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  1. Second man charged in Bragg soldier's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago |

    Javore Lavon Blackwell, 25, was charged with first-degree murder, discharging a weapon into occupied property and felonious conspiracy. He was being held without bond in the Cumberland County jail.


  2. Years after baby's death, Fort Bragg day care centers still cited for safety concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 |

    "Because of Sonny's death, I really hoped it would have changed enforcement of the rules, the standards. Instead it hasn't," said his mother, Rachel Degenhard.


  3. Arrest made in April killing of Ft. Bragg soldierRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 |

    Robert Dushaun Williams, of 6123 Kimbrook Drive, was taken into custody during a traffic stop. Charged with murder, Williams remained in the Cumberland County jail Monday without bond.


  4. Fort Bragg soldier charged in fatal wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 |

    The wreck happened about 8:30 p.m. when a black Honda Civic traveling at a high rate of speed crashed into a tan Volkswagen Passat traveling in the opposite direction, The crash was between Bonanza and Westlake drives. The driver of the Volkswagen, Olivia Dejesus Cardona, 50, was pronounced dead at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center.


  5. Air Force still plans to eliminate planes at Fort BraggRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 |

    The Fayetteville Observer reported that a report on C-130 cargo planes ordered by Congress shows the Air Force still plans to eliminate the 440th Airlift Wing. U.S. Rep. Renee Ellmers of North Carolina says she is still trying to keep the planes based at Fort Bragg.


  6. NC Va struggles with delays amid rapid influx of patientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 |

    The Associated Press analyzed six months of appointment data at 940 VA hospitals and clinics nationwide to identify the places that are struggling the most to deliver prompt care. At the VA clinic in Jacksonville, 16 percent of the appointments completed between Sept.


  7. 'Boots on the ground' needed to defeat ISIS, former Fort Bragg commander saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 |

    Hugh Shelton, a retired four-star general and former chairman of the Joints Chiefs of Staff, was in Fayetteville for a street naming ceremony in his honor. The main street through Park View Condominiums was renamed Hugh Shelton Loop.


  8. Road races will close streets near Fort Bragg SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 |

    The races take place in the general area south and west of Pope Field, and the course includes portions of Reilly and Gruber roads, Hurst Drive, Longstreet Road, Bastogne Drive and All-American Freeway.


  9. Weekend Best Bets: Patty on the Green, Art in BloomRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 |

    Patty on the Green - This St. Patrick's Day Irish Festival will take place at Lafayette Village in north Raleigh on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Enjoy live music, activities and learn about Irish culture. Art in Bloom - The N.C. Museum of Art will be hosting a series of events this weekend in conjunction with its festival of art and flowers.


  10. Spring Lake man charged with human traffickingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 |

    Robin Triovel Applewhite, 38, of the 300 block of Cedarwood Street, was charged Wednesday with human trafficking, second-degree kidnapping and sexual servitude, according to Spring Lake police. Investigators said Applewhite picked up the woman in Fayetteville and took her back to his home, where he allegedly gave her illegal drugs and locked her in the basement along with two other women.


  11. Husband: Fayetteville woman charged with animal cruelty tried to care for dogRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 |

    Cumberland County authorities said she took Bruno, a 3-year-old boxer bulldog, to a veterinary clinic in October 2013 and January 2014 for treatment of gastro-intestinal problems. The vets diagnosed irritable bowel syndrome, and Bates was told the dog would need additional medications and a special diet, authorities said.


  12. Drivers slip, slide during cold Wednesday morning commuteRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 |

    No major wrecks or backups were reported, but the slick conditions did result in numerous fender-bender incidents. Authorities closed numerous ramps on area highways to help drivers avoid problem areas.


  13. Slick spots could create headaches during Wednesday commuteRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 |

    Slick roads resulted in multiple accidents across the central part of the state Tuesday night, and temperatures in the mid-20s could help those dangerous conditions linger through mid-morning on Wednesday. No major issues were being reported as of 5:45 a.m., but law enforcement officials were responding to several minor accidents across the area.


  14. Ice knocks out power in Cumberland, Sampson countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 |

    Public school systems in both counties decided just before 6 a.m. to cancel classes for the day. Schools on Fort Bragg were also closed.


  15. Cumberland school leaders talk finances with state lawmakersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 |

    Superintendent Frank Till said his top priority for the 2015-2016 school year is to get a pay raise for teachers and that he is hopeful lawmakers will change the state lottery funding formula to put more money back into building projects. Cumberland County wants to build and operate a high school on Fort Bragg.


  16. Air Assault School at Fort Bragg renamed after Ny Wwii heroRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 |

    The Niagara Gazette reports that the DeGlopper Air Assault School at Fort Bragg was renamed in honor of Pfc. Charles N. DeGlopper of Grand Island, near Buffalo.


  17. Army holds 'listening session' about Bragg force reductionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 |

    The "listening session" will be held Thursday at a hotel in Fayetteville. An Army report says Fort Bragg could lose as many as 16,000 soldiers and civilians over the next decade, and the region could lose more than 21,000 jobs.


  18. Defense cuts could move thousands of troops from Fort BraggRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 |

    Fort Bragg is the largest Army post in the nation, with nearly 65,000 active-duty soldiers and reservists, plus their families and thousands of civilian employees. The Army is planning major cutbacks to its brigade combat teams, and the Fayetteville Regional Chamber said 16,000 of those soldiers could come from Fort Bragg.


  19. American contractor killed in Kabul was from FayettevilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 |

    Former Fayetteville police chief Tom Bergamine said Friday that Fisher worked with the police department in the 90s as a patrol officer and on the SWAT team. He left the department around 2000 and started working at Fort Bragg.


  20. Former Fort Bragg soldier charged with statutory rapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 |

    James Alan Luna, 31, formerly of the 100 block of Wolfpoint Drive in Fayetteville, was arrested by U.S. Marshals in a hotel parking lot in Lake Charles, La., the Cumberland County Sheriff's Office said. Luna was held in the Calcasieu Parish Detention Center in Lake Charles without bond Tuesday and is awaiting extradition to Cumberland County, where he will face charges that include four counts of statutory rape and two counts of taking indecent liberties with a minor.


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