Fairmont High students sent home for color of shirts

FAIRMONT — Some parents of students at Fairmont High School are seeing red after students were prohibited from wearing white T-shirts and some w...

September 23rd, 2015 |  


Beast Fest 5K Run, Walk now accepting entries

Beast Fest 5K Run, Walk now accepting entries

The Bladenboro Beast Fest 5K Fun Run will take place at 8:30 a.m. at the Bladenboro Town Hall. All ages are welcome to come out run, walk or bring you...

September 23rd, 2015 |  


Lumberton gets grant to hire 4 police officers

LUMBERTON — The Lumberton Police Department has been given a $455,449 grant to hire four new officers.The department is one of three North Carol...

September 23rd, 2015 |  


Medicaid reform bill heads to governor

RALEIGH (AP) — Far-reaching legislation designed to change how North Carolina government bills Medicaid patient treatment is going to Gov. Pat M...

September 23rd, 2015 updated: September 23rd, 2015. |  


Spice up your fall visit to Wilmington with food and brew events, tours

Spice up your fall visit to Wilmington with food and brew events, tours

WILMINGTON — Spice up your next visit to Wilmington, and its island beaches with a culinary event, beer/wine tasting or a tour of restaurants an...

September 23rd, 2015 |  


Fortunes, Frights, and Fun Hallowe’en at the 1897 Poe House

Fortunes, Frights, and Fun Hallowe’en at the 1897 Poe House

FAYETTEVILLE—Double, double toil and trouble, fire burn and cauldron bubble! The Museum of the Cape Fear Historical Complex will once again host...

September 22nd, 2015 |  


Fourth arrest made after June traffic stop

ELIZABETHTOWN — A traffic stop by an Elizabethtown police patrolman back in June has resulted in four subsequent arrests and numerous charges, t...

September 22nd, 2015 |  


Gene Hubell Stallings

BLADENBORO — Gene Hubell Stallings, 77, of Bladenboro passed away Monday, Sept. 21, 2015.The family will receive friends on Thursday, Sept. 24, ...

September 22nd, 2015 |  


Spring Lake mayor eyes Burr’s seat

RALEIGH (AP) — The mayor of a small North Carolina town near Fort Bragg announced Monday that he’s running next year for the U.S. Senate s...

September 22nd, 2015 |  


Fayetteville police destroyed rape kits

FAYETTEVILLE (AP) — Police in Fayetteville say an audit by the department showed that more than 300 rape kits from cold cases were destroyed to ...

September 22nd, 2015 |