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Though town commissioners unanimously approved the Swansgate subdivision’s preliminary plat, working through the process prompted them to look into how Swansboro grants approval for developments that might generate stormwater runoff. In this case, the town planning board, which voted unanimo…

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Ben Licko of Swansboro took the microphone for a rousing rendition of “The Marine Corps Hymn” on Sunday, May 26, invited to the stage by Gary Lowder and members of Smokin’ Hot. Licko was singled out by Lowder in honor of Memorial Day. Smokin’ Hot performed on the Harry C. Pugliese Jr. Pavili…

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During last week’s special meeting of the Swansboro commissioners, a line was drawn over how the town will approach development in ecologically sensitive areas, specifically wetlands.

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Caitlyn Russell, 6, of Bear Creek tries her hand at chalk drawings while visiting Humphrey Farms on West Willis Landing Road in Hubert for Country Comes to the Farm event on Saturday, May 18. (Rulon photo)

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With the necessary parts finally in place, Swansboro Parks and Recreation Department turned on the water at the Swansboro Municipal Park Splash Pad Tuesday, May 14, for the first time. Youngsters from the department’s after-school program – Madeline Burch is pictured – just happened to have …

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One need only ride through Charleston Park, a tidy subdivision on Swansboro’s western edge, to get a sense of why homeowners are a bit nervous.

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Sunset in Swansboro presents a colorful sky in the aftermath of a storm that rolled through the area on April 26. The photo, which was taken from the Swansboro causeway, is proof that there is calm after the storm. (Carl Lewis photo)