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Whiteville Police Urge Drivers to Slow Down

WHITEVILLE -- Police in Whiteville are urging drivers to slow down through school zones. 

Police say they've had issues with drivers speeding past school cross walks during school hours, and they say they've had enough.

Since Monday, the department has issued over 30 citations.

Patrol officers say people are going almost 25 miles per hour over the speed limit as students are trying to cross Powell Boulevard to get to Central Middle School.

Officers say they have stepped up patrol of the area, and it is not just for this week.  

Reported by Bernadette Jay 

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