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The Fayetteville City Council will meet at 7 p.m. Monday at City Hall, 433 Hay St. Here is a quick summary of the agenda.
The 82nd Airborne Division Headquarters will deploy from Fort Liberty to Eastern Europe this fall, the U.S. Department of the Army announced Friday.  
Standout performances by athletes at Cape Fear and Pine Forest earn them Athlete of the Week honors.
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Library's Brainfuse learning tool is the best free back-to-school supply
School is back in session, and everyone is getting back into the routine. Guardians are working hard to make sure everything will run smoothly. But what do they do when their child asks for help with homework?
Theodore R. Hebron
Theodore R. Hebron, 80, of 6004 Ormond Court, Fayetteville, passed away on Monday, September 18, 2023 at VA Medical Center in Fayetteville. Funeral services will be conducted on Wednesday, …
V'rabeion A. McKoy
V'rabeion Antonio McKoy, newborn son of V'rabeion McKoy and Ariel Autry, of 2932 James Dail Road, Eastover,  passed away on Wednesday, September 20, 2023 at UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill. No …
Doretha Rhone
Doretha Rhone, 79, of 1125 Deep Creek Road, Fayetteville, passed away on Wednesday, September 20, 2023. Funeral services will be conducted on Tuesday, September 26, 2023 at 11am at Salem …
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Storm threat cancels Parade of Nations, delays International Folk Festival

Because of the threat of stormy weather, the Parade of Nations — originally scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday — has been canceled.

Fayetteville Mrs. set to make history at Miss USA pageant
Fayetteville native Juliana Morehouse-Locklear grew up idolizing the competitors in Miss USA and other traditional beauty pageants. It made sense: her own mother, Lynn Morehouse, earned Miss …
Lessons learned from climbing mountains
The first step of any endeavor is often the hardest one to take. The first “real” mountain that I attempted to climb was Mount Adams in the Cascades of Washington. In 2015, I set out with a guide company from Seattle to attempt to summit the mountain. Up until that point in my life I was an avid hiker, and I thought I was in the physical condition needed to climb a 12,000+ foot mountain. I wasn’t. Not even close.
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Board set to hear financial update, decide on surplus vehicles

The Spring Lake Board of Aldermen will receive a financial update from the N.C. Local Government Commission and consider declaring obsolete vehicles as surplus when it meets Monday. The meeting …

Cape Fear women’s tennis bounces back after losing star players
To say the Cape Fear High School 2023 women’s tennis season got off to a rocky start goes beyond understatement. For openers, this year is Cape Fear’s turn to have its courts refurbished by Cumberland County Schools, which meant moving home matches to the courts at Arnette Park.
Bill Kirby Jr.: City to welcome Saint-Avold mayor and Sister City delegation from France
Fayetteville will celebrate the 30 th anniversary of its Sister City relationship with Saint-Avold, France, next week. “Mayor Rene Steiner has the distinction of being the first mayor from Saint-Avold to ever visit Fayetteville in the 30 years of our ‘Sister City’ relationship,” says Kris Johnson, president of the Fayetteville-Saint-Avold Friendship Alliance.
Fourth Friday canceled because of stormy forecast
With stormy weather in the forecast, Fourth Friday has been canceled, but the International Folk Festival will go on as planned. Fourth Friday was scheduled from 6 to 10 p.m. Friday in downtown Fayetteville.  
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The line is growing, but the resources aren’t growing with it

On any given Tuesday or Wednesday, a line begins forming at 8 a.m. at Connections of Cumberland County. Single women, with or without children, are lining up to request financial assistance with any number of housing-related requests, ranging from eviction prevention and utility disconnect prevention to utility reconnect and housing deposits.
Tommie R. Goodwin
Mrs. Tommie Ruth Goodwin, 86, of 5208 Remington Road, Fayetteville, passed away on Wednesday, September 20, 2023 at her home. Funeral services will be conducted on Thursday, September 28, 2023 …
Elder Curtis Worthy
Elder Curtis Worthy, 76, of 6320 Lynette Circle, Fayetteville, passed away on Wednesday, September 20, 2023.  Funeral services will be conducted on Friday, September 29, 2023 at 12 noon at …
Robert E. Bryan, Jr
Robert Emmet Bryan, Jr., 89, of Fayetteville passed away on September 22, 2023, surrounded by his loving family. Robert was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Geraldine Price Bryan. A …
Troy J. Allen
Troy Jessup Allen, 86, of Fayetteville passed away on September 21, 2023. TJ was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Pat Allen;  daughter, Anita Diane Allen; mother, Mildred Cain; and …
Marjorie J. Auten
Marjorie Jane Auten, 88, of Fayetteville passed away on September 20, 2023. Born on September 10, 1935, to the late, James Keller Plyler and Mary Odessa McManus Plyler in Jefferson, South …
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As an active-duty military spouse, Jessica Strong is used to uprooting her family after her husband’s new assignments. Case in point: they’ve just moved to Fort Liberty — for …
Twenty-six years after a woman was attacked and raped by a home intruder, detectives in the Fayetteville Police Department’s Special Victims Unit have put the perpetrator behind bars.
Arthur Durham is keenly aware of the impact that gunfire and other street violence can have on a community. As a boy growing up in Philadelphia, that was the world he lived in. His mother battled heroin addiction, and his father was absent. Now, he’s bringing the expertise he has accumulated from his childhood and work in Philadelphia and New York to Greensboro, where a new violence interrupter program is being launched.