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SOME PEOPLE just can’t be pleased

The NCAE is grumbling over pay raise proposals being offered their members by GOP legislators that are BIGGER than ANYTHING ever offered by past Democrat majorities.  The movie crowd in Wilmington apparently can’t decide whether or not they like the amount of money the state…

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Pinehurst: A shakedown of builders by village staff?

      A long-time village government policy has some area developers — along with at least two members of The Village Council — crying foul: The Pinehurst Village Council approved preliminary plans for a 70-unit townhome development on Midland Road near the entrance of…

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Pinehurst “dollars”: Stimulus was bad idea for the feds, and is just as bad on the local level

The Village of Pinehurst is preparing for the PR and economic boon that is expected from hosting two of pro golf’s premier events — The 2014 Men’s and Women’s U.S. Opens. The USGA is giving the village $700,000 to cover the costs associated with hosting…

Posted in Campaign 2011 Economy Moore County Politics

DEE-NIED! Feds reject appeal of downtown Pinehurst post office closure

          In a December 12 order, The federal government’s   Postal Regulatory Commission has rejected  Pinehurst mayoral candidate John Marcum’s appeal of the decision by The U.S. Postal Service to close the downtown Pinehurst post office: On August 18, 2011, John M….