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Fort Bragg soldier charged with rape, kidnapping, assault

A Fort Bragg soldier is accused of sexually assaulting a woman, according to arrest warrants. Raymond L. Balona, 29, of the 300 block of Early Dawn Drive in Raeford, was charged Wednesday with second-degree rape, assaulting inflicting serious injury-strangulation and kidnapping. The warrants, issued

FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER - 2017-11-23 19:23:54

Fort Bragg troops enjoy a Thanksgiving feast

As Staff Sgt. Yosandys Vega walked through the Falcon Inn Dining Facility on Fort Bragg, she surveyed the final moments of preparation for what would be her soldiers' biggest meal of the year. One soldier sautes a giant heap of vegetables out on the line grill. Back in the kitchen, two other soldier


Police ID 3 injured in Cross Creek Mall shooting

Fayetteville police have identified the three people who were shot overnight in the parking lot of Cross Creek Mall after business hours. Jamil R. McMillian, 24, is at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center in serious condition, a Fayetteville Police Department news release said. Rachelle N. Jones, 33, has

FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER - 2017-11-23 16:00:52

Letter: Maybe Bragg is too big

This is in response to the Nov. 19 editorial "Bragg's still growing." When I was stationed in Saigon, one of the biggest hazards was VC terrorists tossing grenades from cars, motorcycles and even bicycles. As a result the Army cautioned us not to gather in large groups, as one grenade could kill us

FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER - 2017-11-24 20:59:36

Live Wire: Why does Freedom Town Center have the absolute worst traffic flow ever?

Questions and answers of general interest and consumer topics. Q: In the new Freedom Town Center, the parking lots have the absolute worst traffic flow that I have ever experienced in a shopping center, bar none. I've heard many others with the same complaint. Have the owners decided if they will do

FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER - 2017-11-24 07:01:00

Christmas season ushered in Dickens style

18th annual A Dickens Holiday marks the unofficial start of the holiday season. Jacob Marley was dragging his chains down Hay Street on Friday evening. He was in search of Ebenezer Scrooge, to warn him of the fate that awaited if he didn't change his miserly ways. Marley - actually actor Brian Mayer

FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER - 2017-11-25 02:51:46

The Bill Shaw Salvation Army Christmas Fund

Our generous readers contribute money that goes toward helping local families during the holidays and year-round. Today marks the beginning of this year's Bill Shaw Salvation Army Christmas Fund, an annual tradition in these pages going back more than 90 years. Little has changed since 1923, when th

FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER - 2017-11-24 15:28:30

Small Business Saturday promotes local retail, restaurants

With the feverish pitch of Black Friday sales largely a memory, Small Business Saturday rolls in to complete that significant one-two punch of the early holiday shopping season. Yes, today marks Small Business Saturday. Over an area of more than 30 blocks, roughly 125 small, independent shops, resta

FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER - 2017-11-24 05:01:00

Santa letters sought for Dec. 20 edition

Santa Claus is coming to town next month, and there is no time to pout or cry. There is time, however, to jot down those items you want to find under the tree on Christmas morn. The Advocates and Dayton News once again are acting as an emissaries for Santa Claus and collecting letters that will be f

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2017-11-24 06:53:00

One killed, two hospitalized after 18-wheeler runs red light, police say

A man was killed early Friday after police say an 18-wheeler truck ran a red light and hit his vehicle in Humble. Two other people - including one taken by Life Flight in serious condition -- were hospitalized, Harris County Sheriff's Office deputies said. Officers were dispatched to F.M. 1960 near

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2017-11-24 12:21:00

Montgomery County community steps up to build fence for human trafficking safe house

Victims of human trafficking who are housed at a safe house in Montgomery County have at least one more thing to be thankful for this Thanksgiving Day: a better sense of security. Community members and business leaders helped erect an 8-foot-tall fence around the facility Saturday after several comp


This local barbecue business serves up Thanksgiving meals to Hurricane Harvey victims

CYPRESS, Texas - Brooks' Place barbecue put its normal business on hold the day before Thanksgiving to serve up free holiday meals and pass it out to people impacted by Hurricane Harvey. "I feel pretty good about it, it's always good to know that people care enough about you and the community to he


Porter Democrat files to run for Montgomery County judge

A U.S. Navy veteran who acknowledges he's facing quite a challenge has announced he's running as a Democrat for Montgomery County judge. Jay Stittleburg, who admits he has a difficult battle ahead to win the election in conservative, Republican-dominated Montgomery County, has filed to run as the De

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2017-11-24 23:38:00

Local job market continues to heat up

The job market in The Woodlands and Montgomery County continues to heat up, fueled by the ongoing expansion of some of its largest employers, and just as the busy holiday hiring season arrives. Figures from the Texas Workforce Commission show the unemployment rate for the county declined to 3.5 perc

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2017-11-24 23:29:00

Mary Swain Sanitarium, County Hospital cornerstones to local modern healthcare

It's hard to imagine, but there was time not so long ago when hospitals would call area residents in the middle of the night for blood donations and if you needed an ambulance, you'd call a local funeral home. Montgomery County Hospital, the first public hospital in the region, opened in 1938. The 3


Realtor of the week: Reid passionate about meeting needs of her real estate clients

It does matter what agent you choose, for many reasons, such as dedication and passion. These are some of the attributes of Nathania Reid, a Realtor with Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Gary Greene. "My goal in any transaction, large or small, is to help my clients achieve their goals and dream

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2017-11-24 15:16:00

Latest oil and gas updates

Beeville Publishing Co. publishes oil and gas permits and completions on a weekly basis. For San Patricio County for the days ofNov. 8-14,1permit was requested and/or approved and0well completions were reported. For a listing of these reports, please see this week's print issue. Beeville Publishing

MYSOUTEX.COM - 2017-11-23 15:00:00

Political parties join for primary election

BEEVILLE - Unlike their national counterparts, Republicans and Democrats are joining forces locally - or rather joining elections this year. The two party chairs in Bee County signed to have Laura Warnix, county elections administrator, coordinate the election with voting for both parties occurring

MYSOUTEX.COM - 2017-11-23 20:45:00

County OKs tax break for wind farm

Buy Now County Judge Stephanie Moreno explains why she favored the tax break to a wind farm in Tynan. On right, Commissioner Sammy Farias was the sole dissenting vote against the tax abatement.Jason Collins BEEVILLE - County leaders approved an abatement for a proposed wind farm in Tynan that will m

MYSOUTEX.COM - 2017-11-24 14:00:00

Shop Small event kicks off Saturday

Buy Now Mathis EDC Marketing Administrator Bobbie Bramel stands with a few of the raffle prizes available to win for those shoppers who fill out their passports with stamps during Shop Small Saturday, kicking off on Saturday.Paul Gonzales Saturday brings the return of Shop Small Saturday, a nationwi

MYSOUTEX.COM - 2017-11-24 13:00:00