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Wednesday, Oct 24th WORLD POLIO DAY If you are looking for a way to participate I have exciting news! Our friends at Dunkin' Donuts have come up with a Purple Pinkie Day Promotion that will allow you to make a significant contribution to End Polio Now! at a very reasonable cost, and be a hero in your office, club, or favorite hangout.. The details are spelled out below, and keep checking the District 6780 website, Facebook page, and listen for promo ads on your local radio stations. . this is going to be BIG! On WORLD POLIO DAY participating Dunkin' Donuts locations will be giving a limited edition "Purple Pinkie Donut" with every $2 donation to END POLIO NOW! Your $2 donation at Dunkin' Donuts will be matched by $3 from the Rotary Foundation ($2 in District DDF +$1 from the RI World Fund) for a total of $5. (and you get a donut!) But wait . . . the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation will match that $5 with another $10, and a total of $15 goes toward Rotary's #1 Priority, the global eradication of polio. This is a "one day only" event and in-store quantities are limited. From now until October 22nd you can pre-order a box of 10 donuts for $20 and they will be ready and waiting for you on October 24th. Just print out the attached form and drop it off at your local Dunkin' Donuts; or email it to the address provided (be sure to indicate which store you'll be picking them up at).

Building permits causing stir in mayor’s race

In a recent mayoral debate between current Clinton City Mayor Scott Burton and opponent Stephen McNally on WYSH FM radio, a listener submitted a question for Burton regarding his use of building permits when remodeling homes he rented out. The listener asked whether he had applied for permits or not. According to WYSH, there are no building permits on file for Burton other than a 2006 addition to his own home. WYSH also reported that the only building permit on file for McNally was for construction of an in-ground pool in 2015; however, a public records search conducted by The Courier News shows that McNally’s permit was filed post, or mid-construction.

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Wanted fugitive caught after victim’s friends persist

Michael Christopher Simonds was arrested Oct. 18 in Clinton for aggravated assault and aggravated kidnapping of an employee of a Norris business. He had been on the run since July 9, 2018, and the arrest took place in part because of a band of dedicated friends of the victim.

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News

Building permits causing stir in mayor’s race  Read More

County antes up for ACCAC  Read More

205 Main listed as surplus; now up for bid  Read More

Byrne selected to lead CTF  Read More

Longtime 4-H member shares experience with commissioners  Read More

Wanted fugitive caught after victim’s friends persist  Read More

Opinion

Is it ‘three years!’ or ‘three years?’  Read More

The alternative to dying  Read More

Councilman thanks the citizens of Clinton  Read More

About his character ...  Read More

Sports

Lady Mavs strike back: Take 3-1 win at Scott  Read More

Dragons almost catch a Wildcat  Read More

One set short  Read More

Mavs waste little time taking care of Pounders  Read More

Dragon offense clicked last week: Will it continue?  Read More

New look East Hamilton brings 4-4 record to town  Read More

After 25 years ‘the numbers man’ is capping his pen  Read More

Mav baseball team golf tourney is Oct. 20  Read More

Scenes from Friday Night: Clinton vs. Campbell Co.  Read More

Community

Fall Antique Festival draws ‘em in  Read More

Inclusive park adds new benefactor: Patsy Stair Lomeli  Read More

Tickets now on sale for Clinton basketball’s ‘Alumni Banquet’ Nov. 10  Read More

Rumblings of protest begin at Norris Dam State Park meeting  Read More

Cold War Patriots to host day of remembrance  Read More

Meredith to speak at Timely Topics  Read More

Family hosts race in honor of infant son  Read More

October Sky festival will make a town’s museum a reality  Read More

Clinch River Fall Antique Festival exceeds expectations  Read More