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Time To Register Your Golf Carts In Benson

Of The Record Staff The Benson Police Department is making it easier to register golf carts for use on city streets on the first day of Mule Days. Inspections are currently taking place in the storage building behind town hall daily until Friday. According to Benson Police Administrative Assistant A

MY DAILY RECORD.COM - 2017-09-21 00:00:10

Benson Mule Days:Things You Should Know

Today marks the kick-off of the 68th annual Benson Mule Days. Chamber Park and Nowell Smith Arena (where the Mule Competiton, rodeos and Mule City dances will take place and will host plenty of camping spaces) are located at 355 J. Lee Road, just off U.S. 301 south of Benson. From I-95 - Take Ex

MY DAILY RECORD.COM - 2017-09-21 00:00:14

Trying To Prevent Another Hurricane Matthew Flood In Benson

Of The Record Staff The Benson Board of Commissioners got an update on all of the ongoing projects across the town. Commissioners began the meeting with a lengthy discussion about the town's ongoing storm water drainage repairs and upgrades. Addressing the town's flooding issues has received top

MY DAILY RECORD.COM - 2017-09-19 00:00:02

Litter of puppies killed in Johnston County fire

Benson, N.C. - A litter of puppies was killed late Wednesday in a house fire on Parrish Road. Fire crews said the fire started shortly before 10 p.m. at a family's Benson farm house. A couple escaped the fire without injuries, but officials said they lost nearly everything inside. A small dog was re

WRAL - 2017-09-21 10:07:00

A.G. Drops In On Harnett Forum

Of The Record Staff Last year, 11 people died in Harnett County due to opioid overdose. So far, this year, eight people have died. In response to the national opioid epidemic, a Harnett County Leadership Forum on Opioid Abuse was held yesterday morning at the County Commons in Lillington. It was

MY DAILY RECORD.COM - 2017-09-21 00:00:02

Looking For Some Free Swag And Food?

Dunn Business Fest Is Tuesday. The Family Medical Supply Business Fest, Dunn's 26th annual business expo, is set for Tuesday, and will be held at the Dunn Community Building and Dr. P.K. Vyas Recreation Center on Jackson Road. Doors to the expo will open at 10:30 a.m. and the show will continue un

MY DAILY RECORD.COM - 2017-09-21 00:00:48

Local BBQ Restaurant Owner Earns Top Placement At National Competition

Redneck Scientific, the Kansas City Barbeque Society competition team based in Clayton, brought home the hardware from the American Royal, home of the World Series of Barbeque in Kansas City, Mo. Earlier this month, Redneck Scientific took home 2017 Second Place Runner-Up in the American Royal 30

MY DAILY RECORD.COM - 2017-09-21 00:00:47

Hiester Chevrolet Creates Opportunity For Special-Need Worker

When JCI participant Tawanda M. was in need of a job, John Hiester Chevrolet of Lillington General Manager Keith Tripp and Service Manager Dan Irwin stepped up and provided this employment opportunity. They created a position for Tawanda in which she has excelled with her duties of vacuuming and cl

MY DAILY RECORD.COM - 2017-09-21 00:00:46

The Value Of The Hard-earned Dollar

Of all the news stories I read last week, the most touching heartfelt story had to be that of a young entrepreneur named Frank Giaccio from Falls Church, Va. You see, a few months back when Frank was only 10 years old he penned a letter to President Trump saying it would be his honor to mow the Whi

MY DAILY RECORD.COM - 2017-09-21 00:00:16

Show Biz Meltdown: Bombs Away!

