Jessie Thompson’s newest novel, “Escaping the Broken Pieces,’’ draws us into the life of a 7-year-old, the son of a prostitute and the grandson of a drug addict.
In her young adult, coming-of-age debut novel, “Orchestra Friends: Squeals, Groans, Off-Beat Rhythms,’’ Fatrice Currie tells the story of how bullying and bad choices could determine the outcome of Pearson High School’s extravaganza concert.
Fayetteville Technical Community College, North Carolina’s third-largest community college, is an important part of Cumberland County’s workforce and economic development team. The college provides instruction to about 25,000 students annually and has been led for the last 15 years by its president, Dr. J. Larry Keen. Dr. Keen recently announced his plans to retire at the end of the calendar year, and the college Board of Trustees is beginning the important work of finding the college’s next president. FTTC invites your participation through the completion of an online survey or through your attendance at one of the upcoming community forums the college will hold in late April.
The Basketball League has awarded its newest expansion team to the city of Fayetteville. This announcement comes 16 years after the departure of the Fayetteville Patriots, former D-League team.
Ron Gunter’s entire career has been one of service and hard work. In 2019, Ron was recruited to join the Fayetteville Area Habitat for Humanity affiliate as the chief operating officer, pulling him and his wife out of retirement. Shortly after his arrival, he moved into the role of chief executive officer. At the end of June 2022, Ron will officially retire (again).
The Arts Council of Fayetteville|Cumberland County (Arts Council) presents a multidisciplinary compilation of awe-inspiring contemporary artistry with its “4th Annual 10:10:10 Exhibit – 10 NC Artists, 10 Linear Feet, 10 Self-Curated Exhibitions” on display now through Saturday, May 21, 2022, at The Arts Center, 301 Hay Street in Historic Downtown Fayetteville.
The Gilbert Theater announced its 2022-2023 Season. It is The Gilbert Theater's goal to continue to bring to life interesting, joyful and engaging theater.
Author Monroe, or Kim, as many people know him, unveils the darkness within the human heart that destroys what is left in one’s sanity. “‘Monster Eyes’ will take the reader on an unbelievable journey of betrayal and murder and into the mind of a cold-blooded, sexual deviant killer.
Pinehurst Medical Clinic is honored to be recognized by UnitedHealthcare as a United Hero, a distinction granted to providers who exemplify excellence in their care delivery. The United Hero achievement acknowledges the outstanding efforts of Pinehurst Medical Clinic's providers.
Laurie is a broker with Townsend Real Estate who has been serving Fayetteville and the surrounding areas since 1991. She can explain the significance of current market conditions to help navigate a buyer through their first or 10th home purchase.