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It’s approaching two months since off-duty sheriff’s deputy Jeffrey Hash shot and killed Jason Walker after police say Walker inexplicably jumped onto the hood of Hash’s pickup …

Fortuna BMC Inc., a California-based IT and business management consulting company, is expanding to Cumberland County. The company is hiring for 50 remote call center jobs, the Fayetteville Cumberland County Economic Development Corp. said in a release.

The Personnel Committee of the Cumberland County Board of Education on Thursday approved an update on the Opportunity Culture initiative and recommended that the program’s contract be extended with North Carolina-based consultant Public Impact LLC.

The Cumberland County Department of Public Health is warning residents against a scam that is mimicking the department’s phone number.   County officials said robocalls claim to be …

School board discusses budget priorities for fiscal 2022-23

The Cumberland County Board of Education on Tuesday morning discussed budget priorities for fiscal 2022-23, including a proposal of a minimum starting salary of $50,000 a year for teachers and a minimum wage beginning at $15 an hour for bus drivers and other staff.

The Cumberland County Board of Commissioners on Monday night approved a contract with Freese and Nichols Inc. for engineering services for improvements to the NORCRESS sanitary sewer system.

Citing improvements in the local positivity rates for COVID-19 and the dropping rate of COVID-19 admissions, Cape Fear Valley Health said it will ease restrictions on visitors starting Tuesday.

The Board of Commissioners on Monday is expected to consider a contract for sanitary sewer work in north Cumberland County. On Nov. 15, the board decided on Freese and Nichols Inc. for engineering …

Fryer takes on role on national home builders council Natalie Fryer, the executive officer for the Home Builders Association of Fayetteville, was sworn in Feb. 9 as secretary for the Executive …

Federal bill would boost sexual assault nurse training

Many hospitals across the state do not have a Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner on staff, Carolina Public Press’ investigation “Finding Nurses” revealed last year, but a North Carolina congresswoman is backing bipartisan legislation that could help change that. 

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