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Man charged in Fayetteville fatal shooting

A Fayettevile man was charged Friday with voluntary manslaughter in connection with the Jan. 10 fatal shooting of another man. Antwon Carlisle, 30, is charged in the homicide of Joseph Gore, 53, which occurred in the 5600 block of Mesa Court, police said.


South View students host trip 'Around the World'

HOPE MILLS — The International Baccalaureate Academy at South View High School prides itself on thinking globally and acting locally. That philosophy was on full display Friday as third-graders from Ed V. Baldwin Elementary and Rockfish Elementary were invited to its fourth annual “Around the World”


Person in wheelchair killed in Fayetteville crash

Fayetteville, N.C. — A person in a motorized wheelchair was hit and killed by a car in Fayetteville on Friday afternoon, police said. The crash occurred at about 1:30 p.m. in the 300 block of North Eastern Boulevard. Police closed the street to northbound traffic to investigate the crash.


North Carolina elections official: Congress can see evidence

RALEIGH, N.C. - North Carolina's elections director says evidence collected in an investigation into possible fraud in the nation's last undecided congressional race is secure and ready if Congress needs to take a look.


Hope Mills Chamber accepting nominations

HOPE MILLS — Members of the Hope Mills Area Chamber of Commerce and guests found something waiting at their tables during Monday’s monthly luncheon. Nomination forms fanned across the tables in the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10630 building, with recommendations being accepting for new Chamber boa


Family, detectives canvass for clues in Cumberland County cold case murder

CUMBERLAND COUNTY, N.C. (WTVD) -- The Cold Case Division for the Cumberland County Sheriff's Office is looking for new leads in an unsolved murder case. Time has stood still for the family of Michael McAllister. The Fayetteville native was shot to death on Tine Road on Oct. 2, 1995.


40+ federal employees working for free at Fayetteville airport during shutdown

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WNCN) -- Safety and security at local airports are now caught in the middle of the government shutdown. More than 40 federal employees have been working for free at the Fayetteville airport -- James Milesky is one of them.


Prayers, parades commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Several events honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. are scheduled over the next few days. They include:. The 26th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Prayer Breakfast is Monday at 8 a.m. in the Crown Expo Center. Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 at the door and are available at several locations, including


FBI searching for ‘traveling bandit’ believed to have robbed 7 banks, including 1 in North Carolina

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is looking for a bank robber who has robbed at least seven banks across the country, according to a news release. Investigators have dubbed him the “traveling bandit” based on the great distances he has covered committing the robberies.


Need to know for Thursday, Jan. 17

1. Community Cafe: The city of Fayetteville will hold its annual Community Cafe Conversation today at the Smith Recreation Center, 1520 Slater Ave., from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Residents will have the opportunity to answer questions that can help shape the future of the community. Input from the session wil


Cumberland preps new 911 emergency center

Fayetteville, N.C. — After years of debate, Cumberland County is getting a new 911 call center that will house all of the needed municipal and county services that respond to residents during emergencies.


North Carolina inmate escapes from jail, may have stolen community college vehicle

TAYLORSVILLE, N.C. — Deputies are searching for an inmate who escaped from the Alexander County Detention Center on Thursday evening, WSOC reports. Officers said the inmate — identified as Jason Mullen, who is from the Statesville area — may have stolen a vehicle from the Catawba Valley Community Co


Suspended deputies no longer working for Robeson Co. Sheriff's Office after investigation

LUMBERTON, NC (WBTW) - Two Robeson County deputies are no longer working after an investigation with the DA's office. "Recently an Internal Investigation was conducted regarding information received from the Robeson County District Attorney’s Office," says a press release from the Robeson County She


Two Red Springs men face drug charges

RED SPRINGS — Two Red Springs men face multiple drug charges after deputies searched a home near that town on Friday and found drugs and weapons, according to a statement from the Sheriff’s Office.


NC mom, dad and son charged with selling Oxycodone pills, deputies say

A Lumberton dad, mom and their son were busted this week for selling Oxycodone pills from the couple's home, officials said in a news release. The Robeson County Sheriff's Office said in a news release that a SWAT team Thursday executed a search warrant at a home along Candor Drive in Lumberton.


Shutdown not affecting Cumberland, Robeson school lunches

The public school systems in Cumberland and Robeson counties say they have not had to revise their school lunch menus because of the federal government shutdown. The longest-ever government shutdown on record reached Day 27 on Thursday. Before the shutdown, three-quarters of government agencies alre


Deputy in eastern NC thought he saw a gun, fired two shots into car, attorney says

A Pender County Sheriff’s deputy thought he saw a passenger in a car point a gun at him, so he opened fire on the car Thursday, according to the officer’s attorney. The deputy, a three-year veteran with the sheriff’s office on the vice and narcotics unit, fired two shots into the car, attorney Barry


Fayetteville's 4 best spots to score affordable Chinese eats

Looking to satisfy your appetite for Chinese fare?. Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best affordable Chinese restaurants around Fayetteville, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to fulfill your urges.


Armed masked gunmen rob Lumberton store

LUMBERTON, N.C. (WPDE) — Armed masked gunmen robbed a dollar store in Lumberton Thursday night. Police are looking for the two men who robbed the Dollar General Thursday night on Martin Luther King Drive Drive in Lumberton, according to Captain Terry Parker with Lumberton police.


Harnett County deputies investigate 3 Dollar General armed robberies

Three armed robberies at Dollar General stores in south Bunnlevel and Spring Lake are under investigation by the Harnett County Sheriff's Office. A man wearing a gray and blue hooded sweatshirt, gray sweatpants and a white bandana around his face brandished a black handgun and demanded money and cig