One man was killed and two others were injured in a shooting on Gertrude Street on Sunday evening, according to the Fayetteville Police Department. The shooting was reported about 6:40 p.m. Sunday in the 200 block of Gertrude Street, according to a news release.
After a two-year hiatus because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Fayetteville Camellia Club’s annual Camellia Show & Plant Sale returned to Cape Fear Botanical Garden on March 4-5 with a display of nearly 600 camellia blooms entered in competition.
An argument between a mother and her adult son turned violent Sunday morning when both drew weapons and the son was shot twice, according to the Fayetteville Police Department.
The All American half marathon and 5K races returned in person on Saturday after three years of virtual runs. This year's half marathon started at 7 a.m., followed by the 5k start at 7:30 followed by the 5k start at 7:30 a.m. Half marathoners had four hours to complete the race.
Multiple anonymous tips to CrimeStoppers about drug activity on Hilltop Avenue led to the arrest of a man and woman on drug charges, according to the Fayetteville Police Department.
In a crowded room at Smith Recreation Center on Monday night, about 50 people gathered to learn more about a new approach to public safety in Fayetteville. Lisette Rodriguez and Shaun McMillan, community organizers and city residents, organized Monday’s town-hall meeting. They called for the creation of an “office of community safety,” a city government entity that would be separate from the Police Department and would, among other things, respond to mental health crises and offer recommendations to hold the Police Department accountable
Three men have been arrested in the robbery of the Waffle House in the 2100 block of Cedar Creek Road, according to the Fayetteville Police Department.
A Spring Lake man has been arrested and charged with murder in the September death of a man on Belhaven Road in Fayetteville. Jamal Robinson, 27, is charged with first-degree murder in the death of Jermaine Hailey on Sept. 26, the release said.
A Fayetteville woman was charged with selling drugs from a vehicle after police received a CrimeStoppers tip about suspicious activity, according to the Fayetteville Police Department. Just after 10 p.m. March 15, officers with the department’s Community Empowerment Response Team were investigating a report of a woman selling Fentanyl and other illegal narcotics in the 2700 block of Owen Drive, according to a news release.
A Fayetteville man has been charged with 12 vehicle break-ins on Village Drive near Cape Fear Valley Medical Center, according to the Fayetteville Police Department. Since early March, multiple vehicle break-ins had been reported in the 3400 block of Village Drive, prompting an investigation by detectives, according to a news release.