Taking Note

FSU is celebrating its 150th anniversary

By Catherine Pritchard In 1867, seven black residents of Fayetteville paid $136 for two lots on Gillespie Street. They did so to realize a dream – the establishment of a school to educate black children. One hundred fifty years later, David A. Bryant, Nelson Carter, Andrew J. Chestnutt, George Grainger, Matthew N. Leary, Thomas Lomax […]


Fayetteville Urban Ministry Leader Johnny Wilson

“When I was 19, I worked in a mill,” said Johnny Wilson, Executive Director of Fayetteville Urban Ministry. “I was a fixer. I worked third shift, and all night it was my job to make these machines go. One night, I arrived at work and they were all down. I laughed and looked up and […]


Scholastic News: Teacher of the Year & Principal of the Year are Announced

Dr. Lowery has been the principal at Westover High School a little over a month; however, she brings from Alger B. Wilkins High School much knowledge and experience. “My professional successes and achievements can be demonstrated through the growth of Alger B. Wilkins High School from a small four-room school with less than 20 students […]


CityBiz Breakfast: Jordan Jones

Jordan Jones will discuss the renovation of the Prince Charles and how the project will impact the local economy and downtown. Also discuss the proposed restaurant and hotel and how the parking will work. Listen to what Jordan has to say about the upcoming CityView Breakfast.