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Island Gazette Newspaper Online
Governor's Highway Safety Program Marks 20th Anniversary of "Booze It & Lose It"
RALEIGH, N.C. : August 15th, 2014 - RALEIGH - The N.C. Department of Transportation and the Governor's Highway Safety Program today kicked off the Labor Day "Booze It & Lose It" campaign, which runs through Sept.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Development chief: Project Diamond still in the works
A project that could bring business and jobs to the Brunswick-Columbus county line may not be dead after all.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
House defeats bill that could have lured Continental Tire to Brunswick Co.
The NC House defeated on Tuesday a bill that would have provided incentives to lure Continental Tire to Brunswick County, leaving the fate of the project up in the air.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Jefferson Post Online Edition
'Booze It & Lose It' marks 20 years
The N. C. Department of Transportation and the Governor's Highway Safety Program have officially kicked off the Labor Day "Booze It & Lose It" campaign, which runs through Sept.
4th grader collects 400 shoes for children in need
According to school officials, there are 757 homeless children in New Hanover county schools, 70 homeless children in Pender county and more than 100 in Brunswick.
North Carolina features in coming cookbooks
After several years of 400-plus page tomes celebrating far-flung corners of the globe, American regionalism is once again a buzzword in cookbook publishing circles.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Visitor spending increases in 95 NC counties
State officials say visitor spending increased in 95 of North Carolina's 100 counties in 2013, with three counties topping $1 billion.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Columbus County woman shot during home invasion
An elderly Columbus County woman was shot in the leg early Tuesday morning during a home invasion, according to the sheriff's office.
Sun Aug 03, 2014
STORMTRACK 3 UPDATE: Flood watch remains in effect through Monday
A Flood Watch remains in effect for the majority of Southeastern NC...including Robeson, Columbus, Brunswick, New Hanover, Bladen, Pender, Duplin, and Onslow Counties...through Sunday evening.
Fri Aug 01, 2014
Officials: Duke deal is good business10:01 am
Lumberton is already benefiting in its efforts to attract businesses to the community as a result of this week's announcement that Duke Energy plans to purchase the generating assets of the North Carolina Eastern Municipal Power Agency, according to Robeson County's economic developer and industrial recruiter.
STORMTRACK 3 UPDATE: Flood watch in effect through Sunday.
A Flood Watch has been issued for the majority of Southeastern NC...including Robeson, Columbus, Brunswick, New Hanover, Bladen, Pender, Duplin, and Onslow Counties...through Sunday evening.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
My Turn: Superintendent changes in Brunswick County
Dr. Edward Pruden arrived at a time when Brunswick County Schools was looking for a leader.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Duke Energy Progress-NCEMPA deal could lower local electric rates
Duke Energy Progress announced Monday it has agreed to purchase generating assets used by 32 cities, including New Bern, that are members of the North Carolina Eastern Municipal Power Agency.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
The Sampson Independent
Reflections of Clinton's past
Mr. Floyd Rawls, wearing the bow tie, stands with others in front of his Wall Street jewelry store, ca.
So many transplanted voters now7:11 pm
So what? What difference does it make to us that almost half of North Carolina voters were born somewhere else? To begin to show the importance of such a large number of non-North Carolina natives participating in the state's election process, DataNet gives us a short history lesson: "One hundred years ago, when North Carolina had a population of ... (more)
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Power deal could be coming soon4:03 pm
Duke Energy could announce as soon as next week whether a deal has been reached to help reduce high electric bills for customers in Red Springs and Lumberton and 30 other eastern North Carolina municipalities.