A look back on 2012

Published: Monday, December 31, 2012 at 10:40 AM.

— Havelock looks west to a 47-acre tract on Lewis Farm Road to build a new recreational park.

— Havelock dedicates its 9/11 Memorial in a solemn ceremony attended by about 300.

— Ralph Roeland, the former chief of the Township Six Volunteer Fire Department, receives the Order of the Long Leaf Pine.

— Greg Purvis is named new director of the Aviation Systems Technology program at Craven Community College’s Havelock campus.

— The Cherry Point Base Exchange reopens after a week in which it had been closed because an employee had tested positive for Legionnaire’s disease.


— An extensive fish kill fouls the beaches of Flanner’s Beach for nearly three weeks.

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