Elderly Fayetteville couple die in Saturday house fire

Fayetteville and state fire officials continue to investigate the cause of a Saturday afternoon house fire that claimed the lives of an elderly married couple, who have since been identified as 95-year-old Lamar Beckwith and 89-year-old Catherine Beckwith, who would have been 90 years old later this month. Fire fighters received the call to Biltmore…

Fayetteville couple ship half-ton of medicine to Guinea

Local business owners Mason and Jeanne Brown last week shipped nearly 1,000 pounds of medicine to Republic of Guinea First Lady Madame Djene Conde, who they say is expected to receive the packages today in order to distribute them to needy citizens. The shipment includes everything from blood pressure medicine Lisinopril and Tylenol-brand acetaminophen to…

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