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Developers will not have to deal with temporary restrictions on lot size and setbacks after a vote by the Cumberland County Board of Commissioners on Monday morning. A motion to establish a 90-day moratorium for zero lot-line development failed to get a majority vote.

The Cumberland County Board of Commissioners on Monday will consider a proposal to eliminate zero lot line development in the county.  Zero lot line development allows builders to build …

Home-grown and handcrafted

As the sun tries to break through the clouds on the last Saturday in April, the atmosphere at the City Market at the Museum is cheery and upbeat. Most of the nearly 25 vendors have set up their tables and arranged their wares. A few are still organizing their stock while chatting with neighbors.

Fort Bragg job fair RecruitMilitary is planning an in-person hiring event on June 16 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Iron Mike Conference Center on Fort Bragg. Organizers expect nearly 70 …

Economic development group awarded $4M for HR talent portal

The Fayetteville Cumberland Economic Development Corp. and the Community Development Foundation plan to use $4 million in federal funds to build an HR center that will help service members, military spouses and veterans find jobs.

Baldwin named associate dean of Academic Partnerships at FSU Fayetteville State University has named Pamela Baldwin associate dean of Academic Partnerships. Baldwin will be responsible for …

Fayetteville PWC cautioned to be mindful of volatile economy

Volatility in the energy market and the lingering economic pressures of the COVID-19 pandemic will mandate continued fiscal caution, leaders of Fayetteville’s public utility were told …

Hasty joins Fayetteville Cumberland County Economic Development Corp. Kim Hasty has been named communications director for the Fayetteville Cumberland County Economic Development Corp. The …

Holmes Security Systems moves from Hay to Ray Holmes Security Systems announced Friday that it has moved from its Hay Street location to its new home at 407 Ray Ave. An open house ribbon-cutting …

The cost of electricity would not change next year, but water rates would increase, according to a budget presented to the Fayetteville Public Works Commission on Wednesday. The commission heard …

It’s no mirage: A variety of foods is now being served two days a week in the food desert of Murchison Road. On Fridays and Saturdays, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., the Murchison Road Food Truck …

TRP Sumner executive appointed to N.C. Association of Certified Public Accountants Kelly Puryear, chief executive partner with TRP Sumner, was recently appointed to the board of directors with the …

An innovation and small business entrepreneurship hub being developed by Fayetteville State University got a boost Monday night when the Fayetteville City Council agreed by consensus to provide …

President Biden recognizes local JROTC instructor The JROTC instructor at South View High School was recently recognized by President Joe Biden for her volunteer efforts in the …

Fayetteville’s public utility is encouraging its employees to become more involved in the community. On Wednesday morning, the Fayetteville Public Works Commission received an update on an initiative to begin tracking the time its workers are engaged in civic organizations and community activities.

Fayetteville nonprofit leader is recipient of sabbatical program Terri Thomas, the executive director of the Vision Resource Center, is one of five recipients of the  Z. Smith Reynolds …

Five recognized during Cape Fear Valley Doctor’s Day event Cape Fear Valley Health Foundation’s Caduceus Society honored five providers earlier this month during a Doctors’ Day celebration at Cape Fear Botanical Garden.

Fayetteville approves new hours for downtown paid parking

The city of Fayetteville is reducing its enforcement hours for paid parking during the week in the downtown district. Effective May 2, the city said in a news release, paid parking will be from 9 …

What governments are doing to bring high-speed fiber internet to rural NC

When COVID-19 transformed day-to-day life over two years ago, people across North Carolina were suddenly forced to work and learn remotely to curb the spread of a contagious, deadly virus.

Holmes Security acquires alarm division of Intracoastal Communications Holmes Security Systems last week announced the acquisition of the security alarm division of Intracoastal Communications …

Soul food revival

"It’s been a while since Murchison Road had a soul food restaurant,” says Michael Henley, after cooking up yet another big pot of collard greens for the lunchtime crowd. Now he’s …

Residents will have the opportunity to ask questions and provide feedback on plans to revitalize the Murchison Road corridor during a meeting Tuesday. The meeting is part of the Murchison Choice …

Cumberland superintendent recognized for leadership Marvin Connelly Jr., the superintendent of Cumberland County Schools, was recently recognized for his leadership by the North Carolina …

Small business assistance program deadline is March 31 Small businesses that experienced economic hardship due to the pandemic may be eligible for financial help through Cumberland County’s Small Business Economic Assistance Program. The deadline to apply is 5 p.m. March 31.

Fayetteville PWC prepares for growth in electric vehicles

Members of the Fayetteville Public Works Commission were told Wednesday that the utility should partner with the city and county on the installation of charging stations as the area's transportation …

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