Harnett County Newswire

Harnett County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Harnett County, NC.

Results 1 - 20 of 93 in Harnett County, NC

  1. Thousands of Voters Are Disenfranchised by North Carolina's Voting RestrictionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | The Nation

    ... attempts to make his voice heard in 2014 were fruitless. Sherry is a middle-aged, African-American woman in Harnett County. She is retired from the military and finishing a program to become a paralegal. When she moved from Cumberland County to ...

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  2. Harnett deputies capture man after domestic incidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 21 | WRAL.com

    Harnett County sheriff's deputies said they were called to a domestic disturbance about 7 a.m. Sunday at a house on Dean Road near Lillington.

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  3. Senate budget has uneven impact on county revenueRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | WRAL.com

    ... Dillon said. "You can't nickel and dime a 10-percent cut. You have to go where there's big money." Harnett County would get 47.1 percent more in sales tax money, Franklin County would jump 45.8 percent and Granville County would see 43.5 percent ...

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  4. One dead, one charged in Harnett shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | WRAL.com

    Harnett County deputies responded to a shooting call at 831 Darroch Road shortly after 11:30 p.m. Wednesday and found James Jefferson, 53, suffering from a gunshot wound. He was taken to Cape Fear Valley Medical Center in Fayetteville, where he was pronounced dead.

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  5. Nonprofit leaders say sales tax, charitable deduction changes would hurtRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | WRAL.com

    ... said Britt Davis, vice president for institutional advancement at Campbell University, which is based in Harnett County. Campbell and other private universities, he said, reinvest sales tax refunds in the programs that benefit students. "Eliminating ...

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  6. Erwin police ask for help to find stabbing suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | WRAL.com

    ... ed that anyone with information about his whereabouts call the Erwin Police Department at 910-897-5122 or the Harnett County Sheriff's Office at 910-893-9111.

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  7. Thousands of Voters Are Disenfranchised by North Carolina's Voting RestrictionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | The Nation

    ... attempts to make his voice heard in 2014 were fruitless. Sherry is a middle-aged, African-American woman in Harnett County. She is retired from the military and finishing a program to become a paralegal. When she moved from Cumberland County to ...

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  8. Drug ring brought in over $900,000 in profitsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 10 | Jacksonville Daily News

    U.S. District Court documents say a drug ring based in Godwin pulled in more than $900,000 in profits dating back to 2010 before 19 people were arrested.

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  9. McCrory offers rewards up to $5,000 in pair of cold casesRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 10 | Jacksonville Daily News

    ... Memorial Park, knocked unconscious and put in her car's trunk. Police say three people drove the victim to Harnett County, where they raped her, severely beat her and broke her neck. RALEIGH - Gov. Pat McCrory's office is offering up to $5,000 in ...

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  10. Feds break up cocaine ring in Harnett, Cumberland countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 9 | Burlington Times News

    U.S. Attorney Thomas Walker says that federal and local authorities have broken up a cocaine ring that was operating for more than four years in Harnett and Cumberland counties Walker announced Monday that a federal grand jury in Raleigh returned a 39-count indictment naming 19 people who have now been arrested. The defendants are charged with various counts including conspiring to manufacture and distribute cocaine and crank in large quantities.

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  11. COLUMN: (Still) on the road, many surgeries laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 7 | The Gaston Gazette

    ... than ever." He rode it over Mother's Day weekend with his two sons. Peter, 27, is an N.C. State Trooper in Harnett County. Paul is 30 and a guest-ranch activities director and river guide in Missoula County, Mont. "I am much more aware of the needs ...

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  12. Clinton selects new fire chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | The Sampson Independent

    ... ago and has included roles as a paramedic and firefighter, accoring to city officials. He has worked for Harnett County EMS, Dunn Rescue Squad and Dunn Emergency Services, where he most recently served as a captain and assistant chief. "We had ...

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  13. Activist groups applaud 'Ag-Gag' veto, but are still being targetedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | Creative Loafing

    Footage from a video filmed and released by activists in 2014 shows chickens at a Harnett County farm under horrid conditions. Many are deformed and some suffer heart attacks due to being genetically manipulated to grow at rapid speed.

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  14. More than 280 graduate from CCCC programsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2015 | Chatham Journal

    ... c Center. Student graduation speakers at the Thursday ceremony were Sharon Rone (Chatham County), Roger Goad (Harnett County), and Samantha Christie (Lee County).

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  15. Vortex ride operator pleads guilty to assault in 2013 incidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2015 | WBTV

    A cold front sitting back to our west is moving very slowly towards central North Carolina, which is sending a few showers and storms Monday and over the majority of the week ahead. A line of thunderstorms is heading for Harnett and Wake counties, the National Weather Service said Monday afternoon.Just before 4 pm, National Weather Service Doppler radar indicated a strong thunderstorm over Lillington... moving northeast at 40 mph.Another thunderstorm was located between apex and Raleigh... m... A cold front sitting back to our west is moving very slowly towards central North Carolina, which is sending a few showers and storms Monday and over the majority of the week ahead.

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  16. Break-in suspect nabbedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | The Sampson Independent

    ... of Public Safety court records, Blue was previously convicted on several drug and larceny convictions out of Harnett County in 2006-07.

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  17. File PhotoRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2015 | WALA

    ... with the head of the School of Business, of intimidation, retaliation and systemic, widespread racism. A Harnett County teen drowned in a pond near Lillington Monday, witnesses said, putting a tragic tone on Memorial Day. A Harnett County teen ...

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  18. High school senior drowns while swimming in a pondRead the original story

    May 26, 2015 | Jacksonville Daily News

    ... The lake is shallow in some areas and deep in others. Clark was a student at Harnett Central High School. The Harnett County School District said counselors will be at both schools Tuesday for anyone who needs them. Multiple news sources report ...

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  19. Break-in suspect nabbedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2015 | The Sampson Independent

    ... of Public Safety court records, Blue was previously convicted on several drug and larceny convictions out of Harnett County in 2006-07. Reach staff writer Chris Berendt at 910-249-4616. Follow the paper on twitter @SampsonInd and like us on ...

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  20. Four men with NC connections among heroes honored in stamp collectionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2015 | WITN

    ... live in North Carolina: Walter Marm Jr. in the Wayne County town of Fremont and Gordon Roberts in the Harnett County town of Erwin. Melvin Morris and Robert Patterson are also honored in the stamp collection. Both of them entered into the service in ...

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