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June 16, 2019

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New Laws Take Effect in 2016

Ringing in the New Year is more than celebrating the close of 2015. It also means more than new 20 laws take effect. Several focus on driving. Others address abortion, sex education and unemployment. Drivers will see a drop in gas taxes at the pump. The gas tax falls by a penny to 35 cents ...
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NC Wildlife Commission to hold public hearing Jan. 12

The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will conduct a public hearing on proposed changes to state hunting, wildlife management, game land and inland fishing regulations at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 12, in Clyde, in the auditorium of Haywood Community College. Among the wildlife management-related proposed ch...
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Assistance Needed In Identifying Break In Suspects

Deputies are asking for the public’s help in solving a breaking and entering and larceny at the co-op store on Jonathan Creek Road on Christmas Eve. Around 11:30 p.m. Dec. 24, the Haywood County Sheriff’s Office received a call reporting the break-in. Deputies arriving on scene found the front door glas...
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NC Residents Can Make Comment on State Emissions Control Plan

A state plan to comply with federal rules for controlling carbon emissions is now out for public comment, but the proposed rules leave out key points the feds had asked states to address. That’s because North Carolina, along with 23 other states, joined a lawsuit challenging portions of the Environmenta...
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Holiday Retailers Staffed with NC Teachers

During your holiday shopping, you may have bumped into your child’s teacher working in a seasonal retail job. According to many teachers, in most cases it’s not just to earn mad money or take advantage of an employee discount. The average teacher’s salary in North Carolina is slightly...
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