Harnett County Newswire

Harnett County Newswire

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

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  1. Franklin College grad killed in crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Journal

    A Franklin College graduate who was an accomplished collegiate athlete is being remembered for her dedication and her love for animals. Heather Waterman-Huney-cutt, a 2011 graduate of Franklin College who competed in the cross-country national championship, died Sunday after the motorcycle she was driving struck a tree in Harnett County, North Carolina, near Fayetteville, according to the North Carolina State Highway Patrol.

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  2. Clinton man receives felony drug chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | The Sampson Independent

    Miles Andrew Pope, 28, of 414 Wrye Branch Road, Clinton, has been charged with possession of pseudoephedrine with a prior meth conviction. The outstanding warrant, issued out of Harnett County, was served at the Sampson County Sheriff's Office on Friday, Sheriff's Lt.

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  3. CrimewatchRead the original story

    Friday Aug 21 | The Sampson Independent

    ... court date is Sept. 22. Aug. 23 - Whitney Lynn Lambert, 25, of 15401 Dunn Road, Godwin, was charged on Harnett County warrants with forgery of instrument, uttering forged instrument, obtaining property by false pretense and larceny of chose in ...

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  4. Harnett County veteran's remains coming homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | WRAL.com

    ... do that. We're going to go on a mission,'" Wandra Raynor said. Stewart will be the focal point of this year's Harnett County Veterans Day program on Nov. 11 at Veterans Memorial Park in Lillington. It will be followed by a memorial ceremony for ...

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  5. Triangle contractor awarded $4.8M contracts for highway work in Moore, Chatham countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | Business Journal

    ... Utility and Paving Co. of Lillington landed an $8.1 million contract to resurface nearly 45 miles of roads in Harnett County and another 17.4 miles in Cumberland County.

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  6. Slain Fort Bragg soldier's family says plea doesn't bring closureRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | Stars and Stripes

    ... bar, about a half-mile away. At the time, Holbert was a registered sex offender, having been convicted in Harnett County of taking indecent liberties with a child. Holbert was living in his car and a lean-to in woods behind the bar, where he often ...

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  7. NC seafood processor fined $100,000 for mislabeling shrimpRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | WRAL.com

    - A Harnett County seafood processor faces a $100,000 fine and three years of probation for labeling farm-raised, imported shrimp as wild shrimp caught in the United States. According to court documents, an employee of Alphin Brothers Inc. encouraged ...

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  8. Sleeping sitter charged after Dunn children wander offRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | WRAL.com

    ... ooks, 25, of Spring Lake, was sleeping in the house when the children left, police said. She was taken to the Harnett County jail and given a $10,000 secured bond.

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  9. NC kids left with strangers after Facebook kindness goes awryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 4 | WBAY-TV Green Bay

    In the aftermath of the Senate's derailing of Republican legislation halting federal dollars for Planned Parenthood, one t HARNETT COUNTY, N.C. - It's a bizarre case that ended up leaving two kids in the custody of complete strangers. Names have been left out to protect the privacy of the children involved.

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  10. Harnett Co. woman accused of shooting sleeping husbandRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | WRAL.com

    Sheriff's deputies said Sandra Anderson, 63, shot her husband, Jason Anderson, while he was asleep in their home at 154 Hidden Valley Drive near Holly Springs. The Harnett County Sheriff's office received a 911 call at about 9 a.m. from the victim, who said he had a gunshot wound.

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  11. Unemployment rates slightly increaseRead the original story

    Friday Jul 31 | The Sampson Independent

    ... surrounding counties, Sampson County falls at the lower end of unemployment rates. The unemployment rate for Harnett County is 7.3 percent, Duplin County is 6.2 percent, Pender County is 6.3 percent and on top was Cumberland County coming in at 7.8 ...

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  12. Felony drug offenses leveledRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | The Sampson Independent

    A Sampson County woman was taken into custody at her home Monday following an investigation by drug agents, who allegedly found her in possession of pseudoephedrine, the key ingredient in the manufacture of methamphetamine. Sherry Hope Sills, 45, of 1283 Savannah Hill Road, Dunn, was charged with five felony counts of possession of pseudoephedrine/prior meth conviction.

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  13. CCCC scholarships available for Chatham County residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Chatham Journal

    ... child care, transportation and living expenses Eligibility Requirements: - Chatham, Lee, and Harnett county residents ONLY - US Citizen - One of the following target groups o Unemployed, underemployed, o National ...

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  14. Old tires burn in Harnett CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2015 | WRAL.com

    Flat Branch Fire Chief Mike Brown told The Fayetteville Observer says someone dropped a cigarette in the woods and the fire spread to piles of old tires. Brown said the tires were being stored by someone who owns a tire shop in Spring Lake.

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  15. Don't Shop, AdoptRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... rates. Some animals only have a day to get out of the shelter and into a loving home. For example, at the Harnett County Animal Shelter in North Carolina, most dogs and cats have about one week to be rescued or adopted. Now some would say the ...

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  16. Week 2 of voting rights trial gets heatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | Independent Weekly

    ... from his parents' address in Rockingham County to his new on-campus residence at Campbell University in Harnett County. But when he tried to cast a ballot during early voting, a volunteer poll worker told him he was not registered. The source of the ...

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  17. NC lawmakers get behind March 15 presidential primaryRead the original story

    Jul 20, 2015 | South Carolina Lawyers Weekly

    ... has been held in recent cycles in early May, when primaries for state offices are held. Rep. David Lewis of Harnett County, a Republican National Committee member, got a bill passed last spring that would have moved the primary to March 8. Lewis ...

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  18. Pregnant Woman Okay After Lightning Shocks Tummy In RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2015 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    TV in Raleigh reports that a pregnant woman was struck by lightning on the Cape Fear River in Lillington Saturday afternoon, according to Harnett County emergency officials. Pregnant Woman Okay After Lightning Shocks Tummy In River WRAL-TV in Raleigh reports that a pregnant woman was struck by lightning on the Cape Fear River in Lillington Saturday afternoon, according to Harnett County emergency officials.

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  19. Lawmakers get behind March 15 presidential primaryRead the original story

    Jul 19, 2015 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    ... has been held in recent cycles in early May, when primaries for state offices are held. Rep. David Lewis of Harnett County, a Republican National Committee member, got a bill passed last spring that would have moved the primary to March 8. Lewis ...

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  20. Pregnant woman struck by lightning in LillingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2015 | WRAL.com

    - A pregnant woman was struck by lightning on the Cape Fear River in Lillington Friday afternoon, according to Harnett County emergency officials. According to Callicutt's sister, Jessica, a group of six were in the water. All six exited the water ...

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