The Fayetteville Independent Light Infantry

By Weeks Parker | Fayetteville History | August 2022 Issue The Fayetteville Independent Light Infantry (F.I.L.I.), which is the South’s oldest military unit in continuous existence and the second oldest […]

Summer Reading, Summer Fun

By Diane Parfitt | Good Reads | August 2022 Issue Summer will be over before we know it, but we don’t want to miss out on any summer reading. School […]

Chilling Out

Fruity Frulato and other frozen treats, along with generous helpings of community spirit, are on the menu at Feena’s By Janet Gibson | Photography by Cindy Burnham Good Eats | […]

An ounce of prevention

Back-to-school vaccines help kids get ready for a great year By Lia Tremblay | Cape Fear Valley Health System Health | August 2022 Issue Late summer is a busy time […]

Food for thought

As the importance of child nutrition has evolved, ‘lunch ladies’ bring valuable lessons to the table By Bobby Parker| Photography by Tony Wooten Feature | August 2022 Issue The job […]

Remembering Elvis: Thank you; thank you very much

Feature | August 2022 Elvis Presley died 45 years ago on Aug. 16, 1977 — just days before he was to perform in concert in Fayetteville. The King had shaked-rattled-and-rolled […]

Elvis’ piano man – almost

Just days before Elvis Presley’s death in 1977, Fayetteville pianist Milton Smith was preparing to join his concert entourage. Instead, he played The King’s cherished hymns for his funeral at […]

Filling a Need

Community organizations step in to provide school supplies to those without By Jami McLaughlin | Feature | August 2022 Issue A backpack can be a simple thing, but to hundreds […]

The Last First Day of Kindergarten

By Claire Mullen | Family Matters | August 2022 Issue I’m not quite sure how it happened, but it did. This month, my baby is off to kindergarten. I’m certain […]

Bronco Pride

Football fans come along for the ride as Fayetteville State gives them something to cheer about By Sammy Batten | Photography courtesy of Fayetteville State University Feature | August 2022 […]