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After the polls close on the final day of the primary season on March 5, four Democratic and seven Republican candidates for the Cumberland County Board of Commissioners will learn if they’ll make it to the ballot for November’s general election. 

Office sought: Cumberland County Commissioners, District 2 Party affiliation:  Republican Lives: Fayetteville Age: 33 Works: Business Owner, Commercial Real Estate …

Office sought: N.C. House District 42 Party affiliation:  Democrat Previous office held: Fayetteville City Council, 2020-present Lives: Fayetteville Age: 40 Works: …

Office sought: Cumberland County Commissioners, District 2 Party affiliation:  Republican Lives: Hope Mills Age: 74 Works: Director of Boys & Girls Club of Lumberton …

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.

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 …

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.

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 …

Several days a week, aspiring election candidate Zach Traylor and his campaign team head out into Fayetteville to knock on doors and to ask people …

Cumberland Democrat sees evidence of Democratic gerrymandering in N.C. House election

A Democratic candidate for N.C. Dist. 42 suspects that fellow party member and incumbent Rep. Marvin Lucas of Spring Lake got the state’s majority-Republican legislature to gerrymander the …

Four politicians from Cumberland County seek statewide offices

Voters this year could put four people from Fayetteville and Cumberland into four of North Carolina’s top statewide offices. The three Democrats and one Republican are running for …

While Cumberland County’s Republican Party has eight candidates vying for  Dist. 2 seats on the Board of Commissioners this year, the GOP is letting the Democrats take three District Court …

GOP candidate Venus de la Cruz wants to lose the primary

Republican Cumberland County Commissioner Dist. 2 candidate Venus de la Cruz will not campaign in the GOP primary, she said on Tuesday, and instead will support three other Republican candidates in the eight-person race.

Elections, downtown development, ShotSpotter, the homeless and more

In 2024, big things will be happening — elections, wars overseas, new development and ongoing struggles — and your team at CityView Today plans to be there to bring you those stories. …

As always, Fayetteville and Cumberland County had plenty of news in 2023 that caught your attention, stirred your outrage or made you happy. Below are five topics that dominated. Elections …

Cumberland County offering free voter ID clinics this winter

As officials gear up for the 2024 primary elections in March, Cumberland County residents will be able to get the identification they need to vote at a series of clinics in January and …

Cumberland Register of Deeds Lee Warren to retire at end of 2024

One week ago today, the fourth of four political shockwaves struck Cumberland County when the 2024 election filing period ended Dec. 15 and long-time Register of Deeds Lee Warren’s name was not …

At a swearing-in ceremony Monday, Spring Lake’s Board of Aldermen elected Alderwoman Sona Cooper as mayor pro tem and reflected on the town’s recovery from a financial scandal that put it …

Cumberland County Commissioner Michael Boose said Monday that he won’t be seeking reelection in 2024.  Boose, 68, a Republican, told CityView that he feels he’s reached the …

With the 2024 election cycle on the horizon, the filing period for North Carolina candidates closed Friday, and Cumberland County voters now have just under three months to decide who will get their support.

Here come the politicians: Candidate filing list for 2024 elections in Cumberland County

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.

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