Cemetery cancels Halloween-themed movie night
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A cemetery in North Carolina has canceled plans for a Halloween-themed movie night after complaints from people with loved ones buried there.
Fort Jackson to hold memorial for soldier who died
FORT JACKSON, S.C. (AP) — A memorial service is scheduled this week to honor a soldier who died after suffering a medical emergency at Fort Jackson.
Officials investigate possible meningitis case at NC college
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Health officials in North Carolina are investigating a possible case of bacterial meningitis at Methodist University.
Don’t vote? The Trump campaign would like a word with you
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Ashley Arentz is a political unicorn.
The 28-year-old Marine from Jacksonville, North Carolina, didn't vote in 2016, and she wasn't even registered to vote in the...
NC man dies in patrol car after encounter with officers
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Authorities in North Carolina say a man died in the back of a police car following an encounter where he was handcuffed and detained by officers.
Mayor seeks public input on planned Civil War history center
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — The mayor of a North Carolina city wants the public's input on a proposed Civil War history center.
The Fayetteville Observer reports Fayetteville Mayor Mitch...
The Latest: GOP’s Bishop wins N Carolina special election
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on the special election for a North Carolina congressional seat (all times local):
Conservative Republican Dan Bishop has won a special...
The Latest: Trump calls NC vote 1st step to removing Pelosi
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's rally in North Carolina (all times local):
President Donald Trump is urging North Carolina voters to "take the first...
Trump tells rally crowd: Vote for Bishop in special election
HAVELOCK, N.C. (AP) — Trying to prove his political clout by pushing a Republican to victory in a special election , President Donald Trump used a North Carolina rally to paint a bleak picture of...
Police: Father fights man accused of peeping on girl, 2
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Police say the father of a 2-year-old girl who confronted and fought with a man accused of peeping on the child at the family's North Carolina home will not be...
Trump to rally for GOP candidate before NC vote
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will be traveling to Fayetteville, North Carolina, for a campaign rally on Sept. 9, one day before a special election to fill a congressional seat that has...
North Carolina woman awarded $3.2M in revenge porn case
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina woman has been awarded $3.2 million in a libel and revenge porn lawsuit against her ex-husband and his new girlfriend.
Couple accused of alleged purchasing scheme Fort Bragg
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A married couple has been indicted on accusations they received illegal cash and gifts from vendors as the husband worked as a purchasing agent at the Fort Bragg military base...
New publisher named for GateHouse newspaper in NC
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — The group publisher of four Gatehouse Media newspapers in eastern North Carolina is adding a fifth publication to his responsibilities.
Men sentenced in separate North Carolina drug cases
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say two men were sentenced in separate cases to seven years or more in prison for distributing drugs.
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — The secretary of the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs says the government is making changes to improve mental health services, which he called "the last great medical...
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Federal authorities have charged a soldier formerly stationed at Fort Bragg with stealing military property.
Bryan Craig Allen of Anacoco, Louisiana, was indicted...
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Authorities in North Carolina say a lawyer with a suspended license has been arrested on charges he threatened to kill county judges.
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A 4-year-old girl missing for more than two months from North Carolina has been found in Texas after police say she was left with human traffickers.
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A body found in the Cape Fear River is believed to be a missing boater.
The body was found Sunday morning.
Media reports say the man hasn't been seen since he...
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — The publisher of The Fayetteville Observer says the newspaper has its first female executive editor.
Publisher Bob Gruber announced that Lorry Williams, who has...
North Carolina editorial roundup
Recent editorials from North Carolina newspapers:
The Fayetteville Observer on a possible compromise on Medicaid expansion in North Carolina:
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Federal prosecutors have charged 31 people with running an operation to smuggle cigarettes from North Carolina and sell them in the New York area to avoid taxes.
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Sheriff's deputies have arrested a North Carolina woman after a 2-year-old girl suffered burns as her hair was being done.
GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — President Donald Trump is returning to North Carolina for a campaign rally in a likely presidential battleground state that he won in 2016.
North Carolina Dem takes big financial lead in US House redo
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Democrat has a big financial lead over his Republican rival in a North Carolina U.S. House special election that was ordered after a ballot-collection scandal in the...
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- Business WireAspen Dental Makes Access to Comprehensive Care Easier in Fayetteville, NCSeptember 18, 2019
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- Business WireCarvana’s Rapid Expansion Brings The New Way to Buy a Car to Four Additional North Carolina MarketsJune 19, 2019
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HOPE MILLS, N.C. (AP) — Federal investigators say a plane that crashed into a North Carolina house killing the pilot and the homeowner had experienced problems with its navigation system in the...
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A Virginia woman who mounted a horseback protest against the Atlantic Coast Pipeline is nearing the end of her journey through three states.
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man has been charged with attempted murder of a police officer after he was arrested in a home-barricade situation in which police say he exchanged fire...
Plane crashes into North Carolina home, killing 2
HOPE MILLS, N.C. (AP) — A single-engine plane crashed into a North Carolina home, killing the pilot and someone inside the house, authorities said. Another person in the house was seriously...
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina county where the most human trafficking charges are filed is starting a specialized court to deal with the crimes.
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) — A former U.S. Army commando has pleaded not guilty to accusations that he murdered a suspected bomb-maker in Afghanistan in 2010.
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Authorities in North Carolina are investigating a fire at a hair salon which occurred after a shooting at the salon owner's home.
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A former youth basketball coach in North Carolina has been sentenced to prison after pleading guilty to child sex offenses.
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A former Fayetteville basketball coach accused of over 100 sex offense charges with underage minors over a 13-year span agreed Monday to a plea deal that requires him to...
HOPE MILLS, N.C. (AP) — A winning Powerball ticket worth more than $344 million was sold a grocery store in North Carolina.
Officials say the winning $344.6 million ticket was sold at a...
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — The Department of Social Services in one North Carolina county is opening part of its building to people who need a place to escape the hot weather.
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina House budget includes $1.5 million for a 100-foot spire in Fayetteville to honor civil rights activist Martin Luther King Jr.
MONROE, N.C. (AP) — Many of the 10 Republicans who want to be North Carolina's newest U.S. House member plan to discuss their differences.
2 charged after loaded AK-47 found under toddler’s bed
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Police in North Carolina have arrested two people after finding marijuana and a loaded AK-47 under the bed of a 2-year-old child.
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Gov. Roy Cooper has announced that North Carolina will receive a federal grant of more than $12 million to expand crisis counseling services to Hurricane Florence...
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina authorities say businesses in a Fayetteville shopping center have reopened after they were evacuated because a construction crew struck a gas...
Melania Trump, Karen Pence to tour Fort Bragg
WASHINGTON (AP) — Melania Trump and Karen Pence will get an up-close look at the military's special operations capabilities when they visit Fort Bragg next week.
Family hopes to prove man’s innocence, even after his death
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Lee Wayne Hunt died a prisoner, officially deemed guilty of a double murder — even though a co-defendant absolved him in a conversation with a lawyer that remained secret for...
Fort Bragg soldier balances music passion with Army career
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Every third Friday of the month, patrons of On After sports bar on Bragg Boulevard can find Chris Munson strumming a guitar, covering songs and singing his own...
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say a juvenile has been charged in the shooting death of a newborn baby at a home in North Carolina.
The Cumberland County Sheriff's Office said Sunday...
Bathroom bill sponsor leads GOP field in NC election re-do
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Republicans are heading for a lively and rapid-fire faceoff to decide who'll represent the GOP in a new North Carolina congressional election mandated after a ballot-rigging...