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  1. 'Tis the SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | JD Supra

    ... sales tax rates this year. On April 1, 2014, the local sales and use tax rate increased from 2% to 2.25% in Harnett County taking the combined State and local general rate in that county from 6.75% to 7%. Davidson County had the same increases go ...

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  2. 2014 NC Case Law UpdateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | JD Supra

    ... In this case plaintiff sustained a compensable back injury in 2008 during the course of his employment with Harnett County. Plaintiff subsequently returned to work for a new employer (Town of Coats) in 2009, and later suffered another back injury in ...

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  3. She's back! Chasity Melvin returns for guest appearance on Full Court Press on Friday nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    ... Melvin is currently in her first season as head coach of the girls basketball team at Cape Fear Christian in Harnett County. WWAY's Full Court Press will tip off around 11:15pm. We'll feature a slew of area games with the Hoggard-New Hanover being ...

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  4. She's back! Chasity Melvin returns for guest appearance on Full Court Press tonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    ... Melvin is currently in her first season as head coach of the girls basketball team at Cape Fear Christian in Harnett County. WWAY's Full Court Press will tip off around 11:15pm. We'll feature a slew of area games with the Hoggard-New Hanover being ...

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  5. Tests are next step in NC coal ash cleanupRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | The Charlotte Observer

    RALEIGH Environmental regulators don't know enough about the extent of groundwater contamination at coal ash plants across the state to determine which ones pose the biggest threat, a legislative commission was told Wednesday. Beyond the four sites that a state law this summer required to be excavated as soon as possible, 10 other plants will be ranked according to whether they should also be excavated or capped and left where they are.

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  6. Students attend CCCC Laser & Photonics workshopRead the original story

    Friday Dec 5 | Chatham Journal

    Eighteen students recently participated in the 2014 Laser & Photonics Workshop on Central Carolina Community College's Harnett County Campus.

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  7. Full Court Press returns tonight on WWAYRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    ... season on the "Full Court Press". Melvin is now the head girls basketball coach at Cape Fear Christian in Harnett County. She may make a guest appearance or two this season when her schedule permits. Disclaimer: Comments posted on this, or any story ...

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  8. Tommy Wall Loses Job, House, Reputation After Police Wrongly Charge Him With Child RapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | Switched

    ... it was all gone," Tommy Keith Wall told The Huffington Post. Wall, 50, of Willow Spring, was freed from the Harnett County jail on Oct. 30, after more than three months behind bars on charges of first-degree rape of a child, first-degree sex offense ...

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  9. I was destroyed in 24 hours: Innocent man ruined by unbelievably sloppy sex crime investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 30 | The Raw Story

    ... The home he owned was auctioned off. Wall was accused of being involved in a child pornography ring based in Harnett County, and investigators had claimed that there was video of him committing a sexual act with a child. But the only evidence ...

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  10. Man wrongly accused of sex crime loses home, jobRead the original story

    Saturday Nov 29 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    A Johnson County man is trying to put his life back together after authorities in Harnett County wrongly accused him of being part of a child sex ring. Tommy Wall said he lost his $55,000-a-year job he had for 15 years, his home was put up for auction and his reputation after his highly publicized arrest in June.

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  11. Small plane makes emergency landing near BensonRead the original story

    Friday Nov 28 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Multiple media outlets reported the plane put down in the Benson area near the Harnett County line shortly after 6 p.m. Thanksgiving Day. A pilot and another person were on the plane that lost power on the twin-engine Seabee aircraft.

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  12. Small plane makes emergency landing near BensonRead the original story

    Friday Nov 28 | WLOS

    Multiple media outlets reported the plane put down in the Benson area near the Harnett County line shortly after 6 p.m. Thanksgiving Day. A pilot and another person were on the plane that lost power on the twin-engine Seabee aircraft.

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  13. Small plane makes emergency landing near BensonRead the original story

    Friday Nov 28 | Jacksonville Daily News

    Multiple media outlets reported the plane put down in the Benson area near the Harnett County line shortly after 6 p.m. Thanksgiving Day.

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  14. Durham on track to get veterans' courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2014 | Stars and Stripes

    ... to back us." If approved, Durham would have the third veterans' court in North Carolina. The first was in Harnett County, and Cumberland County began one recently. "We all know that criminal convictions have enormous collateral consequences to ...

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  15. At least 17 reported dead in swarm of NC tornadoesRead the original story

    Nov 21, 2014 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Authorities confirmed 10 deaths in Bertie County; three members of the same family dead in a Wake County trailer park; and single deaths in Cumberland and Harnett counties. Gov. Beverly Perdue has also said fatalities were reported in Bladen and Lee counties.

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  16. Child sex charges dropped against Willow Spring manRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | WRAL.com

    - A Superior Court judge in Harnett County has dismissed child sex charges against a Willow Spring man charged this past summer on accusations that he raped a child. Tommy Keith Wall was arrested June 24 on charges of first-degree rape of a child, ...

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  17. How Big Petro's candidates fared in NC legislative racesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | Institute for Southern Studies

    ... candidates that API supported included three state senators: Chad Barefoot of Wake County, Ronald Rabin of Harnett County, and Wesley Meredith of Cumberland County. It also supported four state representatives: Jamie Boles of Moore County, Tim ...

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  18. Wife of convicted sex offender pleads guilty to running a daycare...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | Daily Mail

    ... that Mr Mills had billed himself as a baby-sitter, tutor and mentor at the rented private residence in Harnett County. Speaking to the News Observer earlier this year, the couples' landlord Siegrun Collins said the Mills' had been renting the ...

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  19. N.C. woman pleads guilty to making child porn at daycareRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | New York Daily News

    Elizabeth Holland Mills, 35, faces up to 30 years in prison for her role in a child porn production operation out of a Harnett County, N.C. home. Her husband, Bailey Joe Mills, has also pleaded guilty to one count of manufacturing child porn.

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  20. Assistant county manager hired; will start work in DecemberRead the original story

    Nov 13, 2014 | Goldsboro News-Argus

    The county manager for Harnett County has been hired as Wayne County's first-ever assistant county manager. The hiring of Tommy Burns was announced Wednesday afternoon by Wayne County Manager George Wood.

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