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Benson Sewer System Gets Reprieve

It may not seem like it right now, but the Town of Benson survived Hurricane Florence a lot better than when her distant cousin, Matthew, came to visit two years ago. When Matthew struck in 2016, … more

Hurricane Florence Forces Mule Days To October

Hurricane Florence has done something no other storm or weather event has ever done, it forced a postponement of Benson’s Mule Days. In the previous 68 years the festival has endured all types … more

Cape Fear River Threatens County

The Cape Fear River is one of the area’s most charming geographical features, but Hurricane Florence turned into a threat as water reached a crest Monday night and threatened residents in … more

Florence: The Hurricane That Wouldn’t Go Away

Hurricane Florence flexed her muscles and showed Harnett, Johnston, Sampson and Cumberland counties her might as she barreled through the area over the weekend. Rain is expected to continue today … more

Shelter Life: Boredom, Safety, Necessity

Hurricane Florence showed no favorites when it came to forcing residents from their homes this weekend. It didn’t matter if you were wealthy, if you were poor, if you were indigent, she made it … more

Florence Brings Winds, Rain

Hurricane Florence continues to bring large amounts of rain and wind to the area. Conditions are expected to remain the same throughout Friday and Saturday. more

Florence Rain Totals Expected To Reach Extreme Levels

Area residents likely woke up to a very nasty day this morning when Hurricane Florence brings torrential rain, heavy winds and no sunshine. The 48-hour period from late Thursday night until … more

Harnett County Landfills And Convenience Sites Closed Thursday

The Dunn-Erwin Landfill, Anderson Creek Landfill, and all of the county’s convenience sites will be closed to the public Thursday, Sept. 13. These facilities will remain closed Friday and Saturday, … more

Florence Stirs Memories Of Another Storm

Hurricane Florence has yet to write her full page in area history books but the prospect of the devastating Category 4 storm hitting the area stirred memories of the last time a storm that big, … more

Erwin Residents Ask Board For New School

Town leaders and concerned citizens in Erwin took their plea for a new school to the Harnett County School Board Monday night. Citizens, again dressed in the traditional red and white colors of … more

Areas Affected For Daily Record Mailings

The U.S. Postal Service has announced it will shut down distribution Thursday for delivery in the 283 zip code area due to the threat of Hurricane Florence. The Daily Record staff will make every … more

City Of Dunn Trash Service Changes

David Lawson, division manager with Republic Services, which picks up trash for residents in the City of Dunn and additional residential customers in the local area, said they will be closed Thursday … more
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