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Community leaders tasked with recommending a new name for Fort Bragg had no shortage of options as they combed through the installation’s 100 years of history. The question that plagued local leaders throughout the renaming process, which so many struggled with amid an avalanche of suggestions, was: “How could you choose just one?”

Dick Blount was one of the good guys to pass our way. He was as down-to-earth as anyone could be. He saw much of life through the camera’s lens, and there are countless photographs in The Fayetteville Observer photo archives that offer testimony to his work of 25 years at the newspaper office on Whitfield Street, and Hay Street before.

A Mardi Gras-themed appreciation and awards banquet was held for custodial workers by Cumberland County Schools. The evening recognized the work of custodians across the district, according to a …

Three people were killed in a traffic collision at Murchison and Shaw Mill roads Saturday afternoon, according to the Fayetteville Police Department.

Each year, Cumberland County Schools names a graduating senior at each high school as a Standout Senior. Loreta Quarmine will graduate from Jack Britt High School and pursue her college education at Princeton University.

A 19-year-old woman was shot to death late Friday on Fort Bragg Road, according to the Fayetteville Police Department. The victim was identified as Ayanna Thompson, according to a news release.

Track and field is unique among the world of high school sports for the multiple moving parts it involves. There are a variety of events that require different skill sets and different types of athletes.

Douglas Byrd graduate believes in a brighter tomorrow

Each year, Cumberland County Schools names a graduating senior at each high school as a Standout Senior. The 17  2023 Standout Seniors  are bright, hard-working students who have overcome the odds to graduate and dedicate themselves to serving their community.

An estimated 45 people were displaced after a fire at Stewarts Creek Apartments on Willowbrook Drive on Friday, according to the Fayetteville Fire Department. The fire was reported about 12:30 …

Loftin records three hits as Eighty Deuces fall to Myrtle Beach

Debuting their alter ego Eighty Deuces on Friday night at Segra Stadium, the Fayetteville Woodpeckers (16-25) were stifled once again by the Myrtle Beach Pelicans (23-20) by a final score of 6-1.

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