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Jacksonville Daily News (Newspaper) - August 22, 2015, Jacksonville, North Carolina A Lions slammed mistrial in k jury deadlocks in mans 75t saturday August 22, 2015 a a Jacksonville. . In on european train subdued French say 2 americans who Loui lit him were soldiers police officers work on a platform next to a thalys train at Arras train station Northern France on Friday. A gunman on a High Speed train travelling from Amsterdam to Paris wounded three people before being subdued by two american passengers officials saw. Kyoto of i be associated press by Greg Keller associated press Paris i a gunman opened fire on a High Speed train travelling from Amsterdam to Paris on Friday wounding two people before two american passengers subdued him officials said. French Interior minister Bernard Cazeneuve speaking in Arras in Northern France where the suspected was detained said one of the americans was hospitalized with serious wounds. Their names were not immediately released. Philippe Lorthioir an official with the Alliance police Union said on i Tele that the two americans were soldiers. In Washington the Pentagon said it a can Only confirm that one . Military member was injured in the incident. The injury is not the White House issued a statement saying that president Barack Obama was briefed on the shooting and said a while the investigation into the attack is in its Early stages it is Clear that their heroic actions May have prevented a far worse contrary to Early reports Lorthioir said the attacker did not fire his automatic weapon but wounded one Man with a handgun and the other with a Blade of some kind. The suspect is a 26-year-old moroccan according to Sliman Hamzi an official with the police Union Alliance who spoke on French television i Tele. Investigators from Frances special anti terror police Are leading the investigation a spokeswoman for the Paris prosecutors office said. A was always where an act that could be terrorist in nature is involved the greatest care and the greatest precision will be used Quot Cazeneuve said. Cazeneuve said the two americans a were particularly courageous and showed great bravery in very difficult circumstances Quot and that a without their san Froid we could have been confronted with a terrible see gunman a a4 a Onslow county schools selection will open for school design Ornis Bourd a roves Swan Oro a Safe a awl in checking the decks to cd liar Richlands element a i v by Michael Todd an architect must be picked soon to have students in the new Richlands elementary school by August 2018, Onslow county schools chief of operations Steve Myers told leaders this weel at a special meeting Friday morning Onslow county Board of education enabled staff to open requests for design qualifications a possibly this week with ads in the daily news a for at least seven Days. The unanimous vote established guidelines for the selection of architects. Onslow county Board of commissioners on monday approved capital Reserve funding for the new 800-Pupil school on cow Horn Road in Steed Park after fridays meeting school Board chairwoman Pam Thomas said Richlands elementary school is overcrowded with the a welcoming challenges of residual population growth in that and other county areas. The school will take about 34 months to design and build Myers said. The schools design is slated to Span to months this fiscal year which ends june 30, 2016. Construction will of the design process starts in october Myers said the school should be on schedule to open in August 2018 a a year earlier than scheduled. Take roughly two years he said. If the design process starts in october Myers said the school should be on schedule to open in August 2018 a a year earlier than scheduled. A to do that we have to select an architect As soon As possible Quot he added. The Onslow county Richlands Steed Park elementary school construction project ordinance which commissioners approved monday authorized up to $27.91 million for the project including $22.80 million for school construction $2 million for professional services and $436,881 for financing professional services. A these Are projected numbers a Myers said. Bid amounts would follow the vetting process underway. Commissioners requested that the school Board begin design immediately with construction payments to be issued after july i 2016 a next fiscal year Myers said. A when we vet these architects through the request for qualifications process we done task How much they Are going to charge us a Myers said. . General statutes mandate that a no costs or fees other than unit Price information May be solicited submitted or considered As part of the selection j i \ v Zachry Lee Nichols a Swansboro resident and general contractor looks closely to ensure deck joints and hardware Are Safe. Photo by John Sudbrink / the daily news cont Ractor tells Board residents of need by regular inspect ions general contractor Zachary Lee Nichols of Swansboro looks at the upper deck Corner pole that was recently replaced at the olde Brick store building making the upper deck porch Safe in downtown Swansboro on by Jannette pippin Swansboro i in the Wake to two recent deck collapses at Homes in the area a Swansboro resident has stepped up to help raise awareness about safety. Zachry Lee Nichols a licensed general contractor addressed the Swansboro Board of commissioners at the boards tuesday night meeting to share information about the importance of proper maintenance and inspection of decks and other structures such As railings stairways and ramps. He also asked the Board to consider adopting a Resolution designating each May As Check your deck month to help promote awareness and encourage homeowners to do regular inspections and make repairs As needed. Nichols spoke during a Public comment period and said in an interview after the meeting that he is interested in helping raise awareness about the Issue in Light of the two deck collapses that have occurred this summer at beachfront Homes in Emerald a Mfd just like the town recognize that this is an important Issue and i want to help increase the Public awareness of the necessity of regular inspections and maintenance of existing decks and balconies and other structures a he said. Nichols who owns Zachry Lee Nichols construction is also a member of the Carteret county Home builders association. He said he was prompted to take action after a july 4 deck collapse that sent 24 people to the Hospital after a portion of the deck fell while they were gathered for a family photo. It was followed by another deck collapse aug. To that sent one person to the Hospital. In both cases deteriorating fasteners were to blame. During the month of August Nichols has been offering free deck inspections for seniors 70 years old and older As Well As residents who Are handicapped in the Swansboro Emerald Isle area. A this happened in my backyard and i Felt a desire to help folks who May not be Able to afford an partly Crowy see Richlands a4 wednesday. Photo by John Sudbrink / the daily news Isle. Business. B4 obits. A4 puzzles c6 a ossified. D2 entertainment. B6 sports. It comics. A Iott Efy. �,2 opinion. By see decks a a4 Halico Iii 101 00007 vol. Xiii no. 234 imn

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