facebook

Breaking News from Spring Lake NC

Find the latest Spring Lake NC News from the most up to date source on all headlines and breaking stories from around the world.

2 accused of breaking into Spring Lake home, impersonating officer

SPRING LAKE - Two men broke into a Spring Lake home earlier this month, told the occupants they were police officers and took a television, arrest warrants said. Andre Cirre Velez, 21, and Sinclaire Albertis Wright, 24, both of the 400 block of D Street in Spring Lake, were charged Wednesday with fi

FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER - 2017-09-21 02:29:10

29-year-old driver dies in single-vehicle Fayetteville crash

Fayetteville, N.C. - A driver died Friday morning in Fayetteville after crashing into a utility pole, police said. The crash happened around 4 a.m. on Hoke Loop Road near Ellie Avenue. It shut down both roads and knocked out power to nearby neighborhoods. Police said the driver of a 2007 Nissan Maxi

WRAL - 2017-09-22 11:13:00

Woman robs Wells Fargo bank on Morganton Road

Police are looking for a woman who robbed a Wells Fargo bank Thursday afternoon. The robbery happened just after 3 p.m. at 4924 Morganton Road, a Fayetteville police release said. The woman came into the back and approached the teller as if she was a customer. The woman handed a note demanding money

FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER - 2017-09-21 23:58:16

Hoke Loop Road closed after fatal crash

The Fayetteville Police Department is investigating a fatal crash on Hoke Loop Road near Ellie Avenue at approximately 4 a.m. this morning. A sedan was traveling along Hoke Loop Road when it struck a utility pole, according to the press release. The driver was pronounced dead at the scene. Hoke Loop

FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER - 2017-09-22 12:33:57

Argument leads to exchange of gunfire on Turnpike Road

A dispute between two men ended in gunfire Friday outside a house on Turnpike Road near Commerce Street, Fayetteville police said. It happened about 1 p.m. on the 1300 block of Turnpike Road, said Sgt. Shawn Strepay, a police spokesman. Two men who were housemates were staying at the residence, but

FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER - 2017-09-22 22:18:54

Fundraisers, nonprofit meetings and opportunities

Habitat Volunteers Needed: Skilled volunteers are needed on Oct. 7 to assist with disaster relief and repairs in Habitat's Buxton Village. Repairs to damage caused by Hurricane Matthew are almost completed, but help is needed. Registration is required. Contact Chatham McTindal at 910-483-0952 or vis

FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER - 2017-09-23 07:01:00

INSIDE POLITICS: 'We'll vote you out' threats made at Cumberland school board meeting

A City Council candidate and a member of the Cumberland County school board member traded threats about upcoming elections during a school board this month. District 8 City Council candidate John Miner spoke during the board's public comment period about sexual assaults at county schools and other s

FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER - 2017-09-22 22:35:28

Defense spending bill includes millions for NC military installations

Sen. Thom Tillis said the defense spending bill approved by the Senate this week would benefit North Carolina's military installations and troops. The $700 billion National Defense Authorization Act, which was approved by an 89-8 vote on Monday, sets aside more than $350 million for construction at

FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER - 2017-09-22 21:59:09

Cross Creek Mall looking to add more restaurant, entertainment options

Sam Billingsley, the general manager of Cross Creek Mall, discussed his company's purchase of the Sears property during the Chairman's Coffee Club that was held Thursday at the mall's food court. Cross Creek sponsored the Greater Fayetteville Chamber event. The deal closed Jan. 30 between Sears and

FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER - 2017-09-22 21:41:40

Bitter anniversary: 1997 murders of trooper, deputy rocked Cumberland County

Teens shot down two law officers in a traffic stop 20 years ago. Paul Woolverton Staff writer @FO_Woolverton If Kevin Golphin had worn his seat belt 20 years ago today he and his brother, Tilmon Golphin, might not be spending the rest of their lives in prison. And state Trooper Lloyd "Ed" Lowry and

FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER - 2017-09-23 00:35:10

Editorial: In our democracy voting is a duty, not opportunity or privilege

It makes you wonder why the leaders of the North Carolina General Assembly work so hard at making it more difficult for people to vote. While many of their legislative efforts have been thwarted by the courts, North Carolina's voters seem to be helping legislators along even without the bad laws. We

WRAL - 2017-09-22 09:00:00

Traveling Exhibit Commemorates World War I Centennial

In a tribute to victory acres, war bonds and heroic efforts in battle, a traveling exhibition commemorating the centennial of the U.S. entry into World War I opens at the Museum of the Cape Fear on Thursday, Oct. 5. The Museum of the Cape Fear will present this free exhibition of 10 informational pa

PILOT.COM - 2017-09-22 15:47:00

Contaminated water leads neighbors to drink bottled water

Fayetteville, N.C. - Chemours, the company accused of dumping GenX into the Cape Fear River, was ordered to supply bottled water to a group of residents near the chemical company's Fayetteville Works plant after drinking water there showed elevated levels of the chemical, which is used to make Teflo

WRAL - 2017-09-22 22:59:50

Fayetteville announces selection of new development services director

The city of Fayetteville announced Friday that Jerry Newton has been selected to serve as the city of Fayetteville's development services director, a city news release said. His first day will be Oct. 18. "We are excited to bring Jerry Newton to the city of Fayetteville organization and lead our dev

FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER - 2017-09-22 17:17:30

It's autumn! Here are five ways to enjoy the season

It's official. Summer's over. Cooler temperatures and shorter days await. While we mourn the passing of summer, autumn has plenty of charms of its own. Here are five things we're looking forward to this season: Leaves changing: Just a four or five hour drive from Fayetteville, you can find some of t

FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER - 2017-09-22 12:00:00

Behind the Wheel: Gas prices should start to edge downward

The hurricanes of 2017 have left in their wake consistently higher gas prices than what we've become accustomed to. Hurricane Harvey closed more than a dozen refineries and prices surged to a two-year high. Hurricane Irma, meanwhile, caused a run on the pumps, while damage in the Southeast messed wi

FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER - 2017-09-22 21:44:44

As NC pollution concerns grow, so do environmental budget cuts

Just days after North Carolina environmental regulators began looking into a potentially hazardous pollutant in one of the state's biggest rivers, state lawmakers cut their funding. In the new budget they passed June 22, legislators ordered the N.C. Department of Environmental Quality to cut $1.8 m

RALEIGH NEWS & OBSERVER - 2017-09-22 11:26:00

Darsweil Roger appointed to second term on PWC board

The City Council approved Darsweil Rogers being appointed to a second term on Fayetteville's Public Works Commission board on Sept. 11. Rogers is a partner at Cape Fear Partners and owns RMC strategies. He work includes management consulting, executive training and executive coaching. Rogers said he

FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER - 2017-09-22 15:25:41

Fayetteville police ask for public's help identifying bank robbery suspect

Fayetteville police are investigating a bank robbery that occurred at Wells Fargo Bank at 4924 Morganton Road Thursday around 3 p.m. A woman entered the business and went to the teller as if she was a customer. The suspect passed a note to the teller demanding money, and the teller gave the suspect

WRAL - 2017-09-21 21:49:34

Registered sex offender charged with promoting prostitution, human trafficking

A District Court judge will set bond Friday morning for a Fayetteville man, already accused of violating the state's sex offender registry, on charges of promoting prostitution and human trafficking. Carl Lynn Williams Jr., 28, of the 2000 block of Cedar Creek Road, was charged Thursday with six cou

FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER - 2017-09-22 03:01:30