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Oakboro passes ordinances, amendments

A smaller than usual board of commissioners didn’t stop those who were in attendance from getting business done at the July Town of Oakboro Board of Commissioners meeting held Monday, July 15. Commissioners Ted Parker and Georgia O. Harvey were … Continue reading

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Multi-agency investigation leads to Oakboro man’s arrest

An Oakboro man was charged with four felonies and one misdemeanor last Thursday, May 23 after a multi-agency search was conducted at his residence. Keith Davon Jackson Jr., 23, of 236 Hill Street in Oakboro was taken into custody and … Continue reading

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Town approves purchases, looks to future budget

Budgets and donations were the main source of discussion at the May Town of Oakboro Board of Commissioners meeting Monday night. After a lengthy discussion on whether the town should donate funds to Oakboro Elementary School’s field day, the council decided … Continue reading

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Oakboro honors fallen officer

  Oakboro council mem- bers held a moment of silence at the beginning of the April 15 council meeting in memory of the 17th anniversary of Officer Damon Smith whose end of watch was April 15, 1996. Smith, 29, was shot … Continue reading

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Oakboro approves sewer rate

After several months of meetings and discussions, the Town of Oakboro, surrounding municipalities, and the county have come to an agreement for the wholesale sewer rate. The commissioners approved a wholesale sewer rate of $4.30 per 1,000 gallons of water. … Continue reading

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Oakboro resident wins national taxidermy competition

Wildlife taxidermists from across the nation contended for top honors at the 2013 Big Rock Sports East Dealer Show January 4-6 in Raleigh. Oakboro taxidermist Justin Hinson’s whitetail deer entry won Professional Best of Show. “I really liked how they … Continue reading

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Oakboro PD approved for ammo purchase

At the Town of Oakboro Board of Commissioners, Police Chief Joe Lowder informed the board of changes coming in the next week with the departments’ ammunition supplier. The current ammunition supplier has a contract ending with the state and has … Continue reading

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Oakboro chief receives Order of the Long Leaf Pine

Police Chief Joe. E. Lowder of Oakboro was presented with the Order of the Long Leaf Pine, one of the highest honors a citizen can receive in the state, at the January 22 Oakboro Board of Commissioners’ meeting. The Order … Continue reading

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$1M investment, eight new jobs in Oakboro

Carolina Paper Converters located in Oakboro will receive an inducement package as an incentive to make a one million dollar expansion by adding a high speed, fully automated converting machine and will provide eight additional full-time jobs. Carolina Paper Converters … Continue reading

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Oakboro mayor disappointed with Board’s ‘unethical decisions’

“As a mayor and as a tax payer, I am very disappointed for some of the decisions this board has made,” began Mayor Danny Long during the board comments at the end of the Oakboro Board of Commissioners’ January meeting … Continue reading

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