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Harnett County Courthouse to Stay Downtown

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LILLINGTON — In Harnett County, constituents stood up to their commissioners,and this morning they're thankful they got what they wanted.

Commissioners wanted to build a new courthouse, away from downtownLillington.But residents worried the move would hurt business, so they filed a lawsuit.

Wednesday, a Superior Court judge ruled that an old law requiring the courthouse to remain downtown still stands, ending debate over whether to build the new building.

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