Diligence leads 12-year-old Taft Courie to strong showing in state golf tournament

By Earl Vaughan Jr. Village Christian Academy golfer Taft Courie got his first set of Little Tykes golf clubs when he was 2 years old. By the age of 8, […]

It’s Hot, It’s Cold; It’s Fayetteville

By Chick Jacobs MOST FOLKS THINK OF OUR CITY as the home of unrelenting heat and humidity, where an outdoor stroll in the summer is like visiting the devil’s outhouse, […]

PWC Says No To Private Equity Group

A private equity group out of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, came courting to manage our Fayetteville Public Works Commission, and there were those in this community who wondered if our hometown […]

Music is the fuel for this local singer/songwriter

By Emerson Jackson Correspondent Caught in the adrenaline rush of a heavy traffic on his way home from Baltimore, rock singer and songwriter Michael Daughtry, of Dunn, North Carolina, soon […]

Vagabond Coffee: Specialty java & heritage on wheels

World-class coffee and a sprinkle of heritage are brought to customers all over North Carolina in a 1974 Wilderness bus. Nancy Ramos, a California native and daughter of two Mexican […]

Earl’s Pearls 5/7

By Earl Vaughan Jr. During one golf match this season when Terry Sanford senior Graham MacLeod was having a tough day, head coach Jeff Morehead told him not to worry […]

Ex-Wolfpacker Davenport goes home to call title game

By Earl Vaughan Jr. Former Pine Forest football star Charles Davenport has one of Cumberland County’s finest resumes in the sport. After an outstanding career with the Trojans, he earned […]

Amazon to bring first Cumberland County delivery station to Fayetteville

The Fayetteville Cumberland County Economic Development Corporation announced today that Amazon plans to launch a delivery station at 1005 Dunn Road in Fayetteville, creating hundreds of new jobs. According to […]

The Last Word: Baseball and our dreams for the future return at last

By Tony Chavonne One of the best minor league movies ever, “Bull Durham,” had one of the most memorable baseball quotes. Susan Sarandon, as Annie Savoy, claims she is quoting […]

An act of faith: Village Christian senior has 13 years of perfect attendance

By Emerson Jackson – Contributing writer Even on Senior Skip Day, when all of her fellow classmates missed school to head to the beach, Jaime Brunson nevertheless showed up for […]