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  • Milton panel votes 3-1 to fire Hoskins

    The Trimble Banner Despite an impassioned statement defending her own performance as Milton’s city clerk/treasurer, the Milton City Commission voted 3-1 Thursday, July 22, to terminate Shannon Hoskins’ employment. Commissioners Lori Jameson, Gerald Owen and Jerry Harmon each voted to terminate Hoskins. Commissioner Steve Brierly

  • Former clerk’s attorney plans to file suit against city

    The Trimble Banner The Louisville attorney representing the former Milton city clerk/treasurer said Monday that he intends to file a lawsuit within the next couple of weeks against the city on behalf of his client, Shannon Hoskins. Hoskins was fired Thursday, July 22, by a 3-1 vote of the Milton City Commission at the recommendation of Mayo

  • Honor guard pays tribute at funeral

    FAYETTEVILLE NC – On Friday, July 23, 2010, Staff Sgt. Christopher Todd Stout, Chris to his friends, was given a funeral designed for the hero he was. Chris left the Pinecrest Funeral and Cremation Services facility in Hope Mills, N.C., under a flag of the nation that he loved escorted by a motorcycle honor guard of veterans as far back as Vietnam with Old Glory blowing in th

  • Filing deadline Aug. 10 for fall races

    Carroll County’s cities have 27 seats up for grabs for the Nov. 2 election. The cities of Carrollton, Ghent, Prestonville, Sanders and Worthville each have an open seat for mayor. Carrollton has six city council seats open, while the cities of Ghent, Prestonville, Sanders and Worthville have four seats open for city commissions, accor

  • New name. New entrance. New year.

    Carrollton City Council tentatively approved “Panther Way” as the official name for the road that will connect 11th Street to the entrance of Carroll County High School on Hwy. 227 and an honorary name to be given to the current Schuerman Street. Construction workers installed sidewalks as part of the project to move the entran

  • Services honor Stout’s life, career

    Carroll County and neighboring county residents are encouraged to attend a community memorial service on Friday, July 30, to “honor the life of Staff Sgt. Chris Stout.” The announcement was made on Monday, July 26, by Carroll County Judge-Executive Harold “Shorty” Tomlinson. Stout was among three soldiers killed on Ju

  • Vote to determine Milton clerk’s fate

    The Trimble Banner Milton Mayor Denny Jackson last week informed the city’s long-absent clerk/treasurer of his intention to terminate her employment. City attorney Genon Hensley said Monday that Jackson’s letter, mailed Tuesday, July 13, to Shannon Hoskins’ attorney in Louisville, states the mayor’s intention to recommend that city commissioners vote to fi

  • Businesses a-buzzing in Bedford, Milton

    Trimble Banner Intern Kaleb Bullock, 3, sits in the oversized barber’s chair at Donald Hall’s barbershop. He wiggles around, abruptly turns his head and scrunches his face as falling hair tickles his nose. Hall laughs and remains patient, reminding Kaleb to look to the opposite wall toward a poster with flashing lights. Ha

  • Mullins murder trial set for Feb. 7 in Trimble

    The Trimble Banner Two major criminal cases have been scheduled for jury trials in February. Circuit Court Judge Karen Conrad scheduled Clester E. Mullins’ murder trial to begin before a Trimble County jury Feb. 7. Mullins is charged with the Dec. 6, 2008, murder of his roommate, Stephen Michael “Catfish” Jones, in a trailer they shared on Coopers Bottom Road in

  • NEWS AT A GLANCE

    Food Bank open to local residents The Dare to Care Food Bank will be open from 1-3 p.m. Friday, July 23, at the Morgan Community Center in Bedford. The Food Bank is open only to Trimble County residents. For more information, call Rita Davis at (502) 255-4879. Attention Trimble sixth-graders Don’t forget, the Sixth-Grade Academy is