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Industry News

SONCO Worldwide announces with sadness the passing of its founder Clyde “Sonny” Long
Release - Feb 4, 2015
Sonny Long, son of Tott’s long the original founder of Long Fence and brother of Bob Long the former owner of Long Fence, succumbed to a valiant fight against cancer on Wednesday January 28th....
Superior Concrete Products Makes 30th Appearance at World of Concrete Tradeshow
CBS Local - Denver - Feb 3, 2015
EULESS, Texas, Feb. 3, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Superior Concrete Products, a North-Texas-based manufacturer of precast concrete fence and barrier products, plans to exhibit at the World of Concrete Tradeshow in Las Vegas on Feb. 2-6,...
Chain Link Fence Manufacturers Institute, Fence Industry Design Experts Select “Ghost House” Project as Design Award Winner
CBS Local - Denver - Feb 3, 2015
The Chain Link Fence Manufacturers Institute (CLFMI) awarded the 2014 Les Grube Memorial Design Award to the "Ghost House Project" of Architect Michele Cetera from New York....

Decking Industry News

Prodeck Rubber, Rubber Pool Decking, Featured at Home Show in Manatee County - Feb 3, 2015
Sarasota, FL, February 04, 2015 --( Why choose Prodeck Rubber pool and patio decking? Rubber Pool Decking is a non-slip decking surface that not only enhances the look of your outdoor living area but also provides style, comfort and safety....

Local Government Issues

Deer Fence Reduces Crashes On Stretch Of Colorado Toll Road
CBS Local - Denver - Feb 3, 2015
AURORA, Colo. (AP) – Managers of a toll road along Denver’s eastern edge say new fencing has significantly cut deer-car collisions along a troublesome stretch....
Barnes: We own a fence
Richmond Register - Feb 5, 2015
A $28,000 fence to go around one corner of Irvine-McDowell Park was ordered late last year after the former city manager believed the purchase was authorized, Richmond Mayor Jim Barnes said Thursday....
Farm Service Agency accepts applications for emergency assistance for farmland damaged in August storms
Lebanon Democrat - Feb 3, 2015
The Wilson County Farm Service Agency County Committee has submitted a request for funds to help cost share practices needed to remove debris and repair fences damaged by Aug. 20 wind storms in Wilson County.....

Community Issues

Volunteers build fences in Nashville to keep dogs unchained
Tennessean - Feb 8, 2015
“Pooh Bear” is no longer chained up when he stays outside. He now roams around freely. The corgi shepherd mix is one of two dogs that has benefited from work of volunteers from the nonprofit Dogs Deserve Better. ...
Fences finally down at Fernhill
Hillsboro Tribune - Feb 5, 2015
The chain-link fences at Fernhill Wetlands south of Forest Grove came down this week, reopening the 90-acre wetland’s trails to the public after an extensive renovation project. ...
Myrtle Beach homebuilder agrees to privacy fence in Carolina Forest community
Myhorrynews - Feb 5, 2015
A dispute between a group of Carolina Forest homeowners and an area home developer has reached a resolution. R.S. Parker, which is building 56 new homes at The Farm at Carolina Forest, has agreed to install a fence separating ...

Fences and Animals - Wildlife

Australian study says fences could halt cane toad menace
BBC - Feb 3, 2015
Special fences built around dams in arid parts of Australia could help eradicate the menace of cane toads, according to new research....
Snake On A Fence — Hanging Dead Snake Photo, Real Or Fake?
Planet Save - Feb 4, 2015
But in this case, the images are in fact quite real. Despite the various locations mentioned in various versions of the viral email, the images of the dead snake were actually taken at the Silent Valley Ranch in the Waterberg mountains of South Africa ...
Hundreds of residents oppose plan for ‘rabbit-proof’ fence along the Sellicks Beach cliffs
Perth Now - Feb 10, 2015
SELLICKS Beach residents want Onkaparinga Council to abandon its plan to put a “rabbit-proof” fence along the suburb’s cliff line.....


Fences and Schools

Plan for fence at Adams Elementary School draws protest
Daily Pilot - Feb 6, 2015
Tempers flared Thursday night at a meeting about a proposed fence at Adams Elementary School, with opponents of the plan brandishing placards outside the Costa Mesa school and a teacher accusing protesters of throwing a "tantrum."...

Weird News

Cops Seeking Suspect Find Him After His Greyhound Bus Selfie
ABC News - Feb 10, 2015
A Pennsylvania police chief says officers found a man trying to flee assault charges because he posted a selfie on Facebook while sitting on a Greyhound bus out of town....

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