The numbers don't lie. Across the entertainment industry, viewers and fans are tuning out. It's no coincidence that ratings are cratering as unhinged celebrities crank up their anti-Trump and anti-American antics. Pro tip, Tinseltownies: Swapping your jazz hands for middle fingers and waving resi

MY DAILY RECORD.COM - 2017-09-21 00:00:15

Lewis Appointed Chair On Two Interim Committees

As the business of the long session at the North Carolina General Assembly winds down, interim committees will begin their business. State Rep. David Lewis (R-Harnett) has been appointed to chair the Joint Legislative Elections Oversight Committee and the Legislative Research Commission respectivel

MY DAILY RECORD.COM - 2017-09-21 00:00:12

Last Weekend To Shop At Raleigh Flea Market Before N.C. State Fair

The Raleigh Flea Market will close temporarily beginning Sunday in preparation for the 150th N.C. State Fair, which runs Oct. 12-22. The flea market will operate Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. It will then remain closed until Saturday, Nov. 4. The Raleigh Flea Market is one of the la

MY DAILY RECORD.COM - 2017-09-21 00:00:45

John L. Giles, 77

John Lynn Giles, 77, of 238 Greenfield Estates Road, Whiteville, died Monday, Sept. 18, 2017 at Columbus Regional Healthcare System. Born in New Madrid, Mo., and grew up in Detroit, Mich., Mr. Giles was the son of the late John Wesley Giles and Mary Elizabeth McVay. He was a veteran of the U.S. A

MY DAILY RECORD.COM - 2017-09-21 00:00:42

Kelly Bailey Jr., 52

Kelly Bailey Jr., 52, of Sanford died Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017, at UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill. He was preceded in death by his father, Kelly Bailey Sr. Mr. Bailey worked as general manager of Pizza Hut in Pittsboro for 32 years. He loved NASCAR racing and the Ohio State Buckeyes. A memorial se

MY DAILY RECORD.COM - 2017-09-21 00:00:41

Lynda G. Morgan, 68

Lynda Gray Morgan, 68, of 3830 Blue Ridge Road, Raleigh, formerly of Dunn, died Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017 at Rex Healthcare in Raleigh. Arrangements will be announced by Dafford Funeral Home of Dunn. Lynda Gray Morgan, 68, of 3830 Blue Ridge Road, Raleigh, formerly of Dunn, died Wednesday, Sept

MY DAILY RECORD.COM - 2017-09-21 00:00:40

Robert B. Leathers, 44

Robert Brian Leathers, 44, of Sanford died Monday, Sept. 18, 2017. He was born Dec. 20, 1972, in Durham to Robert L. Leathers and Harriet B. Leathers. He was self-employed and worked in construction. A graveside service will be held at Grace Chapel Church Cemetery Saturday at 11 a.m. with the R

MY DAILY RECORD.COM - 2017-09-21 00:00:37

Looking The Part: New Historical Fashion Exhibit Opens

Hold on to your corset strings! An eye-popping new exhibit is coming to the lobby of the North Carolina Museum of History in Raleigh on Friday. The N.C. Museum of History presents "The Shape of Fashion," a new exhibit showcasing 10 different fashionable silhouettes (six represented by artifacts)

MY DAILY RECORD.COM - 2017-09-21 00:00:24

Let's Really Honor The Constitution

As this is Constitution Week, it's worth noting that Congress could do more than pay lip service to the U.S. Constitution. Legislators could expand a well-intentioned but ineffectual 2010 rule that required bill sponsors to cite each piece of new legislation's specific constitutional authority.

MY DAILY RECORD.COM - 2017-09-21 00:00:18

County, Lillington To Swap Properties

Lillington Will Get: Harnett County Will Get: Harnett County Gives OK, And Lillington Should Soon By SHAUN SAVARESE, LISA FARMER and TOM WOERNER Of The Record Staff The Harnett County Board of Commissioners have agreed to a property swap with the Town of Lillington. The proposed agreement came af

MY DAILY RECORD.COM - 2017-09-21 00:00:00

Coats Chamber's Third Thursday Sing Is Tonight

The congregation at Coats Community Church invites you to attend their homecoming on Sunday. Services will begin at 10:30 a.m. with a covered dish lunch to follow. Dr. James Estes will bring the message and special music will be provided. Everyone is welcome to come and share a day of worship and f

MY DAILY RECORD.COM - 2017-09-21 00:00:26