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A woman alleges she was illegally detained, harassed and injured at the hands of Fayetteville police officers in an incident outside her home on Dec. 25, 2020, according to a lawsuit filed by plaintiff Sheila Lee. 

Eli Thomas will be the first to tell you there perhaps are other swimmers who are better in competition. But he’s the swimmer with the plaque.

Spring Lake names new town manager after three-year search

After three years of searching, the board on Monday unanimously hired Jonathan N. “Jon” Rorie as their next permanent town manager.

Fallout from the unexpected closing of the North Carolina State Veterans Home in Fayetteville has continued a month after the facility closed its doors , with state lawmakers expressing growing frustration with the N.C. Dept. of Military and Veteran Affairs (DMVA), which manages the state-owned facility. 

Fayetteville PWC plans new solar farm near Hope Mills

The Fayetteville Public Works Commission plans to build a new solar farm on U.S. 301 South in the South View area near Hope Mills.

Fayetteville lawyer Dave Boliek to seek runoff in GOP primary for N.C. auditor

Long-time Fayetteville attorney Dave Boliek said on Wednesday he will call for a runoff primary against fellow Republican Jack Clark in the GOP election for the state auditor.

Spring Lake fires police chief

Spring Lake Police Chief Dysoaneik Spellman was relieved of duty today, according to Interim Town Manager Jason Williams.

Election day is over, but Cumberland's primary election isn’t

The balloting in the 2024 primary ended at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, but the election results are not yet final.

Independent Etchison expects to be on 9th Congressional District ballot

One of two independent candidates actively petitioning to get on the November general election ballots in Fayetteville and Cumberland County says she succeeded, while the other says he came up short.

Real estate agent Henry Tyson came out on top in the Republican primary for the Cumberland County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday, uncertified election results show.

Aragues wins Libertarian primary for N.C. House Dist. 44 

Christina Aragues won the Libertarian primary race for Dist. 44 in the N.C. House of Representatives in Tuesday’s election, according to uncertified election results. 

Former Sen. Kirk deViere will have a shot at elected office again after emerging as the top vote-getter during Tuesday’s Democratic primary elections for the Cumberland County Board of Commissioners race.

Incumbent Rep. Richard Hudson (R-9), of Southern Pines, won easily against challenger Troy Tarazon, a first-time political candidate, in the Republican primary election for North Carolina’s …

Mike Colvin wins Democratic primary for state House Dist. 42

Mike Colvin of Fayetteville has won the Democratic primary for state House Dist. 42, to replace long-time Rep. Marvin Lucas of Spring Lake.

Hope Mills commissioners heard from leadership of town committees about their budgetary needs for the upcoming fiscal year, and discussed updates regarding the Rockfish Baseball field renovations.

Once upon a time, Election Central was the place to be and the place to be seen

There was a time on Election Day, after the polls closed, when politicos couldn’t wait to gather for voting returns, no matter whether it was a primary or general election.

The top three candidates in the county commissioner races will advance to the general election. The top vote-getter in the other races will advance to the general election.

Council gets more advice on Office of Community Safety

At a special meeting following Monday’s Fayetteville City Council session, officials received more guidance and information about statewide alternative response programs as the city works to build out its Office of Community Safety (OCS).

On election day: Photo ID, who has the money, and other things you need to know

Heading into Tuesday’s election day for the 2024 primaries, the Fayetteville area’s candidates for the legislature and the Cumberland County Board of Commissioners have been out in force to get on the November general election ballots.

Cumberland County continues to battle staff shortages at its employee pharmacy, county officials said Monday.

There’s nothing to do in Fayetteville. The new president and chief executive officer for DistiNCtly Fayetteville begs to differ.

Hope Mills commissioners will hear several budget request presentations and updates on town projects at the board’s 7 p.m. meeting Monday at Town Hall.

State laws enacted by Republicans and Democrats make it extra hard for North Carolina’s largest group of voters — the independents — to run for office.

Sen. Val Applewhite did not mince words Friday as she spoke to Cumberland County school officials, Board of Education members and fellow legislators. 

Council to hear report on Day Resource Center 

The Fayetteville City Council will meet for a work session at 2 p.m. Monday. 

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