3 hrs ago
Ft. Bragg paratrooper severely beaten in robbery attempt
Army Captain Patrick Knight, a Fort Bragg paratrooper, was severely beaten Friday evening when he and his girlfriend interrupted a burglary at their home in Fayetteville, N.C. The house was under renovation due to a recent fire; it's likely the burglars thought the house was vacant.
17 hrs ago
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Shoppers miss tax-free holidays for back-to-school [The Fayetteville Observer, N.C. :: ]
Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) July 29--If you're thinking about saving some money on back-to-school clothes and supplies this weekend, think again.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
Burlington Times News
N.C. Medicaid deadline looming
County social services departments across the state continue to process a backlog of Medicaid applications ahead of an Aug. 31 deadline to get the job done.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Houston School District hires Charlotte teachers
Ricky Ferguson, a now former teacher in Union County, walked out of the Hilton in Uptown with a new job.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Anti-violence youth gunned down, but not silenced
He had just three minutes, so he got right to the point: Eleven days earlier, on May 1, Jordan's best friend, Shaniqua Simmons, and her boyfriend were gunned down in an apartment at the former Cambridge Arms.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Three arrested, one wanted for Grays Creek break-in
A neighbor reported seeing the suspects kick in the front door to the home and videotaped them inside the home using a cell phone.
NC man accused of threatening to kill girlfriend
Deputies in Cumberland County have arrested a Fayetteville man after investigators say he set fire to his girlfriend's bed while she was lying in it.
Three Triangle bridges among those rated 'substandard' by AAA
A "structurally deficient" bridge along N.C. Highway 24/210 in Cumberland County also made the list at No.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Island Gazette Newspaper Online
Don't Be Guilty of Falling For a Jury Duty Scam
RALEIGH, N.C. : July 9th, 2014 - Serving on a jury is one of our most important responsibilities as citizens, but scammers try to use jury duty to steal from the innocent.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Bill ensures emails, photos won't die with you
The FBI says law enforcement agencies from throughout the United States helped rescue a St. Matthews man who was kidnapped and taken to Cumberland County, NC.FBI officials say the 23-year-old man was kidnapped The FBI says law enforcement agencies from throughout the United States helped rescue a St. Matthews man who was kidnapped and taken to ... (more)
Officers testify in slot machine case
Three police officers testified Tuesday about video evidence they gathered against a man charged with selling illegal slot machines in Havelock.
Silver Alert issued for Cumberland County woman
Mary Inez "Willard" Ratley is described as a white female, 5 feet 4 inches tall, 160 pounds with short gray hair and hazel eyes.
FBI agent talks about dramatic rescue of kidnapping victim
The Federal Bureau of Investigation announced Tuesday the successful recovery of a 23-year-old man who was kidnapped in Calhoun County, SC and taken to North Carolina by a group of people in an elaborate plot with an international connection.
Two more arrested in Fayetteville shooting
Christopher Michael Hughes, 16, of 1686 Jersey Drive, is charged with attempted first-degree murder, assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury, attempted robbery with a dangerous weapon and conspiracy to commit robbery.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
The Island Packet
FBI: Kidnapped SC man rescued after 6 days in NC
The FBI said in a statement that the man was found around 5 a.m. Tuesday in a home in Cumberland County in North Carolina.
NC horse owner facing animal cruelty charges
A Sampson County woman is facing multiple counts of animal cruelty after 54 malnourished horses were found in a pasture.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Jacksonville Daily News
Fayetteville mayor wants curfew for youth
Robertson said Thursday he has asked city staff to research the legal and practical issues of implementing a curfew for children under 16. Cumberland County has had such a curfew since 1997 that is in effect from 11 p.m. to 6 a.m. "I think that's what we need to get our young people off the streets after midnight," Robertson said at a luncheon of ... (more)
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Two arrested for stealing purse from elderly woman in Fayetteville
An 82-year-old woman was walking into the Carlie C's on Cedar Creek Road at about 9 a.m. when a man snatched her purse from her shopping cart, police said.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Fayetteville radio station helps provide heat relief for some residents
With the city's high temperature reaching 99 degrees, according to the National Weather Service, Wednesday was a good reminder why.
The Mountaineer Publishing Company
Don't fall for jury duty scams
Serving on a jury is one of the most important citizen responsibilities, but scammers try to use jury duty to steal from the innocent, warns Attorney General Roy Cooper.