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  • Power Play

    Turn right up there off the main road, go a little ways and take another right,” the clerk at the country store says. He adds with a grin, “I don’t think you’ll miss it.” His meaning is soon clear: The pine plantations that line both sides of River Road in the tiny rural community of Cofield suddenly give way to a massive industrial complex.

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  • Easy decisions made hard

    A comment would seem appropriate on how leadership is about making hard decision. But the problem is recent decisions from local boards are not hard. Worse yet, there are no huge ideological, political or other major obstacles either. County boards can sometimes be their own biggest obstacles.

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  • Commissioners choke on pipeline, but will fix error

    The Robeson County Board of Commissioners on Monday blew a wide-open slam dunk, a miss that could have major ramifications for this county’s economic well-being — except we know the board will fix it on the first Monday in August.

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