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Bill Kirby Jr.

There can be no secrets or hidden agendas when it comes to the work of an elected municipal body bound by the public trust. That’s why it is called government in the sunshine. And it has much to do with why Tisha Waddell resigned in November in the midst of her second term on the Fayetteville City Council.   

When it comes to the homeless in this community, Courtney Banks-McLaughlin is passionate about their plight. She worries about below-freezing nights. She worries about hunger in their …

Harry Shaw thought trustees had the right man for the job to succeed Larry Norris as the fourth president of Fayetteville Technical Community College. He had asked almost every question of Larry …

Bill Kirby Jr.: We’re burning the midnight oil just for you

We’re up and running full throttle over here at CityViewTODAY and burning the midnight oil not just to keep warm from the winter cold, but to keep you informed of everything we can that’s going on in Fayetteville, Cumberland County, Hope Mills, Spring Lake and wherever the news calls.

Bill Kirby Jr.: ‘Pass it on,’ brother, ‘pass it on’

Leonard Black was tall and dapper, and when you came upon him, he was always engaging with that welcoming way.   He could wear a sweater-vest with the best of ‘em, and workout clothing, too.

Bill Kirby Jr.: A golden Kiwanian for sure

Oh, yes, nothing like being a Kiwanian.   But all the better, Marty Sternlicht will have you know, is being a member of the Kiwanis Club of Fayetteville for a half-century.  

Bill Kirby Jr.: The long goodbye

Now comes the most difficult moment – the last in the days of a long goodbye.  When a father and a mother say goodbye to a son. Siblings, a grandmother and Jason Walker’s young teenage son, too. 

Bill Kirby Jr.: Fire can be deadly and without conscience

Should a fire break out in your home when you are asleep, take it from T.J. McLamb, you have no time to tarry.   About two minutes, the city fire marshal says.  “We’d …

Bill Kirby Jr.: Warren Hahn is still a kid at heart

You might say that Warren Hahn is still a kid at heart.  He can vividly recall as a 9-year-old competing in the annual Soap Box Derby in his hometown of Akron, Ohio.  “I raced …

 Darkness had fallen Sunday on the Fayetteville Police Department along Hay Street, and where Kathy Greggs was putting away a microphone, sound speakers and other paraphernalia that had been …

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