October Is for Breast Cancer Awareness

  October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and Sabrina Brooks offers a reminder about several fundraisers scheduled for Saturday to raise money for the Friends of the Cancer Center […]

Bill Kirby Jr.: Aunt Ethel Mae was something…

With October comes homecoming at the little white church up Moore County way.And, of course, memories of my late Aunt Ethel. Some of you may remember stories of the past […]

Eleanor Manning’s Lasting Legacy

     Although Eleanor Manning left us at age 96 on April 1, 2021, her love for this community and her generous financial gifts remain a lasting legacy to her life. […]

Judy Dawkins Tells Us From Her Heart

            A multi-purpose event center for this community is not only about today,  but about what we build for generations to come. And there is no time to spare      […]

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.             […]