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July 23, 2014

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

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

Firefighters were called to a landscaping business Friday night in Dunn

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  Dunn, N.C. — Firefighters were called to a landscaping business Friday night in Dunn at about 9 p.m., according to emergency dispatchers. The location, at 578 Middle Road, is the headquarters of Miller’s Lawn & Landscaping, a family-owned and operated business. Crews from Erwin Fire and EMS; Dunn Fire and EMS; Coats-Grove Fire; Buies Creek Fire; Summerville-Bunnlevel Fire; Godwin-Falcon Fire; West area Fire responded The extent of the fire and degree of damage was not immediately available.

Campbell mourns loss of alumnus, trustee, philanthropist Ed Gore

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Campbell mourns loss of alumnus, trustee, philanthropist Ed Gore July 16, 2014 | From Campbell.edu Brunswick County entrepreneur and Campbell University trustee, philanthropist and Distinguished Alumnus Ed Gore (’52) died in his sleep Tuesday night, according to his family. Gore and his wife Dinah have been a key force in Campbell University’s expansion in recent years. Ed Gore has helped lead several capital campaigns, and the school’s football field, basketball arena, chapel bell tower and prayer room all bear his family’s name. The Gores are also co-founders of a major resource for students and faculty at Campbell — the Gore Center …continue reading

Questions Raised About Factual Constancy of Harnett Media Outlet Reporting

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    Questions Raised About Factual Constancy of Harnett Media Outlet Reporting In a recent report that was released by another media outlet in Harnett County, concerning the County board of commissioners work session this week. Many people are speaking out and asking why some of the major facts were left out of the report that was published for the public. Several people including some elected officials are questioning why the report left out some key important parts of the discussion that took place over the proposed Dunn-CCCC partnership.  The commissioners discussed Central Carolina Community Colleges takeover of the facility …continue reading

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