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After seven hours of recounting ballots, county Board of Elections workers confirmed Thursday Democratic Cumberland County Board of Commissioners candidate Ronald Pittman’s loss in the March 5 primary.

A development on the southeastern outskirts of Fayetteville has drawn the ire of residents who believe it will exacerbate flooding issues in their neighborhood — and are concerned their fight against its approval will be a difficult one because of Mayor Mitch Colvin’s financial investment in the project. 

Retired Delta Force soldier charged with stealing grenades, classified documents

The federal government is trying again to prosecute a retired Army special operations soldier from Fort Liberty, accusing him of stealing grenades, classified documents and other military property.

Our police chief isn’t just talking the talk about the crimes of sexual assault, domestic violence and human trafficking. Kemberle Braden is walking the walk — literally — when it comes to sexual assault, domestic violence and human trafficking in this community.

Admission fees? New venue? Consultant suggests changes to Dogwood Festival

As April’s Dogwood Festival inches closer, a consultant has suggested significant changes to downtown Fayetteville’s biggest annual event — including admission charges.

Cumberland County will recount votes on Thursday in the Democratic primary for the Board of Commissioners Dist. 2 election, the county Board of Elections announced on Monday.

Cumberland County commissioners will hear more about efforts to bring a Black culture museum to downtown Fayetteville at their regular meeting Monday.

Fayetteville to tackle climate with new sustainability plan 

It’s 2009 in Fayetteville. Hurricanes Mathew and Florence have yet to cause catastrophic flooding and hardship in the city and region. The extent of the PFAS contamination crisis in the Cape …

Irwin Smallwood was that old-school journalist

You were in good company when sharing press row with Irwin Smallwood in the Greensboro Coliseum for an ACC basketball tournament game, or in the rafters of Cameron Indoor Stadium, or looking over …

In this year’s Democratic primary race for the three Dist. 2 seats on the Cumberland County Board of Commissioners, candidate Ronald Pittman requested a recount.

At its regular meeting Thursday, the Fayetteville City Council voted unanimously to provide legal representation to a former and current police officer, as well as Mayor Mitch Colvin and former …

The Kirby File: Inquiring minds of the Flora MacDonald Garden Club want to know

Could not have had a better Wednesday visiting with the ladies of the Flora MacDonald Garden Club (circa 1960) and sharing with them news about our daily CityView Today newsletter and monthly City View Magazine.

Council to review sustainability plan, resident survey results

The Fayetteville City Council will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

PWC OKs bid for new solar farm

The Fayetteville Public Works Commission anticipates opening its second solar farm by late 2025, utility spokeswoman Carolyn Justice-Hinson said on Wednesday.

A woman alleges she was illegally detained, harassed and injured at the hands of Fayetteville police officers in an incident outside her home on Dec. 25, 2020, according to a lawsuit filed by plaintiff Sheila Lee. 

Fallout from the unexpected closing of the North Carolina State Veterans Home in Fayetteville has continued a month after the facility closed its doors , with state lawmakers expressing growing frustration with the N.C. Dept. of Military and Veteran Affairs (DMVA), which manages the state-owned facility. 

Fayetteville PWC plans new solar farm near Hope Mills

The Fayetteville Public Works Commission plans to build a new solar farm on U.S. 301 South in the South View area near Hope Mills.

Fayetteville lawyer Dave Boliek to seek runoff in GOP primary for N.C. auditor

Long-time Fayetteville attorney Dave Boliek said on Wednesday he will call for a runoff primary against fellow Republican Jack Clark in the GOP election for the state auditor.

Election day is over, but Cumberland's primary election isn’t

The balloting in the 2024 primary ended at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, but the election results are not yet final.

Independent Etchison expects to be on 9th Congressional District ballot

One of two independent candidates actively petitioning to get on the November general election ballots in Fayetteville and Cumberland County says she succeeded, while the other says he came up short.

Mike Colvin wins Democratic primary for state House Dist. 42

Mike Colvin of Fayetteville has won the Democratic primary for state House Dist. 42, to replace long-time Rep. Marvin Lucas of Spring Lake.

Council gets more advice on Office of Community Safety

At a special meeting following Monday’s Fayetteville City Council session, officials received more guidance and information about statewide alternative response programs as the city works to build out its Office of Community Safety (OCS).

On election day: Photo ID, who has the money, and other things you need to know

Heading into Tuesday’s election day for the 2024 primaries, the Fayetteville area’s candidates for the legislature and the Cumberland County Board of Commissioners have been out in force to get on the November general election ballots.

State laws enacted by Republicans and Democrats make it extra hard for North Carolina’s largest group of voters — the independents — to run for office.

Council to hear report on Day Resource Center 

The Fayetteville City Council will meet for a work session at 2 p.m. Monday. 

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