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Three Moore County residents win lottery in less than a month

Three people who live in Moore County have each won the lottery in less than a month’s time. The latest to win is Brian Marks. Marks, of Cameron, took a chance on a Powerball ticket and won a $100,000 prize. Marks’ $3 Power Play ticket matched numbers on four...
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Des Evans' Focus on Development, Desire, & Diet

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. --- Two years removed from his celebrated arrival at North Carolina, Desmond Evans is physically and technically ready for a breakout season. Evans was one of the highest-ranked recruits for the Tar Heels in over a decade. The 247Sports Composite four-star prospect finished his high school career ranked No. 44 overall in the nation, and the No. 4 weakside defensive end. It was a big early recruiting win in this Mack Brown era in Chapel Hill.
CHAPEL HILL, NC
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Patient injures hospital employees, escapes in stolen UNC Health Rex vehicle

A behavioral health patient at a local hospital injured two employees and fled the property in a stolen hospital vehicle on Wednesday afternoon, according to a spokesperson for UNC Health Rex. The employees suffered only minor injuries, according to officials. The security team is working closely with local law enforcement.
REX, NC
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‘Boone’s Removal’ — Haul it away. Call today!

When Richard Boone Hancock began helping friends haul away yard debris and unwanted items, he discovered a community-wide service need. “It’s a very personal business, dictated by the customer,” Hancock said. “Two weeks ago, I helped an elderly lady. I climbed up into the attic, sorted things, and climbed down. It was hot up there, even though I went in the morning.”
SOUTHERN PINES, NC
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Are you related? Fayetteville police looking for next of kin

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WNCN) — Detectives with the Fayetteville Police Department are asking for the public’s help locating the next of kin for a man and woman who passed away. Joseph W. White, 70, died June 19 at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center. His last known address was in...
FAYETTEVILLE, NC
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MU Launches New Occupational Therapy Assistant Program

Methodist University will become one of the first universities in North Carolina to offer an accredited, Bachelor of Science Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) program. Starting in the fall of 2023, Methodist University’s four-year OTA program will welcome its first cohort of up to 24 students, eventually leading to the first graduating class in the spring of 2027.
FAYETTEVILLE, NC
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Renaming Army bases that honor Confederates would cost $21M

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — An independent commission says renaming nine U.S. Army posts that commemorate Confederate officers would cost $21 million. The name changes would lead to the rebranding of everything from welcome marquees and road signs to water towers and hospital doors. The Naming Commission released its final...
FORT HOOD, TX
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Biden signs PACT Act, benefiting Fort Bragg families exposed to toxic chemicals

Biden signs PACT Act, benefiting Fort Bragg families exposed to toxic chemicals. President Joe Biden signs the PACT Act, boosting health care for veterans impacted by toxic burn pits during their military service. The legislation could benefit Fort Bragg veterans and families exposed to toxic chemicals between 1953 and 1987.
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Fayetteville ordinance imposes $500 fine for some homeless camps on city property

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WNCN) — Those who make up Fayetteville’s homeless community could be forced to pay a $500 fine if they set up tents on city property. With a vote of 8 to 2, Fayetteville Mayor Mitch Colvin and members of the city council made it illegal for homeless people to camp out on city property near dangerous highways. The approved ordinance even prohibits encampments on city property all together, when there is shelter space available.
FAYETTEVILLE, NC
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Carthage woman pockets $100,000 on scratch-off

Cassandra Bandy, of Carthage, took a chance on a $20 scratch-off ticket and won a $100,000 prize. Bandy bought her lucky 100X The Cash ticket from the Exprezit on U.S. 1 in Vass. She arrived at lottery headquarters Monday to collect her prize and, after required state and federal tax...
CARTHAGE, NC
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Local organizers host best pitmasters in barbecue cook off

Barbecue lovers, beware. The “Black BBQ Cook Off” will hit the ground running at the Murchison Road Food Truck Park on Aug. 21 from 12 to 5 p.m. The cook off will coincide with the second annual “I Love My Community Cookout and Giveaway,” and the eclectic art show “Expression Through the Arts.”
FAYETTEVILLE, NC

Wood Ducks’ rally falls short in Fayetteville

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) — The Down East Wood Ducks got a run in the ninth inning but were unable to tie it as the Fayetteville Woodpeckers held on for a 6-5 win on Tuesday. Down East (50-52) trailed 6-4 going into the top of the ninth. Ian Moller hit a homer to left-center for the […]
FAYETTEVILLE, NC
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Obituary for Jane C. Ivey

Jane C. Ivey (December 27, 1936- August 9, 2022) passed away peacefully in Pinehurst, NC on August 9th. Jane grew up in Raeford, NC. She attended Hoke County High School and Sandhills Community College. She worked for many years at McCain Correctional Hospital as Assistant Personnel Manager. In retirement Jane and her husband, Dalton, indulged their hobby and avocations in designing and maintaining many beautiful gardens at their home. They enjoyed traveling, especially to the beach and the mountains of North Carolina and Tennessee.
PINEHURST, NC
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