7
JUN
2024

Harnett Economic Development Corporation Receives $547,885 in Golden LEAF Funding to Support Industrial Development

The Harnett Economic Development Corporation, formerly known as the Harnett County Economic Development Partnership, has received a $547,885 award from the Golden LEAF Foundation Board of Directors through their SITE Program - Development.

26
APR
2024

Harnett County to host Ribbon Cutting and Jamboree to celebrate new Jetport terminal

Harnett County is excited to announce that on Saturday, May 18, from 8:00 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and Jamboree will take place to celebrate the opening of the new Harnett Regional Jetport Terminal.

22
MAR
2024

Triangle Business Journal Names Angie Stewart a 2024 Women in Business Award Winner

The Triangle Business Journal (TBJ) has revealed the winners of its annual 2024 Women in Business Awards. Among the winners is Harnett County Government’s own Senior Economic Developer, Angie Stewart. Stewart has been employed in economic development with Harnett County for 16 years. As Senior Economic Developer, she participates in and supports all

4
OCT
2023

I-95/I-40 Crossroads of America Economic Development Alliance Breaks Ground on Workforce Training Center in Dunn

Community members, elected officials, and local businesses joined the I-95/I-40 Crossroads of America Economic Development Alliance (Alliance) on Tuesday, October 3, to celebrate the groundbreaking of the historic Magnolia School building in Dunn.

5
SEP
2023

Stephen Barrington to lead Harnett County Economic Development

Harnett County Government has a new leader for Economic Development. Stephen Barrington has been selected to serve as the Director of Economic Development and will assume the role on September 18, 2023.

29
AUG
2023

Cape Fear Valley/Harnett Health Breaks Ground, Further Invests in Harnett County’s Growth

Ground was broken yesterday at the Brightwater Technology Park in Lillington to celebrate the start of a project that will have an incredible impact on Harnett County and its residents needing access to care locally. The project will be both necessary and transformational as the County continues to see exceptional population growth.

14
AUG
2023

Harnett County to update Comprehensive Land Use Plan

Harnett County will update its Comprehensive Land Use Plan to outline the vision and guide its future. The Comprehensive Land Use project will kick off this Wednesday, August 16.

21
JUN
2023

Harnett County Commissioners Approve $5 Million Match for Workforce Development Center

Approved at Harnett County Board of Commissioners meeting on June 19, 2023. The Harnett County Board of Commissioners voted to approve $5 million in matching funds to renovate the Magnolia Avenue School building into a workforce development center.

2
MAR
2023

Harnett County Economic Development Partnership Holds Inaugural Planning Retreat

The Harnett County Economic Development Partnership Board of Directors held its inaugural planning retreat in Raleigh on February 23, 2023.

1
MAR
2023

ILC Dover Chooses Lillington to Expand Biopharma Footprint

ILC Dover LP, a world-leader in the design and production of solutions for biopharmaceutical, pharmaceutical, and medical device markets, as well as a leading supplier for the aerospace industries, has completed construction of a 48,000-square-foot-facility at 900 Edwards Drive in Lillington.

13
FEB
2023

Harnett County Welcomes Elizabeth Edwards as New Marketing Director for Economic Development

Harnett County announces Elizabeth Edwards as Marketing Director for Economic Development effective February 20, 2023. She brings over 15 years of experience leading digital marketing and communication initiatives, serving most recently as the Director of Communications and Donor Relations at William Peace University.