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Retired chaplain Archie Barringer came to Monday’s public forum of the Fayetteville City Council seeking a final assurance from Mayor Mitch Colvin that the “Black Lives Do Matter” …

Republican Lee Spruill suspending campaign for Cumberland Board of Commissioners

Republican V. Lee Spruill III has suspended his campaign for Dist. 2 of the Cumberland County Board of Commissioners.

Electric customers of the Fayetteville Public Works Commission on average will pay 2% more for power starting in May, and another 2% the following May, under new electric rates the utility is considering.

One-stop early voting for the March 5 primaries begins on Thursday, with eight locations across Cumberland County where voters can cast their ballots.

      With the primary election in North Carolina less than a month away, voters can expect political campaigns to ramp up efforts to get votes through political …

The Cumberland County Board of Education’s February meeting was a bittersweet occasion Tuesday as school officials celebrated students who saved a life and mourned the loss of one of their own.

Three from Fayetteville won Grammy Awards

Three people who grew up in Fayetteville and Cumberland County — J. Harrison Ghee, NaTasha Yvette Williams and Bryce Bordone — won Grammy Awards this month. Performers Ghee and …

The Kirby File: It was a morning of deadly carnage along U.S. 301

They are what you may call footnotes in Cumberland County history, 15 migrant farm workers who were among 21 casualties of a fiery wreck more than 66 years ago along U.S. 301 in Eastover.

PWC to discuss new electric, water and sewer charges on Wednesday

Customers of the Fayetteville Public Works Commission may soon face new rates.

East Regional Library celebrates 25 years of operation with anniversary party

Cumberland County Public Library’s East Regional branch (ERL) celebrates its 25th anniversary today.

The Cumberland County Board of Education will host its February meeting on Tuesday, with members set to discuss topics like the board’s legislative agenda and potential policy changes. 

By the end of March, all 86 public schools in Cumberland County are on track to have threat assessment teams, a requirement set by the N.C. General Assembly last year, school officials said Thursday. 

As more than a thousand students and employers gathered Friday for Cumberland County Schools’ annual career fair, Chip Lucas and Taneka Williams had more than one reason to smile. 

Cumberland Community Foundation on GivingTuesday highlights, college scholarship deadline

In the words of its President and CEO Mary Holmes, the Cumberland Community Foundation wants to help make life better for Cumberland residents. 

Democrats and Republicans open offices in Cumberland County

The Cumberland County Republican Party and Cumberland County Democratic Party have opened campaign offices in Fayetteville for the 2024 election cycle.

Report: Pilot error likely cause of plane crash that killed Hunter Parks

The pilot in a private plane crash two years ago that killed Fayetteville native Douglas Hunter Parks was likely distracted and disoriented when he lost control of the aircraft, the National …

Bittersweet tears marked the end of the Cumberland County Board of Commissioners’ agenda session Thursday afternoon as staff celebrated Finance Director Vicki Evans, who is retiring from the county after almost a decade of service.

Cumberland County Commissioners Vice Chair Toni Stewart, who is running for reelection, missed the deadline to file her year-end campaign finance report with the Board of Elections, the county …

How to grow local roots as you work remotely at Fort Liberty

Remote work has opened up new opportunities for military-affiliated workers, as many remote jobs can travel state to state. As you build a life here in the Fort Liberty area, here are some ways to …

The Cumberland County Board of Commissioners will gather Thursday for its first agenda session of the month, with discussions slated to include a possible opioid use recovery center off Raeford Road.

Ask Commissioner Glenn Adams, and he’ll tell you he sees people vaping from his downtown Fayetteville office every day. 

Kevin Golphin barred from parole for 1997 murders of deputy and state trooper

Kevin Salvador Golphin will remain in prison for the rest of his life with no chance for parole, the N.C. Court of Appeals ruled on Tuesday , for the murders in September 1997 of a Cumberland County …

When Tiffany Campbell, 37, receives the Fayetteville-Cumberland Human Relations Commission’s Community Recognition Award on Feb. 15, she’ll celebrate the achievement of a goal she set for herself just a month ago.

County to screen documentary on veterans’ struggles

In a 14-minute meeting Monday, the Cumberland County Board of Commissioners speedily approved its consent agenda and heard from Assistant County Manager Sally Shutt on a documentary that the county will present later this week.

The new president of the North Carolina Veterans Business Association wants to quadruple its membership in the next two years and provide its members with services that persuade them to stick with …

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