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Black Friday brings out shoppers in Fayetteville

Shoppers would have been remiss not to recognize that retail stores were observing Black Friday with a glut of enticing sales. Signs were posted inside store windows throughout Cross Creek Mall. "Black Friday Doorbusters." "Today only sales." "Black Friday Everything 60 percent to 70 percent off." "

FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER - 2017-11-24 21:11:28

Fayetteville family spends Thanksgiving giving back

We are so used to hearing about groups and organizations giving back during the holidays, but what about when it's your neighbor? We met Jerry McGee, his wife, Elayne, their daughter and granddaughter on a pit stop to the gas station. They weren't gassing up though. They were spending Thanksgiving d

ABC11.COM - 2017-11-24 01:47:42

Shootout at Cross Creek Mall in Fayetteville started with fight captured on video, 3 injured

(Photo: MGN) FAYETTEVILLE, North Carolina (WTVD) - Three people were injured in a shootout in the parking lot of Fayetteville's Cross Creek Mall early Thursday morning WATCH: Shootout at Cross Creek Mall in Fayetteville started with fight captured on video, 3 injured Police say the bullets started

WCTI12.COM - 2017-11-23 19:32:16

3 injured in Fayetteville mall parking lot shootout

CBS North Carolina photo by Patrick Priest FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WNCN)- Three people were injured and two people are in custody after a shootout at Fayetteville's Cross Creek Mall. Police say the shootout began around midnight after several people agreed to meet in the parking lot of the mall after

WNCN.COM - 2017-11-23 12:21:48

Fayetteville man charged with molesting child

A Fayetteville man is accused of sexually assaulting a child in 2009, according to arrest warrants. Francisco Jose Payano, 45, of the 1900 block of Oakview Drive, was charged Tuesday with first-degree sex offense with a child and taking indecent liberties with a child. The offenses are alleged to ha


Fayetteville Salvation Army sees more need than ever this holiday season

The agency brings Christmas to low-income families and seniors, and says people are still recovering financially from Hurricane Matthew. The number of needy people seeking assistance from the Salvation Army office serving the Fayetteville area is up slightly from last year, and is the most it has ev


Fayetteville man charged in 2016 fatal wreck on U.S. 401

A registered sex offender wanted in a fatal crash on U.S. 401 in 2016 was charged Wednesday with multiple offenses including involuntary manslaughter. Eric Markeith Brown, 29, of the 700 block of Blackwell Street, is accused of causing the wreck that claimed the life of Janet Jackson, 37, of Stedman


Fayetteville police search for missing 12-year-old girl

Fayetteville, N.C. - Fayetteville police are searching for a missing 12-year-old girl who didn't come home after going to a friend's house. Police said Kierra Perry, a student at Luther Nick Jerald's Middle School, went to a friend's house after school, but her mother said she never came home. She w


Domestic dispute ends with drug arrests; Young child in vicinity of drugs

What began as a domestic violence complaint ended with the discovery of drugs within close proximity where a young child could easily have gotten access. The investigation began when Laurel Sheriff's officials were called to a domestic violence dispute at Pepperhill Drive just before 8 p.m. Monday.

SENTINEL-ECHO.COM - 2017-11-24 15:02:00

Operation November to Remember nets 25 drug arrests

A concentrated effort to rid the county of some illegal drugs on Tuesday landed 25 people in jail. Four crews of Laurel County Sheriff's officials began the roundup, "Operation: November to Remember," on Tuesday morning, combing the county in search of 30 individuals who were known to possess and/or

SENTINEL-ECHO.COM - 2017-11-24 15:09:00

'Gunfire' sparks panic in London, but police find nothing

LONDON (AP) - Shoppers scattered in panic and police flooded one of London's busiest areas Friday after multiple reports of shots being fired at Oxford Circus subway station. But an hour later police said they had found no sign of any gunshots, suspects or casualties. The panic erupted on one of the

BOWLING GREEN DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-24 19:01:40

Deputy saves father, four-year-old stopped on I-75

A Whitley County Sheriff's deputy is being credited with saving a Knoxville man and his four-year-old son after the man stopped his vehicle on I-75 early Sunday morning in the roadway without any vehicle lights on. Robert Cook is charged with various drug offenses after stopping his vehicle on I-75


Residents say trailer fire on Dowis Chapel Road sparked by space heater

Residents say a space heater is to blame for a fire that damaged a double-wide mobile home on Dowis Chapel Road Friday morning. Woodbine and Oak Grove firefighters were called to the scene at 437 Dowis Chapel Road about 9:30 a.m. Dispatchers advised firefighters that no one was in the residence loca

THENEWSJOURNAL.NET - 2017-11-24 16:17:09

Corbin man arrested after allegedly shoving girlfriend into a wall

A Corbin man has been arrested following an incident where he allegedly shoved his girlfriend into a wall during a domestic dispute. According to a press release from the Laurel County Sheriff's Office, Deputy Gary Mehler and Deputy Jake Miller were dispatched to a residence off Robert E. Cox Road a


Corbin man indicted on drug charges

CORBIN - A Corbin man arrested in May on several alleged drug charges was indicted Monday by a Whitley County grand jury. Brian Randle, 34, was named in a three-count indictment charge for charges that allegedly occurred May 27. According to the indictment, Randle was allegedly found to be in posses

CORBIN TIMES-TRIBUNE - 2017-11-23 04:53:00

Nontraditional Success: York wanted a better life so she got her GED

Delia "Dee" York wanted a better life for herself, and with a GED, she got it. A manager at a convenience store for 26 years, York enjoyed her job, and things were good in her life. But when the store underwent new ownership, things started to change. She started to become mistreated and hazed in a

SENTINEL-ECHO.COM - 2017-11-24 14:59:00

Nationwide Christmas tree shortage could affect availability

Here in Alaska, if you'd rather have a Christmas tree with more wild origins, the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge opens to Christmas tree cutting Thanksgiving Day through Christmas Day. Trees are free for personal use with one per household and may not be taller than 20 feet. They may be taken anywhe

KTUU - 2017-11-24 17:38:00

Save your boogie soul with the Mabes

Twenty-four-year-old Ray Mabrey has been playing music since he was 8 or 9. He got the bug from his dad, who has been a working, self-employed musician since he was in junior high. "He taught me everything I know," said the younger Mabrey. "I've always shared the same music taste as him. He showed m

ANCHORAGE PRESS - 2017-11-23 05:10:00

Alaska VA to expand, continue work on wait time issues

Leaders at Alaska's veterans health care system are planning to expand the agency's workforce in the state. The agency, which provides health care services to all veterans in Alaska, currently has about 550 employees but plans to add another 100 soon, said Alaska Veterans Health Care System Director


Historic home with uncertain future to be preserved in Turner Co.

A Turner County man has started work to preserve an historic home that once had an uncertain future. Chris NeSmith said Wednesday that he hopes to have the Thrasher House on Hudson Avenue in Ashburn moved sometime around January 2018. A bank owned the home and needed it gone. NeSmith said some peopl