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2013-12-31 16:22:15

NORTH CHESTERFIELD, Va., Dec. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In a scheduled conference call today with key stakeholders, Richard French, CEO of Harnett Manufacturing, LLC announced the completion of the company's acquisition of certain assets of the now defunct Hawkeye Manufacturing. "Harnett has acquired certain intellectual property including proprietary designs, manufacturing processes and trademarks," said Mr. French. "Our agreement to acquire these assets does not include the...

2008-07-22 09:01:12

By Cassidy Culbertson, Sanford Herald, N.C. Jul. 22--BROADWAY -- Harnett County deputies made their second major marijuana bust since June, spotting $ 12 million worth of plants in Broadway over the weekend. The State Bureau of Investigation, U.S. Army National Guard and Harnett County Sheriff's Department removed 5,000 plants spanning 11 plots on Monday. The plants were found off Cool Springs Road within a few miles of June's marijuana bust, in which 35,000 marijuana plants were found,...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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