Larson lashes out

December 17th the board met for a regular meeting.  One hour and five minutes into the meeting, Commissioner Larson deviates from protocol and launches a one-sided attack…against me.  Larson spent 15 minutes reading from various articles I’d written and posed questions to Adams.  Adams, who seemed to know what questions were going to be asked, […]

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Up & Coming Weekly – Golf Course Article

On December 3rd the Hope Mills Board of Commissioners voted to approve a plan for Phase II of the lake bed project.  The engineering firm, Fleming & Associates, has been presenting revised site plans to this board for a year, at a cost of $50,000. Monday night the board was told federal regulations have changed […]

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When there are no consequences…

“When there are no consequences, being wrong is simply a diversion.”  Ian McEwan Once again, this is the video of the December 3rd Board of Commissioners meeting. 2:08:34. The Mayor opens public comments and Elizabeth Cooper addresses the board.  She speaks briefly about the new signs ordinance, then her remarks turn to the board’s actions. […]

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The reason we can’t have nice things…

    This is the video of the December 3rd meeting, posted by the Town of Hope Mills.  There are many relevant points and I’ll be posting about those at a later date.  For now, We’re going to focus on 2 key issues. Issue 1 – Roughly 11 minutes into the video, Mayor Warner announces […]

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The evolution of the blog

Not long after the July 23rd meeting, Commissioner Mitchell wrote a post for his official Facebook page, in which he accused the mayor of ‘going rogue’ in facilitating the sale of 19 acres to Lone Survivor Foundation.  His post, which you can read for yourself, implied that Jackie Warner conspired with her son, Teddy Warner, […]

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