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Sheriffs Statement about Federal Investigation

  News Release   May 6, 2016     “I am proud to serve as Harnett County Sheriff.  I believe in, and value, our deputies and staff who work in stressful roles whether that is on the road as a deputy, in our 911 center answering emergency calls, or in our detention center monitoring those


12 year old involved in fatal atv accident

Reports are indicating that a 12 year old male was involved in a fatal  4 wheeler accident this afternoon near the 2400 block of McNeil Rd in Broadway. No other information has been released.


Sheriff Larry Rollins Resigns

According to source’s Sheriff Larry Rollins resigned from his role as sheriff of Harnett County during county commissioners meeting. Major Wayne Coats will serve as Sheriff until elections are held this November.


Early Morning Crash Near Bill Avery Road in Coats

Early Morning Wreck Leaves One with Minor Injuries An early morning wreck near Bill Avery Rd between Buies Creek and Coats left one man with minor injuries after he lost control and rolled his suv striking a tree. Buies Creek Fire & Rescue and Harnett emergency agencies assisted.

2 shot in Fuquay Varina area of Harnett County

          Harnett County Sheriff’s Office: This morning, just before noon, Deputies were called to 525 Caley Dr. Fuquay-Varina in reference to assault victims. Two gunshot victims were located at the scene. Both were transported to Wake Medical Center. It appears that the incident occurred outside of the residence located at 525

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Vernon Stewart Announces Intention to Keep the District 11A Seat

  STEWART RUNNING FOR RE-ELECTION Vernon Stewart Announces Intention to Keep the District 11A Seat     LILLINGTON, NC – Vernon Stewart kicked off his re-election campaign today for District Attorney of Lee and Harnett Counties. He is running to keep his seat as the District 11A prosecutor.   “After encouragement from my family and

Firefighters Fight Blazing House Fire early Sunday Morning

Firefighters Fight Blazing House Fire early Sunday Morning         At  12:30AM Sunday morning crews from Angier, Buies Creek, Coats, and West Johnston county fire departments were dispatched to a residential house fire at 194 Guy Rd in Angier. Upon arrival Angier fire command reported heavy smoke and flames showing from the structure

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