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Plane crash victim identified

An Angier man was injured Tuesday afternoon when the plane he was flying crashed near the Angier/Fuquay-Varina air strip. According to the N.C. State Highway Patrol, 78-year-old Rodney Whipple was …

Snow, sleet, freezing rain in forecast

Meteorologists at the National Weather Service office in Raleigh are calling for a mixed bag of winter weather as the weekend approaches. Residents of Harnett County are more likely to see a …

Have you seen this missing man?

The Harnett County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in locating a missing elderly man from Lillington. Deputies and state troopers are searching for Gary Edward …
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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 …
Editorials
The problem is bad ideas Lefties and much of the media are hating on Sen. Kyrsten Sinema for standing up for the filibuster and so thwarting the latest bid to impose progressives’ desires on the country. Will they …
Jobs report: policies aren’t working Another bad jobs report shows the obvious: Bidenomics is a total disaster. President Joe Biden knows it, too, even though he cheered Friday’s jobs report — before accusing Republicans …
The year in media It’s obvious that the media’s hatred for Donald Trump colored nearly everything they wrote or said during his presidency. But one hoped that after he left the White House, the media might …
The meaning of Christmas Christmas means different things to different people. Christmas traditions and customs vary from household to household, from church to church and from country to country. The important thing …
Columnists
Lessons from a war-torn garden Walking home from dinner, we heard an explosion. It wasn’t close, so we didn’t worry. The next morning, we learned a demobilized Serbian soldier had committed suicide in his garage with a …
Legislature votes to move primary to June 7 The N.C. General Assembly voted along party lines Wednesday to move the 2022 primary election back three weeks from May 17 to June 7. The Senate passed the measure, House Bill 605, with a 26-17 …
Keep the kids in class Omicron is spreading faster than Kudzu, especially among our children. Some educators and health officials are suggesting we halt in-class learning and return to virtual learning. That would be a …
End of the Roe v. Wade Era? After a COVID-19 driven timeout last year, March for Life returns to Washington, D.C., for the 49th year, noting the anniversary of and support to overturn the Roe v. Wade decision of Jan. 22, 1973. …
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