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They’ll come Thursday to remember that once they were a part of Earl “Moose” Butler, and that the old sheriff forever will be a part of them. Black mourning bands will cover their badges.

Any game now can be Mike Krzyzewski’s last. Krzyzewski has his Duke men’s basketball team in the NCAA tournament again and is bidding for a sixth national championship in his 42 years coaching the Blue Devils before retiring.

SPRING LAKE - Alderman Raul Palacios had just bowed his head for the invocation and asked the Lord to be with the board and those serving in military uniform. “God, we thank you” and …

Call these women the best of our community. They give because they care. They care because they have hearts for others, especially children. “We are doing so good,” Amy Sparks …

Those Cameron Crazies were already inside by the time play-by-play radio announcer Bob Harris and Danny Highsmith, who did color for Duke University basketball, were climbing their way toward the …

These are just plain, everyday people.   Just simple folks who want to go about the quiet and peaceful lives in neighborhoods off Bragg Boulevard to include Greenwood Homes, Scotty …

Leave it to Pitt Dickey to keep us on our toes.   After all, he’s a lawyer.   He could have been a journalist of the late Lewis Grizzard ilk, because Pitt Dickey can write some humorous columns that can keep you laughing and smiling.  

You would have thought Billy Richardson would have stood front and center on that January evening when the Greater Fayetteville Chamber brought the Cumberland County legislative delegation together in celebration of its work to bring more than $400 million to this and neighboring communities.

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When it comes to college basketball in Cumberland County, this community has plenty to celebrate. Fayetteville State University fans are still basking in the Broncos’ 65-62 victory over Virginia Union on Feb. 26, when FSU men's basketball claimed its first Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association title since 1973.

With four challengers, you might think Mayor Mitch Colvin has something to be concerned about if he wants a third term as mayor.  You could say the same for the nine Fayetteville City Council district representatives.  

You can only imagine the thoughts and emotions running through Billy Starks’ mind Friday as he drove away from Pine Forest Middle School. He surely gave thought to the students and the …

They’ll come this day to remember. But more to celebrate the life and times of Douglas Hunter Parks, the 45-year-old entrepreneur, passionate conservationist, wildlife enthusiast and born-again Christian.

‘Not just projects, but about people’

You might be thinking that our Cumberland County legislative delegation is walking around in a boastful self-promotion after Gov. Roy Cooper signed the state budget into law in November with more than $402 million heading our way.

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