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The public is invited  to a 5k run/walk on Friday in downtown Fayetteville to benefit the North Carolina Special Olympics, according to a news release from the Fayetteville Police Department.

A Fort Bragg soldier arrested in March and accused of recording himself having sexual intercourse with women without their knowledge then posting the videos on a website faces additional charges after four more alleged victims came forward, the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office said Tuesday in a news release. 

Before Europeans came to North Carolina, the Skarure Woccon tribe (Cape Fear Indians) sustained themselves by hunting, fishing and harvesting herbs and other plants in the lower Cape Fear River Basin.  More popularly known as Tuscarora Indians, many tribal members continue to live spread across land, including Bladen, Columbus and Pender counties, where they still follow cultural traditions. Some tribal members fish in the Cape Fear River, hunt on adjacent land, and harvest wild plants for food, healing and rituals.  However, a chemical commercially known as GenX in the river may force members of the tribe to reconsider long-held cultural practices to protect their health.

Imagine, if only you will, that you have attended Sunday morning worship services on May 29, 1831, only to leave the sanctuary to see downtown ablaze. A date, you can be sure, that lives in city infamy.

The Fayetteville Fire Department is partnering with Safe Kids Worldwide to host a Child Passenger Safety Check from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday in the Target parking lot at 2056 Skibo Road.

Cumberland commissioners approve concept design for $131.7 million Crown center

The Cumberland County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved a concept design for the new Crown Event Center on Monday, completing another step toward the $131.7 million multipurpose center that will replace the Crown Theater and Arena.

Former Cumberland County substitute teacher charged with indecent liberties with student

A former substitute teacher with Cumberland County Schools was arrested Tuesday and charged with two counts of taking indecent liberties with a student and eight counts of felonious restraint.

Former Cumberland County District Court Judge Patricia Timmons-Goodson has been named the dean of the law school at North Carolina Central University in Durham. The university announced the news Tuesday on its website.

Cumberland County high school students can get help with fees, uniforms, and other sports-related costs through a $10,000 fund announced  May 5  by the Fayetteville Woodpeckers in partnership with Cumberland County Schools.

A Raeford man is charged with domestic violence offenses and faces kidnapping and assault charges, according to the Fayetteville Police Department. Ryan Michael Stephens, of the 1000 block of …

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