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Soldier charged with secretly recording sex with women, posting videos online

A Fort Bragg soldier is accused of recording himself having sexual intercourse with women without their knowledge and posting the videos on a website, according to the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office.
A Fayetteville woman has been charged with stealing nearly $18,000 from the National Association of E.E. Smith Alumni and Friends, according to the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office. Ivy Monique Wright, 51, is charged with larceny by employee and is accused of embezzling $17,805.36 from the association from Dec. 15, 2021, through July 14, 2022.
You might say Sheila Cuffee and Cynthia Leaks just simply cut to the chase. They were among about 60 people who came Monday to Arthur D. Smith Recreation Center to hear from Lisette Rodriguez, …
Come hang out in the lounge of the newest and hottest hip-hop club in New York City at Cape Fear Regional Theatre beginning Thursday. Written by Kristoffer Diaz and directed by José Zayas, …
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North Carolina communities look to boost recycling efforts
Fast-growing cities like Durham are looking for methods to reduce the growing amount of garbage they produce.
Body found inside Enoch Avenue home, woman injured outside, police say
A body was found inside a home on Enoch Avenue and a woman with injuries was outside early Tuesday, according to the Fayetteville Police Department. A domestic disturbance was reported at the home in the 100 block of Enoch Avenue about 5:30 a.m. Tuesday, according to a news release.
PWC to hear update on federal PFAS regulations
The Fayetteville Public Works Commission will hear an update Wednesday on regulations regarding PFAS in drinking water, according to the agenda for Wednesday’s board meeting.
Cumberland commissioners OK new deal on tax revenue split with towns
The Cumberland County Board of Commissioners on Monday unanimously approved a recently brokered agreement between the county and its municipalities on how they will split the growth in sales tax revenue.
Hope Mills eyes May 12 for dedication of public safety building
HOPE MILLS — Scott Garner, the architect for the town’s new public safety building, delivered good news to the town board on Monday night. “There’s no change order this and I know we’re all glad about that,” said Garner.
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Author, filmmaker to speak on German U-boat attacks in FTCC lecture

Author and filmmaker Kevin P. Duffus will speak about attacks by German U-boats on Allied forces during World War II off North Carolina’s coast in a lecture this week at Fayetteville Technical Community College.

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One of the best things about working at the Cumberland County Public Library is that you’re never at a loss when it comes to finding a good book. With a staff of more than 140 people, our reading tastes are all over the map. Take a look at what we’re reading, and you might find something that will interest you.
Fire Department to celebrate Sparky’s birthday with fun at Honeycutt Park
The Fayetteville Fire Department will celebrate Sparky’s birthday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Honeycutt Park. Activities for all ages will include story time with Sparky, a bounce house, face painting and live music.
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In-person All American races return to Fort Bragg

The All American half marathon and 5K races will be held in person  this year after three years of virtual runs, Fort Bragg officials say.

Police announce arrest of former Fort Bragg soldier in 2010 homicide
After nearly 13 years, the Fayetteville Police Department on Monday announced an arrest in the killing of Terrance Plummer on Memorial Day weekend in 2010. At a news conference at City Hall, police officials said that former Fort Bragg soldier Joshua Richardson, 41, was arrested Feb. 7 and charged with first-degree murder in the 2010 homicide.
‘American Idol,’ ‘Color Purple’ star Fantasia to perform in concert at Crown Coliseum
“American Idol” winner and High Point native Fantasia will perform in concert at the Crown Coliseum in Fayetteville on June 23, the Crown announced on Monday. Tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday and will be available at Ticketmaster.com/Fantasia.
Superintendent names 2 educators to leadership team
Cumberland County Schools Superintendent Marvin Connelly Jr. has added two educators to his leadership team. The Board of Education approved the administrative appointments on March 14., according …
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Arnold Edward Williams, Jr.
Arnold Edward Williams, Jr., 75, of Fayetteville passed away on Sunday, March 19, 2023.
John Benton Graham
John Benton Graham, 83, of Ammon formerly of Fayetteville passed away on Sunday, March 19, 2023. Visitation will be held on Thursday, March 23, 2023, at 10 AM at Camp Ground United Methodist …
Penny Ann White
Penny Ann White, 78, passed away on Thursday, March 16, 2023, at her home surrounded by her loving family. Penny was born in Cleveland, Ohio September 23, 1944, to the late Ruth LaRocco. Penny …
Nannie Ruth Bradford
  Nannie Ruth Bradford, 86, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Sunday, March 19, 2023 at her home. She loved the Lord with all her heart and shared that love with everyone she …
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Untangling the twists behind a proposal to leverage the PWC for 30 years

Fayetteville Councilwoman Tisha Waddell resigned abruptly in November, alleging that Mayor Mitch Colvin withheld information from the council in an attempt to bring in a private equity firm to operate the PWC.

Waddell says she’ll apologize if her allegations prove unfounded

Former Councilwoman Tisha Waddell alleges that Mayor Mitch Colvin and city bond attorney Jonathan Charleston privately pushed for a concession agreement with Bernhard Capital Partners. She says the council should have been more involved.