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Appeals, secret deals delay fine payment for assisted living centers

By Thomas Goldsmith and Mona Dougani  When Ashe Gardens Assisted Living in Pender County “failed to provide supervision for 11 residents with assaultive, aggressive, sexually expressive and wandering behaviors,” state officials fined the facility $70,000 for that and other lapses, state records show.  But the center hasn’t paid a dime of the fines levied in […]