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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.

Longtime Spring Lake lawmaker Marvin Lucas to retire after 47 years in politics

SPRING LAKE — Longtime Democratic state House Rep. Marvin Lucas, who represents Cumberland County’s Dist. 42, said Wednesday he is retiring from politics when he completes his term next …

CITYVIEW: A drumroll: for the Foundation’s GivingTuesday campaign, what was the final tally? How much was given? MARY HOLMES: $1,963,000.   What’s your satisfaction …

New court documents reveal the city of Fayetteville has been dismissed as a defendant in a federal civil lawsuit brought against it by Rick and Maria Iwanski, the grandparents of Jada Johnson, who …

Glenn Adams regains seat as Cumberland Commissioners' chair

In a 5-1 vote, Cumberland County Commissioner Glenn Adams was elected again to be the chairperson of the board on Monday. He previously held the seat a year ago. And another 5-1 vote elected outgoing Chairperson Toni Stewart to the vice chairperson seat.

Cumberland commissioners OK two raises for County Manager Clarence Grier

A year after he was hired, Cumberland County Manager Clarence Grier is getting a 5% pay raise now, and another 5% in July. This brings Grier’s $270,400 salary to $283,920 now and to …

Cumberland County commissioners to pick chairperson and vice chairperson on Monday

Cumberland County Board of Commissioners Chairperson Toni Stewart is not seeking to retain the board’s chair position, she said on Friday, as the commissioners prepare to vote on Monday for the …

The Kirby File: Longtime news-talk radio personality signs off in emotional farewell

Your emotions can sneak up on you. And so, they did on this Friday morning before the sun was up, and Jeff Goldberg was preparing for what would be his final radio cast of “Good Morning, …

In the span of a few days, the Environmental Protection Agency withdrew its consent for Chemours to import up to 4.4 million pounds of Gen X chemical waste from the Netherlands, while the United …

After Fayetteville police officer Dillon Hoke shot and killed DeMarcus Brodie on Thanksgiving, Brodie’s family is still looking for answers.

Fort Bragg became Fort Liberty nearly six months ago, but street and highway signs that direct drivers to America’s largest Army base didn’t get updated until this past month. The …

Second Fayetteville police officer faces multiple criminal charges

A second Fayetteville Police officer has been arrested within less than two months and charged with criminal activity, Tamyra Billings, 31, who was hired in 2021, was arrested Wednesday night …

'What I do means something to people'

With GivingTuesday having been officially observed this week, and the Cumberland Community Foundation’s 10-day GivingTuesday project wrapping up at 5 p.m. Wednesday, we’re taking time now …

In the final Fayetteville City Council meeting with its current members, the council heard detailed reports on public safety data from the Fayetteville Police Department and the Fayetteville Fire …

Cumberland County Schools (CCS) and the Fayetteville Police Department (FPD) are hosting a series of community events dedicated to raising awareness about gun violence prevention. These events will …

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