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Cumberland County

Cumberland, Sampson counties hope to reopen plant

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County officials in Cumberland and Sampson counties hope to clear the way for a meat processing plant to reopen. Full story...
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Cumberland board rejects hearing on chicken plant incentives

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The Cumberland County Board of Commissioners again has said no to pursuing a chicken processing plant that would have brought about 1,000 jobs to the area. Multiple media outlets reported commissioners voted 4-3 Monday against a public hearing necessary to consider a $2.5 million incentive package for Sanderson Farms. The company was considering whether to build a $113 million plant in a county-owned industrial park. Full story...
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Deputies: Armed robbery ends with chase and crash

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videoDeputies with the Bladen County Sheriff's Office arrested a man accused in an armed robbery and high speed chase. Full story...
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Fayetteville man accused of beating grandfather over $5

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Authorities in Cumberland County are accusing a Fayetteville man of beating his handicapped grandfather after an argument over $5. The sheriff's office says 18-year-old Michael Allen Jackson was angered when his grandfather refused to give him the money. Full story...
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Spring Lake man convicted in toddler's death

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A jury has convicted a Cumberland County man of first-degree murder in the beating death of his 16-month old son two years ago. The sheriff's office says 31-year old Evans Aine II of Spring Lake also was convicted Monday of felony child abuse and sentenced to life without parole. Full story...
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FBI: Kidnap victim rescued with help of area agencies in elaborate international plot

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Federal agents say they rescued a South Carolina man in North Carolina with the help of several area agencies six days after the man was kidnapped as part of an international plot. Full story...
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Woman dies in wreck with Cumberland County deputy

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A woman has died in a wreck with a Cumberland County sheriff's deputy. Full story...
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Legal fight continues on Cumberland shooting range

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Those living near a shooting range in Cumberland County are preparing for another court fight in their challenge of a permit for the business. Full story...
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Fort Bragg worker may have exposed students to TB

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Health officials in Cumberland County say a school worker at Fort Bragg may have exposed more than a dozen people to tuberculosis. Full story...
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Cumberland teenager is 2nd drowning victim in June

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Divers have found the body of a 17-year-old Cumberland County teenager who disappeared after going swimming in a local creek. Full story...
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