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COVE CITY — North Carolina farmers are working to keep their crops healthy amid rising temperatures and more frequent extreme weather. Last year, some growers reported extreme heat and little rain … more
A portion of Sheriff Johnson Road near Lillington is closed after a wreck sent four people to local hospitals - at least two of them by Life Flight helicopters - Tuesday afternoon. more
Farm City Week closed Thursday night with a unique honor at the annual awards banquet. Amily Sommers, the head grower for Rabbit Ridge Nursery in Coats, received the inaugural Female Agriculturalist of the Year award, celebrating outstanding women in every aspect of agriculture. more
A wild turkey has been making the rounds in Coats. The students at Coats Elementary have named him Jack. He showed up last week out of the blue, during a time of year when his likeness can be … more
Local Kiwanis clubs battled it out in a chopped competition at 307 W. Cornelius Harnett Blvd. during Farm City Week on Tuesday, Nov. 19. more
A lawsuit filed last week in Harnett County against Rep. David Lewis (R-Harnett) claims he owes an agriculture company more than $1 million in unpaid debts. Lewis is a senior member of the state … more
Check out scenes from the recent Farmers Day festival in Coats. more
For 107 years, the residents of Coats have been celebrating the town’s heritage as a farming community. Once again, folks will gather there this weekend for festivities that include a gospel sing, … more
NAME: Paulette Disbrow AGE: 65 OCCUPATION: Owner of Supreme T-Shirts & Apparel in Garner CURRENT HOMETOWN: Fuquay-Varina ORIGINAL HOMETOWN: Washington, D.C. Not many people spend … more
RALEIGH — Some lawmakers want to bring back the state’s Milk Commission to protect local dairy farmers, but critics of the measure contend it will only lead to higher milk prices. During the … more
Things are starting to come together for Trent Fennell. The Triton alumnus has bounced around the Colorado Rockies’ farm system in his two seasons since being drafted in the 24th round in 2018, … more
From today’s edition of what-were-they-thinking?: Some affluent Lake County, Illinois, parents used the court system to transfer guardianship of their teenage children to other people solely to get … more
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