If a library could be described in one word, that word is “community.” In order to facilitate an inclusive community environment, the Cumberland County Library provides resources, programs and services to meet the diverse needs of our residents.
My son yelled, “Dad, the French people are here,” as he dribbled a basketball in our driveway. That’s not exactly how I imagined our first impression after months of planning and hard work. I'd long been rehearsing what I’d say, and I'd even painted my front door and windows in preparation. Both projects I’d been meaning to do since moving into our house. I wanted everything just right.
Donors can make a difference in the lives of pets at the Cumberland County Animal Shelter by supporting the 31 Days of Love campaign. Cumberland County Public Library locations will accept donations of pet supplies, according to a news release.
The eighth annual Indigo Moon Film Fest will open with "Black Barbie," a groundbreaking documentary that explores the intersection of merchandise and representation through the life story of Beulah Mae Mitchell, an insider at Mattel., according to a news release.
School is back in session, and everyone is getting back into the routine. Guardians are working hard to make sure everything will run smoothly. But what do they do when their child asks for help with homework?
Because of the threat of stormy weather, the Parade of Nations — originally scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday — has been canceled.
The first step of any endeavor is often the hardest one to take. The first “real” mountain that I attempted to climb was Mount Adams in the Cascades of Washington. In 2015, I set out with a guide company from Seattle to attempt to summit the mountain. Up until that point in my life I was an avid hiker, and I thought I was in the physical condition needed to climb a 12,000+ foot mountain. I wasn’t. Not even close.
Children’s laughter. Dancing feet. Spinning gears. Tapping blocks. A child’s emotional appeal to stay “just a few more minutes.” These hallmarks of play are the soundtrack of the reimagined second floor at Cumberland County’s Headquarters Library in downtown Fayetteville.
California artist Michele Rene’s “Green Pepper” was chosen for display at Cape Fear Studios' “6by Exhibit.” Known mostly for her figures and abstract forms, Rene decided on a different direction when answering the gallery’s call for smaller works of art.
A celebration of all things Hellenic, the 2023 Fayetteville Greek Festival is scheduled Saturday and Sunday at Sts. Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church, 614 Oakridge Ave.