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Plesser, DeJesus score Athletes of the Week

In two games DeJesus scored four goals and had six assists.

Challenges ahead for Cumberland County Schools amid NCHSAA changes?

David Culbreth, who wraps up his tenure as Cumberland County Schools student activities director today, made his last official visit to the N.C. Athletic Directors Association annual convention over the weekend.

Retired Delta Force soldier charged with stealing grenades, classified documents

The federal government is trying again to prosecute a retired Army special operations soldier from Fort Liberty, accusing him of stealing grenades, classified documents and other military property.

The art of letting go

One could say that military spouses have plenty of experience with letting things go. From the much-needed purge of items preparing to PCS, to saying goodbye to family, friends, and all things familiar, the ability to let go becomes an essential skill.

Our police chief isn’t just talking the talk about the crimes of sexual assault, domestic violence and human trafficking. Kemberle Braden is walking the walk — literally — when it comes to sexual assault, domestic violence and human trafficking in this community.

The Cumberland County Board of Commissioners approved a design-build team for a courthouse parking garage Monday night, but not without some tough questions.

Admission fees? New venue? Consultant suggests changes to Dogwood Festival

As April’s Dogwood Festival inches closer, a consultant has suggested significant changes to downtown Fayetteville’s biggest annual event — including admission charges.

Cumberland County will recount votes on Thursday in the Democratic primary for the Board of Commissioners Dist. 2 election, the county Board of Elections announced on Monday.

Cumberland County commissioners will hear more about efforts to bring a Black culture museum to downtown Fayetteville at their regular meeting Monday.

Seventy-First boys, Terry Sanford girls drop championship games

  NCHSAA 3-A Championship games At Lawrence Joel Memorial Coliseum Winston-Salem BOYS Central Cabarrus 90, Seventy-First 62 Central Cabarrus entered Friday’s …

Irwin Smallwood was that old-school journalist

You were in good company when sharing press row with Irwin Smallwood in the Greensboro Coliseum for an ACC basketball tournament game, or in the rafters of Cameron Indoor Stadium, or looking over …

In this year’s Democratic primary race for the three Dist. 2 seats on the Cumberland County Board of Commissioners, candidate Ronald Pittman requested a recount.

County commissioners approved a design-build team for a downtown Fayetteville parking deck Thursday, marking the next step in bringing additional parking to the county courthouse and the future Crown Event Center.

The Kirby File: Inquiring minds of the Flora MacDonald Garden Club want to know

Could not have had a better Wednesday visiting with the ladies of the Flora MacDonald Garden Club (circa 1960) and sharing with them news about our daily CityView Today newsletter and monthly City View Magazine.

Visitors to the new Crown Event Center in downtown Fayetteville will be able to enjoy features like a rooftop terrace and a VIP lounge, project managers said Thursday in an update to county commissioners.

Seventy-First boys, Terry Sanford girls vying for basketball titles

There’s a maxim that warns be careful what you wish for, because you might just get it. Seventy-First’s boys and Terry Sanford’s girls both realized the ultimate wish Tuesday of advancing to this year’s NCHSAA 3-A state championship basketball games.

The Cumberland County Board of Commissioners will hear recommendations regarding its employee health insurance plans Thursday, including an update on coverage for popular weight-loss and diabetes drugs. 

PWC OKs bid for new solar farm

The Fayetteville Public Works Commission anticipates opening its second solar farm by late 2025, utility spokeswoman Carolyn Justice-Hinson said on Wednesday.

Cumberland County schools get new internet provider

Cumberland County public schools will be getting a new internet provider after the Board of Education unanimously approved the switch at Tuesday night’s meeting.

Eli Thomas will be the first to tell you there perhaps are other swimmers who are better in competition. But he’s the swimmer with the plaque.

Fayetteville PWC plans new solar farm near Hope Mills

The Fayetteville Public Works Commission plans to build a new solar farm on U.S. 301 South in the South View area near Hope Mills.

Cumberland County Schools Superintendent Dr. Marvin Connelly Jr. has earned plenty of recognition in the past few months, winning N.C. Superintendent of the Year honors and a nod from the Greater Fayetteville Chamber as "Outstanding Educator of the Year."

Spring is just around the corner, which heralds the start of new life. North Carolina has had a cornucopia of native life, from the Venus Flytrap to the Red Wolf. Starting this month, the Cumberland County Public Library’s Local & State History Department is hosting an exhibit covering the native plants, animals and crops in North Carolina.

Time was, when this was Gary Wilson’s playground. Twin brother Jerry Wilson’s playground, too, where the little frame house at 2116 Rock Avenue overlooked the baseball field of what was Fayetteville High School and where those Bulldogs of spring answered the game’s calling.

Fayetteville lawyer Dave Boliek to seek runoff in GOP primary for N.C. auditor

Long-time Fayetteville attorney Dave Boliek said on Wednesday he will call for a runoff primary against fellow Republican Jack Clark in the GOP election for the state auditor.

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