A total of 598 businesses, entrepreneurs, companies and professionals took home top honors in 133 categories of this year’s Best of Harnett contest in The Daily Record.
Readers ranked businesses in contests that included judgments for who had the best burger, the best hair salon, the best furniture for sale, the best church, the best place to book a wedding, the best places to shop for certain things, the best schools and the best annual event to attend, among other categories.
The Daily Record had 113,993 votes from readers to name the best of the best among more than 13,120 nominations this year.
The winners were celebrated at an awards breakfast Wednesday morning at The Hampton Inn. The Best of Harnett magazine of this year’s winners is available for purchase at The Daily Record, 99 W. Broad St., Dunn, NC 28335.