Carroll County Independent

Dollar General seeking variance on a second Wakefield location

WAKEFIELD — On Friday, Feb. 3, Sanbornville DG, LLC filed an application for a variance on a second Wakefield property. The variance requested would allow an 86- by 86-foot building to be constructed at 224 Meadow St. instead of the 70- by 70-foot maximum specified in the town's zoning....more>

Proposed Effingham 2017 budget set after public hearing

EFFINGHAM — Despite a winter storm, about two dozen people made their way to Effingham Municipal Offices Feb. 9 for the public budget hearing. The proposed $1.9 million budget for 2017 is down slightly from 2016. ...more>

County commissioners discuss ways to improve morale

OSSIPEE — Workers at the county nursing home will now be eligible to win "The Daisy Award." To qualify, full-time, non-supervisory employees must show up for their scheduled shift and not leave work early for 30 days. ...more>

Third period goals lift Eagles over Knights

CONWAY — Though the Kennett hockey team came away with a 2-0 win over Kingswood on Saturday at Ham Arena, it's safe to say that both head coaches got what they wanted out of the game, in one way or another. The Eagles were looking to get back on track after a tough loss in Berlin earlier in the week while the Knights were trying to get things straightened out after a string of tough losses. "It's what you want to see, a good effort from both teams," said Kennett coach Mike Lane. "It's good to have this rivalry again....more>
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