Cool off with a sweet frozen treat downtown

Located in a quaint spot in downtown Fayetteville, Turner Lane’s tagline states that they offer “a taste of the South,” and what better way to represent the South than with […]

It’s time for a truce between General Assembly and NCHSAA

By Earl Vaughan Jr. I hate when the world of high school athletics crosses paths with the world of elected government officials. Anytime that’s happened, it’s usually because someone is upset […]

Hope Mills Dixie Youth Champs head to World Series

A pair of teams from Hope Mills recently captured state championships in Dixie Youth baseball and softball and are headed to the World Series. The 14U Dixie Boys, coached by […]

Legislative bill would disband NCHSAA; commissioner fires back

By Earl Vaughan Jr. N.C. High School Athletic Association Commissioner Que Tucker, joined by other state high school athletic leaders, held a rare evening Zoom press conference Tuesday to address […]

Hall of Fame female boxer brings invitational event and domestic violence awareness to town

Mark Hornsby knew who Christy Martin was long before her story of surviving a brutal domestic violence attack by her then-husband became public. He knew who she was long before […]

Community Concerts “Is Back”

            With an off-Broadway musical tribute to Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons and a performance by The Oak Ridge Boys, a holdover from 2020, Community Concerts returns for its […]

‘Only the Best for Children’

          There was a pall at the children’s retail business Tuesday, and where this store was Marilyn Fleishman’s pride and joy for 70 of her long years.             She loved […]

Mike Carter’s Southern Q Brew sauce is now available to the public

Fayetteville native Mike Carter, owner of Ole Mills Barbecue Company, has been selling his homemade Southern Q Brew barbecue sauce locally to friends and family for years. Carter decided not […]

Bourbon Orleans brings Louisiana fare to downtown Fayetteville

Ever wanted to have a night of fine dining in New Orleans without having to worry about gas money, taking off time from work, a hotel or even missing the […]

East-West All-Star competition set to kick off next week

By Earl Vaughan Jr. After being shut down by COVID-19 last year, the annual N.C. Coaches Association Clinic and East-West All-Star games are back this year, and, as is usually […]