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Graves’ removal done in error

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Onslow County officials discovered July 12 that gravesites on a proposed subdivision near Swansboro have been moved. The action apparently took place without following state statutes.

Blast hurts pyrotechnic worker

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Debbie Mobley of Swansboro was watching Swansboro’s Independence Day fireworks display July 4 with friends from a home just across Corbett Ave…

Hem arrest culmination of two-year SPD probe

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The May arrest of Jeffrey Wilson, 53, of Cedar Point is the culmination of a long-running investigation concerning allegations of theft and mi…

Town moves ahead with parking plan

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Though there was some dissension, town commissioners are moving ahead with a request for funding that would add 30 parking spaces on the Swans…

Committee wants input: Citizen involvement critical to LUP success

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Swansboro Commissioner Frank Tursi has been making a point relative to the town’s Land Use Plan update over the past few months. Under the com…

State OKs developer proposals to dewater

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Developers of the Bailey Center in Swansboro got the green light to proceed on the project, a strip mall under construction on N.C. 24 near th…

Mayor pleads guilty: Chadwick sentence suspended

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Scott Chadwick, 62, of Swansboro, former mayor of Swansboro, pleaded guilty on May 30 in Wake County District Court to tax charges filed by th…

Officials told: Hands off

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A couple of town residents urged Swansboro commissioners to allow town employees to do their jobs and not become overly involved in the day-to…

Strategic plan put before public: Swansboro citizens urged to read, comment

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There were a few questions, lots of positive comments and a clear understanding that the next big thing is to make the public aware of the dra…

An end is sought to balloon release

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Town commissioners appear poised to enact a ban on balloon releases in Swansboro, following a plea from town resident that the custom endanger…

Swansboro hears of Nashville HOPE

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Aiming to bring awareness to what has become a national crisis – and how the town can respond – Swansboro Mayor John Davis invited Chief Thoma…

Commissioners to consider sale of The Cigar Shop

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At the April 24 meeting of the Swansboro commissioners, the idea of selling property the town owns at 106 Church St. was put off for at least …

Developer, family consider graves

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Now that Keith and Rebecca Walsh have cleared the way to begin developing a 22-acre tract of land in Swansboro, they must deal with the fact t…

Friends pleased with film on park

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In their first meeting since the release of “The Hammocks,” a documentary on Hammocks Beach State Park, members of the Friends of the Hammocks…

State checks Bailey Center work

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With Swansboro’s recent efforts to control storm-water problems – which led to the town putting in place an annual fee – it should come as no …

Walmart annexation approved – history lesson offered

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With a unanimous vote to annex the big box store, Swansboro commissioners essentially completed a settlement with developers of a Walmart. Inc…

Panel OKs privy’s move: Historic commission requires assurances

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Assuming the move will not jeopardize the structure’s historic significance, the James Thomas Bartley House Privy will be moved to the Swansbo…

Noise rule share slated: notice to residents

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On a request from Commissioner Angela Clinton, downtown residents who receive advance notice of road closures and such in advance of events wi…

Plans open park, close road

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While the process of stabilizing the shoreline at Wards Shore Park has been somewhat contentious, officials are hopeful that a proposal to imp…

Split vote selects committee: LUP to be updated

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The process of updating Swansboro’s land-use plan got off to a rocky start Feb. 27, with commissioners barely approving a committee that will …