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July 29, 2014

Langley Demands More Information from Senator Rabin

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Langley Demands More Information from Senator Rabin 

Civil Rights Leader Congressman John Lewis meets with people in Lillington

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Civil Rights Leader Congressman John Lewis meets with people in Lillington Congressman Lewis spoke to a standing room only crowd on Saturday at the Lillington Community center.  Mayor Chris Rey of Spring Lake was able to coordinate the speaking engagement. Several elected officials and candidates were on hand including, Congressman David Price, Congressional candidate Clay Aiken, State Senator candidate Joe Langley and district 2 county Commissioner candidates Steve Blackburn. Congressman Lewis said that when he was a child he wanted to be a preacher so he would practice his sermons on the chickens and sometimes the chickens would listen to …continue reading

Town Hall Fracking Meeting Resembles Political Sales Pitch “Chemicals cause Cancer”

Town Hall Fracking Meeting Resembles Political Sales Pitch “Chemicals cause Cancer” Tonight in Angier a large crowd gathered in the elementary gymnasium to hear about fracking from Chairman Jim Womack of the NC Mining Board. Senator Ron Rabin an outspoken supporter of fracking gave the introduction and welcomed everyone to the meeting and said that he felt it was his obligation to allow the public transparency of the fracking procedures. Mr. Womack prepared a slide show indicating the areas that were most likely to have natural gas available. Mr. Womack said that all of the media hype and attacks on …continue reading

Harnett County Secretary of State Marshall was picked as Vice-President of NASS for the Southern Region.

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Harnett County  Secretary of State Marshall was picked as Vice-President of NASS for the Southern Region.     BALTIMORE, MD – The National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS) held its annual summer conference in Baltimore, Maryland last week and inducted a new slate of national officers for the 2014-2015 cycle. Oregon Secretary of State Kate Brown will serve as president of the professional organization for state officials through July 2015, marking the first time in exactly fifty years that an Oregon official has held the position. “I’m honored to serve as president of such a venerable organization as NASS,” said …continue reading

The Godwin Group affiliate, Galion-Godwin Truck Body Company is expanding.

The Godwin Group founder Pat Godwin Sr., (white shirt)
 Architect Joseph Sekely III (black shirt), and Galion-Godwin general
 manager Carl Wilson (blue shirt), discussing construction.

The Godwin Group affiliate, Galion-Godwin Truck Body Company is expanding. Galion-Godwin Truck Body Company in Winesburg, Ohio is excited to announce that manufacturing operations will soon increase in size by 26,000 square feet. The company is building a stand alone manufacturing facility to house their entire stainless dump body manufacturing operation. The addition will effectively quadruple Galion’s current stainless body production, and put the company in a better position to meet increasing customer demand. The 4 to 5 million dollar project will include a specially designed assembly line with 21 new mig welders, a dedicated fabrication department to include among …continue reading

Is Fracking Hurting Senator Rabin

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Is Fracking Hurting Senator Rabin In a recent survey released Senator Ron Rabin is down by -26 points in favorability when it comes to fracking. The survey was conducted and shows results from January-April of this year. The poll was done after months of negative ads against Senator Ron Rabin and the “Fracking Crew”. Tonight in Angier, Senator Rabin is holding a Town hall meeting at the Angier Elementary School @ 7:00pm. The format of the meeting will not allow anyone to stand and ask questions to the moderator or Senator Rabin. This format is out of the playbook that …continue reading

Rumors Flair about the Future of County Manager Tommy Burns

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    Rumors Flair about the Future of County Manager Tommy Burns In the last few months, rumors have been going around that County manager Tommy Burns may be out of a job in December when the new board takes control. The elections are still months away and the outcome is still up in the air. Many people that the Dispatch has talked to have said that County Commissioner Jim Burgin is laying the groundwork to oust Tommy Burns from his job if he takes control of the board in December. Last night the Dispatch learned that there was a …continue reading

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