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For mother and daughter Shervon and Jayla Hogsett, Christmas will be just “another day” this year — another day where they fight to stay warm on Fayetteville’s streets, hope …

A Fayetteville infant has died after being shot Tuesday, the Fayetteville Police Department announced Thursday.

A new external research project will look at two of Fayetteville’s public, volunteer-run advisory boards to explore potential positive intervention strategies and enhance public engagement in …

An effort to help homeless people in Fayetteville get shelter in Durham ahead of another bitter cold December night on Wednesday generated criticism from some community activists and drew three …

Appeals court upholds man’s conviction for murdering wife 

Leo George Rubenstahl will stay in prison for the rest of his life for shooting to death his wife, Enelrae Rubenstahl, in their home north of Fayetteville in February 2021, the N.C. Court of Appeals …

Mysterious dog illness reported in Fayetteville 

The mysterious respiratory illness affecting dogs across the United States is showing up in Fayetteville, with several dog owners and at least one animal hospital reporting suspected cases in recent …

Having a holiday party? You can be sued if a guest drinks and drives and kills someone

With the holiday party season well underway, North Carolina law enforcement agencies are stepping up enforcement efforts to catch those who choose to make merry by getting overly intoxicated, and …

Agape Achievement Academy breaks ground in Fayetteville

Agape Achievement Academy , Fayetteville’s newest public charter school, broke ground on Saturday for its first classroom building. The school is being built on 5 acres at 4502 Rosehill …

Fayetteville’s long-running bicycle giveaway program revived in time for Christmas

Fayetteville’s long-running “Bicycle Man” bicycle giveaway program for underprivileged kids ended in 2022, but a reincarnated version has risen to take its place. The new …

Arts Council again accused of being tone deaf regarding race

For the second time in 18 months, The Arts Council of Fayetteville/Cumberland County has stepped into a morass of racial discord. This week, The Arts Council issued a call on Facebook for …

Last-minute changes in annual all-star football game

Last-minute changes are part of the challenge when choosing teams for the annual N.C. Coaches Association East-West All-Star football game.

Fayetteville-Raleigh rail: What we know so far

A tantalizing prospect for regular or would-be commuters between Fayetteville and the Triangle is one step closer to becoming a reality. 

Public Works Commission sees increased revenue from water, sewer and electricity

The Fayetteville Public Works Commission has seen a year-over-year increase in revenue, Chief Financial Officer Rhonda Haskins told the board on Wednesday. Haskins presented a PowerPoint …

City settles with former police chief for $200,000 

The city of Fayetteville will pay former Police Chief Gina Hawkins $200,000 to settle her claims alleging that she worked in a hostile work environment and experienced discrimination, according to …

Call it the path of least resistance.   Call it what you will, but whatever you call it, the Fayetteville City Council’s vote Monday night in authorizing a financial settlement with …

Methodist University eliminating 30 faculty and staff positions

MONARCHS BLUE Methodist University cutting 30 faculty and staff positions School trying to cut expenses by $1.75 million  BY PAUL WOOLVERTON | CityView Senior Reporter …

Stacey Buckner reflects on CNN ‘Hero’ experience

While many Fayetteville residents might have been busy with holiday shopping or other festive preparations this past weekend, Stacey Buckner was in New York City being recognized as a nominee for …

At its meeting Monday, the Fayetteville City Council voted 8-2 to authorize City Manager Doug Hewett to agree to a settlement with former Fayetteville Police Chief Gina Hawkins, who in August …

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 …

'Hero' Stacey Buckner finds out Sunday whether she's CNN's winner

Stacey Buckner has been recognized both locally and nationally for her "Off-Road Outreach" service to homeless veterans. She was named one of CityView's Community Impact Award winners in November after having previously been named a top-10 finalist for CNN's Heroes award, a prize that focuses on service. On Sunday night, Bucknr will find out if she's the winner: CNN will broadcast a live tribute to the 10 finalists and name the top recipient, who gets $100,000 for their. Buckner's already there, but before departing Fayetteville she spoke with CityView's Bill Horner III about what's in store over the weekend. You’re leaving for New York when?

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.

Spotlight: Lynne Greene makes her debut on city council 

Fresh off a solid victory against Dist. 5 incumbent Johnny Dawkins, in Fayetteville City Council’s most contentious race this election cycle, Councilmember Lynne Greene made her way to the …

In majority vote, city council elects Jensen as mayor pro tem 

At the inauguration ceremony for the Fayetteville City Council, council members elected Councilmember Kathy Jensen — starting her sixth term — to serve as mayor pro tem, or act in Mayor …

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.

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