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 […]

Rob Clayton adds a splash of magic mixology to Paddy’s menu

Rob Clayton began mixing cocktails more than 30 years ago as a way to make a little extra spending money in college.“And when I would go on spring break, I’d […]

Feature: A lyrical legal career

By Kim Hasty In an accomplished legal career in which he has taken on some of Fayetteville’s highest-profile cases and most recently received an award named for one of the […]

United Way Campaign Kickoff Helps Those in Need

The United Way of Cumberland County’s 2021 annual campaign kickoff was a little different this year. The event usually centers on a luncheon with speakers. Instead, 230 volunteers showed up […]

“Light Up Fayetteville Pink” Is Back

            Gladys Hill is at it again.             For the fifth consecutive year, she’ll be selling those pink lightbulbs as part of her             “Light Up Fayetteville Pink” initiative to […]

‘Truly an honor:’ Local restaurants remember the 13 fallen service members

Eydie Hammaker filled each glass, 13 in all, carefully. Then she placed them in a good spot by the window, on a table draped with the American flag. Eydie and […]

Larry Chason recognized witb Order of the Long Leaf Pine

A love for gospel music and taking care of people have been passions for Larry Chason since the first time he sang with his mother and sister at the age of 5. Chason, […]