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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...
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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
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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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'Vote yes': Effort to change Fayetteville City Council hits snag. Here's what's next.

An effort to change how voters elect the Fayetteville City Council has hit a snag. How big of a snag remains to be seen. The Fayetteville City Council was scheduled to vote Monday night on a resolution to put a voter referendum on the November ballot. Under the referendum, city voters would decide whether they wanted to change the council by adding four at-large seats and cutting the number of single-member districts from nine to five.
FAYETTEVILLE, NC
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Pee Dee police department operating with non certified officers

MCCOLL, S.C. (WPDE) — The McColl Police Dept. is operating with officers that aren't certified through the S.C. Criminal Justice Academy, according to the Academy's Director Jackie Swindler. Swindler said the town's police chief, who was certified, resigned last week. It's the fourth police chief the town has had...
MCCOLL, SC
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It would cost $21M to rename Fort Gordon, other posts

AUGUSTA, Ga. - Renaming Fort Gordon and eight other Army posts that honor Confederate officers would cost a total of $21 million if the installations rebrand everything from marquees and street signs to water towers, according to an independent commission. The Naming Commission released its final report on recommending the...
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Hope Mills manager: Town heading in the right direction

Hope Mills Town Manager Scott Meszaros on Monday night, Aug. 1 reviewed a “State of the Town’’ slide presentation that highlighted town accomplishments including growth in commercial development, the completion of residential housing and investments in crime-fighting technology. “The town has seen about 17% growth in annexation,’’...
HOPE MILLS, NC
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Renaming Army bases that honor Confederates would cost $21 million

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

Athletes compete in basketball tourney

The Thunderbirds, one of eight teams competing Saturday in the Valor Games Southeast 3X3 Wheelchair Basketball Tournament at the Rocky Mount Event Center, took home the gold after a hard-fought game against rival team Hell on Wheels, with the final score of 25 to 23. Headed by Army veteran Tee Foster of Fayetteville, the Thunderbirds made it into the gold-silver bracket after competing in four round robin and one elimination tournament games that morning. ...
ROCKY MOUNT, NC
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FTCC begins new program for recent high school grads

The past two summers at Fayetteville Technical Community College have been unusually quiet, as the college dealt with the COVID-19 pandemic. This summer, however, the campus began to come back to life. FTCC launched a new summer program designed to transform recent high school graduates into college-ready students. The Trojan...
FAYETTEVILLE, NC

Renaming Army bases that honor Confederates, including Fort Benning, would cost $21M

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Renaming nine U.S. Army posts that honor Confederate officers, among them Fort Benning, would cost a total of $21 million if the installations rebrand everything from welcome marquees and street signs to water towers and hospital doors, according to an independent commission. The Naming Commission released its final report on recommending […]
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