S LAKESUIT GOES ON

After more deliberation and negotiations in a third round of in-person meetings yesterday, representatives of the town and the defendants could not reach a settlement on the ongoing dam lawsuit. As a result, the Board…


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BOARD PASSES 4-CENT INCREASE

The Town Board unanimously passed the 2014-2015 budget and a couple of accounting amendments Monday night. The budget includes a 4-cent tax increase which will fund 7 public safety positions and new playground equipment. These…


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TOWN BOARD PLANS 4-CENT TAX INCREASE

Tonight at the Town Board budget workshop, town commissioners directed Town Manager Ellis to work up a budget that includes a 4-cent tax increase. Before tonight, no tax increase had been mentioned as an option….


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TONIGHT’S TOWN HALL MEETING RESULTS

SOUTHWEST CUMBERLAND COUNTY LAND USE PLAN ADOPTED After much previous discussion, the Council adopted the SWCCLUP officially. This plan will determine zoning and other regulations for years to come. NCDOT ANNOUNCES PLANS FOR ROCKFISH RD./CAMDEN…