Greg Barnes
In 1983, Greg Barnes joined ABC11 Eyewitness News, where he opened and now operates the station's Fayetteville News Bureau. Greg got his start in broadcasting in 1967, when he signed on as a part-time (and later full-time) radio announcer at WAGR-FM in Lumberton, NC. He also worked as an Engineer and Announcer at WFLB-AM in Fayetteville, NC. He got his first anchor position at WECT-TV 6 in Wilmington, NC, in 1981, and, in 1993, Greg was a recipient of the Associated Press' "Roy Hardee" Award. He has received citations for his work with various civic and social groups. Greg also has received Military merit and achievement awards for coverage of the 82nd Airborne troops deployment to Panama and the Persian Gulf.


Greg has been actively involved in the Walker-Spivy School for the mentally and physically challenged and CHADD, a group for children with Attention Deficit Disorder. Greg attended Pembroke State University and lives in Lumberton with his wife, Lynne, and two children.

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There was a happy ending in the search for a missing 3-year-old girl in Fayetteville. Shaniya Hawkins had last been seen in bed Thursday at 10 p.m.
For nearly five years, Joseph and Marilyn Cincotta decorated their son's grave in the Lafayette Memorial Park Cemetery. Now, they've been told to stop.
Residents and town leaders in Hope Mills held intense discussions Monday evening about a proposed new Walmart.
It was a day of high honor Friday for the top brass at Fort Bragg. A new general is now in charge of one of the Army's largest units.
A driver who struck and killed a pedestrian in Fayetteville Monday night did not try and help the victim.