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Cost of early voting in Fair Bluff was $50 per ballot
It's impossible to put a value on the right to vote, but officials do calculate the cost to run elections.
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Thu Jul 17, 2014
Teddy: Lab mix at overcrowded shelter in Columbus County, NC needs rescue
Check out Teddy's floppy ears; they move with his moods. What a great dog who deserves a wonderful home.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Metal Recycling Services wins safety award
Metal Recycling Services , wholly owned by Cincinnati-based David J. Joseph Co., has announced that all four of its North Carolina locations have won the North Carolina Department of Labor's "Certificate of Safety Achievement" for 2013.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Monroe names Whiteville city manager to local post
Monroe has a new city manager following a meeting this morning by the Monroe City Council.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Arthur forecasted to become hurricane with little effect
During the 3 p.m. conference call on Tropical Storm Arthur, National Weather Service warning coordinator meteorologist Steve Pfaff said there should be minimal effects to southeastern North Carolina from rain and wind as long as Arthur holds its current course.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
Mission opens stores to fund homeless shelter
The mission group that met resistance with its plans to locate a homeless shelter in Whiteville is looking for a building outside city limits where it can open in as soon as a month.
Bus service connecting Wilmington with Fayetteville, Charlotte starts
A new bus service linking Wilmington with Fayetteville and Charlotte is expected to start service tomorrow, according to the NC Department of Transportation.
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Dambeck reflects on 60 years of medicine
Courtesy photoTuesday evening, June 24, Goshen Medical Center presented Dr. Allyn Dambeck with a framed poem titled 'For a Wonderful Doctor' in recognition of his decades of service to the medical profession.
Fri Jun 27, 2014
Latest release from charter schools still missing requested information
An area charter school company has released more public information we requested, but they are still not giving us everything we've asked for.
Tue Jun 24, 2014
Taking a gamble
Jeffery S. Smith, a nine-year member of the Dublin Town Council and member of the Bladen County Planning Board, has been a catalyst of action and reaction for more than a year over the issue of his sweepstakes cafes and gambling machines.
A controversial proposed homeless shelter in Whiteville to be discussed Tuesday
Some people in the city of Whiteville in Columbus County have applied for a conditional use permit in order to open up a homeless shelter and thrift store.