Samuel Aponte didn’t get the outcome he was hoping for last weekend when he competed in the National High School Coaches Association wrestling tournament in Virginia Beach, Virginia. But he did come away with a pretty solid consolation prize, recognition as an All American wrestler.
Ty Stewart of Gray's Creek baseball and Vanni Intini or Fayetteville Academy lacrosse turned in standout performances this week.
Deno Hondros, in only 7½ months, is turning out to be quite an in-tune Fayetteville city councilman. “We had a good meeting, I felt, where we thanked them for supporting RAISE (Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity) and RAMP (Risk and Authorization Management Program) grants,” the 46-year-old councilman says of a final stop Tuesday with U.S. Sen. Thom Tillis and Tillis’ deputy chief of staff, Kyle Sanders, as Mayor Pro Tem Johnny Dawkins and the council attended the Congressional City Conference on March 26-28 in Washington, D.C.
A Fayetteville man is charged with attempted murder after he set his girlfriend’s mattress on fire in a home occupied by two adults and five children, according to the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office.
The Hope Mills Branch Library at 3411 Golfview Road will be closed Friday because of a sewer main break near the library that is affecting utility services, according to a Cumberland County news release.
HOPE MILLS — Before Keith Davis played linebacker for the University of Southern California’s 1985 Rose Bowl championship football team; before he graduated with the highest grade point average among his teammates; and before he could leg-press 1,800 pounds, Davis struggled as a young man growing up.
In the second round of a state grant aimed at helping provide students with free period supplies, charter schools got a much larger share of the funding than they did in the first round.
The Fayetteville City Council has approved appointments to several boards and commissions effective April 1, according to a city news release.
Nominations are being accepted for induction into the Cumberland County Agricultural Hall of Fame for 2023.
Fayetteville-Cumberland Human Relations is accepting scholarship applications from Cumberland County high school seniors until April 6, according to a news release.