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Two deputies were injured early Friday while trying to make an arrest in a domestic disturbance case in the 3000 block of Scarlett Place, according to the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office. …

A funny thing happened on my way to full retirement, leaning back in my comfy chair and watching reruns of “Law & Order.” I got bored. Quickly. After nearly 40 years of covering …

Fayetteville City Councilman Derrick Thompson wants to change the length of terms of office for council members from two to four years and to stagger terms for future councils. He says doing so will help the city with long-term strategic planning and projects. Councilman Mario Benavente joined Councilwoman Kathy Keefe Jensen in opposing Thompson’s request.

A satellite clinic for the Women, Infants and Children program opened this week on Fort Bragg, according to a Cumberland County news release.

An anonymous tip to CrimeStoppers led to the arrests of three people on drug charges, according to the Fayetteville Police Department. Investigators found narcotics at a residence in the 1700 block of Wellons Drive.  

Stephenie Brinson is fed up with having to pay a doctor every month to examine her patients’ charts and paperwork twice a year — just so she can run a private nursing practice in …

Cumberland County residents can view a virtual public meeting on the future of the Ann Street Landfill at www.cumberlandcountync.gov/annstreetplan.

A large woods fire in southeastern Cumberland County has burned an estimated 250 to 300 acres and was about 60% contained Wednesday afternoon, according to a county news release.

Electric, water and sewer rates going up for Fayetteville residents

The cost of electricity, water and sewer services is going up for Fayetteville residents. The Public Works Commission on Wednesday approved rate increases that will go into effect in May. The estimated increase in the monthly costs for a typical family will be $12.97.

Fayetteville council to consider plan to extend length of election terms

Lengths of future terms for members of the Fayetteville City Council  and the mayor may be extended in the coming weeks. The council voted during a work session Monday to direct City Attorney Karen McDonald to research and draft a plan to extend term lengths from two years to four years. The plan will be considered by the council on Monday, and, if approved, a public hearing will be scheduled on the issue. 

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