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Bah humbug! Meadow Lights canceled for 2020

For the first time in almost 50 years, the Meadow Lights will not shine this year.

Human remains found in southern Johnston County

The North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation recovered human remains late Wednesday in southern Johnston County.

Cooper offers early look at easing restrictions

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper gave residents a glimpse into what they can expect to hear when he announces a move to a new executive order that could ease restrictions next week. In a Tuesday …
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Sports Editor gets COVID-19 test

 



Daily Record sports editor Donnell Coley documents the step-by-step process of receiving a drive-thru COVID-19 test. 

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Letters to the editor
A parent’s perspective After the first two days of school, I believe it is important for county leaders to hear a parent’s perspective of how things are so far...
RECORD FORUM Request absentee ballots now To the editor: I served as director of elections for Harnett County during the 2012 Presidential Election. I am writing to encourage everyone to help the Board of …
Columnist presents circular argument To the editor: In response to Walter Williams, (Editorial column, July 24) “Historical ignorance and Confederate generals.” He presented circular argument because the founding fathers called …
Editorials
‘Because you lived, you cared, you loved and you taught’ It was a good day and a sad day that hot August day in Dunn when we watched our neighbor, Louise Thaggard, put her trunk in her father’s car. Louise was on her way to college, St Augustine College …
Our print days are changing, our mission isn’t Where can you find the weather, a crossword puzzle, what’s coming up on TV, what your local elected leaders are doing and an historical fact that can spark conversation? If you’re lucky …
The young are not immune Some gentle words of advice for the spring break revelers, blissful beachgoers and corona carousers who have poohed-poohed social distancing out of a reckless sense of both entitlement and …
Adjustments can stem the tide of economic downturn As the coronavirus public health crisis continues to spread, it’s also creating an economic crisis that will impact the world. Last week, Congress approved a stimulus package that will provide some …
Columnists
Katiedid vs. ... llama mama in the COVID age “Watch out. She spits,” the teenager said. “She spits?” I asked. “Yeah, she’s pregnant and peeved off.” Only he didn’t say …
Framers, pivoters and defensemen Sure as autumn leaves turn color and fall is the inevitable political debate season now upon us. If you are old enough to remember the Kennedy-Nixon debates, you will recall the time when there was …
Language and thought Seventeenth-century poet and intellect John Milton predicted, “When language in common use in any country becomes irregular and depraved, it is followed by their ruin and degradation.” …
Language and thought Seventeenth-century poet and intellect John Milton predicted, “When language in common use in any country becomes irregular and depraved, it is followed by their ruin and degradation.” …
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