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1 dead, 1 injured in shooting at mobile home park off Raeford Road

One person was killed and one injured in a shooting that happened Monday in the Lafayette Park mobile home park off Raeford Road. The shooting happened about 5:30 p.m., said Office Asia Cannon, a Fayetteville police spokeswoman. Several people called 911 and reported hearing multiple gunshots in the

FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER - 2017-09-26 03:24:42

Multiple People Airlifted After Separate Wrecks on Tuesday

An air care helicopter prepares to land after an accident in Pinebluff on Tuesday. (Photo by Jaymie Baxley/The Pilot) Four people were injured during an accident Tuesday involving a FedEx delivery vehicle and a flatbed truck in Pinebluff. The wreck occurred shortly after 2 p.m. near Merle Road on U.

PILOT.COM - 2017-09-26 19:40:00

Police seek help in finding teen missing more than a month

Police are asking for help in finding a 17-year-old boy who has been missing for more than a month. Marcus Cofield was last seen Aug. 22 on the 2200 block of Fort Bragg Road in the area of Terry Sanford High School, a news release said. Cofield is about 6 feet tall and weighs about 160 pounds. Anyon

FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER - 2017-09-26 03:04:55

Aberdeen Postpones Decision on Rezoning 111 Acre Tract on N.C. 5

The town of Aberdeen grew by 111 acres on Monday evening, following unanimous approval of a voluntary annexation petition submitted by John Auman; however, a decision on how the property should be zoned was a more vexing question before the Town Board. Located near the corner of N.C. 5 and Linden Ro

PILOT.COM - 2017-09-26 04:36:00

NAACP speaker criticizes racial injustice

The Rev. Curtis Gatewood was the keynote speaker at the 29th Life Membership Banquet of the NAACP At a Fayetteville branch NAACP banquet Saturday night, the Rev. Curtis Gatewood urged members to remain "steadfast and immovable" in their pursuit of justice. "You cannot love Jesus without loving justi

FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER - 2017-09-24 03:17:11

CCSO investigators seize 100 pounds of marijuana, charge 2 with criminal enterprise operation

A six-month investigation resulted in the arrest of two men and the seizure of more than 100 pounds of marijuana with a retail value of $870,000, the Cumberland County Sheriff's Office said today. Patrick Paul Thomas, 30, of the 200 block of Grummen Road in Hope Mills and Joshua Ellis Thompson, 31,

FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER - 2017-09-25 20:40:56

Public to get say on dock ordinance

The Hope Mills Board of Commissioners meets at 7 p.m. HOPE MILLS - The public will get a chance to weigh in on a proposed pier and dock ordinance tonight. The Board of Commissioners has scheduled a public hearing on the matter at its 7 p.m. meeting. The proposed ordinance says that boat ramps must n

FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER - 2017-09-25 19:18:55

Behind the scenes: Our emotional visit to St. Thomas

Editor's Note: WRAL photojournalist Richard Adkins accompanied Ken Smith on a trip to St. Thomas last week to check on Smith's family and take a look at the damage Hurricane Irma brought to the community. Here, he reflects on the life-changing trip. • Irma's Impact: Fort Bragg in USVI This wa

WRAL - 2017-09-24 12:43:00

Pittenger pushes for better fight against terror financiers

Thousands of Fort Bragg soldiers have returned from Iraq and Syria in recent weeks, while at the same time, more than 1,000 other soldiers have left for Afghanistan. The constant turnover of deployments is a common way of life at Fort Bragg. But one local Republican believes more can be done to prot

FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER - 2017-09-25 10:00:00

Information Sought in Robbery of Aberdeen Hardware Store

Burney True Value Hardware in Aberdeen is asking the community to help identify a person who stole a truck and various equipment from the store. The robbery occurred about 2:15 a.m. Monday, according to information shared on social media by the retailer. Several security camera videos of the suspect

PILOT.COM - 2017-09-25 20:42:00

Bergdahl back in Fort Bragg courtroom this week

Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is expected in court Wednesday morning as hearings on motions continue ahead of his court-martial next month. Bergdahl, who has chosen a court-martial by judge instead of a jury, is facing charges of desertion and misbehavior before the enemy by endangering the safety of a command

FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER - 2017-09-25 21:31:28

1 killed, 1 injured in Fayetteville shooting

Fayetteville, N.C. - Fayetteville police were conducting a homicide investigation after one man was killed and another was injured Monday night. Officers responded to a report of shots fired in the area of Knotty Elm Loop and Bending Birch Lane in the Lafayette Park subdivision at about 5:30 p.m. an

WRAL - 2017-09-25 23:22:00

Crash, fuel spill briefly closes US-301 near Fayetteville; 5 injured

Eastover, N.C. - Five people were taken to the hospital early Tuesday morning after a two-vehicle wreck involving a tractor-trailer on U.S. Route 301 in Cumberland County. North Carolina State Highway Patrol troopers said a man was driving a 2000-model Jeep with three other passengers inside when he

WRAL - 2017-09-26 11:58:55

Crossroads Ford Readies Site for Redevelopment

Demolition is expected to begin this week at the former Toby Wells auto dealership on U.S. 1. In its place, Crossroads Ford Southern Pines has plans to transform the property with a new 37,500-square-foot facility. The project area - which also includes the former Raffaele restaurant location - has

PILOT.COM - 2017-09-26 16:10:00

Pianist Opens Weymouth's Chamber Music Season

The 2017-2018 Weymouth Chamber music season opens Sunday, Oct. 1, with acclaimed pianist Thomas Sauer presenting music from the classical, romantic contemporary periods on the newly restored Yamaha Grand piano. Sauer returns this season as a soloist and says, "I found the music room at Weymouth to b

PILOT.COM - 2017-09-24 10:00:00

Gala and Auction Features Signed Stones' Guitar

"Unleashing the Possibilities," a gala and auction to benefit Moore Humane Society, will be held Tuesday, Oct. 17, from 6 to 9:30 p.m. at the Fair Barn in Pinehurst. There will be a live band, dancing and a silent auction. Items featured in the auction include an autographed Rolling Stones guitar, a

PILOT.COM - 2017-09-26 15:11:00

Southern Pines Splash Pad Back in Play

Plans to build a children's splash pad at Pool Park in West Southern Pines are moving ahead, after the concept was shelved a few years ago based on concerns the amenity would replace the traditional swimming pool. During Monday's work session before the Town Council, the plan was reintroduced with r

PILOT.COM - 2017-09-26 05:44:00

Driver Hospitalized After Southern Pines Wreck

A motorist was hospitalized after a vehicle accident Monday in Southern Pines. The wreck occurred about 3:15 p.m. between Wells Fargo and Red Bowl on U.S. 15-501. A gray Dodge Charger reportedly struck the passenger side of a black Honda. The driver of the Dodge was taken by ambulance to FirstHeal

PILOT.COM - 2017-09-25 22:07:00

Performers lip sync for a good cause

A 'lip sync battle' will benefit the Autism Society of Cumberland County. Berrika Fuller-Lassiter just wants to have fun. And while she's at it, she wants to help people like her 9-year-old son, Skylar Chase Dean. Fuller-Lassiter will be one of the performers at a Fayetteville Lip Sync Battle on Sat

FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER - 2017-09-26 19:10:39

Ticket holders out of luck after Lantern Fest changes date, location

Fayetteville, N.C. - A lantern festival originally planned for Fayetteville in less than two weeks has been rescheduled, and the company behind it isn't offering refunds to ticket holders. The Lantern Festwas scheduled to be held Oct. 7 in Fayetteville. However, ticket holders were notified Tuesday

WRAL - 2017-09-26 15:42:37