Music, food and fun on tap for downtown festival

By Lorry Williams, April 2022 It’s been almost a year since Sarahgrace Snipes came on board as executive director of the Fayetteville Dogwood Festival. In that time, she’s been busy […]

Feature: Plenty of Treats, No Tricks, at this Halloween-Loving Home

By Kim Hasty Photography by Cindy Burnham Halloween is all about the creepy, the crawly, the ghosts and the goblins. And then there’s Judy Harrison’s home, where there are so […]

Feature: It’s All in the Family

The Folks Back Home are Pulling for Austin Warren By Earl Vaughan Jr. Fayetteville native Austin Warren was two weeks into a major league baseball career that had once seemed […]

Feature: Past Forward

By Charles Canady Photography by Tony Wooten New Downtown Cigar Lounge Mixes Past Outside the building on Maxwell Street, smoke and the aroma of cigars waft call to downtown patrons. […]

Fascinating Fayetteville: Time to Till

Growing the food and foliage of October By Courtney Phillips Photography by Cindy Burnham Each season marks a new beginning for Sally Augustine. An avid gardener since childhood, Sally and […]

Friends plan a fond sendoff for The Wine Café

Like many of us, Gail Morfesis was saddened to hear that Angie Malave would be closing the doors for good to her downtown shops The Wine Café and The Coffee […]

Local events remember 9/11, invite public

David Zucchino, a two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning author with Fayetteville ties, will speak at the Airborne & Special Operations Museum Thursday at 6 p.m. as part of the museum’s commemoration of […]

Fayetteville History: Fayetteville’s first schools

By Weeks Parker The Donaldson Academy and Manual Labor School was among the many flourishing schools in Fayetteville in the early 1800s. The academy was on the corner of Hay […]

Fascinating Fayetteville: A season to remember

The curtain rises on new arts and culture seasons By Kim Hasty Photography by Tony Wooten For Tori Gowland, the spotlight, the costumes, the compelling scripts always were a family […]

Feature: Paddy’s Irish Pub Gets the Last Laugh

By Kim Hasty Photography by Cindy Burnham It’s a couple hours before showtime on a Thursday evening at Paddy’s Irish Pub and the Church Entertainment Lounge, and already chef Mike […]