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Beginning July 1, four schools in the Cumberland County Schools district will have new principals, the school system announced. The Cumberland County Board of Education on Tuesday approved John “Royvell” Godbolt as the new principal of Terry Sanford High School. Godbolt previously served as the assistant principal and athletic director at Terry Sanford.

Parents of students normally assigned to T.C. Berrien and Lillian Black elementary schools now know where those children will go in the 2022-23 school year. On Tuesday night, the Cumberland County Board of Education made final decisions on student reassignment plans.

MetroNet launches gigabit internet service in Cumberland County

Mayor Mitch Colvin has dubbed Fayetteville as the next “Gigabit City.” That’s because on Tuesday, the Evansville, Indiana-based MetroNet officially launched gigabit internet service in parts of Fayetteville and Cumberland County.

A second man has been arrested in the December death of a Fayetteville woman. Michael Lee Witt, 30, of Fayetteville, was arrested Monday by detectives with the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office and charged with accessory after the fact of first-degree murder, the Sheriff’s Office said.

Cumberland needs more foster families to take in children who need a place to stay, and the county has a recruitment campaign to try and grow the numbers. That was the message to the Cumberland …

You would have thought Billy Richardson would have stood front and center on that January evening when the Greater Fayetteville Chamber brought the Cumberland County legislative delegation together in celebration of its work to bring more than $400 million to this and neighboring communities.

The Cumberland County Board of Elections needs voters who are registered as Republicans or unaffiliated to serve as precinct workers for the May 17 primary. Workers are needed for all 75 polling sites, said Angie Amaro, interim director of the county Board of Elections.

Masks will be optional in most Cumberland County government facilities for visitors and employees starting March 14, the county said in a release. Masks, however, will still be required at the …

A man who was arrested at the Cumberland County Courthouse on an outstanding warrant was later charged with child abuse when authorities learned he left a 2-year-old alone in a vehicle, the Sheriff’s Office said.

Rep. John Szoka will not seek another term in the state House. On Friday, the last day of the filing period, he entered the race for an at-large seat on the Cumberland County Board of Commissioners.

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