A perfect pairing for salmon and Southern fare

This weekend we had a bit of hankering for some very good salmon. We also wanted a couple of our Southern favorites: collard greens and macaroni and cheese. An odd […]

‘Truly an honor:’ Local restaurants remember the 13 fallen service members

Eydie Hammaker filled each glass, 13 in all, carefully. Then she placed them in a good spot by the window, on a table draped with the American flag. Eydie and […]

General Assembly’s campaign against NCHSAA continues

By Earl Vaughan Jr. Like an annoying bad tooth or a troublesome pebble in a shoe, the General Assembly’s HB91 just won’t go away. Neither will the disinformation campaign of […]

Cape Fear to honor fallen principal

By Earl Vaughan Jr. The days of specialization have been a part of high school athletics for some time, with potential college stars focusing all their energies on a single […]

Terry Sanford, Fayetteville Academy shoot for the stars again

By Earl Vaughan Jr. The soccer programs at Terry Sanford High School and Fayetteville Academy aren’t strangers to success and both will be looking for more of the same this […]

Earl’s Projections Week 2

One of my biggest thrills in covering high school sports for nearly 50 years is watching a young athlete I followed during his or her days playing in Fayetteville advance […]

Larry Chason recognized witb Order of the Long Leaf Pine

A love for gospel music and taking care of people have been passions for Larry Chason since the first time he sang with his mother and sister at the age of 5. Chason, […]

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 […]

A new twist on the Tequila Sunrise

“It’s another tequila sunriseStarin’ slowly cross the sky”  “Tequila Sunrise” was a hit when Glenn Frey and Don Henley wrote it for the Eagles in 1973, but for CityView’s Summer […]

The perfect cabernet for firing up the grill

It is simply called “Austin Cabernet Paso Robles.” For $19, this is a case-worthy wine to scoop up and put in your wine closet for weekend barbecues and grilling out. […]