Whiteville, N.C. U.S.701, N.C. 130 project

Just a few things to keep in mind as you read about this project. Tristan Patterson is running against the incumbent and businessman Dewey Hill. Mr. Hill owns most of the land and businesses where this road project is being done. I don’t see any road work being done in the rest of the County and our roads are falling apart. This road project is benefiting Dewey Hill more than anyone else. Should it not be investigated?

Cox said the entire project is scheduled to be completed in late November or early December. Numerous delays involving weather, personnel, groundwater and other problems kept the project behind schedule for weeks.

“Our goal now is to have the connector between 701 business and the bypass open by late September,” he said. “If we can avoid any weather delays or the problems that have plagued this section, it might be met.”
The state is reviewing driveway permits along the new section of road, Cox said. Local officials hope the new intersection will not only improve traffic flow, but open up some portions of the area for new retail development.SOURCE

Tristan Patterson Is Hoping To Defeat Dewey Hill for the N.C. House Seat.

A young Tabor City Republican who is seeking election to a N.C. House seat held by a long-time incumbent and Lake Waccamaw businessman Dewey Hill is taking the chance on defeat before the November election. Tristan Patterson will step into the ring this weekend to take on the owner of the United Pro Wresting Association, Don Brower.
“I will stand up to Don Brower the same way I’ve been standing up for conservative values throughout Columbus County,” said Patterson ,who admits that he has never wrestled before. SOURCE


3 comments on “Whiteville, N.C. U.S.701, N.C. 130 project

  1. I don’t know if he can win the seat, but he did beat the owner of the United Pro Wresting Association, Don Brower this weekend as he said he would. Also Dewey Hill had a heart attack and I think it was said he had a by-pass. He’s getting pretty old and may not be able to win another term.

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