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In this image taken from video provided by WRAL-TV, Capt. Emily Rainey speaks during an interview with WRAL-TV, in Southern Pines, N.C., in May 2020. The Army is investigating Rainey, a psychological operations officer, who led a group of people from North Carolina to the rally in Washington that led to the deadly riot in the U.S. Capitol by supporters of President Donald Trump. (Courtesy of WRAL-TV via AP)

Army investigating officer who led group to Washington rally

Jan. 11, 2021 3:48 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Army is investigating a psychological operations officer who led a group of people from North Carolina to the rally in Washington that led up to the deadly riot in the U.S. Capitol by supporters of President Donald Trump. Commanders at Fort Bragg are reviewing Capt. Emily...

In this Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2020 photo, A handwritten post card from a resident of Sainte-Mere-Eglise, France thanks U.S. paratroopers for liberating their village from Nazi occupation, seen at Fort Bragg, N.C. The town sent 500 notes to Fort Bragg, North Carolina which were read by soldiers. 12,000 82nd paratroopers fought to liberate Normandy on June 6th, 1944. 1,400 were lost their lives in the invasion. (AP Photo/Sarah Blake Morgan)

Notes from France honor American soldiers' D-Day sacrifice

Dec. 24, 2020 10:28 AM EST

FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) — Lt. Col. Michael Burns didn’t know exactly what was inside the small brown box that arrived on his Fayetteville, North Carolina, doorstep but the return address in the left corner let him know he couldn’t open it right away. The package had made the long journey from...

Nicole Walcott stands inside the alternative wellness center she opened three years ago in downtown Fayetteville, N.C. on Friday, Nov. 20, 2020. The U.S. Army is confident her small business would have failed amid the coronavirus pandemic without help from non-profit grants and financial assistance. (AP Photo/Sarah Blake Morgan)

Amid pandemic, grants keep Army veteran's business afloat

Dec. 7, 2020 2:02 PM EST

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Nicole Walcott’s lip started to quiver as she turned her misty gaze away from a reporter’s question. “I don’t want to cry on camera,” the 33-year-old said when asked why she’s fought tooth and nail to keep her small business open amid a...

Fort Bragg IDs 2 bodies found in military training area

Dec. 4, 2020 2:48 PM EST

FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) — Officials at the Army’s largest base have identified the two men whose bodies were found in a training area this week. Their bodies were found at Fort Bragg in North Carolina on Wednesday, and officials said their deaths were not related to official unit training. A news...

Roderick carries Ohio over North Carolina A&T 84-72

Nov. 26, 2020 5:48 PM EST

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Ben Roderick scored a career-high 22 points and Jason Preston added 21 points as Ohio defeated North Carolina A&T 84-72 on Thursday. Roderick hit 6 of 9 3-pointers and Preston also had nine rebounds and seven assists. Dwight Wilson III had 14 points for Ohio (2-0). Ben Vander...