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Adams law firm in top 10 for client satisfaction The American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys has recognized the exceptional performance of North Carolina’s personal injury law firm, Brent Adams & Associates, as 2018 10 Best Personal …
Benson launches economic development website — GrowBenson.com Are you interested in opening a business in Benson? Looking for commercial or industrial property? Land? Buildings? Office space? Today, the Town of Benson introduces GrowBenson.com — your …
How to maintain your motivation during a job search Let’s be honest — job searching can be very difficult. And even for the strongest of us, it can get to you — I know, I’ve been there. The job search is a process that takes time and …
McCann joins Transitions LifeCare Peter N. McCann has joined Transitions LifeCare as chief strategy officer and vice president of marketing. Mr. McCann brings an extensive background in growing healthcare organizations, including …
Cape Fear Farm Credit distributes an early patronage Cape Fear Farm Credit distributes an early patronage of $10.67 million to its customer-owners. “We understand that recovering from a natural disaster, such as Hurricane Florence, takes time and …
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Here’s two reasons against the pipeline To the editor, Atlantic Coast Pipeline, is it safe? One may ask why are families against this pipeline? Well, here are two reasons: Corrosion. The coats on these pipes is supposed to reduce …
In Defense of Sam To the editor: Recently Orange County District Judge Scarlett compared Silent Sam to Hitler and by extension the human suffering of slaves to that of the Holocaust. Based upon her remarks, it is …
To the editor: Appreciates Kindness During Evacuation I write you while sitting in the wonderful, new Hampton Inn in Benson. My wife and I arrived here on Wednesday, Sept. 12, after evacuating our home in …
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Our hope: That you truly find Christmas this year In [a few] days, Christmas 2018 will arrive in all its finery. Between now and then, people will begin holding festive lunches with friends and family, round out their shopping, begin their cooking …
Google is a tricky case Everyone involved in politics has bad days, when one’s interests conflict with one’s ideals. Some conservatives had a bad day on Tuesday when Google CEO Sundar Pachai appeared before Congress to …
Demolition of pool significant for local residents The Dunn City Council voted to demolish the Westhaven pool and for the sake of the community it was the correct move to make, but there is a note of sadness in their action. The move to demolish the …
Give gifts of kindness, forgiveness and tolerance It’s about two weeks until Christmas. Christmas should be a peaceful time, a holiday where many can reflect on the religious meaning of the season as well as enjoy time with family and …
A bad solution for Silent Sam UNC-Chapel Hill’s Board of Trustees recently proposed a solution to the “Silent Sam” conundrum that sounds like a punch line to a bad joke. The board voted to build a $5.3 million University …
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Christmas brings out the good in Harnett Christmas means a lot of things to a lot of people. For most of us, it’s holiday gatherings, gifts, decorations and Christmas bliss. I’ve learned this year, for many individuals and groups in the …
The people’s revolutions against the global elites Events taking place around the Western world have their roots in common trends and similar sentiments, but many people either don’t see it or don’t want to admit what it means. When voters in …
Temper political power with responsibility RALEIGH — Are you frustrated with our political dialogue at the moment? If your answer is no, you are in a distinct minority in North Carolina and beyond. For example, in an October poll …
Christmas shopping I have to say, at least up until now, I have thoroughly enjoyed this Christmas season. Don’t get me wrong I haven’t been to any Christmas parades. I haven’t been listening to Christmas music …
Take time to broaden the mind RALEIGH — In the January 1953 edition of the magazine If: Worlds of Science Fiction, a fan of the genre from Texas, Marilyn Venable, made her debut as an author. “Time Enough at Last,” …
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Christmas on Main Street is tonight in Coats
The Coats Area Chamber of Commerce invites you to join them at the second annual Christmas on Main Street tonight. The festivities …
'Tarheel Traveler' to be at Broad Street Deli Tuesday
Scott Mason, WRAL's "Tarheel Traveler," will be at Broad Street Deli in Downtown Dunn, Tuesday from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. He'll be …
Event being held to help hurricane victims
A music event will be held this weekend to help raise money to benefit the victims of this year’s hurricanes in North …
Commissioners to approve Harnett County Promise
The Harnett County Commissioners will officially approve an agreement expanding educational opportunities for graduates from Harnett …
Bomb threat evacuates Overhills Middle
Students at Overhills Middle School were evacuated after a bomb threat was received Wednesday morning around 9:47. The Daily Record …
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