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Lillington Native Senator Robert Morgan has passed away

  Senator Robert Morgan of Lillington passed away on Saturday, an outpouring of praises have been shared through out NC and on social media sites. Here are a few of the thoughts people are sharing Tommy Burns, Former Harnett County Mgr “I will miss my friend. I cherish our conversations at his law office in Lillington. The


One Suspect in First Citizens Bank Robbery Arrested

  July 6, 2016   Case update:   Late yesterday afternoon Mr. Alston turned himself in at the North Charleston Police Department. He was arrested for the Harnett County charges along with outstanding warrants in South Carolina (It is our understanding that he was wanted for Forgery of checks, burglary and failure to appear). The


Sheriff Terminates Deputy After Internal Investigation

Office of the Sheriff of Harnett County Sheriff  Wayne Coats PO Box 399 175 Bain Street, Lillington, NC 27546 Phone:  910-893-9111 • Fax: 910-893-6450 News Release   July 6, 2016 After receiving information concerning the activities of Paul Shane Durazo, a Detective, I ordered an Internal Investigation. On June 23, 2016, Detective Durazo was terminated


Area Firefighters Battle House Fire in Dunn

  Dunn, NC structure fire. N. McKay at Granville St. Dunn Emergency Services, Erwin Fire, Coats-Grove Fire, Buies Creek Fire, Dunn PD, and Harnett County Fire Marshals Office responded.


Anderson Creek Charter School Administrator tenure Terminated

  Anderson Creek Charter School Administrator tenure Terminated According to a letter sent to parents of students attending Anderson Creek Charter School, Mr. Ozie Hall the administrator has been terminated. This comes on the heels of actions taken by the NC Attorney General’s office against Mr. Hall. Mr. Hall was administrator of another charter school


Home Invasion In Broadway

  Around 7:30 tonight a Home Invasion was reported to have taken place on Applewood Dr in Broadway. Reports are indicating that 3 black males with scarfs around their faces held the homeowners a gunpoint and took undisclosed items from the home. No injuries were reported.


Buies Creek Fire Department Annual Catfish Tournament

Click Here for more Info http://www.buiescreekfirerescue.org/news/fullstory/newsid/227190 Buies Creek Fire Department is hosting it’s annual fishing tournament this summer. The 3rd annual event is scheduled to take place June 4th and 5th 2016 and 100% of the proceeds raised will benefit the North Carolina Fallen Fire Fighters Foundation. More information and details about the tournament are


House Fire on Red Hill Church Road

  4/18/16 Erwin Fire Department dispatched to a residential structure fire at 1186 Red Hill Church Rd. Mutual aid was given by Dunn Emergency Services