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Blues & Brews 2018

The 16th Annual Blues-N-Brews Festival took place Saturday, June 2 at Festival Park in downtown Fayetteville, NC.      

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The Arts Council Announcement Statue

On May 31, the Arts Council announced its acquisition of “Natural Embrace,” one of several outdoor art sculptures displayed in downtown Fayetteville. The Venus Flytrap-inspired work was made possible by generous donors – as well as by its talented artist, Paul Hill. Did you know that the Venus Flytrap is found only in a small area of […]

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Building Business Rally

County invites vendors to Building Business Rally!

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Field of Honor Opening

This year Cool Springs Downtown District and the Airborne & Special Operations Museum Foundation hosted the opening Ceremony of the annual Field of Honor, which is a living display of heroism that flies as a patriotic tribute to the strength and unity of Americans. The tribute honors someone who is currently serving or has served, and […]

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3rd Annual Derby Run

The Third Annual Derby Run, in memory of Justin Lopes, took place on Saturday, May 19, 2018 – and what a turn out! The event was a 5k Run/Walk at Terry Sanford High School, Justin’s Alma mater. Net proceeds from the event went to support the Child Advocacy Center in Fayetteville, Cy’s World Foundation, and […]

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PetSmart Pet Adoption Event

Cumberland County Animal Control hosted a pet adoption event on May 19th at the PetSmart store on Ramsey Street. View these photos of people in the community finding new, furry additions to their families. It will melt your heart!

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The 3rd Annual Fayetteville Police Foundation Ball

The 3rd annual Fayetteville Police Foundation Ball drew a smiling crowd to Highland Country Club on May 11. The foundation supports the police department in its efforts to make the community safe. Photos by Matthew Wonderly.

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The Arts Council of Fayetteville Annual Outdoor Beer and BBQ

Lots of people turned out on May 1 to eat, laugh and play at a Beer and BBQ event that the Arts Council of Fayetteville/Cumberland County holds each year for its donors and members.

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Civil War and Reconstruction History Center

Nice weather and a crowd of more than 300 were on hand on April 18 for the groundbreaking for the first phase of the North Carolina Civil War and Reconstruction History Center. Speakers said the center will tell the full story of the Civil War and Reconstruction and through these educational efforts will promote unity […]

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FAPS Dog Show

There was lots of puppy power at the Cape Fear Botanical Garden on March 24. Dog Day at the Garden, hosted by the garden and the Fayetteville Animal Protection Society, featured demonstrations, adoptable pets and doggie dress-up opportunities, as well as plain old tail-wagging fun. Photos by Matthew Wonderly  

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Cumberland Council on Older Adults- Blast from the Past

Supporters of the Cumberland County Council on Older Adults crowded into the Ramada Plaza on May 5 for a Blast from the Past. The event raised money for the nonprofit organization. Photos by Jim Hawthorn

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Cape Fear Botanical Garden- Derby Day Fundraiser

Hats, horses and mint juleps abounded at the Cape Fear Botanical Garden’s Derby Day fundraiser on May 5. Sure, the racehorses at the garden were of the stick variety but the sunshine was very real, as was the cheering when the party-goers watched the Kentucky Derby unfold on big TVs. Photos by Jim Hawthorn

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The 7th Annual David Hinkamp Memorial Golf Tournament

Sun and smiles greeted the 7th annual David Hinkamp Memorial Golf Tournament at Gates Four on May 4.   The event, sponsored by the Athletic Booster Club at Village Christian Academy, is the largest fundraiser of the year for VCA’s athletic programs, scholarships for graduating athletes and operation of the school’s activity bus.   David Hinkamp, a […]

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The Heritage Square Historical Society Roaring 20s Fundraiser

The Heritage Square Historical Society held a “Roaring 20s” fundraiser party on May 3 at its historic properties at 225 Dick Street. The event featured food, drink dancing and a silent auction.

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Toast of the Town

The Care Clinic held its 18th annual Toast of the Town wine and beer tasting and a silent auction at the Cape Fear Botanical Garden on April 26. Photos of Matthew Wonderly

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FTCC Foundation, Inc- Bluegrass & Silent Auction Dinner

Fayetteville Technical Community College held its Bluegrass and BBQ Silent Auction Dinner on April 26. The annual event supports scholarships, books and academic programs for FTCC students. Photos by Matthew Wonderly

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The Fayetteville Dogwood Festival

The Dogwood Festival drew tens of thousands of people to downtown Fayetteville over its four-day run, for music, food, rides, sights and plain old fun.  Photos of Matthew Wonderly  

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Boss Toss Challenge

Thirty-six teams competed in the Boss Toss Challenge cornhole tournament, held on the final day of the Dogwood Festival by Fayetteville Urban Ministry. Funds raised from the event will go to the organization’s services, including food and clothing for neighbors in need and service members, adult literacy, job training, emergency home repairs and mentoring programs for […]

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Cork & Fork

The Fayetteville Dogwood Festival unveiled their new premier food and wine event to kick off the annual spring festival.  The event featured an evening of chef-inspired gourmet creations paired with the perfect complementary elegant wines while serving as a fundraiser for two local nonprofit organizations – KidsPeace Foster Care & The Fayetteville Dogwood Festival. Photos […]

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Fayetteville Area Section National Council of Negro Women, Inc.- Annual Rainbow Tea

Many were in attendance for the Fayetteville Area Section National Council of Negro Women, Inc’s Annual Rainbow Tea at the Iron Mike Conference Center in Fort Bragg.  The proceeds will help support the continuation of their Hats and Gloves Project for the Boy and Girl Club, Ensure Project for Older Adults, Habitat for Humanity and […]

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