Rumors Flair of Student Bringing Gun to Coats-Erwin Middle Rumors flared today that a student brought a loaded handgun to school. The Dispatch talked to a parent that reported that the school board sent out a robo-call stating that it was a BB gun and not a real gun. The Dispatch has not confirmed this with the school system…
Blackburn vs. Elmore Vice Chairman Gary A. House Harnett County Board of Commissioners The great thing about America is we have freedom of choice. That freedom includes the ability to vote for whomever we want when we enter the polling booth. In the 2012 General Election, I know that many Republicans, members of the Harnett County Republican Executive Committee, and Republican elected officials cast their votes for two Democrats—Kim Hargrove for Register of Deeds and Marsha Johnson for Clerk of Court. Why would such diehard conservative Republicans cross party lines and vote for Democrats? Why would these …continue reading
In honor of Grandparents Day, students at Angier Elementary had the opportunity to eat a special lunch with their grandparents.
To promote good citizenship, students at LaFayette Elementary participated in International Dot Day. International Dot Day was inspired by a book called “The Dot” that was written by Peter H. Reynolds. The Dot tells the story of a caring teacher who reaches a reluctant student in a remarkably creative way. In the book, the teacher dares a very resistant student to “make her mark.” Encouraged by her teacher, the student sets off on a journey of self-discovery.Begun in 2009, International Dot Day celebrates bravery, creativity, and self-expression all over the world. Students at LaFayette …continue reading
Registered Sex Offenders Who Have Moved into Harnett County As a public service to the residents of Harnett County, the Harnett Dispatch will now be displaying all Registered Sex Offenders who have moved into Harnett County.
Commissioner Tries Unorthodox Appointment to Planning Board Commissioner Burgin Tries to Appoint Person from outside his district On Monday night the Harnett County Commissioners held their regularly scheduled meeting. One item on the list was the appointment of a new member to the county planning board. The Planning board is define as according to the county webpage GS 153-9 (40) provides for the establishment and operation of a county planning board. Function: To acquire and maintain in current form such basic information and materials as are necessary to an understanding of past trends, present conditions, and forces at work …continue reading