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Residents in rural Cumberland County with limited access to high-speed broadband internet may have more options in the coming years due to local and state funding through the …

The Cumberland County Board of Education's Curriculum Committee learned Thursday that all of the school system's low-performing Tier 1 schools are making progress at varying rates. The Curriculum …

Limits set in a draft permit that state regulators propose for the Chemours chemical company’s new groundwater treatment system are inadequate to keep “forever chemicals” from …

Gillis Hill Road to be widened

A busy stretch of Gillis Hill Road in western Fayetteville will be widened and sidewalks and bike lanes will be installed under a $22.6 million contract awarded this month by the state Department of Transportation. The 1.1-mile stretch between Stoney Point Road and Raeford Road (U.S. 401) near the Walmart will be widened from two lanes to four.

A man who fired at least 15 shots at a woman in a motel parking lot Sunday morning has been arrested, the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office said.

Some North Carolina counties taking state-allocated rental aid may have to use local funds to disburse it, as fees used to fund that process are lower than what was allowed with previous allocations due to a different set of rules.

Small business assistance program deadline is March 31 Small businesses that experienced economic hardship due to the pandemic may be eligible for financial help through Cumberland County’s Small Business Economic Assistance Program. The deadline to apply is 5 p.m. March 31.

A Hope Mills woman faces attempted murder and assault charges after being accused of stabbing her husband early Saturday, the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office said. Around 2:45 a.m., deputies responded to the 1800 block of Gumberry Court in Hope Mills in reference to a stabbing. 

Human remains that were found by a jogger on a dirt path in woods last week have been identified as a Stedman man who had been missing since January, the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office said.

Cumberland County will have seven locations for one-stop early voting ahead of the May 17 primary election, the county Board of Elections said. Early voting starts April 28 and continues through May 14.

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