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Bergera s probation violation case postponed

New Hanover County Commissioner Brian Berger's probation violation case, scheduled for a July 22 hearing, was postponed after a forensic mental evaluation found him incapable to proceed.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Mountain Times

Couple donates $1.3 million to The Crossnore School

A $1.3 million gift from Leonard and Marjorie Williams will expand the Crossnore Academy, a K-12 charter school located on the campus of The Crossnore School.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Watauga Democrat

The Bear: Women's record set

A Blowing Rock woman set a new female record Thursday at the 20th anniversary of The Bear, the opening athletic event to the 2014 Grandfather Mountain Highland Games.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

WLOS

US Forest Service announces prescribed burn in NC

The U.S. Forest Service has scheduled a prescribed burn on about 550 acres in Pisgah National Forest in Avery County.

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Related Topix: Grandfather, NC

Wed Jul 02, 2014

The Mountain Times

Watauga County unemployment rate sees increase in May

Unemployment rates increased in 92 of North Carolina's counties in May, decreased in seven and remained unchanged in one.

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Related Topix: Watauga County, NC, Ashe County, NC, Scotland County, NC, Currituck County, NC

Thu Jun 19, 2014

Business Journal

Yadkin Bank shareholders approve merger with VantageSouth

From a tobacco barn-turned event hall in downtown Elkin, shareholders of Yadkin Financial Corp. agreed to purchase Raleigh-based VantageSouth Bancshares Inc. in a merger of equals the two lenders agreed to in January.

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