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Country artist Trace Adkins to headline 2018 Fourth of July at Fort Bragg

Country artist and actor Trace Adkins is returning to the area to headline a Fourth of July concert on Fort Bragg, the post's garrison commander announced Wednesday. Col. Kyle Reed made the announcement during the Greater Fayetteville Chamber State of the Community luncheon at the Crown Coliseum Com

FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER - 2017-09-21 00:00:13

'It's just wonderful:' 300 Fort Bragg paratroopers return home from deployment

Cumberland County, N.C. - Around 300 paratroopers from the 82nd Airborne Division returned home safely to Fort Bragg Wednesday after participating in a coalition force fighting ISIS in Iraq and Syria. Col. Pat Work didn't give a long welcome home speech as the soldiers returned. Instead he said he w

WRAL - 2017-09-20 22:06:17

Fort Bragg leaders gather for Special Victims Summit

A conference center on Fort Bragg became a war room on Tuesday, as commanders from across the post gathered to discuss an enemy that is plaguing the force. This enemy can't be found on a map. And in some cases, it comes from within the Army itself. With an emphasis on sexual assault prevention, Fort

FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER - 2017-09-19 23:15:46

3 soldier remain hospitalized after Fort Bragg explosion

FORT BRAGG, N.C. - Three soldiers remain hospitalized after last week's deadly training accident at Fort Bragg. The Fayetteville Observer reports the soldiers are being treated on post at Womack Army Medical Center and off the post at an unspecified hospital. Their conditions have not been released.

WRAL - 2017-09-19 08:07:26

Fort Bragg's wounded warriors compete in Warrior Games trials

Capt. Jonathan Laton twisted his body a few times to get the feeling right. He had never thrown a shot put before, but no matter, it looked fun. From his seated position, Laton straightened his back and tucked the shot into his neck from his right hand. He extended his left arm, twisted his body to

FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER - 2017-09-19 01:15:22

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 OBSERVER - 2017-09-19 16:33:51

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

WNCN.COM - 2017-09-19 20:30:02

Fayetteville man faces arson charge following church fire

Jesus Eliezer Gonzalez Acevedo (Fayetteville Police) FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WNCN) - A 27-year-old Fayetteville man faces a first-degree arson charge after police said he started a fire Tuesday outside the Campground United Methodist Church while church members were still inside. A cleaning crew at C

WNCN.COM - 2017-09-20 03:47:02

Hundreds of paratroopers return from anti-ISIS mission

At least once a week for the past nine months, Nichole Gallagher and her daughters, Annalynn and Haley, counted the days remaining before their husband, father and best friend came home. They started at more than 260 days. And then, sometimes painstakingly slow, the number shrank and shank. On Wedne

FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER - 2017-09-20 22:06:30

Sections of Hay, Blount to close for CSX repairs

CSX Railroad has scheduled road closings for two downtown Fayetteville streets starting Monday. Hay Street at the Ray Avenue intersection and Blount Street at Worth Street will close at 7 a.m. Monday, according to a news release. CSX is repairing crossings and will need to reroute traffic. Signs w

FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER - 2017-09-20 15:31:47

Police arrest suspect in Fayetteville church arson

He then lit a match and the wall went up in flames, police said. ABC11 was the only news crew there when Acevedo was arrested Wednesday. Church members were inside the building at the time of the fire, but were able to get out without any injuries. Investigators said they believe Acevedo attended se

ABC11.COM - 2017-09-20 21:59:31

Authorities investigate cause of Fayetteville church fire

Fayetteville, N.C. - Smoke filled a Fayetteville church Tuesday night after firefighters extinguished a fire in the building. Fire crews arrived around 9 p.m. to Campground United Methodist Church, at 4625 Campground Church Road, according to the Fayetteville Fire Department. Firefighters found smok

WRAL - 2017-09-20 14:29:07

As WRAL and AT&T keep fighting, viewers say they're the big losers

It has been almost a week since a contract dispute led Capitol Broadcasting Company to pull its WRAL and WRAZ signals from AT&T U-verse. That means one weekend - so far - of missed college and NFL football games for U-verse customers who can't access their local NBC and Fox affiliates. AT&T spokes

RALEIGH NEWS & OBSERVER - 2017-09-20 18:08:00

Mitch Colvin hopes to pursue $50M infrastructure bond referendum

Fayetteville mayoral candidate Mitch Colvin said Wednesday that if he wins election he would like to pursue a $50 million infrastructure bond referendum to improve the city's roads, sidewalks and storm drainage. He said he is concerned that Fayetteville is falling behind on maintaining its infrastru

FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER - 2017-09-20 20:07:12

Economic Development CEO: 3 prospects could bring more than 500 jobs

The head of the Fayetteville Cumberland Economic Development Corp. told a Fayetteville audience this afternoon that three significant business ventures are pending, projects that would bring a collective $50 million in potential investments and 500 jobs to the area. Robert Van Geons, president and C

FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER - 2017-09-20 19:54:32

"May his example inspire all who enter this building and motivate future generations of legal professionals and leaders," the plaque reads in part.

One ceremony dedicates the Judge E. Maurice Braswell Cumberland County Courthouse, while a second celebrates the 240th anniversary of the North Carolina Superior Court. When Glenn Adams was a clerk at the state Court of Appeals, one of the judges walked up and put his hand on Adams' shoulder. "We're

FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER - 2017-09-20 18:03:06

Police: Suspect arrested in North Carolina church fire

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. - Police say someone intentionally set fire to a North Carolina church, and a suspect has been arrested. Media outlets report firefighters reached Camp Ground United Methodist Church in Fayetteville on Tuesday night and found smoke coming out of the back of the building and a fire

WRAL - 2017-09-20 16:47:53

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

FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER - 2017-09-20 03:35:31

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

FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER - 2017-09-20 07:01:00

House Speaker Paul Ryan attends private fundraiser

House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan had a private campaign fundraiser luncheon at the Highland Country Club Tuesday afternoon. The event was closed to the public and news media. A big-time donor to Republicans, Fayetteville lawyer Terry Hutchens, hosted the event. The donations benefits Team

FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER - 2017-09-20 02:50:45