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PROPERTY RIGHTS ADVOCACY GROUP, on behalf of its members and
other similarly situated real property owners and taxpayers of
and in the Town of Oak Island, North Carolina, and HONORABLE
JAMES W. BETTER, individually
TOWN OF LONG BEACH, a former
North Carolina municipal corporation and body politic, now known
and referred to as TOWN OF OAK ISLAND, a North Carolina municipal
corporation and body politic, and successor in interest to the
former Town of Long Beach; TOWN OF OAK ISLAND, a North Carolina
municipal corporation and body politic; and THE STATE OF NORTH
Appeal pursuant to N.C.G.S. § 7A-30(2) from the
decision of a divided panel of the Court of Appeals, ___ N.C.
App. ___, 617 S.E.2d 715 (2005), dismissing an appeal from an
order entered 28 May 2004 by Judge Robert F. Floyd, Jr. in
Superior Court, Brunswick County. Heard in the Supreme Court 18
Law Offices of G. Grady Richardson, Jr., P.C., by G. Grady Richardson, Jr., for plaintiff-appellants.
Roger Lee Edwards, P.A., by Roger Lee Edwards, for defendant-appellee Town of Long Beach, now Town of Oak Island.
Roy Cooper, Attorney General, by V. Lori Fuller, Assistant Attorney General, for defendant-appellee State of North Carolina.
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