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As more than a thousand students and employers gathered Friday for Cumberland County Schools’ annual career fair, Chip Lucas and Taneka Williams had more than one reason to smile. 

Cumberland Community Foundation on GivingTuesday highlights, college scholarship deadline

In the words of its President and CEO Mary Holmes, the Cumberland Community Foundation wants to help make life better for Cumberland residents. 

Democrats and Republicans open offices in Cumberland County

The Cumberland County Republican Party and Cumberland County Democratic Party have opened campaign offices in Fayetteville for the 2024 election cycle.

Report: Pilot error likely cause of plane crash that killed Hunter Parks

The pilot in a private plane crash two years ago that killed Fayetteville native Douglas Hunter Parks was likely distracted and disoriented when he lost control of the aircraft, the National …

In a decision Thursday, the North Carolina Business Court ruled that if the court finds “old” DuPont liable for PFAS contamination in North Carolina, then subsidaries could also be liable for damages. The spinoff companies, in addition to Chemours, include New DuPont and Corteva.

Bittersweet tears marked the end of the Cumberland County Board of Commissioners’ agenda session Thursday afternoon as staff celebrated Finance Director Vicki Evans, who is retiring from the county after almost a decade of service.

Over the last 60 years, Morgan Fairchild has been a familiar face in afternoon soap operas like “Search for Tomorrow” and primetime dramas including “Dallas” and “Flamingo Road,” as well as guest starring in many television series. 

Cumberland County Commissioners Vice Chair Toni Stewart, who is running for reelection, missed the deadline to file her year-end campaign finance report with the Board of Elections, the county …

The Cumberland County Board of Commissioners will gather Thursday for its first agenda session of the month, with discussions slated to include a possible opioid use recovery center off Raeford Road.

Ask Commissioner Glenn Adams, and he’ll tell you he sees people vaping from his downtown Fayetteville office every day. 

Kevin Golphin barred from parole for 1997 murders of deputy and state trooper

Kevin Salvador Golphin will remain in prison for the rest of his life with no chance for parole, the N.C. Court of Appeals ruled on Tuesday , for the murders in September 1997 of a Cumberland County …

Fayetteville City Council members received some direction at a Monday work session on the city’s incipient Office of Community Safety (OCS) — an undefined entity that local elected …

When Tiffany Campbell, 37, receives the Fayetteville-Cumberland Human Relations Commission’s Community Recognition Award on Feb. 15, she’ll celebrate the achievement of a goal she set for herself just a month ago.

County to screen documentary on veterans’ struggles

In a 14-minute meeting Monday, the Cumberland County Board of Commissioners speedily approved its consent agenda and heard from Assistant County Manager Sally Shutt on a documentary that the county will present later this week.

The new president of the North Carolina Veterans Business Association wants to quadruple its membership in the next two years and provide its members with services that persuade them to stick with …

N.C. Independent Schools Athletic Association adopts NIL policy

The N.C. Independent Schools Athletic Association confirmed earlier reports Friday afternoon, sending a press release to its member schools that it had adopted a name, image and likeness policy that …

THE KIRBY FILE: Tryon Lancaster always had time to teach, preach … and listen

When it came to caring about students and teachers in Cumberland County, Tryon Lancaster left his mark a thousandfold and beyond. He was an educator. When it came to caring about the …

After a six-month search, the city is still seeking a director for its Office of Community Safety. 

Retired Fayetteville Technical Community College President Larry Keen was presented with the Realtor’s Cup honor Tuesday night as the 125 th Anniversary Greater Chamber Awards was held at The …

The Cumberland County Board of Commissioners will meet at 9 a.m. Monday at the Cumberland County courthouse to consider votes on topics like state grants, an increased budget for a new event center and local board appointments.

Council approves Murchison Choice Neighborhood grant application 

At its meeting Wednesday, the Fayetteville City Council voted unanimously to sign off on the city’s grant application for the implementation of the Murchison Choice Neighborhood plan, a multi-million dollar redevelopment and community investment project for the Murchison Road neighborhood involving dozens of local stakeholders and investors. 

Coming off the heels of a visit to the imminently-closing North Carolina State Veterans Home in Fayetteville, North Carolina legislators on Tuesday criticized the N.C. Dept. of Military and Veteran …

Several days a week, aspiring election candidate Zach Traylor and his campaign team head out into Fayetteville to knock on doors and to ask people …

Carlos Miguel Prieto is on his way to Fayetteville and looking forward to meeting you.  He’s bringing the strings and the percussions of his N.C. Symphony, too.  …

Project leaders for the Murchison Choice Neighborhood plan shared the latest updates — including stakeholder pledges and planned initiatives — for the neighborhood revitalization plan in …

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