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1356
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Several strategies, including drug courts that expedite prosecution of drug dealers, boot camps for first offenders, and an aggressive parole tracking system, are or will be used to combat the state's crime problem.
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Southern City (NoCar Oversize JS 39 S6), Vol. 49 Issue 1, Jan 1999, p1,8-9, il
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1357
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Approaches for municipalities seeking to hire a municipal attorney range from informal council discussions to soliciting requests for proposals and interviews.
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Southern City (NoCar Oversize JS 39 S6), Vol. 49 Issue 1, Jan 1999, p3, il
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1358
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The North Carolina League of Municipalities surveyed cities and towns to learn the extent of local smoking ordinances. Of 520 surveyed, 390 responded, and of those, 244 (62.6%) do not have a smoking ordinance.
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Southern City (NoCar Oversize JS 39 S6), Vol. 49 Issue 1, Jan 1999, p4, il
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1360
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Located from Asheville to Ahoskie, this year's winners of Affordable Housing Awards ranged from a group residence for the elderly to a large neighborhood redevelopment project.
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Southern City (NoCar Oversize JS 39 S6), Vol. 49 Issue 1, Jan 1999, p12, il
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1359
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Wilson will build a dozen new, affordable homes downtown, using design work donated by local architects and community development grant funds.
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Southern City (NoCar Oversize JS 39 S6), Vol. 49 Issue 1, Jan 1999, p11, il
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4058
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On July 1, 1999, Phase II of the Division of Water Quality's enforcement policies dealing with wastewater overflows and discharge permit violations becomes effective. Permitted wastewater treatment facilities number 1,629 statewide, of which 300 are municipal. In 1998, under Phase I, 407 violations were assessed resulting in $1.5 million in fines.
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Southern City (NoCar Oversize JS 39 S6), Vol. 49 Issue 1, Jan 1999, p1,6, il
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4057
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Before a brownfield, an underused or abandoned commercial or industrial site having contaminants, could be used, the site had to be totally cleaned up. Liability for the old pollution rested with the new owners. The Brownfield Property Reuse Act of 1997 removed that liability from potential developers.
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Southern City (NoCar Oversize JS 39 S6), Vol. 49 Issue 1, Jan 1999, p11
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4077
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Carousels, with wooden horses fixed in galloping positions and music gaily playing, have entertained parents and children for generations. Today slightly over 170 of them remain. Five reside in the state. Burlington's and Raleigh's are on the National Register of Historic Places. Shelby has just registered its carousel and is seeking registration.
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Southern City (NoCar Oversize JS 39 S6), Vol. 49 Issue 1, Jan 1999, p8-9, il
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4079
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Lucius S. Jones, the new president of the N.C. League of Municipalities, will promote getting more people involved in league activities and a closer relationship between the league and the N.C. Association of County Commissioners. Jones is in his ninth year as Wendell's mayor, and his community activities include Boy Scouts, chamber of commerce, and Habitat for Humanity.
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Southern City (NoCar Oversize JS 39 S6), Vol. 49 Issue 1, Jan 1999, p3, por
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4080
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In 1991, Wilson decided to remove blighted neighborhoods from its urban center and replace them with low-income, affordable homes. Using a combination of funding sources, the city built twelve new homes in 1995. The project proved so successful the city then acquired fifty-six properties in a seven-block area, demolished old buildings, and built thirty-five new homes. By 1998, twenty-three of the homes were complete and sold.
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Southern City (NoCar Oversize JS 39 S6), Vol. 49 Issue 1, Jan 1999, p4-5, il
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4078
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in October, 1999, an Environmental Protection Agency regulation requiring municipalities to report the quality of the drinking water to their citizens goes into effect. Items to be reported include where the water comes from, the contaminants it contains, and the health effects of any contaminants.
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Southern City (NoCar Oversize JS 39 S6), Vol. 49 Issue 1, Jan 1999, p10, il