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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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Economic development officials say additional defense funding proposed in President Donald Trump's budget could have a large impact on the Cumberland County area.
Lt. Todd Joyce of the Fayetteville Police Department says, "This person pulls out a hypodermic needle and says 'I'm going to stab you if you don't move out of the way, and also I have a communicable disease."
Drivers in Cumberland County are seeing a lot fewer road-closed sign. NCDOT engineers say they have really made good progress getting dozens of roads made impassable by Hurricane Matthew reopened.
Two sources told ABC11 that at least two county workers have been fired or resigned, and more departures are expected following a State Bureau of Investigations raid of the county government offices earlier this week.
A Fayetteville mother and an Air Force veteran are teaming up to help other veterans get the help they need through her nonprofit support group "Mo's Heroes."