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The Cumberland County Board of Commissioners met Thursday to discuss the agenda for its meeting Monday and approve its consent agenda.

The back-to-school rush may not be quite over for some families: kids have class schedules, homework assignments and new friends, but they may not have something else that’s essential — their required vaccinations.

The Cumberland County Board of Commissioners on Thursday will consider the question of allocating part of the county’s American Rescue Plan funding to help small businesses in the region.

PWC to sell bonds for multiple upcoming projects

The Fayetteville Public Works Commission on Wednesday approved a resolution to issue $295 million in revenue bonds, the proceeds of which will fund improvements to PWC's electric, water and sanitary sewer systems.

‘Grand Birthday Ball’ launches Lafayette bicentennial with style

Fayetteville’s namesake will live on in spirit as the Marquis de Lafayette’s Grand Tour of the United States sets out to light up cities across the nation with bicentennial celebrations that begin in New York City next July. Fayetteville is on the list of stops with a plethora of celebrations leading up to a grand ball in March 2025.

There will be no rush to judgment of a curfew for young people under the age of 18 in this city. There will, one way or another, be a decision. “Do away with the ordinance, modify the …

Valor Awards recognize bravery, commitment of first responders

Bravery, commitment and selflessness were celebrated with the presentation of the sixth annual Valor Awards on Tuesday. Hosted by the Greater Fayetteville Chamber, the awards ceremony recognized …

The Cumberland County Board of Education met Tuesday for its first monthly meeting since the 2022-23 school year began for students on Aug. 28.

The Cumberland County Board of Commissioners will meet Thursday to discuss the agenda for its next regular session. Topics include federal funding for COVID pandemic relief, drug testing for transit operators and cleanup of the Gray's Creek watershed.

An online forum featuring candidates for Fayetteville city offices will be live-streamed Thursday evening, according to a news release. UP Zone, a civic engagement advocacy podcast, is sponsoring the Fayetteville UP Front” Candidate Forum from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

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