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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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Tuesday, 12 February 2019 20:58

Lindsey resigns from Hamlet City Council

HAMLET — In a concise, one-sentence email to Mayor Bill Bayless, Councilman David Lindsey tendered his resignation Tuesday afternoon.  

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Monday, 11 February 2019 10:41

LETTER: Small-town nostalgia

To the editor:

In 1966, my family moved to Hamlet, North Carolina. My father was the terminal superintendent there with the Seaboard Airline Railroad. We came from Savannah, Georgia, and had no idea what to expect.

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HAMLET ― Police say a man caught on camera leaving a stolen car at a gas station stole his getaway vehicle in another state.

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Wednesday, 30 January 2019 13:44

2 charged with stealing from Hamlet Family Dollar

HAMLET — Police recently charged a man and woman accused of stealing various items from a local variety store.

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Tuesday, 22 January 2019 12:46

Hamlet Police seek identity of suspected thief

HAMLET— Investigators are using social media once again to help identify a suspect.

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HAMLET — A man caught on camera allegedly stealing crab legs from a grocery store on New Year’s Eve was arrested four days later in another county.

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Wednesday, 09 January 2019 17:23

Hamlet council grants 2-day water bill extension

HAMLET — Several contributing factors will give city residents a little extra time to get their water bills paid.

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HAMLET— Additional warrants have been issued for a man previously accused of attempted burglary following another incident this week.

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HAMLET — Gloria Mask knew there was power in presence. 

And she realized that the real power was consistency, showing up and riding the bus to Moral Monday marches in Raleigh; to NAACP executive committee meetings in Richmond County; to Hamlet City Council meetings and the swearing in of the first Black fire chief in Hamlet; protesting a potential poisonous landfill in Richmond County; or calling and writing Sen. Jesse Helms to remove the carcass of the Imperial Chicken Plant in Hamlet in 1992. 

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