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Cumberland Animal Services can house up to 300 animals at a time. The shelter hit that capacity in September, forcing the department to waive adoption fees for all cats and large dogs over 60 pounds. …

The Fayetteville Police Department’s Homicide Unit is investigating a homicide that occurred along the 200 block of B Street in Fayetteville just after midnight on Tuesday.  

The Fayetteville City Council met in a work session Monday and spent a majority of its time discussing American Rescue Plan Act funding and building and zoning code enforcement issues.

Early Monday morning, a suspect in a shooting shot himself with a concealed firearm while in custody of Fayetteville Police Department Officers. 

Council exploring new ways to reduce youth gun violence

Weeks after rejecting a youth curfew ordinance , the Fayetteville City Council is considering a program to reduce youth crime, with a particular focus on the cost of gun violence. 

Hope Mills board reviews proposal to host relocated baseball team

The Hope Mills Board of Commissioners took action on a proposal to relocate a baseball team to the town, approved a donation to the Police Department and renewed a contract for storm drain cleaning at its meeting Monday. 

NC researchers see a pathway to an AIDS-free world

Across the globe, scientists, doctors, public health practitioners and community-centered groups are continuing their work to combat the transmission of HIV.  And they’re turning the tide against the disease.

County board recognizes nonprofits, approves contracts

The Cumberland County Board of Commissioners met Monday morning for a short meeting and approved disaster contracts, funded the county’s juvenile crime prevention, and recognized nonprofit organizations that were recently awarded fiscal recovery funds by the county.

Enrollment jumped significantly among several populations as Fayetteville State University welcomed its largest, most diverse first-year class in nearly 20 years for the fall 2023 semester. FSU also scored its highest student retention rate in recent years to nearly 78%, which is am increase of 14% in just two years. The retention rate was 63.3% in 2020, according to an FSU news release.

Even a superhero needs a sidekick to help save the day once in a while, which is why peer tutoring is a perfect resource for Methodist University students. That is the general idea of the university’s newly branded tutoring and consulting initiative called Power of Peers, which provides students with academic support from a fellow, qualified student either on campus at the Writing and Tutoring Center at Davis Memorial Library or online. 

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