Bryan Mims, WRAL NEWS in NC

Bryan Mims


Fayetteville, NC, United States

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Recent articles by Bryan:

Look up: Dozens of Fort Bragg soldiers parachute over Jordan Lake

If you were around Jordan Lake today, you might have seen this spectacle. Dozens of soldiers from Fort Bragg parachuting into the water. They were training with Chatham County's emergency responders. → Read More

Man seeks to save Hillsborough farmhouse that may have connection to George Washington

The house, with pale yellow paint peeling, is veiled by bulky trees and barely visible from the road, but one man wants to open the curtain on its history. → Read More

Driver killed in crash tried to choke Biscoe police officer after chase

A suspect died in a police chase involving both the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office land the Biscoe Police Department late Thursday night. → Read More

Two people killed after being thrown from van in Sampson County

Two people were killed after being thrown from a van in Sampson County on Wednesday morning. → Read More

Small NC towns create social districts to increase nightlife, tourism

It's not just the cities, but small towns in North Carolina are big on the idea of social districts - special areas where visitors can grab an adult drink and stroll the streets. → Read More

Story of home: New mural captures history and future of Fayetteville

Tucked away in an unsuspecting intersection, a new piece of art is unfolding each day. More than a simple mural: This new painting tells the oral history of Fayetteville. → Read More

Meet the creatures that ruled before dinosaurs at NC Museum of Natural Sciences

"Life Before Dinosaurs: The Permian Monsters" opens Saturday at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences. → Read More

Duke nurse visits Ukraine with focus on treating PTSD in families impacted by war

Mitch Babb had come to assess the needs so Baptists on Mission could send in medical teams. One need was painfully clear - treating the post traumatic stress tormenting untold numbers of Ukrainians. → Read More

Purchasing an electric vehicle: Is it worth the money?

With gas prices as high as they are, drivers might consider buying an electric vehicle. However, EVs come with plenty of questions. → Read More

Barrels, cones and signs: Triangle has several ongoing road construction projects

Several road construction projects are planned for the Triangle. It includes improvements to Interstate 40, I-440, I-95 and NC-540. → Read More

Rocky Mount police say a man accidently shot and killed his mother during Mother's Day dog attack

Rocky Mount police said no charges are expected to be filed against Christopher Edwards. → Read More

'Triangle Parents of Multiples' offer support for those with premature twins, triplets

It's a special Mothers' Day weekend for a new support group called "Triangle Parents of Multiples." They help families who face several days, weeks or longer as their newborns receive Neonatal Intensive Care. → Read More

Kentucky Derby horse named in honor of owner's old North Carolina home

Bill and Tammy Simon won't be home, on Barber Road. They are in Kentucky, to watch Barber Road run for the roses. → Read More

Politics aside: Crowd gathers for National Day of Prayer in downtown Raleigh

The news cycle is always churning, and modern day events, both local and global, can be overwhelming. The war in Ukraine. The likely end of Roe vs. Wade. Inflation and housing costs. A global pandemic. But in the middle of all of this -- the National Day of Prayer. → Read More

Thousands gather at State Fairgrounds in Raleigh for Eid-al-Fitr prayer, celebration

Thousands gathered in Raleigh on Monday for Eid-al-Fitr, which marks the end of Ramadan. → Read More

Eid-al-Fitr prayer, celebration mark end of Ramadan in Raleigh

Eid-al-Fitr is the second of two Islamic Holy Days celebrated by over 1.8 billion people around the world. The day marks the end of the month-long fast of Ramadan. → Read More

'It's hot:' 3-year-old son's cries wakes mom, saves local family from blazing fire

After fire gutted a home near Benson last week, a young mother and her two small children barely escaped the flames, which investigators said appeared to be caused by an electrical problem. → Read More

'I'm not ready to leave yet:' Mother with cancer prepares for her first Race for the Cure

This weekend, thousands of people will put on pink and lace up their shoes to fight breast cancer. → Read More

Special prosecutor says not enough evidence to charge deputy in Jason Walker's killing

A special prosecutor said Thursday no charges will be filed against a Cumberland County Sheriff's deputy accused of killing of a Fayetteville man. → Read More

Hoke County father given death sentence after admitting to stabbing his children to death

A Hoke County man was sentenced to death row on Tuesday after pleading guilty to stabbing his two children to death in 2017. → Read More