U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III visited soldiers and their families on Fort Bragg on Friday, a day before he will be the commencement speaker at Fayetteville State University.
Fayetteville Technical Community College graduated more than 1,900 students Friday during its 61st annual commencement exercises. Two ceremonies were held at the Crown Coliseum, according to a college news release.
Vin Intini has been affiliated with coaching boys’ and girls’ lacrosse at Fayetteville Academy for more than a decade, but when it comes to pinpointing his best team during that span he doesn’t hesitate. The current crop of girls, who have forged a 15-1 record, occupy the No. 1 spot in his book as they enter the NCISAA Division II state playoffs today with a home match at 4:30 p.m. against Greensboro Day.
A city ordinance to remove homeless encampments is creating quite the stir in this community, and Lindsey Wofford gave the Fayetteville City Council a piece of her mind Monday at a public forum at City Hall.
A ribbon-cutting for the newest water feature at Mable C. Smith Park marked the opening of public splash pads for the season, according to a Fayetteville-Cumberland Parks & Rec news release. Public pools are scheduled to open on Memorial Day, according to the release.
A Fayetteville man arrested in December on multiple felony narcotics counts is facing additional charges after his arrest on May 4 for continued illegal activity, the Fayetteville Police Department said in a news release.
When the water started coming through the ceiling, Army veteran Daveion Bethel started to panic, wondering how he could pay for the repair. He and his wife, Diana, had sunk their savings the home that they bought in January.
You can say for certain that Robert H. Short left the world better than he found it because of the late philanthropist’s passion for education. And because of his dream of helping young people succeed in their lives.
A Michigan couple who were among roughly two dozen homeless people camped at Gillespie Street and the Martin Luther King Jr. Freeway are living in a motel after the city removed the encampment. Rick and Bernie — along with their pet Chihuahua, Coca — are staying in a nearby motel. Fayetteville city officials said they made sure that each homeless camper was offered temporary housing before they were removed from the area.…
To make their voices heard before the Fayetteville City Council, residents must now sign up to speak at the council’s monthly public forums by 5 p.m. the day of the meeting.