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Archive for April, 2012

School board picks new Virgo principal

Tuesday, April 10th, 2012

Virgo Middle will open next fall with about 150 sixth-grade students.

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New Hanover looks to hold the line on property taxes

Tuesday, April 10th, 2012

Staying revenue-neutral means higher overall tax rate.

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Fayetteville man shot by officers, killed

Tuesday, April 10th, 2012

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) – A Fayetteville man has been shot and
killed, and the two police officers involved in the shooting are on
administrative leave.

Police say 26-year-old Roman Lee Drake was killed Tuesday

Police Sgt. Todd Joyce says officers were called around 2:15
a.m. after residents reported hearing gunshots during a party at a

Joyce said Drake returned to the home, then crashed his car into
a patrol car while trying to leave, and tried to run down an
officer. The officers ordered Drake to stop and then fired several

Joyce said Drake’s car veered off the road and stopped, Officers
found Drake dead inside the car with a handgun in his lap.

The State Bureau of Investigation, which investigates any fatal
officer-involved shooting, is looking into the incident.

(Copyright 2012 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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Lawmakers weigh limits on HOA power

Tuesday, April 10th, 2012

The House Select Committee on Homeowners Associations has held a series of public hearings across the state this year .

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Baseball group mum on details of Wednesday news conference

Tuesday, April 10th, 2012

Speculation on Tuesday was running through the community about a possible public-private partnership on a new stadium.

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