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Belville leaders meet for first time since Batson's resignation
Submitted by Asha Dave on Mon, 07/23/2012 - 8:44pm.

Belville commissioners met Monday night for the first time since Jack Batson quit as mayor.

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Jack Batson resigns as Belville mayor
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Fri, 07/13/2012 - 7:09pm.

video Belville has a new mayor, effective Friday night. Jack Batson stepped down and Mayor Pro-tem Mike Allen stepped up.

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Belville commissioners to consider censuring mayor, recall vote
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Mon, 07/09/2012 - 7:17pm.

video Controversy stirs up again in Belville. Town commissioners have called a special meeting Friday night to discuss censuring Mayor Jack Batson and a potential recall election.

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Belville Council opposes Leland merger, bars mayor from talking about it
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Thu, 07/05/2012 - 10:24pm.

videoLying, holding backroom meetings and going behind the backs of the board and people of Belville to secretly move forward in merging with Leland. These are things Belville Mayor Jack Batson was accused of Thursday night during a heated special town meeting.

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Belville, Leland mull merger
Submitted by Katie Harden on Mon, 07/02/2012 - 4:22pm.

video Joining forces between two Brunswick County towns may be in the cards. But what would that mean for the Leland and Belville and their residents?

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Belville mayor will drop charges against commissioner
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 05/22/2012 - 12:12pm.

Belville Mayor Jack Batson said Tuesday he will drop the charges against Commissioner Joe Breault after Breault apologized at last night's Town Council meeting

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ONLY ON 3: Belville mayor, commissioner could be headed toward truce
Submitted by Katie Harden on Thu, 04/19/2012 - 3:55pm.

video A criminal case between Belville's mayor and a town commissioner was continued today, but both men say they just want to move on.

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Battle between Belville mayor, commissioner leads to criminal charges
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 03/20/2012 - 11:55am.

video Belville Mayor Jack Batson has filed charges against one of the town's commissioners for communicating threats and cyberstalking. Batson told WWAY Commissioner Joe Breault has been threatening him for months.

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Belville mayor not guilty of sexual battery charge
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 02/14/2012 - 12:49pm.

Belville Mayor Jack Batson has been cleared of criminal charges stemming from an incident at his home last fall. The 70-year-old was found not guilty of sexual battery.

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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: Belville council responds to mayor's arrest
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 10/06/2011 - 3:21pm.

A day after Belville Mayor Jack Batson was arrested on a sexual battery charge, the other members of the town's Board of Commissioners responded to the situation.

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