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Bread ‘N’ Bowls – Operation Inasmuch

The eleventh annual Bread ‘N’ Bowls event was held on February 23rd as apart of the Fayetteville’s Fourth Friday event in historic downtown. Bowls and bread bowls we sold at the Hay Street United Methodist Church. The event was supported by hundreds of volunteers, donors and sponsors and was organized by a remarkable committee, cooks, […]

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Script to Screen: A One Day Film Intensive

The Arts Council of Fayetteville/Cumberland County, in collaboration with the Performing & Fine Arts and Communications Departments of Fayetteville State University and the Fayetteville Cumberland Youth Council of Fayetteville Cumberland Parks & Recreation, offered eight Cumberland County high school students and seven Fayetteville State University students the opportunity to participate in a free one day […]

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True To Yourself: Tichina Arnold and Winsome Sinclair

The Arts Council and Piedmont Natural Gas presented “True To Yourself, a Black History Month Film Talk”. The event highlighted keynote speakers famed casting director Winsome Sinclair, C.S.A. (worked with Steven Spielberg, John Singleton, Oliver Stone etc.), and award- winning actress Tichina Arnold (of VH1’s Daytime Divas and STARZ Survivor’s Remorse). Moderated by Dr. Eric […]

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Fayetteville Police Department Promotions Ceremony

The Fayetteville Police Department promoted 21 officers at a Feb. 9 ceremony at the John D. Fuller Recreational Center. Families and friends packed the center to celebrate with the seven new sergeants, six new lieutenants, four new captains and four new majors. Police Chief Gina V. Hawkins presented the certificates and badges.

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Chagall Exhibit at Methodist University

People crowded into the David McCune International Art Gallery at Methodist University on Feb. 8 for the opening of an exhibit of lithographs by French-Russian artist Marc Chagall entitled “The Story of The Exodus.” The exhibit runs through April 6.

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Tales of an Educated Debutante – Adrian Wood

Fans of Friendship House and “Tales of an Educated Debutante” blogger Adrian Wood turned out Tuesday night to hear her speak at Cape Fear Regional Theatre. The event was a fundraiser for Friendship House, a planned community where medical students will share homes with young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The event also included […]

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Dogwood Festival Media Day 2018

Rock n rollers, a country singer and, for the first time, nationally known hiphop and rap artists will perform at this year’s Dogwood Festival, organizers announced this week in an event at Hilltop House. Coolio, Young MC and Rob Base will each perform on Friday, April 27. The festival starts April 26; that night’s concert […]

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“Hidden Figures” – Margot Lee Shetterly

Hundreds of people turned out Tuesday night to hear “Hidden Figures” author Margot Lee Shetterly speak at Seabrook Auditorium at Fayetteville State University. The speech was part of the Chancellor’s Distinguished Speaker Series. Shetterly’s best-selling book told the story of African-American women mathematicians at NASA in the ’50s and ’60s who were instrumental in the […]

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Evening of CARE Dinner

Each year The CARE Clinic has a fundraiser called the “Evening of CARE Dinner”. Hosts from around the community of Fayetteville open their homes and provide a fun evening for participants. The funds raised from the event go to The CARE Clinic to support our services to treat the low income, uninsured adults living in […]

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Civil War Quiz Bowl

On Thursday, January 25th lovers of Civil War history showed displayed their knowledge at the 17th annual 17th annual Civil War Quiz Bowl. There were 50 people who came to view the program and 8 participants. The event was held in the Pate Room of the Cumberland County Public Library.

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2018 All American Dream Gymnastics Invitational

CountrySide Gymnastics and the CSG BOOSTER CLUB hosted their Annual Gymnastics Invitational on January 27th and 28th. At this event Fayetteville sports fans watched not only the CSG athletes, but also hundreds of other gymnasts from N.C. and neighboring states.

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6th Annual Evening of Excellence – Gatsby Gala

The community was invited to an Evening of Excellence Gala held by Dr. Edward Dickerson at the Metropolitan Room Downtown Fayetteville. The evening was full of all the glitz and glam of the roaring 1920’s and included a night of dancing, shopping, cosmetic procedure demos, and advice from beauty experts. The event was in partnership […]

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Massey Hill Lions Club’s Annual Oyster Roast

On Saturday, January 27th oyster-lovers joined the Massey Hill Lions Club for their annual Oyster Roast. This event is an all-you-can-eat fundraiser is for the Masses Hill Lions Club. The event lasted from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 1613 Camden Road. The oyster roast was a tradition spanning four decades; which includes 200 bags […]

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12th Annual Circle of Friends Gala

Since 2007, the Circle of Friends Gala has contributed more than $1,800,000 to support patients at Cape Fear Valley Health. This event is known throughout the community as an elegant, beautiful affair that sells out every year, while raising much needed funds to enhance the health and wellness of our community. The 2018 Gala was […]

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Floating Shanti Grand Opening

Floating Shanti had its Grand Opening at their new location on 311 Hay St., Fayetteville, NC on Saturday, January 13th. The event included door prizes, free merchandise, live music, food and drink. Floating Shanti is now open Monday – Saturday, 9:00AM – 9:00PM. Their services include flotation therapy, massage, yoga and reflexology. All of these […]

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25th Annual MLK Prayer Breakfast

The greater Fayetteville Cumberland County Ministerial Council hosted the ‘25th Year Honoring MLK’s Legacy’ Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Prayer Breakfast on Monday, January 15, 2018 at the Crown Exposition Center, Fayetteville, North Carolina. The keynote speakers of the morning were Dr. Dumas Harshaw of First Baptist Church in Raleigh, North Carolina and Bishop Charles […]

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Runway Extravaganza

The Runway Extravaganza Fashion Show was held at the Crown Complex on Saturday, January 6th! The night was full of the latest fashions and hosted by the special guest designer Ashley Lauren.

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CCBS’s Annual Scholarship Golf Tournament

CCBS’s Annual Scholarship Golf Tournament raised 15,000 in scholarship money for new students of the Carolina College of Biblical Studies.

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Fayetteville State University Nursing Graduation

Fayetteville State University’s nursing program graduated 58 people Friday night, awarding them their bachelor of science degree in nursing and traditional nursing school pins that can be worn on their uniforms throughout their careers.

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Martinis and Mistletoe: Greater Fayetteville Chamber

The first annual Martinis and Mistletoe event and held at Bryan Honda on December 8th. The event showcased local bars and restaurants who created their best martini. Those in attendance were able to vote on the best martini and the best decorated bar. Congratulations to: Paddy’s Irish Pub for winning the Best Decorated Bar Carolina […]

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