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The summer air sticks to me. I crank up the car’s AC and we head east. It is our first beach trip since arriving at Fort Liberty, and our map is set for Fort Fisher Air Force Recreation Area, …
Mike Nagowski , chief executive officer for Cape Fear Valley Health, will be honored with the Cumberland County 2024 Distinguished Citizen award by the Occoneechee Council, Boys Scouts of America in …
The time-honored tradition of chatting away in a hair stylist's chair is often seen as therapeutic, but Cumberland County health officials have launched a program aimed at making that tradition …
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Elizabeth “Betsy” MacRae Halsey
Elizabeth “Betsy” MacRae Halsey, 88, of Fayetteville, North Carolina died peacefully on May 27, 2024. She was born February 22, 1936, to the late James MacRae and Dorothy Hendon MacRae. She …
Robert “Dan” Daniel McLamb
Robert “Dan” Daniel McLamb, 74, of Linden passed away on May 25, 2024, after a courageous battle with cancer. Dan was born on April 15, 1950, to Rebecca Barnes McLamb and James Martin McLamb, …
BILL KIRBY JR.
Susan Barnes leaves a lasting legacy for students of today and tomorrow
Senior after senior held tightly to college scholarship certificates as the Cumberland Community Foundation would celebrate this historic Thursday in the life of the foundation’s Scholarship …
Daniel "Dan" Frazier Spears
Mr. Daniel “Dan” Frazier Spears, 83, of Fayetteville, NC, died Friday, May 24, 2024, at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center.  The family will receive friends from 11:00 a.m. until 11:45 a.m.  on …
Melva Lee Patterson
With profound sadness, we announce the passing of Melva Lee Patterson, our loving and devoted granny, mother, and friend to all whose lives she touched, on May 19, 2024. Melva passed away peacefully, …
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FAMILY MATTERS
The tale of the kitchen trash can snake

I like to think that I’m not afraid of snakes. Am I a snake enthusiast? Absolutely not. But, I have hiked enough off-the-beaten-path trails, cooled off in enough rocky creeks, and camped in …

THE KIRBY FILE
A doctor, scholar and philanthropist who was grateful for every day of his life
His was a life through a lens of curiosity and appreciation for all of God’s creation. He was a scholar. He was one of heart with a profound sense of the gift of life. …
HOMEFRONT
Midday mocktails and getting through PCS season
FROM THE HOMEFRONT | Aria Spears Midday mocktails and getting through PCS season How a sparkly glass with a foamy tangerine-coconut midday mocktail became my personal lifeline (everyone has …
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CUMBERLAND LIBRARY
Adventure awaits with Cumberland County Public Library’s Summer Reading Challenge

As summer unfolds, with warm days bringing promises of relaxation and leisure, there’s no better time to embark on a literary adventure than with the Cumberland County Public Library’s Summer Reading Challenge from June 1 – July 31.

HEALTH CARE
Fayetteville firefighters grapple with ‘alarming rates’ of cancer
There's a pervasive myth that firefighters die in a “blaze of glory.”
THE KIRBY FILE
An American soldier is remembered by a Gold Star widow
First Lt. Russell Edward Upright was an American soldier serving with D Company, 5th Special Forces in Viet Nam as a company commander.
DOWNTOWN EVENT CENTER
Cumberland County commissioners see full design for Crown Event Center
Members of the county’s Crown Event Center Committee saw for the first time full design plans for downtown Fayetteville’s new and improved event venue on Monday.
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Activities, meals on tap for National Police Week

This Friday, we are putting up the Field of Blue Line Flags in front of BJ's, 5200 Red Tip Rd, Fayetteville.  These will stay up until June 13  and then the …
Obituaries
Michael David Willis
Michael David Willis, 62, of Fayetteville, passed away on Wednesday, May 22, 2024. Michael is survived by his sister, Dianna Wood and husband, Lynn, of Linden; father, Paul Owen of Fayetteville; …
Shirley Hein
Shirley Mae Maxwell Hein, 88, of Spring Lake, embarked on her final adventure on May 11, 2024. Shirley was known for her vivacious spirit, infectious laughter, and impeccable fashion sense. …
Adrian Daniel Jackson
In Loving Memory of Adrian Jackson Adrian Jackson, a precious angel born on May 15, 2024, in Spring Lake, North Carolina, touched our hearts deeply in the brief moments he spent with us. He …
Phyllis C. Arnold
Phyllis C. Arnold, 93, of Fayetteville, passed away on Thursday, May 23, 2024 at home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Herring Funeral Care & Cremations.
Samuel Council, Jr.
Samuel Council, Jr., 74, of 2009 Sardonyx Road, Fayetteville, passed away on Tuesday, May 21, 2024 at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by …
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