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Angier scraps plans for new town hall

Angier Town Hall will have to stay put — for now -— after a behind-the-scenes deal came to light.

Another pedestrian struck on I-95

For the second time in less than a week, a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle on Interstate 95.

Health Department monitoring formula situation

Public health officials with the Harnett County Health Department’s Women Infant and Children (WIC) program report they are closely monitoring the infant formula situation.
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My attempts to file for election led to 911 call One man's attempts to run for a county commissioner seat ended in a missed deadline and a 911 call.
Election letters are due by noon May 5 Letters to the editor which support or oppose candidates, or from candidates, in the May 17 Primary elections must be in our hands by noon on Thursday, May 5. The last such letters will appear in the …
Editorials
Voter fraud still a problem While many politicians on the left continue to downplay the issue of election fraud, threats to free and fair elections continue at an alarming rate, as our newest batch of cases for The Heritage …
That is not democracy They may or may not have been playing the song “The World Turned Upside Down” when Lord Cornwallis’s troops surrendered to General Washington at Yorktown in 1781, but there’s …
This move would punish workers By any normal standard Uncle Sam should declare bankruptcy. Publicly held federal debt is more than 100 percent of GDP. Yet proposals for more spending continue to emerge. Activists are pushing …
What is ‘free speech?’ Hypocrisy is the constant in all politics, and politicians who preach principles (such as free speech) typically wield those principles instrumentally rather than adhere to them …
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Canine lessons in life A friend of mine recently posted about things he has learned from his 14-year-old canine friend throughout his life. As I now pass 12 years with my own dog, my mind wondered to similar …
Don’t count on a soft landing RALEIGH — According to the latest estimate from fiscal analysts at the North Carolina General Assembly, our state government will take in about $6.2 billion more in General Fund revenue over …
Inconvenient fact about mass killings After the mass murder of 10 in a Buffalo, New York, supermarket committed by a man who posted a racist manifesto, Wesley Lowery, a CBS reporter, said: “Let’s be clear, the stuff Tucker …
Housing prices reflect changes in work RALEIGH — It was bound to happen. The percentage of adults working from home has fallen significantly from its pandemic-era peak. Nevertheless, telecommuting has established itself as a lasting …
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