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Holiday Recipes

‘Tis the season to savor simplicity and joy in the kitchen. Dive into the magic of the holidays with a collection of simple holiday recipes that bring the festive spirit to your table without …
Good Reads

‘Tis the season to read

Giving books for holiday gifts is both fun and smart. Every year I give books to almost everyone on my gift list. Especially the children. As a result, our children and grandchildren are voracious …
Seen @ the Scene

A Dickens Holiday

One of the event's horse-drawn carriages.

The 24th annual installment of "A Dickens Holiday" in downtown Fayetteville on Nov. 24 drew thousands of people with a holiday shopping market, a gingerbread house contest and horse-drawn carriages.

Love Shouldn't Hurt - A Domestic Violence Awareness Event

The Domestic Abuse Awareness event on Nov. 18 was hosted by Takieyah Mathis inside the Sip Room. The event shared resources to help victims while personal stories and poems were shared.

Love Shouldn't Hurt, hosted by The Standing Light Foundation, raised awareness about Domestic Violence.

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Someday you'll thank me

The irresistible allure of Christmas candy

Perhaps Santa knew something that I didn’t know as a child, but eventually discovered as an adult: Christmas candy isn’t really candy at all. It is a magic potion that turns otherwise sensible people into pitiful, helpless creatures for a short time.
From the HomeFront

Even Santa makes mistakes

There are a lot of common misconceptions about Santa Claus. For starters, there’s the age-old idea that cookies and milk are his absolute favorite midnight snack. Although he’s faithfully …
Editor's Take

The Christmas code

Every year, since our kids were old enough to read, the presents have gone under our Christmas tree without tags. Instead, my wife Lee Ann and I come up with a code to identify which gift belongs to …
The Last Word

CityView News Fund helps ensure objective coverage of local government

Tony Chavonne
Almost two years ago, we dreamed about what it would take to revive independent journalism in our community — reporting that could help rebuild public trust in local news reporting and empower …