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Pedestrian identified in Monday I-95 fatality

Troopers identified the man who was struck and killed after running out in front of a car on Interstate 95 near Benson Monday evening. Forty-five-year-old Robert Rowland of Benson was attempting …

2020 shooting suspect now in custody

A suspect in a November 2020 case is currently in custody in Sampson County. Jonquil Jalen Carroll, 27, is facing multiple charges stemming from a shooting incident on Nov. 7, 2020. Carroll is …

Road rage investigation continues in Benson

Benson police continue to investigate a “road rage” incident that left one man with a gunshot wound to the back of his neck. Police Chief Greg Percy told The Daily Record very little …
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CTC revisions need to be permanent To the editor: When we think about American values, family is at the very core. In some way, we all want to produce a fulfilling and meaningful life for our children. This is why we need to make …
What are they teaching our children? To the editor: The majority of the Harnett County School Board — Duncan (Eddie) Jaggers, Don Godfrey and Joey Powell — who voted to rescind Harnett County Schools’ mask …
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‘Brandon’ chant historically tame As someone who served six years in the White House, I have a deep respect for the office of the presidency — even when I don’t particularly like or respect the current occupant. So when …
By the president of the United States of America, a proclamation Whereas it is the duty of all Nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God, to obey his will, to be grateful for his benefits, and humbly to implore his protection and favor — and …
8 big problems with BBB House Democrats continue working to secure the necessary votes to pass “Build Back Better,” their massive reconciliation bill. Consider the following eight major flaws of the …
Please, sir, no more ‘help’ “Help is here, and hope is on the way,” President Joe Biden promised March 25, touting his just-passed $1.9 trillion “American rescue” plan. Economists had …
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Racial preferences are ending soon RALEIGH — The state of Washington has it. California has it. Michigan has it. Oklahoma has it. Nebraska has it. Arizona has it. Florida, New Hampshire, and Idaho have a version of it. Within …
Things we didn’t have The title above might seem a little odd, but it was sparked by a Thanksgiving Day conversation that got my mind wondering on an interesting topic. We often marvel at today’s modern …
Infrastructure bill did us no favors RALEIGH — The $1 trillion infrastructure bill President Joe Biden signed into law on Nov. 15 attracted the votes of both Republican and Democratic lawmakers in Washington and has attracted …
You thought you could get rid of me? Well, just when you think you’ve seen the last of someone, they suddenly reappear, seemingly out of nowhere. And that just about sums it up for this old semi-retired reporter. For reasons I …
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