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Shortly after I moved to Fayetteville, I was near Hay Street when I heard church bells ringing out a hymn. This surprised me because I’m from New Jersey, where I had never heard bells ringing.

Wrestling is coming back to the Crown. “WWE Supershow” will return to Fayetteville at 7:30 p.m. on May 20 at the Crown Coliseum, according to a news release.

Spring is such an exciting season. We can spend more time outdoors without having to bundle up, and we can see our gardens and lawns coming back to life

Food favorites

One dish. Sometimes that’s all it takes for us to return to a particular restaurant. We crave the flavor, texture, aroma, the mere sight of that one special thing. Here are some favorites.

The Kenyon College Chamber Singers will perform at 7 p.m. Tuesday at First Presbyterian Church, 102 Ann St.

‘Art is love, and love is art’: Young people gather to paint, celebrate community

In downtown Fayetteville on Friday night, a group of about 30 met in a room above a barbershop to celebrate Black History Month — a time when many reflect on how Black people have contributed to and made this country what it is today.

Library’s Storytelling Festival moves to ‘Rhythm of a Story’

Music has always played a major role in my life. I grew up listening to music, singing in choirs and dancing to all kinds of beats. One of my favorite artists was Michael Jackson, who captivated me with his unique voice, smooth dance moves and the ability to tell stories through music and movement.

Sword fighting, quick costume changes and breakneck-speed jokes are in store for audiences of Gilbert Theater’s production of “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged).”

Coming out of the isolation of the COVID-19 pandemic, many people are looking for a chance to socialize again. The Cumberland County Public Library offers programs that allow people with a common “thread” to hang out and do something they all enjoy. Both Bordeaux Branch Library and Hope Mills Branch Library provide monthly opportunities for social activities with just a needle and thread.

The county library will hold a book sale on Feb. 20 and Feb. 24-26. Friends of the Cumberland County Public Library will host a sale for library members only on Feb. 20. On Feb. 24-26, sales will be open to the public, according to a news release.

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