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Archive for May, 2012

NC town says: Don’t blame us for nearby KKK rally

Sunday, May 27th, 2012

HARMONY, NC (AP) — A small North Carolina town is putting out word it doesn’t condone and has nothing to do with a planned rally by members of the Ku Klux Klan.

The town of Harmony says it just happens to be the nearest town to the property where Klan members are meeting Saturday.

Harmony has about 600 residents and no stop lights. The town posted a notice on its Web site that says has no racial problems and is “a small, peaceful town that loves everyone no matter their skin color.”

A white-supremacist Klan group called the Loyal White Knights says it will hold a “cross-lighting” that only whites are invited to attend. Members of Occupy groups plan a counter-demonstration

The Iredell County Sheriff’s Department says it doesn’t expect any confrontations.

(Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

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Nighttime paving set for Shallotte

Sunday, May 27th, 2012

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Kids learn by reading to younger kids

Sunday, May 27th, 2012

The partnership between the two classes started this year.

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VA Rural Health Team visiting area

Sunday, May 27th, 2012

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Beachgoers respond to possible smoking ban

Sunday, May 27th, 2012

New Hanover County Board of Elections officials this week approved a resident-led petition to pass a smoke-free beach ordinance.

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