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Five large buildings are for sale along the Hay Street and Person Street corridor in downtown Fayetteville. And a sixth one almost sold in March.
When the school bell rang along old Fort Bragg Road at Fayetteville High School, they came up under the watchful eyes of John Sasser, the tough-minded principal but with a heart for what they would become in life. And under the stern disciplinarian Percy Warren, the assistant principal who took no guff when it came to following school rules.
Two Robeson County commissioners are accused of bribing voters in the March primary, according to a court petition.
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The Little River Band will perform at Fayetteville's Crown Theatre on May 4. Bassist and lead singer Wayne Nelson (center) leads the group, which had more than a dozen top-20 singles in Australia and the U.S. in the late 1970s and 1980s. The band includes Bruce Wallace, Chris Marion, Nelson, Colin Whinnery and Ryan Ricks.
The original ‘yacht rockers’ are coming to Fayetteville. (Well, sort of.)
Wayne Nelson, the bassist and frontman for the Little River Band, acknowledges the obvious fact that concertgoers who hear “Reminiscing” or “Cool Change” — two of the hit songs that made LRB one of rock music’s biggest acts — might expect them to sound the same now as they did on vinyl 45 years ago.
Judy Calhoun Horne
Judy Calhoun Horne, 80 years old, of Fayetteville, NC passed away on April 18, 2024. Judy was preceded in death by her beloved husband, William David (W.D) Horne; and her parents, Clarence …
David Allen Overton
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Mr. Jerry McCollum
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Debra Lynn Morgan-Saiid
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John Mellencamp rocks Fayetteville

Fayetteville came out to rock Wednesday and John Mellencamp cranked up the music.

Study: Cumberland arts industry generated $72.2 million of economic activity in 2022
A recent study reported that the nonprofit arts industry in 2022 generated $72.2 million in economic activity in Cumberland County.
Though they be but little, they are fierce
As you may know, April is the month of the military child, and I encourage you to make the children in your life feel extra special. My, how they deserve it. When we become milspouses we …
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As North Carolina sees increase in teacher attrition, what’s going on in Cumberland County schools? 

After the State Board of Education learned earlier this month that North Carolina’s teacher attrition rate jumped 3.67% in a year, Cumberland County Schools officials — faced with the third-highest rate in the state — are looking at their own numbers and considering best practices to keep teachers in county schools.

Investigators discover partial skeletal remains in search for missing youths
Mum is the word from the Fayetteville Police Department, which says partial skeletal remains have been discovered in a search and investigation regarding two missing city youth, who once lived in west Fayetteville.
Get to know the award-winning Cumberland County teacher students call ‘Momma Vera’
Jack Britt High School teacher Betsey Vera shed happy tears when she found out she’d been named Cumberland County Schools’ 2024 Career and Technical Education (CTE) Teacher of the Year. 
Library’s free digital preservation lab helps users preserve life’s memories
Most of us often take pictures to remember important and special events and places — maybe even too many! Now, the library is offering a free way to preserve those.
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A full orchestra will accompany the band.

The Kruger Brothers bringing unique infusion of classical, folk music to Fayetteville

We are thrilled to welcome the Kruger Brothers to Fayetteville to perform alongside the FSO for this special program at 7:30 p.m. on April 20, 2024, at Seabrook Auditorium.
Jamiyah Nicole Cunningham
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Mr. Michael Anthony Davis
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Mr. Edward Scott
Mr. Edward Scott transitioned from this earthly life on April 19, 2024 at UNC Health Southeastern in Lumberton, North Carolina. Our deepest sympathy and prayers are to his family and many friends. …
Wallace Flowers Roberts, Jr.
Wallace Flowers Roberts, Jr., 64, of Fayetteville passed away on Friday, April 12, 2024, at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center. Wallace was born on August 27, 1959, in Cumberland County to Wallace …
Robert Ray Smith
Robert Ray Smith, 77, of Fayetteville passed away on April 18, 2024. Robert leaves behind to cherish his memory his beloved wife, Ellen Jacobs Smith; children, Chad (Missy) Smith, Derik (Melissa) …
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