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Crime is a growing concern in this community. Particularly homicides, where the city alone reported 48 homicides in 2021, and already six this year. “We’re trying to find ways to …

FSU gives all-clear after bomb threat prompts evacuation

Fayetteville State University gave an all-clear update Wednesday afternoon after a bomb threat earlier in the day prompted an evacuation and the cancellation of classes.

Dr. Jennifer Green grew silent, her emotions no longer held in check as her eyes welled with tears. The director of the Cumberland County Department of Public Health had been asked by a reporter how difficult it has been making decisions and recommendations during the pandemic with potential lives on the line in the community.

County health director to rescind mask abatement order

The director of the Cumberland County health department on Tuesday said she plans to rescind an order that requires people to wear face coverings in public indoor spaces. Dr. Jennifer Green said she will rescind the Public Nuisance Mask Abatement Order beginning at 5 p.m. Sunday.

A former Cumberland County Department of Public Health employee alleges in a lawsuit that her boss started sexually harrasing her shortly after she was promoted to administrative assistant in 2016.

As drug overdoses increase, North Carolina medical providers and community workers await long-expected settlement funds as part of landmark litigation by states’ attorneys general against …

Christiana Adeyemi has been named executive director for Better Health of Cumberland County effective Jan. 5. “I am excited to join the Better Health team and to continue the legacy of 64 …

A deputy was fired after shooting at a vehicle when responding to a call Tuesday, and a criminal investigation is underway, the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office said. Deputy Luis Hernandez …

How Amazon’s new Fayetteville facility could impact labor market

Online retail powerhouse Amazon confirmed a new 1.3 million-square-foot facility in Cumberland County last week, bringing with it hundreds of jobs and hundreds of thousands in property tax revenue.

Residents can get free N95 masks at the Cumberland County Department of Public Health while supplies last. Each person in a household can receive five N95 masks, the county said in a release.

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