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Langley: Tonight’s Harnett fracking event too one-sided

Want to go? A presentation on natural gas drilling by Jim Womack of the North Carolina Mining and Energy Commission (hosted by Sen. Ronald Rabin) is set for 7 p.m. today … Continue reading

July 24, 2014 · 3 Comments

Jim Womack is against everything (including vet techs)

Proponents and opponents of a bond proposal for renovations at CCCC both sent emails ahead of a public hearing on the issue scheduled for tonight, urging their side to come … Continue reading

July 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Tales from the Fairview Dairy Bar

The Rant and friends of the Rant are sharing their Dairy Bar experiences today after learning the news of a fire that gutted the popular Sanford restaurant early this morning. We’d love … Continue reading

July 15, 2014 · 4 Comments

Fire destroys Sanford’s Fairview Dairy Bar

(Update: 3:20 p.m. Flame Restaurant re-opening date) A fire has destroyed one of Sanford’s most established restaurants this morning. Firefighters began battling a blaze at the Fairview Dairy Bar beginning … Continue reading

July 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Jim Womack has had enough of your fracking protesting

  Apparently taking a page from the North Carolina General Assembly’s playbook when it comes to limiting free speech, Jim Womack is seeking a protest perimeter at an upcoming public … Continue reading

July 11, 2014 · 6 Comments

Sanford really wants a dog park

By Billy Liggett There’s still a full three weeks left of voting, but as it stands now, Sanford, North Carolina, has a pretty damned good chance of landing at least … Continue reading

July 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

The best burgers around (Sanford, that is)

It’s summer and it’s ‘Merica. And ‘Merica means burgers. So does summer. So let’s quit the foreplay. Loosen your belt and go try these burgers … we deem them the … Continue reading

July 2, 2014 · 2 Comments
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