A Better Community, One Concert at a Time

BY: BILL KIRBY JR. A behind-the-scenes look at bringing well-known artists to the Community Concerts stage. And the oldest arts organization in Fayetteville, circa 1935, would not have it any […]

Mentor, Surgeon, Friend Remembered

BY: BILL KIRBY JR.  ‘I’m very proud to carry on his legacy,’ says Jonathan Piland, 18, a graduate of Cape Fear High School and now enrolled at Duke University, and, […]

Elizabeth Macrae

  BY: BILL KIRBY JR. Ronnie Schell, who was cast as Gomer Pyle’s sidekick on the TV hit of the 1960s, says he just adored Elizabeth MacRae, who grew up […]

Frances Hasty Loved a Good Story

“She carried herself well,” Paula Smith says about her friend with a passion for gardening, the fragrance of gardenia and lilies, music, state history, literature and the written word. There […]

Mirror Lake owners face vegetation issue

Mirror Lake owners face vegetation issue “As far as the lake, I am not sure we have it ‘back’ yet,” says Bryan Lake, one of eight Mirror Lake Homeowners Association […]

‘It’s a boy!’ awaiting parents learn. ‘It’s a boy!’

‘It’s a boy!’ awaiting parents learn. ‘It’s a boy!’ Call it an exciting day for Meredith and Joey Short at the Merry Bee farm. Archie Joe Short is on his […]

A City With A View For The Best Of Days To Come – Bill Kirby Jr.

By: Bill Kirby Jr.  Email: bkirby@cityviewnc.com   Mama always had nuggets of sage wisdom along her life’s way, and with age you’ll find yourself reflecting on those prophetic gems.  Her […]