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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 …

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 …

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 …

Fayetteville City Council members received some direction at a Monday work session on the city’s incipient Office of Community Safety (OCS) — an undefined entity that local elected …

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.

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 …

After a six-month search, the city is still seeking a director for its Office of Community Safety. 

Council approves Murchison Choice Neighborhood grant application 

At its meeting Wednesday, the Fayetteville City Council voted unanimously to sign off on the city’s grant application for the implementation of the Murchison Choice Neighborhood plan, a multi-million dollar redevelopment and community investment project for the Murchison Road neighborhood involving dozens of local stakeholders and investors. 

Coming off the heels of a visit to the imminently-closing North Carolina State Veterans Home in Fayetteville, North Carolina legislators on Tuesday criticized the N.C. Dept. of Military and Veteran …

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 …

Carlos Miguel Prieto is on his way to Fayetteville and looking forward to meeting you.  He’s bringing the strings and the percussions of his N.C. Symphony, too.  …

Project leaders for the Murchison Choice Neighborhood plan shared the latest updates — including stakeholder pledges and planned initiatives — for the neighborhood revitalization plan in …

Editor’s note: This is the second in a series on the closing of the state veterans home in Fayetteville. Read part one here . In the final days before closing, few veterans remained …

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 …

  Say hello to the Yomi. You’ll find the Yomi over at Sandhills Oral Surgery, Periodontics & Dental Implant Specialists working alongside oral surgeons like Dr. Gary Jones …

Toney Coleman, who retired as director of Fayetteville Regional Airport at the start of 2024 after 30 years as a city employee, was honored with the Order of the Long Leaf Pine at Monday’s Fayetteville City Council meeting. 

Public Works Commission recommends contractor for $18.6 million sewer line repair

The Fayetteville Public Works Commission on Wednesday unanimously recommended that the City Council award a bid to repair 4,000 feet of a 54-inch diameter sewer outfall pipe southeast of Fayetteville …

You knew David Barkman in this community by watching his journey on the path of life he chose, his heart and empathy for others and from those he loved and those who admired and loved him back, because of who David Barkman was in life.

How did the North Carolina State Veterans Home in Fayetteville go from being ranked among the top nursing homes in the country in 2022 to the brink of closing its doors just a year later?  …

The Fayetteville City Council will meet at 7 p.m. Monday at City Hall.  Here’s what’s on the agenda :  Murchison Choice grant application: Fayetteville, in …

In its 96 years of existence, E.E. Smith High School has seen five different locations — and if some local officials have their say, it will soon see its sixth.

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 …

The Kirby File: New costs of downtown event center frustrate county leaders

The Cumberland Board of County Commissioners finds itself in something of a conundrum after learning Monday that the price tag for what was a $131.7 million Crown Event Center scheduled for …

The 131,000-square-foot event center originally scheduled to come to downtown Fayetteville by late 2025 now must be redesigned in the face of likely delays and increased project costs, county …

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