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Public Hearing Set For Boiling Springs On Duke Energy Stormwater Permit PDF Print E-mail
Local Government
By Administrator   
Thursday, 10 September 2015 05:42

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - State environmental officials will be in Boiling Springs Thursday night to gather input from area residents on the draft National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System stormwater permit for the Rogers Energy Complex.

The complex is formerly known as Cliffside Steam Station.

The hearing will be held at 6 p.m. at the Boiling Springs City Hall. The public comment period ends Sept. 12.

More information can be found at ncdenr.gov.

Deficiencies In Internal Controls Reported In Cherokee County Clerk of Superior Court Financial Audit PDF Print E-mail
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By Administrator   
Tuesday, 08 September 2015 05:17

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - A state audit of the Cherokee County Clerk of Superior Court's financial operations has uncovered reportable findings.

State Auditor Beth Wood's office reports deficiencies in internal control and instances of noncompliance that are considered reportable under Government Auditing Standards.

According to the audit's summary, the items include:

(1) System access rights that are inconsistent with proper segregation of duties were assigned to employees

(2) Estate inventories and fees were not compelled or collected in accordance with state law.

The entire audit can be found at http://www.ncauditor.net/EpsWeb/Reports/FiscalControl/FCA-2015-2119.pdf

NCLM's City Vision 2015 To Be Held In Winston-Salem PDF Print E-mail
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By Administrator   
Wednesday, 02 September 2015 05:54

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com)  - Municipal officials from across North Carolina will converge on Winston-Salem in October for what is deemed by the host group as its largest event of the year.

Information posted on the website of the North Carolina League of Municipalities says the meeting will be held October 10 through 13 at the Twin City Quarter-Benton Convention Center.

Among the topics to be discussed:

-- pros and cons of body cams

-- health care regulations and issues

-- how cities and towns cope with falling revenues and growing demands

The full schedule can be found at nclm.org.

Pitt County Commissioner Glen Webb Takes Helm Of County Commissioners Trade Group PDF Print E-mail
Local Government
By Administrator   
Tuesday, 01 September 2015 05:22

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - Glen Webb knows what it's like to advocate for his constituents in Pitt County, and now he will advocate for fellow commissioners as the new president of the North Carolina Association of County Commissioners.

Webb was installed as leader at the 108th annual conference of the organization, with more than 350 county officials on hand.

Other officials elected:

Surry County Vice Chairman Larry Phillips: Second Vice President

Davidson County Commissioner Fred McClure: President Elect

Durham County Commissioner Brenda Howerton: First Vice President

Macon County Commissioner Ronnie Beale: Past President


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