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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 …

Jeff Goldberg didn’t see this one coming. He was the voice of “Good Morning Fayetteville” on WFNC 640 AM radio since Labor Day of 2012 until his final emotional radiocast on …

PWC and customers face $92 million price to filter ‘forever chemicals’ from water

The Fayetteville Public Works Commission — and its customers in and around Fayetteville — face an estimated $92 million cost to design and build filtering equipment to extract “forever chemicals” out of its drinking water supplies, the PWC’s board learned during a presentation Wednesday. 

Fayetteville is asking residents to fill out a survey to gauge their perception and satisfaction with the city’s services, including specific questions about departmental services and broad questions about the city’s overall direction and quality-of-life for residents. 

Fay Block Materials, a family-owned masonry business with an on-site storage facility in north Fayetteville, is looking to expand its storage yard by 1.4 acres via a rezoning request to the …

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.

Proposed homeless support center downtown, county commissioner says, not just to get out of the cold   Pamela and Kevin Carter say they have compassion for the homeless population, but …

At its meeting Monday, the Fayetteville City Council approved a special use permit for Cumberland County’s proposed homeless shelter , paving the way for the county to begin the planning and …

PWC to learn about filters to remove PFAS and GenX from drinking water

With federal Environmental Protection Agency regulations on the horizon to keep “forever chemicals” out of drinking water supplies, the Fayetteville Public Works Commission on Wednesday …

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County homeless shelter hearing to take place Monday

The Fayetteville City Council will meet at 7 p.m. Monday at City Hall.  Here’s what’s on the agenda for Monday: Homeless shelter hearing: The council will hold an …

A North Carolina-based research study on exposure to GenX and related chemicals among people living in the Cape Fear River Basin is analyzing new blood samples from four communities with water supplies heavily contaminated with PFAS, including Fayetteville, Pittsboro, New Hanover County and Brunswick County.   

Village Drive earth-moving project to make land more amenable for development

A massive earth-moving project got underway in 2023 on 19 acres on Village Drive at Robeson Street in Fayetteville, near Highland Country Club, but no specific development is planned for the site, the company managing the property said.

Court rules: Goodyear must cover health costs for workers hurt on the job

Court rules: Goodyear must cover health costs for workers hurt on the job One man suffered hearing loss in an explosion. The other hurt his shoulder with years of heavy lifting BY PAUL …

Tuesday’s Fayetteville City Council meeting marked an eventful night of discussion. 

A bridge on East Russell Street in downtown Fayetteville is closed for an indefinite period of time, the N.C. Department of Transportation said, following a natural gas fire on Christmas Eve and Christmas day that heavily damaged the bridge and injured two people.

Members of the Fayetteville City Council collectively shut down an attempt to censure Mayor Mitch Colvin and Council Member Mario Benavente brought forth by Council Member Courtney Banks-McLaughlin at the council’s Tuesday meeting. 

PHOTOS: Fayetteville rings in 2024 with the Night Circus

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Photographer Sharilyn Wells captured the moments as celebrants rang out 2023 and rang in 2024 at the Night Circus on New Year's Eve at Festival Park in downtown Fayetteville. DJ Spinderella and …

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. …

Fayetteville City Council Member Courtney Banks-McLaughlin wants the council to censure Mayor Mitch Colvin and Council Member Mario Benavente when the council meets on Tuesday evening.  …

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 …

Almost a third of the unhoused people who left Fayetteville on a bus to a homeless shelter in Durham on Dec. 20 have returned to the city within a week’s time.  The bus transport, …

2023 was full of compelling stories of Fayetteville and Cumberland County

In 2023, a rat jumped on me, I interviewed Broadway actors from Cumberland County who were up for Tony Awards, I watched a road-rage murder trial, the government tried to squish the constitutional …

There’s no doubt in my mind which story I’m proudest to have written in 2023.

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 …

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