John Henderson,

John Henderson

Fayetteville, NC, United States

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Past articles by John:

Driving While Black: Stops and searches by Fayetteville police scrutinized by author who studies the issue

Frank Baumgartner, a professor who has researched and written about traffic stops and searches, studied ones made by from Fayetteville police officers → Read More

Driving While Black: Racial disparity in traffic stops, searches by Fayetteville police draws scrutiny

Modest improvements after a controversy that arose around 2010 and became known as “driving while Black” have been wiped away in recent years. → Read More

School buses delayed this week due to COVID-19

Alachua school buses this week expected to be later than normal due to COVID-19 outbreak → Read More

Social justice movement spurs Cumberland County sheriff to ask for body cameras

Cumberland sheriff wants all officers to wear new body cameras → Read More

Fayetteville police seeking suspects in string of convenience store robberies

Police say the robberies occurred late Saturday night on Raeford Road and Hope Mills Road. → Read More

TOP STORIES OF 2020, NO. 4: City debates future of Fayetteville's historic Market House

City officials are trying to get the pulse of the community to determine the fate of Fayetteville's historic Market House. → Read More

TOP STORIES OF 2020, NO. 6: North Carolina a critical battleground state in 2020 elections

A lot of money was poured into North Carolina during the 2020 election. → Read More

Here's how often no-knock warrants are used in Fayetteville

No-knock warrants, criticized after Breonna Taylor's death, are used as an "absolute last resort" by Fayetteville police → Read More

Convictions upheld for Harnett couple who hunted down man who owed them money

Court records say that Marc Gettleman Sr., and his wife, Darlene, had posted bond for their employee, Justin Emmons, who had promised to pay it back. → Read More

Babe Ruth’s first home run and other times history was made in Fayetteville

Babe Ruth's first home run and a visit from the Marquis de Lafayette are part of Fayetteville's rich history → Read More

Here's how Fort Bragg is helping struggling military families during COVID-19 pandemic

Army officials say that military families are less likely to qualify for food stamps. → Read More

Is Fayetteville ever getting a Trader Joe's or Cheesecake Factory?

A couple of businesses Observer readers said they wanted to see have opened, including a convenience store Sheetz and Lidl, a discount supermarket. → Read More

Fayetteville council has more questions than answers about Market House's future

The council is weighing the sensitive topic of whether the Market House, where slaves were sold during the Civil War, should be torn down. → Read More

Fayetteville officials still hoping county commissioners will help with homeless day center

Fayetteville officials moving ahead with homeless center and want county help → Read More

Fayetteville, Cumberland pay $3,675 for motel bills to get homeless out of cold

The Salvation Army shelter was not taking homeless people in for overnight stays this week on “white flag” days → Read More

Fayetteville businesses brace for hit when new COVID-19 restrictions kick in

Restaurant workers say closing at earlier times will hurt but are grateful NC Gov. Cooper did not impose a shutdown, like early in the pandemic. → Read More

Here's how Fayetteville plans to help its homeless population on the coldest nights

Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the Salvation Army shelter is temporarily closed for white flag nights. → Read More

Fayetteville woman who started agency to help homeless now helped by them

The founder of a Fayetteville agency that helps the homeless gets help from former clients as COVID-19 hardships grow. → Read More

Fayetteville residents report mild to no symptoms from COVID-19 vaccine trial

In Fayetteville, 500 people participate in coronavirus vaccine trial → Read More

Dickens holiday event scaled-down but still brings people to downtown Fayetteville

Fewer people attended the Dickens holiday event this year, but business owners say they're still grateful for the business. → Read More