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Montgomery County Newswire

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  1. Hundreds gather to say farewell to Sheriff Ladson O'ConnorRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 20 | WALB-TV Albany

    ... , NC Highway Patrol. "He's a law enforcement officer." Deputies said he died while trying to protect Montgomery County and its people. They vow to carry on his legacy and his goal to make this a better place. Copyright 2015 WTOC. All rights reserved.

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  2. FBI chases 'Family Annihilator' with Facebook campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | New York Daily News

    ... The feds formed a special task force in 2013 with the U.S. State Department and investigators from the Montgomery County Police Department and Montgomery County Sheriff's Office to re-examine the case. "Media wasn't the same in 1976 as it is now," ...

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  3. Man Sentenced To 20-40 Years After Attempted Ricin PoisoningRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | MyFoxPhilly

    ... stay in the know when you're on the go! Click inside this story to find out how easy they are to get. A Montgomery County man who sent a birthday card laced with ricin to a romantic rival has been sentenced.20-year-old Nicholas Helman of Hatboro ...

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  4. 3 drug arrests made in 1 day by RPD officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | Richmond County Daily Journal

    ... McBride was convicted in 2012 on misdemeanor charges of breaking and entering and assault on a female in Montgomery County. Green's only convictions were driving-related misdemeanors in Scotland County: driving while license revoked in 2000; and ...

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  5. Mount Gilead names Preslar interim chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | Richmond County Daily Journal

    ... began his new job as interim police chief for the 1,179-population town of Mount Gilead in neighboring Montgomery County, although it wasn't necessarily something he planned. "I went up there yesterday (Thursday) to discuss it and began yesterday," ...

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  6. County vacation Bible schools to begin SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | Richmond County Daily Journal

    The deadline for all Community Calendar items is 4:30 p.m. the day prior to publishing. To list your event, email Matt Harrelson at mharrelson@civitasmedia.com or call 910-817-2674.

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  7. Spelling counts: Errors on signs cost county $4,000Read the original story

    Friday Jun 12 | WBTV

    A suburban Philadelphia county was victim to an embarrassing misspelling on signage posted around the local community: the word "commissioners" with only one "m'' on 26 signs. Montgomery County officials say it will take about 10 days and $4,000 to correct the error with adhesive labels.

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  8. GlaxoSmithKline's Upper Providence Twp. site to growRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 11 | WFMZ

    GlaxoSmithKline is growing in one part of Montgomery County but shrinking just about everywhere else. The pharmaceutical company will consolidate 34 global research and development sites to just two facilities.

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  9. Wilson Wims Elementary School hosts official dedicationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 9 | Gazette.net

    ... came to see their relative honored. The dedication did not just extoll the virtues of a Clarksburg and Montgomery County community activist, but principal Sean McGee also pointed out the school's unique design features, allowing it to earn LEED ...

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  10. Communities in Schools receives $25,000 grantRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 4 | Courier-Tribune

    Communities In Schools of Montgomery County has been awarded a $25,000 grant by the Walmart Foundation for the Backpack Pal Program. The program began in 2007 and is currently serving 200 students in all Montgomery County Schools.

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  11. Sparks fly at Isaac Dickson School meeting over Duke Energy substationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 2 | Mountain Xpress

    ... too close to substations and get electrocuted. And finally, substations do, on occasion, like the one in Montgomery County on May 6, explode. "What the city can do, however," Agan said, "is enact a moratorium on new construction of major utilities," ...

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  12. GOP Sen. Newton running for N. Carolina attorney generalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 1 | Norwalk Citizen News

    ... scheduled six stops on his first day as an announced candidate, beginning with a breakfast in the Montgomery County town of Star - the state's geographical center. He made stops outside federal courthouses to highlight how he believes he'd be ...

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  13. Republican Sen. Newton running for NC attorney generalRead the original story

    Monday Jun 1 | Jacksonville Daily News

    Newton announced his candidacy Monday. He planned to kick off his 2016 campaign with a breakfast in the Montgomery County town of Star - the state's geographical center.

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  14. How Fat Is Perkiomen Valley?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 31 | Patch.com

    Pennsylvania is the 18th most obese state in the United States and has a below average sense of purpose and community, according to a recent study by Gallup. And of the nation's 100 most populous areas, the Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington metropolitan area, including Montgomery County, was ranked 74th for overall well-being.

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  15. How Fat Is Lower Moreland? Area's Obesity, Well-Being Compared NationwideRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2015 | Patch.com

    ... of the nation's 100 most populous areas, the Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington metropolitan area, including Montgomery County, was ranked 74th for overall well-being. The Well-Being Index measured five key standards : purpose, social, financial, ...

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  16. Preslar reflects on life spent in public serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | Richmond County Daily Journal

    ... go on to serve Troy for 13 years as a city councilman, just stepped down because he was elected sheriff of Montgomery County. "I think it's time for me to step back," Preslar said. "We need some new ideas. We need some change and some diversity. We ...

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  17. How Fat Is Montgomery County?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | Patch.com

    Pennsylvania is the 18th most obese state in the United States and has a below average sense of purpose and community, according to a recent study by Gallup. And of the nation's 100 most populous areas, the Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington metropolitan area, including Montgomery County, was ranked 74th for overall well-being.

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  18. How Fat Is Montgomery County? Area's Obesity, Well-Being Compared NationwideRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | Patch.com

    ... of the nation's 100 most populous areas, the Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington metropolitan area, including Montgomery County, was ranked 74th for overall well-being. The Well-Being index measured five key standards : purpose, social, financial, ...

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  19. Race, community engagement and an integrated danceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | Institute for Southern Studies

    ... first integrated prom but uncovered a hornet's nest of racial conflict. " Southern Rites " focused on Montgomery County as students merged their "white prom" and "black prom," sparking bitter backlash from many residents who didn't take kindly to ...

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  20. Volvo and Alcoa Vs. NC?Read the original story

    May 28, 2015 | Talking About Politics

    Could it be that losing Volvo to South Carolina had nothing to do with the Republican vs. Republican battle over incentives vs. tax cuts? Could it be that North Carolina lost out because of its long-running war with the company that provides the aluminum for a lot of cars? Rep. Justin Burr, a Republican who represents Stanly and Montgomery counties, asked: "What automaker would want to locate here when they see NC's treatment of one of its global partner ?" Alcoa says a lot of car-makers, especially the high-end luxury models, use aluminum because it's fuel-efficient and safe, crumpling on impact rather than spearing drivers and riders.

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