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For most families in Cumberland County, it isn’t time to start worrying about the 2024-25 school year just yet. But for those interested in enrolling their children in one of Cumberland County …

Review: 3 walking places with fall and water views near Fort Liberty

Sometimes rituals help create a sense of home and stability in the midst of a mobile life. Instead of identifying “home” as a place, I’ve adapted it into more of a practice. …

Fayetteville Technical Community College President Mark Sorrells was honored by the N.C. Technology Association as its Tech Difference Maker of the Year.  Sorrells was recognized for role helping to launch the Carolina Cyber Network, a collaborative workforce development initiative through which select cybersecurity education institutions are working together to meet the growing talent needs of the state’s public agencies and private businesses. 

Cape Fear, Seventy-First, Terry Sanford win in football playoffs

Cape Fear, Seventy-First and Terry Sanford racked up wins in the state high school football playoffs on Friday night. Jack Britt,  Pine  Forest and South View came up short.

Mitch Colvin wants a fourth term as city mayor. Efrain “Freddie” de la Cruz wants Colvin’s gavel. Six incumbents want to remain on the Fayetteville City Council. Six …

The Cumberland County Board of Commissioners will meet 9 a.m. on Monday for the board’s first meeting of November. Here’s what’s ahead.

Pine Forest players come together as a team to turn season around

Just three weeks into the 2023 football season, things looked extremely bleak for Bill Sochovka’s Pine Forest Trojans. After games with eventual state playoff qualifiers Cape Fear, Seventy-First and Gray’s Creek, the Trojans were 0-3 and had an average losing margin of 32 points per game. The Trojans went 6-1 the rest of the season and wound up capturing their third consecutive conference title.

Cape Fear scoring powerhouse, Terry Sanford tennis star take weekly honors

A standout receiver for Cape Fear football and a star of Terry Sanford’s win over Carrboro in girls tennis are the Athletes of the Week for Cumberland County high schools.

Terry Sanford women’s tennis going to win state title against Lake Norman

Terry Sanford’s women’s tennis team has a state doubles championship to its credit. Now the Bulldogs will attempt to add a team title to its haul of honors. Last weekend, the duo of Pauline Bui and Loren Galaviz took home the N.C. High School Athletic Association 3-A doubles crown with a 6-1, 6-0 win over twins Caroline and Kathryn Adkins of Fike High School in Wilson. Their teammates will join them in Burlington on Saturday for the 3-A dual team final against Lake Norman Charter School at the Burlington Tennis Center.

When folks gather downtown Saturday for the Cumberland County Veterans Day Parade, they’ll be witnessing a soldier’s soldier in Lt. Gen. Christopher T. Donahue, commanding general of Fort Liberty and the XVIII Airborne Corps, and the last American solider to depart Afghanistan on Aug. 30, 2021, in this nation’s effort to defeat the international terrorists Al Qaeda in the 20-year war.

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