A Performing Arts Center in Our Future?

      We’re about to find out if a performing arts center is in our future.             And, if so, when?             And, if so, where?             And the bigger question, […]

Remembering Glenn Jernigan …

            A community is less today because a selfless man has left our midst.             Glenn Jernigan was a giver.     He put others first before himself, following in the […]

Bill Kirby Jr.: A promise to keep….

Pardon me, if you will, for bending the traditional rules of journalism. Not that I haven’t skirted the boundaries before, with stories of my mother, and not to forget my […]

“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 […]

Field Of Honor Begins in September

            You can purchase a U.S. flag for the 14th Annual Field of Honor, where American stars and stripes will be on display Sept. 11 through Nov. 14 on the […]

Green, governor urge vaccinations

            Dr. Jennifer Green has joined with Gov. Roy Cooper in urging community residents to schedule a COVID-19 vaccination, particularly in wake of the escalating Delta variant virus cases.             […]

City Unveils Moose Butler Lane

Folks who can tell you just about everything when it comes to the Massey Hill community like to do something called noodling.             They do a lot of noodling early […]

A Councilman’s Promise ‘We Will Bring This City Together’

  Bill Crisp was a believer that today could be better than yesterday, and tomorrow better than today. That this is a city of good people, and no matter our […]

60 years of ‘finger lickin’ good’

By Bill Kirby Jr. When it comes to that “finger-lickin good” fried chicken, Steve Paris can tell you all about it. He learned from the Colonel. “He was a Southern […]

A Celebration Of Faith On Village Drive

      Within the confines of this eloquent cathedral along Village Drive, you will find Mary Claire Kosterman.             Saint Patrick Catholic Church has been a part of her life […]