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Woman dies from injuries sustained in Friday crash

A Dunn area woman died from her injuries following a two-vehicle wreck at the intersection of Antioch Church Road and Bait Road Friday afternoon. Mary French, 76, was traveling north on Bait Road …

Benson FD receives rating upgrade after inspection

On Oct. 25, the Benson Fire Department received official documentation regarding its new insurance classification from Insurance Commissioner and State Fire Marshal Mike Causey.

Coats giving Farmers Day another try

A wet weekend forecast forced Coats Area Chamber of Commerce officials to make the difficult decision earlier this month to postpone the annual Farmers Day Festival to Oct. 29-30.
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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 …
You have a hero on your team To the editor: I would like to reach out to The Daily Record in hopes of recognizing that you have an amazing writer who truly cares and loves his job and his community around him. A long …
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Until the bill arrives Here is a very basic fact: People tend to like getting stuff for free. Ask most people, “Do you want a fancy new Mercedes?” and they’ll likely respond, “Yes.” But ask …
Remembering Colin Powell “The son of immigrants, born in New York City, raised in Harlem and the South Bronx, a graduate of the City College of New York, he rose to the highest ranks of the United States military and …
Back to the ’70s Want proof that the Biden administration is really the second incarnation of the Carter administration? We have runaway inflation, Americans trapped overseas, a member of the first family who tried …
Don’t believe the price tag President Biden hit the road in an attempt to peddle the Democrats’ mega spending package — a package that originally carried an eye‐popping price tag of $3.5 trillion. It now appears …
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Waiting on Mrs. Hilda I love working as a receptionist at Lauren Ashley Salon & Day Spa. One of my favorite days to work is Friday when I get to see all those “weeklies” come in for their weekend …
The financial cost of a dreaded disease Like most Americans, I have been personally hit by cancer in my family. I know the fear, tears, stress and questions that come when a family member is diagnosed. An event Friday reminded me of …
A passport stamp and a story Our family recently returned from an extraordinary, eight-day excursion to Greece. If you’ve never been, it is the most beautiful place we’ve ever visited. We’d initially been …
Netflix’s ‘Defense’ of Dave Chappelle Many conservatives praised Netflix for “standing up to cancel culture” by defending its decision to carry Dave Chappelle’s comedy special, “The Closer.” Critics in …
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