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We're speeding but apparently not fast enough for a fix
By: jwaugh on 7/30/15
Until 401 gets extra lanes slowing the speed and taking away passing zones would make driving it mor...
Developers want county help building park
By: patcl on 7/30/15
Really? The commissioners need to refuse this request. They had to cut the budget for the coming yea...
Entire neighborhood gets together for food, fun and history!
By: jladyb on 7/23/15
Great to see history being made. it is important that we do not forget our past as we look to the fu...
We're too busy screaming to see what's happening
By: firefly1 on 7/22/15
The haters groups here are exactly like ISIS.....and need to be fought here so we can come together ...
School superintendent leaves; reasons are obscure yet clear
By: jwaugh on 7/22/15
Seems strange to hire an attorney after resigning....
Flags missing!
By: jwaugh on 7/11/15
I saw an American flag at the court house, town hall, and hanging in the window of the Democratic he...
Your access to health care at risk if CON is abolished
By: jwaugh on 7/10/15
There is more rural representation in Raleigh than urban. Hopefully that will be enough to kill thi...
Why the secrecy?
By: thecollective on 7/9/15
THESE ARE THE SAME COMMISSIONERS WHO GAVE AWAY MORE THAN A MILLION DOLLARS TO THE FORMER OPERATORS O...
Should county cut salaries or hire real qualifications?
By: Ekikisi on 7/3/15
Our whole county government runs on the premise of absolutely no accountability. From promoting spec...
I try to understand, I really do!
By: jwaugh on 7/2/15
Do you count NC's Amendment One, voter ID laws, abortion bills, etc. to be part of those distraction...
NAACP crowns Cathy Mangum as its 2015 Mother of the Year
By: jladyb on 6/25/15
Congratulations, Cathy. I know that you will make us proud....
Local man charged with killing mother
By: JohnEdwards on 6/25/15
I see that the Sheriff's Dept. has a new position: chief of staff. Why does the sheriff need a chief...
Breaking News
By: BJ on 6/24/15
Visit the sheriff's dept. web page and you can see the chain of command....
By: JohnEdwards on 6/21/15
Does the sheriff's dept. have a chief deputy and a so-called chief of staff? Have one, not both; if ...
Community health assessments focus on local resources
By: unitedway on 6/12/15
You can also find the survey on the United Way Facebook page and take the survey there....
A tangled web of health care
By: FCCC on 6/11/15
Requesting the report would require that the County Commissioners live up to their fiduciary respons...
State's unfunded mandates will hit local taxpayers hard
By: JohnEdwards on 6/13/15
I find it ridiculous to have an early presidential primary in our state at a tune of nearly $200,000...
How governments develop budgets is enlightening
By: JohnEdwards on 6/13/15
Correction: That's June 15, not 16, for Monday night's commissioners' meeting....
By: JohnEdwards on 6/13/15
Possible Property Tax Increase Vote May Occur: At this Monday night's (June 15) 7:00 county comm...
County group hosts state ministers wives meeting
By: jladyb on 6/4/15
It is great to see that this local chapter is still going strong after 50 plus years....