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These hand sanitizers can cause blindness and death, health officials warn

  Certain hand sanitizers have led to serious health effects, including permanent blindness and death, in New Mexico. Health officials are urging people not to ingest any …

Runaway teen case leads to statutory rape charge

An investigation into a runaway teen landed a Sanford man in jail on a sex offense charge Wednesday afternoon, according to the Harnett County Sheriff’s Office.

Arrest made in drug deal robbery

An Erwin man is in custody for his part in a May drug deal that deputies say turned into an armed robbery.
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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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Little touch-up would make things bearable Little touch-up would make things bearable To the editor: I didn’t really know what color my hair was until the coronavirus. I was one of the first to go out and buy masks, gloves, hand …
Be safe and stay home To the editor: I write this sitting in the living room of my mother’s house in Statesville some 170 miles away. I came here March 13 as mom lay dying in the hospital. By the time my family had …
Expansion needed for mental health care services To the editor: As a registered nurse, I am writing to voice my concerns about the mental health care shortage in North Carolina as related to the coronavirus crises. With the coronavirus …
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‘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 …
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Are you a patriot? This was the most unusual July Fourth holiday most of us ever experienced. It just wasn’t the same without the traditional bands, parades, fireworks and cookouts. With all we’ve been through the …
Joe Biden, the anti-American candidate Among the Nobel Prizes awarded each year is the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. It was first awarded in 1901, and through 2019, 219 have received the award. Of the 219 recipients, 100 …
Stop feeding the crocodiles Like everyone else, I have watched my share of protests over the last couple of weeks. Now I understand, whenever the flames of anarchy are stoked in America, the American flag, the national anthem …
Charter schools and their enemies Dr. Thomas Sowell has just published “Charter Schools and Their Enemies.” He presents actual test scores of students in traditional public schools and charter schools on New York State Education …
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