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  • Lady Antebellum’s Hillary Scott Talks Next Album and Touring

    Lady Antebellum’s Hillary Scott Talks Next Album and Touring

    Lady Antebellum just won the Best Country Album Grammy for Own the Night, but they’re already writing songs for their next album. Still,the group feels no rush to follow up Own the Night just yet.  Speaking about that album, Hillary Scott tells Billboard, “As proud as we are of it, we all feel like we kind of rushed it a little bit.  So we’re going to just settle in and write and write and write.”  The band may go into the studio sometime this year, but Hillary says, “It’s hard to tell.  We’re going to really wait until we’re ready.” […]

  • Harnett County Judge wants people to know just who Cornelius Harnett was

    LILLINGTON–Retired Judge Ed McCormick, with assistance of a local civic club, is leading an effort to bring even further recognition to Harnett’s namesake with a new display at the Harnett County Courthouse.  Judge McCormick is leading an effort to get three large etchings of Cornelius Harnett put up at the courthouse.  The Lillington Rotary Club, of which Judge McCormick is a member, is helping to finance the project which is already underway.

  • Chatham County is maintaining its stream protections

     PITTSBORO–As the Chatham County Board of Commissioners considered changes in the county’s Watershed Protection Ordinance, more than a dozen residents  urged the board not to weaken existing protections. Commissioners were considering changing the protections on ephemeral streams and following  public comments, the board put the matter to vote. In a 3-2 vote, the board approved changes that opponents said would jeopardize drinking water quality in Jordan Lake.

  • 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 […]