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Hope Mills commissioners approve partnership for rebuilt skatepark

The Hope Mills Board of Commissioners took action on upgrading the skatepark at the town's Municipal Park, writing a “no parking” ordinance in front of the T.J. Robinson Center, as well as purchasing an alarm system for the Parks & Recreation Center at its meeting Monday.

Hope Mills board to discuss skatepark renovations at Monday meeting

The Hope Mills Board of Commissioners will hear a proposal at its meeting Monday for an upgrade to the skatepark at Hope Mills Municipal Park.  

The Cumberland County Board of Commissioners met Thursday to discuss the agenda for its meeting Monday and approve its consent agenda.

‘We’re fighting for the residents’

HOPE MILLS — With little discussion Monday evening, the town board unanimously approved the annexation of 1.198 acres on Rockfish Road and scheduled a public hearing on another annexation request for Aug. 21.

Annexations and stormwater fixes on docket for Hope Mills board

HOPE MILLS — The town Board of Commissioners on Monday will hold a public hearing on an annexation request for 1.98 acres of property at 7163 Rockfish Road. The town received an annexation …

It’s a rematch between Jackie Warner, the six-term mayor of Hope Mills, and challenger Jessie Bellflowers, a former town commissioner.

There’s no rhyme here. There’s no reason for any of us to understand for now. There’s no explanation for the loss of this young life with so much life still to live, and now a grieving mother, brother, aunt, cousins and community gathered Friday at Crystal Springs Chapel for a farewell to the vivacious 19-year-old who was shot to death in the early morning of July 17 at a Valero gas station on Bragg Boulevard adjacent to  Martin Luther King Jr. Expressway.

Jack Britt running back hopeful has ambitions in another field: politics

Most Cumberland County high school football players spend time during June and July with informal offseason conditioning workouts to prepare for the official start of fall practice about Aug. 1. But Keith Tillett, a running back candidate at Jack Britt High School, took two weeks out of his summer for a drastic departure from the practice field. 

Candidates have until noon today to file for municipal offices in Cumberland County, according to the Board of Elections. As the filing period neared its end Thursday, two more challengers emerged for the District 2 Fayetteville City Council seat; the Hope Mills commissioners race gained two hopefuls; and a challenger filed to become mayor of Spring Lake.

Hope Mills board hears report on town marquees at brief meeting

HOPE MILLS — Mayor Jackie Warner said Monday’s meeting of the town Board of Commissioners was the shortest she has ever been a part of. Commissioners Bryan Marley and Jerry Legge …

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