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Elections 2022

The following candidates are running for the legislature, the county commission and for District Court judge in Cumberland County 2024 election. The primary is March 5, 2024. The general …

Board to hold swearing-in ceremony Monday

The Spring Lake Board of Aldermen will be sworn into office for another two-year term at 6 p.m. Monday. The entire board including the mayor was re-elected in November. Spring Lake resident …

Jimmy Keefe announces he won't seek reelection

After 15 years on the board, Cumberland County Commissioner Jimmy Keefe announced Friday that he will not seek reelection in 2024.

The Kirby File: Diversity is our strength, mayor says, not our weakness

Mayor Mitch Colvin would begin his fourth term Wednesday night with a pledge to address gun violence as a Fayetteville City Council priority, while reminding us that no matter our ethnicities, our differences or the color of our skin, we are a stronger community when working with one another.

Surrounded by loved ones and three young representatives of the future of the city, Councilman Malik Davis was officially sworn in as Dist. 2’s new representative Wednesday night, making him the youngest member of the Fayetteville City Council.

Longtime Spring Lake lawmaker Marvin Lucas to retire after 47 years in politics

SPRING LAKE — Longtime Democratic state House Rep. Marvin Lucas, who represents Cumberland County’s Dist. 42, said Wednesday he is retiring from politics when he completes his term next …

The Kirby File: 18th Hope Mills mayor promises board transparency to town residents

HOPE MILLS – Thoughtful, Jessie Bellflowers was on this Monday night before his inauguration as the town’s 18 th mayor. But even with the mayoral gavel in wait, he would pay homage …

Glenn Adams regains seat as Cumberland Commissioners' chair

In a 5-1 vote, Cumberland County Commissioner Glenn Adams was elected again to be the chairperson of the board on Monday. He previously held the seat a year ago. And another 5-1 vote elected outgoing Chairperson Toni Stewart to the vice chairperson seat.

The 2024 elections start Monday with candidate filings for more than two dozen seats

The 2024 election season kicks off Monday when candidates begin filling their campaign paperwork to run for office. While the presidential race gets most of the attention, it’s local and …

The State Board of Elections on Tuesday unanimously certified the results of the October and November 2023 municipal elections in North Carolina. On October 10, municipal elections and …

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