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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The names of victims who have died as a result of intimate partner domestic violence during the past year in North Carolina were read aloud at the vigil at the Cumberland County Courthouse.
A Fayetteville teacher who was pictured stomping on the American flag says he has received death threats and been compared to a pedophile since the photo went viral, but he stands by his decision to teach his students about the freedom of speech.
Students and parents at Massey Hill Classical High School in Fayetteville are outraged after a civics teacher reportedly stomped on an American flag as part of a lecture. Some have called for his firing, but for now, the teacher has been placed on administrative leave.
Bobby King, 79, used a walker at his first court appearance Friday afternoon. He told the judge he understood that he faces first-degree murder charges.
The 15 middle school children aboard were safely removed before the bus burst into flames.