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Old Driver Services building to be torn down for fire station

The vacant home of the Department of Driver Services is set to be razed and replaced by a fire station following a unanimous vote at Thursday night’s County Board of Commissioners meeting. The Department of Driver Services (DDS) building has been vacant since November 2016. Problems with the building, including excessive moisture and significant remodeling…

County votes to support controversial ‘religious freedom’ bills

Passions were inflamed at Thursday night’s County Board of Commissioners meeting with discussion of discrimination and religious freedom. Offered up by Commissioner Randy Ognio, a controversial resolution would see the county ask the Congress of the United States (with House Resolution 514) and the state congress (with Senate Bill 233) to protect religious freedom by…

F’ville Police arrest five suspects when they return to Dick’s to steal more guns

A gang of robbers decided one trip to Dick’s Sporting Goods was not enough. After breaking into Dick’s in Fayetteville in the early morning hours of December 21 and getting away with nine firearms, five suspects decided to come back for more around 4 a.m. Thursday morning. When five men, believed to be the same…

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