Legislation introduced in the House and Senate would clear the way for Duke Energy Progress to buy back power plant ownership shares from 32 Eastern North Carolina towns. The deal would result in rate cuts up to 15 percent in the affected towns, a lawmaker predicts.
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The upcoming 150th anniversary of the Battle of Bentonville highlights the role the Triangle played at the end of the Civil War. Other major local sesquicentennial anniversaries include the occupation of Raleigh and the surrender of Confederate forces at Bennett Place that effectively ended the war.
The Archer Lodge Fire Department has donated three automated external defibrillators to area schools in memory of Ethan Swecker, a 17-year-old firefighter and Corinth Holders High student who died last summer.
Guy “Bubba” Williams was announced as the new head coach at Johnston County’s largest high school this week. He leaves an Eastern Wayne program that has played in the Eastern Carolina 3A/4A Conference with 4A powers New Bern (the 2014 state 4A champion) and Greenville Rose.