“Mind-stretching” Chess Soars in Popularity

By: Kim Hasty Photography by: Cindy Burnham It is not an easy game, no way. Whether for the grandmaster contemplating four or more moves ahead, or the novice just learning […]

Basketball returns with restrictions, uncertainty

By Earl Vaughan Jr.    It’s been nearly 10 months since Cumberland County schools were on the basketball court competing. They were shut down in mid-March last year when the […]

A wish list for the new year; predictions for Alabama-Ohio State

By Earl Vaughan Jr.   There is certainly enough to worry about as we’ve barely scratched the surface of 2021, but we wanted to take a peek on the positive […]

Introducing Chef Richard Gonzalez

The CityView Foodie welcomes contributing chef Richard Gonzalez,  a born and raised New Yorker who now calls Fayetteville home. Having trained in New York City at the International Culinary Center […]

He Walked in the Footsteps of Jesus

All of his days, Owen Widman would want us to know, were gifts from God, and not the beginning of any day was without praise for his Lord and Savior. […]

‘She made us all feel important:’ 1976 National Teacher of the Year Ruby Murchison Dies

It was a proud moment on that March day in 1976 when a contingent from Fayetteville traveled to Washington, D.C. to watch President Gerald Ford recognize Ruby Murchison as National […]

South View runners take conference title, head to regionals Saturday

By Earl Vaughan Jr.   Cross country appeared to be one of the few high school sports that was perfectly suited to endure the COVID-19 pandemic.  With athletes competing outdoors and for the […]

Earl’s Pearls 1/15

By Earl Vaughan Jr.  The COVID-19 pandemic is proving costly in a variety of areas, but one I keep reading and hearing a lot about is in the classroom performance […]

Move Over, Hot Chocolate Bombs

Hot chocolate bombs were a hit around the holidays and continue to delight children and adults alike. Either store-bought or homemade, they feature spheres of chocolate that burst open when […]