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A fracking refresher: A brief history of the debate over hydraulic fracturing

Fracking is back. Some midweek controversy over the legality of the state's Oil & Gas Commission's decision to organize and meet to hear complaints, and the upcoming expiration of Lee County's two-year moratorium on hydraulic fracturing in county limits, mean the topic will come up much more in the

SANFORD HERALD - 2017-09-24 04:00:00

This day in history: Football, filings and the fair

Every other week, we go through our archives and see what made news and what the headlines were in the past. Take a look at what was in The Herald on or around this day in 2012, 2011, 1991, 1982 and 1975. 5 Years Ago: Walmart Zoning Hearing Brings Crowd in Broadway Broadway Town Commissioners meetin

SANFORD HERALD - 2017-09-24 04:00:00

Broadway to hold public hearing on weeds

The Broadway Town Commissioners will hold a public hearing regarding the town's vacant lot weed ordinance Monday night in the only fresh item on its regular agenda. The board has been talking about the proper height to keep tall grass on vacant lots within town limits for a few months now. At its la

SANFORD HERALD - 2017-09-24 04:00:00

Radio Opens Up New Worlds Beyond Buckhorn

Life on the Lett family farm in the Buckhorn community was not all work and no play. While interesting stories and juicy gossip highlighted "conversings" on front porches in the country and in small towns, fresh friends spoke from inside the talking box. And these on-air newcomers meddled more and

MY DAILY RECORD.COM - 2017-09-22 00:00:38

Inmate still at large one week after escape in Harnett County

Lillington, N.C. - Authorities on Thursday were continuing to search for Micahel D. Clark, one week after he escaped from custody in Harnett County. Authorities said Clark, 51, was on a work assignment involving a construction project at Harnett Correctional Institution when he escaped. Clark is a

WRAL - 2017-09-21 18:21:00

Jerry N. Brown, 74

Jerry Norris Brown, 74, of Cheraw., S.C., formerly of Sanford, died Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017, in Cheraw. Arrangements will be announced by O'Quinn-Peebles-Phillips Funeral Home & Crematory, Lillington. Jerry Norris Brown, 74, of Cheraw., S.C., formerly of Sanford, died Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017,

MY DAILY RECORD.COM - 2017-09-22 00:00:57

For insurers, accounting for meteorological violence begins

NEW YORK - Allstate expects insurance losses of about $593 million in August after Hurricane Harvey left a path of destruction along the Gulf Coast. The initial accounting Thursday follows warnings from other insurers that are tallying the damages from a hurricane season that is nowhere near being o

WRAL - 2017-09-21 15:01:53

Found Dog, Black and White Pitbull in Cameron

Area Found (Please include city/town): Cameron Closest Major Intersection: Hillman Grove and Hwy 24/27 Finder's Name: Matt Finder's email: vfaircloth88@gmail.com Zip: 28326 Primary Phone: (910) 245-2382 Additional Comments: Found running in the road. Would prefer not to post a picture so I can be su

PILOT.COM - 2017-09-21 21:27:00

Found Dog, Chocolate Lab in Carthage

Area Found (Please include city/town): McIntosh Road, Carthage Finder's Name: Angie Rose Finder's email: jabbondanzio@moorecountync.gov Zip: 28327 Primary Phone: (919) 895-9181 Additional Comments: He appears to be 2-3 years old, is very friendly, knows commands, & is not neutered. He has been scann

PILOT.COM - 2017-09-22 18:43:00

Found Dog, Yorkshire Terrier in Carthage

Area Found (Please include city/town): Union Church Rd., Carthage Closest Major Intersection: Across from the New Covenant Church Finder's Name: Moore Humane Society Finder's email: moorehumane@gmail.com Zip: 28327 Primary Phone: (910) 947-2631 Alternate phone: (910) 947-2631 Additional Comments: FO

PILOT.COM - 2017-09-22 13:25:00

Tanya B. Hicks, 55

Tanya Bailey Hicks 55, of Lillington, died Monday, Sept. 18, 2017, at her residence in Lillington. Funeral services will be held Monday at 2 p.m. at Lillington Star Freewill Baptist Church, 183 Bailey Way Road, Lillington. Viewing will be from noon to 2 at the church. Interment will follow imme

MY DAILY RECORD.COM - 2017-09-22 00:01:03

Mother, Child Hospitalized After Aberdeen Wreck

A woman and her young daughter suffered serious injuries during a single-vehicle accident Thursday in Aberdeen. The wreck occurred about 10:40 a.m. in the the 400 block of Pinebluff Lake Road, where Toyota SUV struck a tree after veering off the street near the railroad crossing. Tammy Locklear, the

PILOT.COM - 2017-09-21 20:03:00

Morgan Street Food Hall delays opening, chefs on the move, and more foodie news

Morgan Street Food Hall, one of two food halls planned for downtown Raleigh, has adjusted its timeline for opening with early 2018 as the new projection. The food hall originally had been projected to open by late summer, according to previous news releases. This week, the Hibernian Hospitality-owne

RALEIGH NEWS & OBSERVER - 2017-09-21 21:29:00

73 Years Later, Capt. Lanier Is Just Days Away From Home

Of The Record Staff The long road home for a fallen local World War II hero will finally end next week when his remains are returned home 73 years after he died in service to his nation. A special delegation of U.S. Army soldiers are now in the process of escorting the remains of Buies Creek nat

MY DAILY RECORD.COM - 2017-09-22 00:00:01

School Board To Hold Two Meetings

The Harnett County School Board will hold two meetings next week. The board will hold its regular meeting for September Monday. The meeting will begin at 9 a.m. at the Lillington Education Center on South 11th Street. The second meeting will be held Tuesday. That meeting will be a joint special work

MY DAILY RECORD.COM - 2017-09-22 08:51:19

Fundraisers, nonprofit meetings and opportunities

Habitat Volunteers Needed: Skilled volunteers are needed on Oct. 7 to assist with disaster relief and repairs in Habitat's Buxton Village. Repairs to damage caused by Hurricane Matthew are almost completed, but help is needed. Registration is required. Contact Chatham McTindal at 910-483-0952 or vis

FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER - 2017-09-23 07:01:00

St. Joseph Partners with Art in Bloom Gallery

St. Joseph of the Pines has partnered with Art in Bloom Gallery in Wilmington to bring an art exhibit to Belle Meade in October that will be open to the public and feature original work by a diverse group of artists. "Sea to Sandhills: Art from Wilmington to Southern Pines" will open Sunday, Oct. 1,

PILOT.COM - 2017-09-23 15:31:00

Sandhills Veterans Festival Offers Two Weeks of Events

What was known four short years ago as Veterans Weekend in the Sandhills isn't just a weekend anymore. The fifth annual Sandhills Veterans Festival will begin on Oct. 29 this year, with 14 events including an art contest, live music, parades and historical exhibits spanning the two weeks until Veter

PILOT.COM - 2017-09-22 19:47:00

Local Realtor Holds Pet Adoption Day With Shelters

Coldwell Banker Advantage in Southern Pines recently partnered with Caring Hearts for Canines and Moore Humane Society to hold a pet adoption event on Sept. 10. Community members enjoyed a day of sunshine and tail wags at Coldwell Banker Advantage, where Caring Hearts for Canines and Moore Humane So

PILOT.COM - 2017-09-22 19:34:00

New SP Elementary School Hits Approval Snag

A new 800-student elementary school proposed for the northeastern outskirts of Southern Pines has gotten turned down by the town's Planning Board, but the project will move forward anyway next month and get a hearing before the Town Council. Following a drawn-out public hearing that lasted more than

PILOT.COM - 2017-09-22 19:00:00