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Suspect charged in theft at multiple Fayetteville stores
Fayetteville police have identified and charged a suspect in multiple store thefts in the Fayetteville area since July. Johnny Elbert Jackson, 58, of the 4800 block of Murchison Road, has been charged with three counts of felony larceny from a merchant, three counts of felony possession of stolen go
Fayetteville police seek 32-year-old woman missing since August
Kathleen B. Williams (Fayetteville Police Department) FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WNCN) - Fayetteville police are asking the public to help them find a 32-year-old woman who hasn't been seen since last month. Police said Kathleen B. Williams was last seen Aug. 28 at her residence in the 300 block of Offin
Fayetteville church fire causes damage
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WNCN) - A fire outside the back door of a Fayetteville church caused about $1,500 in damage, officials said. A cleaning crew at Campground United Methodist Church in the 4600 block of Campground Church Road spotted smoke about 9 p.m. and called 911. The fire was quickly put out,
Quiz: Where in Fayetteville were these historic photos taken?
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What's 'Up & Coming' in Hope Mills?
Sept 25 Notice of public hearing on piers, dock and Bulkhead Ordinance. 7 p.m. in the Hope Mills Town Hall, 5770 Rockfish Rd., Room 120. For more information, call (910) 4264113 or visit www.townofhopemills.com. Sept. 25 Notice of public hearing on Business Registration Ordinance. 7 p.m. in the Ho
Growing Community Still Has Small Town Feel
Have you noticed how our town is growing? Have you noticed that it's growing for the better? Think about it. Hope Mills is a bustling town of approximately 16,000 people. We live, work and go about our daily lives in a fashion unlike most cities and towns. Other towns and cities may be nice and have
FTCC Offers Tips on Financial Aid Assistance
The Fayetteville Technical Community College Financial Aid Department is excited to share some updates with you. Our goal is to make your financial aid application process understandable so that you can use financial aid to help you achieve your educational goals. By providing information from the D
City Finds Success with STEM Youth Internship
For a generation now, Cumberland County parents have been unable to persuade their sons and daughters to return home after college. The post-college student flight results from the belief that 20-somethings don't see much of a future working in their hometown. The allure of opportunities in Raleigh,
Reverend Rob James: Messenger of Encouragement and Instruction
I am in the midst of a revival of hope and unexpected direction for my life. The past nine years or so have been extremely difficult for me. By no means am I, or have I been, suicidal; however, there have been times when I found relief in the certainty of death and eternity in heaven. This condition
Pathways for Prosperity Fights Poverty
Half a century ago in his first State of the Union speech, President Lyndon B. Johnson declared a "War on Poverty." Making poverty a national concern set in motion a series of bills and acts, creating programs such as Head Start, food stamps, work study, Medicare and Medicaid, which still exist toda
'Evil Dead' Haunts Gilbert Stage
The Gilbert Theater is known for its eclectic seasons. No two shows are similar; instead, they reach many different demographics within Fayetteville. To kick off the 2017-18 season it has a truly unique show running from Sept. 22 to Oct. 8. "'Evil Dead: The Musical' is based on the original Sam Raim
KidsPeace Chair-ity Auction Benefits Foster Children
Every day we are presented with countless opportunities. What to wear, what to eat, how to spend our time, who to spend it with ... We take these moments for granted without a second thought. Yet for children in the foster care system, circumstances far from their control hinder their opportunities.
3 charged in Fayetteville double murder make first court appearance
Fayetteville, N.C. - Two active-duty Army soldiers and another man made their first court appearance on Monday in connection with the deaths of two men who were shot in the parking lot of a Fayetteville restaurant. Ferris Brown, Javier Johnson and Daivon Chambers were arrested and charged with two c
Fayetteville mayor to skip WFNC candidates' forum
Radio show host says Mayor Nat Robertson is angry with him "for something I said and did on the air." Three of the four candidates running for mayor of Fayetteville are scheduled to appear in a forum on WFNC radio's "Good Morning, Fayetteville" show on Wednesday; Mayor Nat Robertson is skipping it.
Voter question of the week for Fayetteville candidates
The candidates answer this question: What are your specific plans to get more sidewalks in middle-class and lower-income neighborhoods that have been annexed for 20-plus years still without sidewalks or storm drains? Each week, we choose a question from a reader and pose it to candidates running in
Monday Moment: Fayetteville church labyrinth brings spiritual connections
Public invited monthly to meditate and pray among the curves and switchbacks. Rhonda Wright entered the labyrinth to find a guidance from God. Her friend Kate Clemm planned to think about a personal problem as she carefully stepped along the path, "but my mind opened into something completely differ
Judge rules Lallier search warrant a public record
DARLINGTON, S.C. - The Fayetteville Observer has won its legal argument that the search warrant and related documents are public records in the Darlington County sexual molestation case against Fayetteville car dealer Mike Lallier. Citing South Carolina's Freedom of Information Act, the Observer on
Here's what you need to know for the International Folk Fest
Fayetteville is getting ready for its annual multi-cultural party - The 39th annual International Folk Festival begins with a street dance at 7 p.m. Friday and continues through Sunday. On tap throughout the weekend are a parade, music, dance and more types of food than you'll be able to sample in j
Forum looks at city residents' connection to community, each other
Fayetteville Greater United President Darl Champion gave each attendee of a forum on improving the quality of life in the Fayetteville-Fort Bragg area a light-up bouncy ball. "The ball's flashing light symbolizes us connecting and lighting up," Champion said. "If we are going to improve the quality
Live Wire: How do I contact FEMA to find out what happened to my sister's check?
Questions and answers of general interest and consumer topics. Q: My sister was in The Ark, a rest home, when it flooded. All the residents got a check from FEMA. My sister did not get one. How do I contact FEMA to find out what happened to her check? - R.C., Hope Mills A: There are a number of thin