Akilah Davis, ABC11 EyewitnessNews

Akilah Davis

ABC11 EyewitnessNews

Fayetteville, NC, United States

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Recent articles by Akilah:

Fayetteville residents flood public forum on proposed Civil War Museum

Hundreds spent Thursday night inside the city council chambers as the public forum for the proposed $80 million Civil War and Reconstruction History Center was held. → Read More

By veterans for veterans: 3 Fayetteville Army veterans create craft beer for veterans

It's more than just beer for these three Army veterans, through their craft they have created a sense of community at Dirt Bag Ales Brewery and Taproom. → Read More

Hope Mills adopts woman with stage 4 cancer, family for Christmas

A Cumberland County mother of three's breast cancer has spread to her brain and has forced her to quit her job. The Town of Hope Mills is stepping in and will adopt the family for Christmas and will start collecting donations for the family after Thanksgiving. → Read More

Escaped 13-year-old suspect in a double-murder case found in Robeson County

An escaped 13-year-old charged with two counts of first-degree murder has been found Wednesday night. → Read More

Escaped 13-year-old double-murder suspect found, turned in by family in North Carolina

An escaped 13-year-old charged with two counts of first-degree murder has been found Wednesday night. → Read More

Escaped 13-year-old suspect in a double-murder case found in Robeson County

An escaped 13-year-old charged with two counts of first-degree murder has been found Wednesday night. → Read More

13-year-old double-murder suspect escapes after Robeson County court appearance

The juvenile was at Robeson County Juvenile Court around noon when he disappeared. He was wearing leg restraints without any shoes at the courthouse but still managed to escape. → Read More

Fayetteville parents frustrated after structural issues close elementary school

T.C. Berrien Elementary students will be relocated to W. T. Brown in Spring Lake for the remainder of the school year because of structural issues. Changes are happening quickly and parents are being forced to adjust → Read More

Angry parents, mold concerns at soon-to-be-closed Fayetteville school

Parents of students who attend T.C. Berrien Elementary will get to voice their concerns at a parent/teacher meeting Monday evening. → Read More

Mold and structural issues shut down Cumberland County school

A Cumberland County school official said 10 classrooms yielded high levels of mold at T. C. Berrien Elementary. → Read More

Fayetteville woman pleads with thief to return stolen hard drive containing photos of her children

A Fayetteville high school arts teacher crafted a message directed at the thieves who stole her television, laptop and hard drive containing priceless memories and photos of her children from her home. → Read More

Fayetteville suspect on the run leaves note 'I killed the woman's daughter'

Jeff Brown's mind is still blown more than 24 hours after a man accused of killing a woman in a Fayetteville motel delivered the gruesome confession to him. → Read More

Light Up Fayetteville Pink founder diagnosed with breast cancer; downtown merchants support efforts

For three years, Gladys Hill has been selling pink light bulbs to Fayetteville business to light the city pink for breast cancer. Now, the community is rallying around her after she was diagnosed with breast cancer. → Read More

In sickness and in health: Hope Mills woman hopes to renew vows before stage four cancer takes over

In sickness and in health, a couple married for nearly 20 years plans to renew their wedding vows after the wife was diagnosed with stage four cancer. → Read More

In sickness and in health: Hope Mills woman hopes to renew vows before stage four cancer takes over

In sickness and in health, a couple married for nearly 20 years plans to renew their wedding vows after the wife was diagnosed with stage four cancer. → Read More

Tiny home community could be reality in Fayetteville

City council passed a measure Monday night that would allow the city manager to look at possible locations, costs and partnerships for a tiny home community in Fayetteville. → Read More

Fayetteville to tackle homelessness with tiny home community

On Monday, the Fayetteville City Council passed a plan for a tiny home community to tackle chronic homelessness throughout Fayetteville along with a workforce plan to help get people back on their feet. → Read More

USO, Delta Children partner to give 500 cribs to Fort Bragg families

The USO and Delta Children partnered together to give 500 cribs and mattresses to the families of Fort Bragg soldiers. → Read More

Fayetteville mayor proposes tiny home community to tackle homelessness

Mayor Colvin wants to effort a plan for a tiny home community to tackle chronic homelessness throughout Fayetteville along with a workforce plan to help get people back on their feet. → Read More

'She's my champion': Sampson County teen celebrates cousin at Carrie Underwood concert

Kaitlyn Spell is still on cloud nine after being selected to rap on stage with Carrie Underwood at her Monday night concert in Raleigh. → Read More