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Whortonsville Residents Leery of Undergrowth Control

Vast Tract of Timberland Sprayed with Herbicide STRAIGHT ROAD – Monday night, the Pamlico County Commissioners heard from a trio of concerned citizens who fear that recent spraying on land now owned by International Paper (formerly Weyerhaeuser) jeopardizes wildlife, nearby…

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A concerned resident quietly removed this label from a canister on board a DOT vehicle as spraying was underway several weeks ago.

Officials respond to complaints

Herbicide for roadways ‘safe,’ says DOT Thank you for contacting the NC Department of Transportation regarding roadside vegetation in Pamlico County.  NCDOT utilizes industry-approved techniques to control the undergrowth of small trees, bushes and grass along the roadsides. Mowing is…

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DOT ! Answer 11 questions.

By Jim Sherwood VANDEMERE — I was away on a vacation out west for a couple of weeks and was appalled to see what had happened while I was gone. What I am talking about is the defoliation — by…

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Chemical burning of county must stop

By Evie Henderson PAMLICO COUNTY — With reference to Jeff Lomer’s letter in the Sept. 17 issue of The County Compass, I wish to add my horrified voice to his. A couple of weeks ago, when I drove out of…

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