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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Investigators collecting envelopes mailed to eight acquaintances by Myron May before he went to the Florida State University and shot three people and was killed by cops.
A 911 call reveals the tense moments before a burglary turned into a police shooting and standoff in Fayetteville Tuesday.
A suspect is dead and an officer injured after a burglary call at a home in the 4700-block of Rosehill Road in Fayetteville.
No students on the bus when the car hit it head-on, but a mechanic taking it in for service was seriously hurt.
An 8-year-old girl was hit by a car in Cumberland County Friday afternoon on Cedar Creek Road at Tabor Church Road.