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10 Things to Consider When Walmart Attempts to Take Over Your Town.

Roxie Jane Hunt | Posted 07.30.2015 | Politics
Roxie Jane Hunt

Edward Hejtmanek, environmentalist, radically peaceful small business owner and angry neighbor of South Fayetteville's new Walmart Neighborhood Market, wants you to prepare yourself and your town for the threat of a Walmart takeover by considering these 10 questions.

Police Say Soldier Who Wanted Photo With AR-15 Rifle Caused Mall Lockdown

AP | Posted 07.04.2015 | Crime

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say a Fort Bragg soldier has been charged with creating a panic at a North Carolina mall after appearing there...

David Lohr

Help Pours In For Starving Veteran Who Called 911 | David Lohr | Posted 05.19.2015 | Good News

A 911 call from an elderly cancer patient seeking help because he had no food triggered an outpouring of support from across the country. "I've...

David Lohr

Authorities Help Elderly Cancer Patient Who Calls 911 For Food | David Lohr | Posted 05.18.2015 | Good News

Clarence Blackmon called 911 for help Tuesday not because he was in need of police assistance or medical treatment, but because hunger had driven him ...

Teen Who Spoke Out Against Violence Killed In Gunfight

AP | Posted 08.25.2014 | Crime

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina teenager who spoke out against gun violence has been killed in a gunfight between two gangs. The Fayette...

With 125 Days of Service, Belk Gives Back to Community

Michelle Nunn | Posted 05.25.2013 | Impact
Michelle Nunn

Last week, as a student at Montclair Elementary in Charlotte watched 200 volunteers painting, building and landscaping at his school, he said just one word: "Awesome." I couldn't agree more.

Police Testing If Remains Found Near Base Are Missing Soldier

Posted 11.22.2012 | Crime

UPDATE: 11/22/12 -- Multiple sources report that the remains found near Fort Bragg are not human. ORIGINAL STORY: The discovery of remains on Tu...

Arkansas School Provides Clothing, Food For Growing Number Of Homeless Students

Mark Horvath | Posted 08.16.2012 | Impact
Mark Horvath

This week I was visiting Northwest Arkansas for The Farm's Harvest Festival and my friend Mike Rusch connected me with Marian Riner, Families in Trans...

Populist Backlash Crushes Art Pope's Forces in North Carolina

Michael Carmichael | Posted 12.12.2011 | Politics
Michael Carmichael

North Carolina's right-wing political boss, Art Pope, is having a bad week. One week after a searing profile appeared in the New Yorker, Pope's ultra-conservative ticket fell under the crushing weight of a populist uprising.

Rise In Homeless Female Vets Tied To Military Sexual Abuse

Posted 01.03.2012 | Impact

The number of homeless female veterans is on the rise and the high rate of Military Sexual Assault may be partly to blame. Between 2008 and 2009, w...

Olive Garden May Have Exposed Customers To Hepatitis

The Huffington Post | Tara Kelly | Posted 10.11.2011 | Home

An infectious disease isn't something a diner normally expects to contract when being served a scrumptious Olive Garden salad. But after a food ser...

Learning From Success: A North Carolina High School Builds Culture of Excellence

Karin Chenoweth | Posted 06.19.2015 | Education
Karin Chenoweth

Schools like Jack Britt demonstrate that educators have the power to help all groups of students learn a lot and graduate.

PHOTOS: 7 Unexpectedly Green Cities

Huffington Post | Barbara Fenig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

When we think of green cities, most of us think of the same perpetual lineup: Portland, Boulder, San Francisco, Seattle, and Burlington. We here at Hu...

Colorado Cities Dominate Forbes's 'Best For Business' List: Find Out Who Made The Cut

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

This week Forbes released its list of the best cities in America for business. The list, which was calculated based on factors like business costs, l...

Elkhart Coroner Blames High Suicide Rate On Recession

Huffington Post | Julian Hattem | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

As part of its Bearing Witness 2.0 project, the Huffington Post is rounding up a few of the best local stories of the day. In Elkhart, Ind., coroner...

Antoinette Davis, Shaniya Davis' Mother, To Be Charged For Sex Trafficking, Child Abuse

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Antoinette Davis, mother of 5-year-old Shaniya Davis found dead today near Sanford, North Carolina, will face charges. The USA Today details the in...

Shaniya Davis Dead: Body Found In North Carolina

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home


In Focus: Black Box Records Last 90 Minutes Of Hot-Air Balloon Crash

The Onion | The Onion | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

FAYETTEVILLE, AR--A black box recovered from a hot-air balloon crash offered a glimpse into the craft's final, somewhat terrifying 90 minutes....

Shaniya Davis Story: 5-Year-Old Abused By Mother, Found Dead In North Carolina

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Shaniya Davis was found dead in a rural part of central North Carolina on Monday. The discovery of the 5-year-old's body painfully ended a week's l...