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As early as 1961, scientists with the DuPont chemical company issued internal warnings about the toxicity of a certain type of “forever chemical” known as PFOA, saying the compound caused …

Cumberland to survey employees on health insurance decision

 Facing a crucial decision about benefits for employees, Cumberland County is going to ask its workers for their perspective. Cumberland County will survey its employees in the coming weeks …

Cumberland County Sheriff Ennis Wright descended from the pulpit and hugged the wife of the man he had just paid tribute to in church. “I’m not a public speaker,” Wright said …

The booms are back

People around Fort Bragg can expect to hear some “booms’’ over the next few days as the 10th Marine Regiment returns to the military installation for its semi-annual …

They’ll come Thursday to remember that once they were a part of Earl “Moose” Butler, and that the old sheriff forever will be a part of them. Black mourning bands will cover their badges.

The Cumberland County Board of Commissioners on Monday night had been expected to consider a bulk water purchase agreement with the Public Works Commission for the Gray’s Creek community, but …

The Fayetteville Area Habitat for Humanity announced Tuesday that it has received a $5 million donation from American novelist and philanthropist MacKenzie Scott. The funding is part of an overall …

Cumberland County has filed a lawsuit against the Chemours and DuPont chemical companies, saying they caused severe groundwater contamination in the county. The lawsuit, which also names Corteva …

The funeral for former Cumberland County Sheriff Earl “Moose” Butler is scheduled for 2 p.m. Thursday at Massey Hill Baptist Church, 1027 Southern Ave., in the Massey Hill community, …

Former Cumberland County Sheriff Earl ‘Moose’ Butler dies

Former Cumberland County Sheriff Earl "Moose’’ Butler died Sunday morning, the Sheriff’s Office said in a release. Butler, a well-known high school and college football star, served as sheriff for 22 years - from 1994 until his retirement in 2016.

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