Wednesday, April 16, 2014

News

Got County Business?

By Mike Barnhardt – Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Leave your snake at home. The same goes for your monkey ... or your alligator ... or your turtle. You get the picture. They’re not welcome. County commissioners this month unanimously ...

Arbor Too Unsafe To Repair

 Arbor Too Unsafe To Repair lead photo

By Beth Cassidy – Tuesday, March 25, 2014

For 135 years, folks gathered under the arbor on the Masonic picnic grounds in Mocksville, hearing the likes of speakers such as Jesse Helms and listening while the Masonic leaders from the three ...

County OKs EMS Site On US 158

By Mike Barnhardt – Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Eastern Davie is getting a new EMS station - and again - the county is getting help from the Bahnson family. County commissioners approved a plan to purchase five acres of land across from Hillsdale ...

Obelisk Going Up At Bermuda Run Roundabout

Obelisk Going Up At Bermuda Run Roundabout lead photo

By Jim Buice – Tuesday, March 25, 2014

When the long-awaited roundabout on US 158 entering Bermuda Run finally comes to fruition this year, it will feature an obelisk in the center. The addition wasn’t part of the original draft, ...

Work Day March 29 At RiverPark

Work Day March 29 At RiverPark lead photo

Thursday, March 20, 2014

COOLEEMEE - Even though it’s a nature park, work to preserve The Bullhole never really ends. Eroding trails need mending. Undergrowth needs clearing. Downed trees need removal. New trails need ...

The Other Bond

By Beth Cassidy – Thursday, March 20, 2014

Will Marklin hopes people vote May 6 for a $5 million recreation bond, saying that money would go a long way when it comes to providing desperately needed recreational needs for everyone in the ...

Budget Buster

By Jim Buice – Thursday, March 20, 2014

BERMUDA RUN - How bad has the winter of 2014 been? Just ask Lee Rollins, the town manager here. “I think it is interesting we will have spent more in the last two months on snow removal and ...

‘Unconstitutional And Demoralizing’

By Beth Cassidy – Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Unconstitutional and demoralizing. Those are the words Superintendent Dr. Darrin Hartness used last week to describe a new state law that directs superintendents to identify 25 percent of teachers ...

Woman Hurls Accusations At Education Board

By Beth Cassidy – Tuesday, March 11, 2014

During the public comments portion of the school board meeting last week, Rachel Helm admitted having “trust issues” after accusing board members of wanting a new high school in order to ...

Bralley, Cook Back On Hook

By Mike Barnhardt – Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Former Mocksville Police Chief Robert Cook and current Town Manager Christine Bralley again have civil liability in a lawsuit filed by three fired police officers. Federal District Court Judge ...