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  • Harnett County Schools are considering a pull-out of NCHSAA

    LILLINGTON–Concerned primarily about the distance that athletes from Western Harnett would have to travel in the latest realignment proposal by the North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA), the Harnett County Board of Education is discussing its options. The most dramatic of those contigencies discussed would be withdrawal from the NCHSAA with the four Harnett County High Schools–Harnett Central, Overhills, Triton and Western Harnett.

  • NASCAR made history Sunday when it postponed the Daytona 500

    SANFORD–Die-hard NASCAR fans  were not too happy Sunday when  the Daytona 500  had to be postponed for the first time in 54 years.  A group  of fans had gathered to watch the race when NASCAR postponed The Great  American Race after heavy rain saturated the Daytona International  Speedway.   Officials spent more than four hours waiting to dry the famed  track, but it never came.  And when the latest storm cell passed over the  speedway, they had little choice but to call it a day and reschedule.    The 500 mile race was rescheduled for noon Monday.  It will be aired […]

  • Ohio High School Locked Down After Shooting; Four Shot

    Ohio High School Locked Down After Shooting; Four Shot

    (CHARDON, Ohio) — A high school in Ohio was locked down early Monday morning after a lone gunman opened fire, shooting at least four people. Authorities were called to Chardon High School — about 30 miles east of Cleveland — just before 8 a.m.  Four people suffered gunshot wounds, according to officials, who refused to comment on the severity of their injuries. The shooter has been apprehended and remains in custody, officials say.  No other details are known at this time. Story developing… video platform video management video solutions video player Copyright 2012 ABC News Radio

  • Alan Jackson Sets Attendance Record at San Antonio Livestock Show and Rodeo

    Alan Jackson Sets Attendance Record at San Antonio Livestock Show and Rodeo

    Alan Jackson set a new attendance record at the San Antonio Livestock Show and Rodeo last week. It was Alan’s 15th appearance there, and officials say the crowd of nearly 17,000 fans is the biggest crowd they’ve had for a concert since the rodeo started in 1950. “It’s one of my favorite places to play,” says Alan.  “The rodeo and folks in Texas have always been good to me and I want to thank the fans for coming out to see us all these years.” Alan has been entertaining fans on the road for more than two decades now, and […]

  • Police Suspect Foul Play in Case of Missing Florida Firefighter

    Police Suspect Foul Play in Case of Missing Florida Firefighter

    (BANGOR, Maine) — Foul play is suspected in the case of a Florida firefighter who vanished 11 days ago after driving 1,600 miles from Florida to visit a friend, state police say. Jerry Perdomo, a 31-year-old husband and father of two, rented a car and made the trek from central Florida to visit a friend in Bangor, Maine.  He hasn’t been seen since Feb. 16. Police searched a home in Jackson, Maine, this weekend, according to Steve McCausland, spokesman for the Maine Department of Public Safety.  The home is believed to be the last place Perdomo was seen.  Evidence gathered […]

  • 11-Year-Old Girl Dies After Fight with Classmate over Boy

    11-Year-Old Girl Dies After Fight with Classmate over Boy

    (LONG BEACH, Calif.) — Health officials and police in Long Beach, Calif., are trying to determine how an 11-year-old girl died after getting into a fight with another girl over a boy. Joanna Ramos, a fifth grader at Willard Elementary School, died Friday night in the hospital after complaining of a headache. “She was so nice to me; she was like a sister to me,” said classmate Stephanie Soltero, crying.  “They were fighting over a boy, just for a boy.  It’s just stupid.” The two girls and seven onlookers went to an alley off campus after school on Friday, where […]

  • New Jersey Teen "Amazed" Taylor Swift Invited Him to ACMs

    New Jersey Teen "Amazed" Taylor Swift Invited Him to ACMs

    The cancer-stricken New Jersey teen who Taylor Swift invited to the Academy of Country Music Awards this past Friday is “amazed” that she reached out to him.  Eighteen-year-old Kevin McGuire, who’s been battling leukemia and is now in remission, says, “I didn’t even believe it at first, so it doesn’t even seem real right now.” Taylor asked McGuire to accompany her to the ACMs in response to a Facebook campaign launched by his big sister Victoria, who was lobbying for Taylor to attend his prom with him. Victoria is also stunned by the support they’ve received in the past week, […]