ROCKINGHAM — With only two items on the agenda, City Council members on Tuesday approved a resolution for a $20,000 grant and a purchase contract for two new sanitation trucks.

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With one week left in the filing period for this fall’s municipal elections, the mayor’s race in one town is heating up and one city council member explains why she won’t be running again.

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Monday, 25 February 2019 15:41

2 more apply for Hamlet City Council vacancy

HAMLET — Two more people have expressed interest in filling an empty City Council seat, bringing the total number of candidates to five, and one will be chosen Tuesday.

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Tuesday, 19 February 2019 18:43

3 vie for empty Hamlet City Council seat

HAMLET — Three people have thrown their proverbial hats in the ring to fill a city council vacancy and one of them could be sworn in as early as next week.

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ROCKINGHAM — One local restaurant will soon be under new ownership thanks, in part, to help from the city.

The Rockingham City Council on Tuesday approved a $25,000 loan to Jeanna Cloninger to use as part of the down payment to purchase Dairy Queen.

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HAMLET – The monthly meeting for the Hamlet City Council was held in the chamber of the administration building at 201 Main Street on Tuesday from 7 to 8:30 p.m. 

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ROCKINGHAM – The Rockingham City Council held its October meeting Tuesday at the city hall located at 514 Rockingham Road. Mayor Steve Morris called the meeting to order at 7:30 p.m., as the meeting opened with the consent agenda was reviewed and approved unanimously by the board. 

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HAMLET – The Hamlet City Council set a special meeting Thursday afternoon at 3 p.m. for the discussion of new playground equipment for the improvement of South Hamlet Park.

Mayor William Bayless opened the special session by expressing remorse for the neglect of South Hamlet park in lieu of renovations to two other Hamlet City parks, W.D. James and Memorial Parks.

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ROCKINGHAM – The Rockingham City Council, led by Mayor Steven Morris, held its monthly meeting for August Tuesday night at council chambers located at Rockingham City Hall downtown.

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HAMLET -- The Hamlet City Council held its July meeting Tuesday night at council chambers located at 201 Main Street in Hamlet.

In the first city council meeting since the cancellation of the Fourth of July events, constituents and city employees filled the chambers to hear a variety of reports of the city's well-being. In an atmosphere that can be defined as "calm, cool and collected," the council was readily prepared to discuss last week's holiday events.

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