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Cumberland County CROP Hunger Walk

CROP Hunger Walks are community-wide events sponsored by Church World Service and organized by local congregations or groups to raise funds to end hunger at home and around the world. The 31st Cumberland County CROP Hunger Walk was held on Sunday, April 14th, 2019. The walk began and ended at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2505 Village Drive, […]

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Northwood Temple – Easter Production Luncheon

Northwood Temple Church held “The Blood” Easter Production luncheon on Saturday April 13, 2019. They are presenting “The Blood,” a musical drama that tells the story of why God regards blood so highly. Admission to the production is free and everyone is welcome. For more information call Northwood Temple at 910-488-7474. Visit us www.northwoodtemple.org on the […]

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Segra Stadium Ribbon Cutting

Fayetteville Woodpeckers had their first look ribbon cutting at Segra Stadium this past Saturday, April 13, 2019. Fans got a peek at the brand new ballpark as well as the stadium’s amenities, concession areas, restrooms, and seating options.  

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Dog Day in the Garden

Fayetteville Animal Protection Society and Cape Fear Botanical Garden hosted a “Dog Day at the Garden” this past Saturday. This event gave families the opportunity to learn about the wonderful works of the FAPS adoption program. Some of the fun events held throughout the day included a Dog of the Garden pageant, dog crafts, and even […]

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2019 Bluegrass & BBQ Silent Auction Dinner

The Fayetteville Technical Community College Foundation held its annual Bluegrass & BBQ Silent Auction Dinner at the Tony Rand Student Center Thursday night. The evening, which featured live music, dinner and silent auction prizes, supports scholarships, books and academic programs for FTCC students.  

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2019 Fayetteville Chapter NCCU Alumni Association Jazz Concert

     NC Central University’s jazz band and traveling choir preformed Sunday at the Metropolitan Room at an event hosted by the university’s Fayetteville Alumni Chapter. NCCU has a jazz studies program and offers bachelor’s and master’s degrees in jazz.      

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Fayetteville Woodpeckers Media Day

The Fayetteville Woodpeckers flocked into the Airborne & Special Operations Museum on Wednesday for the Minor League Baseball team’s first media day in Fayetteville. Team members wore their jerseys and big smiles. Several said they’re excited for the new season and the chance to play in the new Segra Stadium, which is in the final stages of construction. The stadium […]

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Spring into Fashion

The Spring Into Fashion show was put on in March at Studio 215 by Lallier Event Design and Dressed + Blessed fashion blog. The sellout show featured outfits from nine local fashion businesses – Sani Anne Clothing, High Cotton Consignment, Whitgold Boutique, Epiphany Boutique, Monkee’s of Fayetteville, Sani, Fabulous Finds Boutique, Pure Barre and Off […]

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Dress for Success fashion show

In March, the Fayetteville Talbots held a fashion show as part of the chain’s annual month-long campaign for Dress for Success, a nonprofit organization aimed at helping unemployed and underemployed women achieve economic independence by providing a network of support, professional attire and the development tools they need. The show featured an array of sporty, […]

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Ultimate Lip Sync Showdown

The Child Advocacy Center’s Ultimate Lip Sync Showdown, held March 23 at the Crown, was a smashing success. The Circus Stars from Keller Williams Realty won top honors but every act was awesome and you should pardon us if we reserve a special shout out for CityView’s own purple-clad Solo Man, who wowed us with […]

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Fayetteville Academy Auction

Fayetteville Academy held its biennial auction on March 1 in the school’s Norris Gymnasium. The event, which included food, music and dancing, had a horse-racing theme.  

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Totally Awesome ’80s Soiree

It was, like, totally tubular at the Totally Awesome ’80s Soiree on Saturday, March 16. Prince, Slash, Run DMC, a host of valley girls and even Richard Simmons showed up for this fun fund-raiser, thrown by the Partnership for Children of Cumberland County.  

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Union-Zukowski Lobby and Gallery opens

Methodist University hosted a ribbon-cutting and dedication ceremony on March 13 for the Union-Zukowski Lobby and Gallery. Made possible by a gift from Terri Union and the late Carlos Zukowski, the new lobby and gallery connects Huff Concert Hall with Matthews Ministry Center in the Reeves Fine Arts Complex. The Union-Zukowski Lobby and Gallery will […]

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W.E.B. DuBois Award

The Association of Social and Behavioral Scientists presented Dr. LaDelle Olion with its W.E.B. DuBois Award at a March 8 luncheon at the Ramada Plaza Bordeaux Convention Center. The award honors outstanding social and behavioral scientists and civic leaders who have made significant contributions to improve the lives of black Americans. Dr. Olion, currently a […]

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Meet & Greet for CAC Lip Sync Showdown

The Child Advocacy Center’s Ultimate Lip Sync Showdown isn’t until March 23 but some competitors showed off their chops – and took a look at others’ – at a Meet & Greet at the TapHouse on March 7. An unforeseen health issue kept CityView’s David McRae from attending but he’ll be at the showdown on […]

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Lafayette Society Annual Meeting

The Lafayette Society held its annual meeting at SkyView on Hay on March 3, 2019. The event included a musical performance by the talented Thiriot family. And the Marquis de Lafayette himself made a guest appearance.

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Child Advocacy Center Appreciation Banquet

The Child Advocacy Center held an appreciation banquet on Feb. 28, 2019, for volunteers and multi-disciplinary teams who work with the agency and the abused children for whom it advocates. The CAC also gave out awards at the banquet at the Kiwanis Recreation Center. The CAC, which works with 19 community agencies, offers a safe […]

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Stories from the Heart

Stories from the Heart was held Feb. 26, 2019, at Studio 215 in Fayetteville. The event, in its second year, aims to educate people about fostering and adopting children in Cumberland County and about how Children’s Home Society of NC is partnering with local leaders and families to ensure that every child has a permanent, […]

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United Way Annual Meeting

The United Way held its annual meeting, gave out awards and provided an update on its annual fund-raising campaign at a luncheon at the Crown Center Ballroom on Feb. 26, 2019. The agency has raised 83 percent of its $1.3 million goal.

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Actor Boris Kodjoe in Fayetteville

Film and TV actor Boris Kodjoe came to Fayetteville on Feb. 23, 2019, to speak at “True to Yourself,” a Black History Month event organized at Fayetteville State University by The Arts Council of Fayetteville/Cumberland County. At a prior event at Cadillac of Fayetteville, pictured here, Kodjoe was welcomed by a host of fans and […]

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