Date archive forAugust, 2011
By CCNC On Wednesday, August 17th, 2011

County said $10K bonuses needed to prevent manager from retiring

RALEIGH — While Cleveland County officials froze salaries for local government employees in early 2009 as a cost-saving measure, the county continued to give its county manager five-figure annual bonuses. Beginning More...

By CCNC On Monday, August 15th, 2011

Separating myths from facts – a timeline Part 2

Of ghosts and gurus: Is the Rogers Theater haunted? You see, The Rogers wasn’t haunted by anything or anyone from the past, but from the powers that were to be, in the future! No, the past was very much More...

By CCNC On Saturday, August 13th, 2011

Separating myths from facts – a timeline: Part 1

Introduction: The old Cleveland County Courthouse was built in 1907, at a cost of $75,000. In 1974, the county court moved to the then new, Law Enforcement Center, and in 1976, the building became the Cleveland More...

By CCNC On Wednesday, August 10th, 2011

A refresher in Civics

This is not so much for the citizens as it is for the leaders. Many times, the hired help forgets who is in charge, and to whom they serve, so, this is for those who fall into that category. And no, this does not More...