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Angie Newsome/Carolina Public Press
July 23, 2015, No comments

At a July 20 meeting, a majority of the board indicated it supports the plan, which would transfer management of the county’s system to a South Carolina water district for 75 years, while resisting proposals to seek outside review of the proposal.


Big NC state budget negotiations, environmental hearings — plus another possum bill — underway

July 21, 2015, No comments

When it comes to the NC House's budget conferees, nearly everyone is in the pool. Meanwhile, a public hearing on changes to a sweeping set of environm ...

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Polk County weighs 75-year transfer of its water system to a South Carolina district

July 16, 2015, No comments

The proposed transfer, to upstate South Carolina's Inman-Campobello Water District, is picking up speed and a flood of complaints at the same time. At ...

Colby Rabon/Carolina Public Press

Candidates for municipal elections can file until noon on Friday

July 14, 2015, No comments

Candidate filing for the 2015 Municipal elections continues through noon on Friday, July 17. Details on how and where to file located inside.

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    McCrory signs 11 more bills into NC law
    July 2, 2015, No comments

    Gov. Pat McCrory has signed 11 additional bills into law, including bills to continue operating the state government until Aug. 15, prohibiting certain investments and contracts involved with Iran and requiring moped owners to have insuranc ...

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    NC Senate about to pass major environmental changes
    July 2, 2015, No comments

    The North Carolina Senate has tentatively passed a massive new regulatory bill mandating dozens of changes to state environmental protections, including some rejected last year in a showdown with the House over a similar bill. A final Senat ...