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Thursday, June 21, 2012

Fremont budget approved

FREMONT -- A budget $92,320 leaner than the previous one and that was drafted by an outgoing town board was unanimously approved Tuesday night by an incoming town board. The $3,538,877 budget keeps the present tax rate at 65 cents...

Summer arrives

Jameson Brassard, 5, swims ahead of Trent Shepard, 3, as they race across the public pool at Peacock Park. Temperatures climbed close to the 100-degree mark Wednesday, the first official day of summer. Jameson offered some words of advice...

Power interrupted to 12,000 customers

About 12,000 Progress Energy customers were without power Wednesday afternoon thanks to equipment malfunctions in two transmission substations. One substation in Genoa east of Grantham delivers power to Goldsboro residents suffered an outage at 2:06 p.m., putting 4,000 customers...

Former Mount Olive police chief under SBI probe

BOILING SPRING LAKES -- Boiling Spring Lakes Police Chief Emmett Ballree, a former chief of the Mount Olive Police Department, in an email to members of his department, said that allegations of possible obstruction of justice sparked an SBI investigation...