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Lumberton woman charged with robbing Family Dollar, Dollar General stores
LUMBERTON - Police have charged a woman with robbing two Family Dollar stores and a Dollar General in Lumberton. Tyra Watson, 18, was arrested Thursday and charged with three counts of robbery with a dangerous weapon. She also is charged with one count of larceny that is unrelated to the robberies,
Matters Store Gives Gift of Comfortable Sleep
Inspired to help in the wake of Hurricane Matthew, a local business owner created a nonprofit organization to fill a basic unmet need. To date, the Dreams 4 All Foundation has delivered more than 200 mattresses to needy families. "People don't realize how many there are in our community who are disp
Should you watch the Christmas parade on WTVD or WRAL? This guide may help you decide.
There's been some controversy surrounding Saturday's Raleigh Christmas Parade, with WRAL losing its contract for official sponsorship to rival WTVD - and then vowing to broadcast the parade anyway. It's a move that has caused considerable heartburn for those at the Greater Raleigh Merchants Associ
Live Wire: How can we make these phone calls stop other than just hanging up?
Questions and answers of general interest and consumer topics. Q: We keep getting calls from multiple sources saying, "This is - - - calling from a recorded line. Can you hear me?" We know enough not to answer yes. But if anyone says something like "No" or "What do you want?" the caller says nothing
Live WIre: The pilots that fly the president, are they military or civilian?
Questions and answers of general interest and consumer topics. Q: The pilots that fly the president, are they military or civilian? How do they qualify to fly the president? - J.L., Hope Mills A: The pilots are Air Force officers who are reportedly hand-picked for the job. Air Force One is operate
Live Wire: Which restaurants are open on Thanksgiving Day?
Q: Which restaurants are open on Thanksgiving Day? - C.P., Fayetteville A: A few Fayetteville area restaurants will serve their spin on the traditional holiday meal. This isn't a full list. If you know of other places that will be open on Thanksgiving, including those in the greater-Fayetteville are
'Bud' Taylor posthumously receives Small Business Excellence Award
The community efforts of David "Bud" Taylor, who picked up the reins of the D.K. Taylor Oil Company from his father, were recognized Thursday night when the Methodist University School of Business presented him with a posthumous Small Business Excellence Award. With Taylor's distraught wife, Deborah
Bill Kirby Jr.: Colvin says he'll take mayoral oath from congressman
Congressman G.K. Butterfield will administer the oath of office to Mayor-elect Mitch Colvin when the Fayetteville City Council is sworn in on Dec. 4 at J.W. Seabrook Auditorium on the Fayetteville State University campus. "I worked with him during Sen. Kay Hagen's campaign against Sen. Thom Tillis a
Wabbaseka gets grant for sewer rehab
The Arkansas Natural Resources Commission recently announced the approval of a grant, in an amount up to $90,000, from the Water, Sewer and Solid Waste Fund to Wabbaseka, according to Commission Chairman Don Richardson. Approval is contingent upon the town establishing and maintaining a 6 percent de
Arkansas Teen's Prize Buck Missing
CARLISLE, Ark. - A local family is looking for their son's big buck. The police department says the teen shot the deer seen in the photo over the weekend. They were going to mount the head and had it outside their house. Next thing they knew, it was gone. The police department says they don't k
Entergy Promotes Considine to Customer Service Post
Michael Considine of Entergy Arkansas is taking over as director of customer service for the investor-owned electric utility's central region in Little Rock, where he will oversee engineering, customer service and distribution for Pulaski, Saline and Lonoke counties. Considine, an Arkansas Business
Tax Hikes Approved by Central Arkansas Voters
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Tax hikes have been approved by voters in five Central Arkansas cities. Ballots were cast in special elections on Tuesday in Pulaski County (Jacksonville, Sherwood and Bayou Meta), Conway, Lonoke and Alexander. The issue before voters in Pulaski County's Grey Township was a measu
Repeat felon sentenced to prison for illegal possession of a firearm
Andre Smalley, 33, was sentenced to eight years in federal prison with three years of supervision, after pleading guilty in May to a felon in possession of a gun charge. (Photo: PCSO) A five-time convicted felon will be spending the next eight years in prison after being sentenced in federal court i
Jefferson County Marriages and Divorces for the Week of 11-19-17
Marriages Marriages licenses recorded in the Jefferson County Clerk's office: Samuel L. Wesley, 34, and Monique R. Cobb, 34, both of Pine Bluff, recorded Nov. 15. Ivan Randal Harvey, 52, and Leslie Gail Holland, 39, both of White Hall, recorded Nov. 17. Otis Greer, 35, and Gabrielle Chanthel Taylor,
Southeast Arkansas Bankruptcies for the Week of 11-19-17
Arkansas Kenneth E. Snyder Jr., aka Kenny Snyder Jr., and Tracey D. Snyder, 18058 U.S. 165 E, Stuttgart; filed Chapter 13 Nov. 7. Charles Fread and Brenda Fread, 724 S. Roy, DeWitt; filed Chapter 13 Nov. 7. Bradley Myrneshia Hampton, 512 W. Pine St., Warren; filed Chapter 7 Nov. 7. Dallas Sherika Ch
Southeast Arkansas Incorporations for the Week of 11-19-17
Arkansas Shine Beauty Bar LLC was incorporated by Sunnie Henderson Jessup, 405 S. Main, Stuttgart, Nov. 6. Desha Fertile Soil LLC was incorporated by Karen Spinks-Fuller, 360 S. May Drive, Dumas, Nov. 9. Joe Herren Properties LLC was incorporated by Joe Charles Herren, 211 Glosup Road, McGehee, Nov.
Bikeway blocks: After terrorist truck attack, city places barriers along bike path
Following last week's horrific attack on the Hudson River greenway that saw an ISIS-influenced terrorist kill eight people as he gunned a truck for a mile down the crowded bike path, the state Department of Transportation has been scrambling to put protective barriers on the popular path. It initial
N.J. woman charged with making up story about cop rape
JERSEY CITY -- A Jersey City woman who claimed to have been handcuffed and sexually assaulted by a city police officer after a traffic stop has been charged with filing a false statement to police and obstruction of justice after security video showed no such thing happened, police said. On Oct. 18,
Here's what goes on behind the scenes of the famous Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, which reportedly costs millions to produce each year
Sarah Jacobs, provided by Sarah Jacobs Inside a warehouse in Moonachie, New Jersey, where gingerbread men and nutcrackers line the walls, live two massive turkeys, a larger-than-life robot, a dragon, Pikachu, and Spongebob Squarepants. While this isn't Santa's North Pole workshop, it might be the cl
Rutgers Men's Basketball Players Visit Saint Barnabas Pediatrics Department
Brady Hill, who turns eight years old next Thursday, shows his transformers to Rutgers Men's Basketball Team members Geo Baker, Corey Sanders, and Deshawn Freeman, during their visit.Credits: RWJBarnabas Health Cynthia Pena of West Orange, smiles as members of the Rutgers Men's Basketball Team, Core