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County and Social Services Attorneys Gather In Wrightsville Beach PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 23 July 2015 05:55

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - The N.C. Association of County Attorneys and the N.C. Association of Social Services Attorneys begin their summer conference today in Wrightsville Beach.

The conference is hosted by the North Carolina Association of County Commissioners.

Changes to North Carolina's election law are among the topics to be discussed. Ted Fitzgerald of the state Board of Elections will address social services attorneys on Thursday.

Conference agendas can be found at http://www.ncacc.org/index.aspx?NID=508

 
Regional Councils of Government Endorse Proposed Bonds PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 22 July 2015 05:46

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - Official resolutions of support have begun to flow in from local government entities for a bond proposal recommended to go before voters by Gov. Pat McCrory.

According to the governor's office, The Albemarle Commission, the Eastern Carolina Council of Governments, the Mid-Carolina Council of Governments, the Mid-East Commission, the Upper Coastal Plain Council of Governments and the Kerr-Tar Regional Council of Governments have all passed official resolutions in support of placing the bond proposal on the ballot in November.

The General Assembly hasn't yet decided whether to give a thumbs up to putting one or both bond packages before voters. As proposed, there are two packages at $1.5 billion each. One bond is targeted to roads, while the other is targeted to broader infrastructure needs.

No tax increase is needed to fund the bonds.

 
Maggie Valley Mayor Ron DeSimone Dies In Construction Accident PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 21 July 2015 05:30

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - An accident at work site has taken the life of Maggie Valley Mayor Ron DeSimone. The mayor was a general contractor and, according to media reports, he fell at a building site on Friday.

Gov. Pat McCrory, a former mayor, expressed condolences in a statement, calling DeSimone "a tireless advocate for Maggie Valley" and a man who "will be remembered for the tremendous impact he left on the region."

DeSimone had served as mayor since being elected in 2011.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 21 July 2015 05:32
 
Durham Site Of Economic Development Announcement With Governor and Commerce Secretary PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 16 July 2015 05:54

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - Big economic news appears to be coming to Durham.

On Thursday, Gov. Pat McCrory and Commerce Secretary John Skvarla are scheduled to appear in Durham for what's dubbed an "economic development announcement."

The announcement is scheduled for 11 a.m., according to the governor's public schedule.

The event is open to credentialed press.

 
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