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Archive for December, 2011

NC city running out of patience with vacant hotel

Monday, December 26th, 2011

FAYETTEVILLE, NC (AP) — Fayetteville officials are running out of patience with the owner of a landmark hotel that’s now without tenants, electricity and running water.

The Fayetteville Observer reports that City Manager Dale Iman says the vacant Prince Charles Hotel is a safety hazard since two night spots recently moved out.

Iman says officials plan to seek a warrant to enter the building and start a fire watch until they can determine a further course of action.

The 86-year-old downtown hotel, directly across from city hall, is owned by John Chen of New York City. Chen bought the building for $1.9 million at a 2007 auction with plans to fix it up, but so far hasn’t followed through on them.

Chen did not return a phone call seeking comment.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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Leland building will become cultural arts center

Sunday, December 25th, 2011

The Leland town board’s plan for 1212 Magnolia Village Way holds more than just a name change.

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Pender fitness program saves county money

Sunday, December 25th, 2011

A report on Pender County’s wellness program reveals cost savings for the county in employee health care as employee health improved.

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Convenience store clerks ready to shoot if necessary

Sunday, December 25th, 2011

Two robberies and a near-death experience convinced Mark Headstrong that he needed to carry a gun.

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Brunswick Hospice center receives $1 million donation

Sunday, December 25th, 2011

Lower Cape Fear Hospice patients in Brunswick County will no longer have to use the Whiteville or Wilmington facilities beginning July 1.

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