Harnett County Newswire

Harnett County Newswire

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  1. Dump truck operator pleads no contest in Hillsborough boy's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WRAL.com

    - A Harnett County man pleaded no contest Monday to a misdemeanor charge after his unattended dump truck ran over a Hillsborough boy the day after Christmas. Five-year-old Everett Copeland was playing outside his home with three other children on ...

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  2. 4 charged in Southern Pines theft ringRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | Courier-Tribune

    ... counts of felony financial card theft and nine counts of felony conspiracy. McDowell is incarcerated in the Harnett County Detention Center for prior criminal offenses. * Tiffany Jean Cotton, 20, of Cameron, charged with eight counts of breaking or ...

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  3. SP Police Names 4 Suspects in Break-In SpreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | The Pilot

    ... financial card theft and eight counts of felony conspiracy. McDowell and Cotton are both being held in the Harnett County Detention Center for prior criminal offenses, the release said. Mikayla Ann Hickman, 20, of Sanford, is accused of four counts ...

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  4. Man accused of road rage shooting suspected in more casesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | Norwalk Citizen News

    Authorities say a North Carolina man accused of shooting a motorist in a road-rage incident is a suspect in other shootings. The Fayetteville Observer reports the Harnett County Sheriff's Office said in a statement that 20-year-old Tyree Shariffe Newsuan is being investigated in other shootings in that and surrounding counties.

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  5. Man accused in road rage shooting a suspect in other casesRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 7 | WBTV

    Authorities in Harnett County say a man accused of shooting a motorist who flashed his high-beam headlights at him is a suspect in other shootings. The Fayetteville Observer reports the Harnett County Sheriff's Office said in a statement that 20-year-old Tyree Shariffe Newsuan may be involved in multiple shootings in that county and surrounding counties.

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  6. Police: Flashing headlights spark road-rage incident, arrestRead the original story

    Friday Feb 3 | WBTV

    Multiple media outlets report 20-year-old Tyree Sharif Newsuan of Sanford was arrested Friday at a Lumberton motel. The Harnett County Sheriff's Office said in a news release that Newsuan will be returned to the county to face multiple charges, including attempted murder.

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  7. Suspect in Spring Lake road rage shooting arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 3 | WRAL.com

    Lumberton police arrested Tyree Newsuan, 20, of Sanford, without incident at the Royal Inn, at 2333 Lackey St., according to the Harnett County Sheriff's Office. He faces one count each of attempted murder and assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill and five counts of discharging a weapon into occupied property.

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  8. Rain soaks morning commute; meek wintry precipitation stays northRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 2 | WRAL.com

    Despite the warm temperatures, a very light wintry precipitation mix could fall in towns north of the Harnett County-Wake County line. "This is where we could see some big, wet snowflakes, some sleet pellets, and some light rain all sort of mixed together," said WRAL meteorologist Elizabeth Gardner.

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  9. Police identify suspect in Spring Lake road rage shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 2 | WRAL.com

    Police said Newsuan should be considered armed and dangerous. Warrants to arrest him were obtained Thursday around 6 p.m. According to police, a suspect shot and wounded a man following an argument over a car's bright lights on a rural Harnett County road.

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  10. Police locate car involved in Spring Lake road rage shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 1 | WRAL.com

    - Harnett County authorities on Wednesday night said the car driven by a suspect who shot and wounded a man following an argument over a car's bright lights on a rural Harnett County road has been located. The shooting occurred at about 8 p.m. ...

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  11. Summer camping with Richmond County 4-HRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | Richmond County Daily Journal

    Daily Journal Ropes course instructor Cory Carter, right, unhooks Charlie Garron of Harnett County from the swinging rope during camp at Millstone. Camp is a gift that helps shape a child's decision-making skills, team-working ability and self-esteem.

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  12. Slick trip remains from subdivisions to cleared highwaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2017 | WRAL.com

    ... the state remain closed as a result of the storm -- U.S. Highway 441 in Swain County and N.C. Highway 1505 in Harnett County. Officials warned that although the sun melted some snow and ice Sunday afternoon, the potential for black ice remains and ...

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  13. Officials urge drivers to continue to stay off roadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2017 | WRAL.com

    ... the state remain closed as a result of the storm- U.S. Highway 441 in Swain County and N.C. Highway 1505 in Harnett County. Officials warned that although the sun melted some snow and ice Sunday afternoon, the potential for black ice remains and ...

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  14. Obituaries, January 9, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2017 | HeraldSun.com

    ... visitation with family and friends will be held one hour prior to the service. Dwight was born and raised in Harnett County. He was educated in the Harnett County schools. Dwight served his country proudly in World War II as a Corporal in the United ...

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  15. Water Plant Expansion to Serve Moore Now CompleteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2017 | The Pilot

    With an expansion of the Harnett County water treatment plant complete, Moore County leaders say they won't have to worry about meeting its needs for a long time to come. In 2014, the commissioners approved a 99-year agreement with Harnett County to buy up to 3 million gallons of water a day, an increase of 1 million gallons from its current contract.

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  16. Obituaries, January 4, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2017 | HeraldSun.com

    ... December 21, 1928 to the late Corine Estelle Stanley and John Henry Knight in the Chalybeate Springs area of Harnett County, NC. He relocated to Durham in October of 1948, where he was a member of Grey Stone Baptist Church. Mr. Knight was employed ...

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  17. Injured at Employer's Holiday Party? No Workers' Comp Benefits (in North Carolina).Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2016 | Law.com

    A North Carolina court has affirmed a state agency's decision denying an employee's workers' compensation claim for injuries sustained at her employer's annual holiday party, concluding that the injury had not arisen out of or in the course of her employment. Melissa Lennon worked as a deputy clerk of court in the accounting division of the Harnett County clerk of court's office in Hartnett County, North Carolina.

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  18. Harnett jail under federal investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2016 | Courier-Tribune

    Since May, the Harnett County jail staff has been under the watch of federal authorities, scrutiny brought by a 2011 surveillance video showing detention officers shocking an inmate three times with a Taser, then leaving him to die on the floor of a padded cell. In August, as civil rights investigators bore down, Harnett detention officers entered the padded cell of another inmate, spraying him with toxic pepper spray before forcing him to the ground, according to jail incident reports.

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  19. Advocates press for in-state tuition for undocumented NC studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2016 | WRAL.com

    ... why do they not have the same access and the same rights?" said Anna Blackburn, vice president of the Harnett County NAACP. Last year, at least two bills were filed in the General Assembly to change the tuition policy for undocumented students, but ...

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  20. N.C. Senate votes down HB2 repeal, House adjourns without voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2016 | Courier-Tribune

    ... special session began minutes after it opened Wednesday. House Rules Chairman David Lewis, a Republican from Harnett County, said there weren't enough members of the GOP caucus who support repealing HB2 to approve doing that. "I felt pretty good ...

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