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Fayetteville, Cumberland County want to offer millions to attract titanium company

A proposed titanium reclamation plant would represent an investment of at least $1 billion, employ 450, and the average pay would be $120,000.

$1.3 billion sought for Cumberland County titanium recycling plant

Cumberland County is being considered for a titanium reprocessing facility. American Titanium Metal LLC, is seeking to borrow up to $1.3 billion to make it happen.

The Kirby File: School of Medicine, leaders say, will change healthcare landscape

Walk into this room at Cape Fear Valley Health Hoke Hospital, and you’ll see the intensity in Dr. Stephanie Mann’s eyes. She’s all business. There’s work to be done, with no time to spare.

Crown Event Center delay: Will it cancel concerts, comedy and other shows?

The 18-month delay in the projected opening date of the Crown Event Center planned for downtown Fayetteville creates a question: Will the concerts, comedy shows and other events that have been held at the Cumberland County Crown Complex’s Theatre and Arena on U.S. 301 cease coming to Fayetteville for more than a year and a half?

Electric customers of the Fayetteville Public Works Commission on average will pay 2% more for power starting in May, and another 2% the following May, under new electric rates the utility is considering.

The Greater Fayetteville Chamber will be hosting its first Quarterly Prayer Breakfast at 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday in the Matthews Ministry Center located at Methodist University. The …

FTCC Foundation receives $20,000 grant from Duke Energy Foundation

FTCC Foundation has received a grant of $20,000 from the Duke Energy Foundation to support the lineworker program at Fayetteville Technical Community College. The funds will be used for the following …

Deadline for paying 2023 property taxes is Jan. 5

Cumberland County Tax Administration reminds citizens that property taxes for real estate and personal property listed in January 2023 will be delinquent if not paid by Jan. 5, 2024. Interest and …

Downtown peace and harmony: The new “Lady Muriel” mural

You may have noticed a colorful addition to Market Square when driving or walking around downtown Fayetteville: A new mural entitled “Lady Muriel” brightens the side of The Sweet Palette …

EDC's Van Geons and team focusing on job growth, expanding tax base

CITYVIEW: Let’s start with a major aspect of the focus of your office, which is job growth. We know you can’t talk specifically about the businesses and industries considering …

This is a developing story and will be updated. The EPA has withdrawn its conditional consent for Chemours to export wastewater shipments containing GenX from its Dordrecht Works facility in the …

The Fayetteville City Council on Monday ordered the demolition of the home of a long-running mom-and-pop bookstore on Murchison Road, but there’s still a chance for a happy ending in the …

County plans to construct parking deck behind courthouse

The Cumberland County Board of Commissioners approved a proposal that will address parking concerns related to construction of the new Crown Event Center during their regular meeting on Nov. 20, …

City of Fayetteville Government offices will be closed on November 23 and 24 to observe the Thanksgiving holiday. Please see the following holiday schedules for the Police Department, Solid Waste …

Fayetteville Technical Community College will hold a ribbon-cutting and conduct demonstrations at its new swift water rescue training facility on Monday. The ribbon-cutting will be at 2 p.m. at the facility, which is part of the Larry Keen Fire & Emergency Training Complex at 775 Tom Starling Road. Training demonstrations will follow.

Fayetteville Technical Community College President Mark Sorrells was honored by the N.C. Technology Association as its Tech Difference Maker of the Year.  Sorrells was recognized for role helping to launch the Carolina Cyber Network, a collaborative workforce development initiative through which select cybersecurity education institutions are working together to meet the growing talent needs of the state’s public agencies and private businesses. 

Sour belts, gummy grapes, tropical drops … Carter Blount, 8-year-old son of Kanitra and Curtis Blount, directs guests to his recommended candy selection as the after-school candy manager at …

Paul Woolverton joining CityView's news team

Veteran Fayetteville journalist Paul Woolverton, a mainstay in the newsroom of The Fayetteville Observer for the past 30 years, is joining an expanding CityView news team as senior reporter.

Cumberland Community Foundation has welcomed four new members to its board of directors. They are retired Army Sgt. Maj. Jabbar Surles, Emily Schaefer, Brenda Sparks and Mac Healy.

The deed search feature of the Cumberland County’s Register of Deeds’ website is still disabled following a ransomware attack last week, which also impacted Hoke County. Ransomware …

Business Notebook: Murchison Choice Neighborhood Plan wins Advancing Equity Award

The Murchison Choice Neighborhood Plan has earned the 2023 North Carolina Marvin Collins Award in the “advancing equity” category. The awards are presented by the North Carolina chapter of the American Planning Association.

The Greater Fayetteville Chamber of Commerce announced the launch of its newest program, the Consumer Protection Division, at a news conference Thursday morning. The program's mission is to create a guide of ethical and honest businesses in the greater Fayetteville area, provide scam warnings, and curate consumer reports for Fayetteville residents. 

Tell us about your staff, and what the Chamber is doing development-wise to leverage your staff’s capabilities to best serve the membership … Since March, we have focused our …

Business Notebook: Grant to fund free smoke, carbon monoxide alarms

Cumberland County Emergency Services received a check for $4,912 from South River Electric Membership Corp. for the purchase of smoke alarms and carbon monoxide alarms to be distributed to volunteer fire departments.

Fayetteville Technical Community College has been awarded $500,000 by the Golden LEAF Foundation toward construction of a driving pad at a planned regional supply chain transport complex in western Cumberland County, according to a news release. 

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