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For nearly four decades, Blashfield Sign Company has been leaving its mark at Fort Bragg, erecting most of the iconic signage seen in and around the military installation. So when the U.S. Dept. …

Veterans Day events you won’t want to miss

With Veterans Day on Saturday, there are plenty of events in the Fayetteville area to celebrate the holiday this weekend. Whether you are active duty military, a military spouse or family member, a …

Gladys Knight brings star power to the Crown Theatre Friday night

At the age of 79, Gladys Knight is not slowing down, and Fayetteville is just one stop along a concert tour across three countries that stretches well into 2024. Knight is bringing her soulful artistry to the Crown Theatre tomorrow night and tickets are still available through Ticketmaster. The show starts at 7:30 p.m. Her performance is part of Community Concerts’ 88th season and comes just behind The Beach Boys, who are performing at the Crown Theatre tonight.

Review: 3 walking places with fall and water views near Fort Liberty

Sometimes rituals help create a sense of home and stability in the midst of a mobile life. Instead of identifying “home” as a place, I’ve adapted it into more of a practice. …

Local & State History Department hosts November ancestry programs

Halloween has just passed, which heralds our arrival into the holiday season. Cumberland County has participated in holiday traditions over the years, such as the New Year’s countdown to the midnight drop of Jasper the Flea in Eastover. Stop by the Local & State History Department at your local library this holiday season to see Jasper, along with other items honoring local and state traditions.

A musical based on the story of Peter Pan and Tinker Bell will be staged for two weekends beginning Nov. 9 at Fayetteville Technical Community College. “Peter and the Starcatcher” …

November brings games, Coharie presentation to Hope Mills library

When some people think of the library, they most likely think about a quiet place filled with books. While we still appreciate a calm environment with many wonderful books that can be checked out, where everyone feels welcome, there is more to the library than books and silence. The library can be a place of fun and entertainment.

Sharing the warmth: Tarheel Quilters Guild pursue their craft

A grandmother, mother and daughter all snuggle together under a big quilt in front of a cozy fire as cold weather settles in. Babies in the neonatal intensive care unit at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center are lovingly covered by pastel infant quilts. Veterans at the Fayetteville Veterans Affairs Medical Center stay warm under patriotic-themed lap quilts spread over their wheelchairs or hospital beds. 

Operation Deploy Kindness

Things are rather grim worldwide and everyone is feeling it in one way or another. Families are struggling to make ends meet with grocery runs equivalent to car payments and bills coming out without enough coming in. ...

Fayetteville Technical Community College will host a lecture about the history, folklore and archaeology of the Lost Colony at 1 p.m. Thursday in the multipurpose room of the Tony Rand Student Center. 

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