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Great chemistry key to wins, Cumberland County girls' soccer teams say

Here’s a capsule look at Cumblerland County girls’ soccer.

Boys' golf teams have bright outlook in Cumberland County

Here is a preview of Cumberland County golf.

Residents say PFAS filters on wells unequipped for freezing weather

As another winter comes to a close, the season brought with it a new host of challenges for local residents whose drinking water and environment have been heavily contaminated with harmful "forever chemicals” known as PFAS.

Election day is over, but Cumberland's primary election isn’t

The balloting in the 2024 primary ended at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, but the election results are not yet final.

Independent Etchison expects to be on 9th Congressional District ballot

One of two independent candidates actively petitioning to get on the November general election ballots in Fayetteville and Cumberland County says she succeeded, while the other says he came up short.

Real estate agent Henry Tyson came out on top in the Republican primary for the Cumberland County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday, uncertified election results show.

Former Sen. Kirk deViere will have a shot at elected office again after emerging as the top vote-getter during Tuesday’s Democratic primary elections for the Cumberland County Board of Commissioners race.

Mike Colvin wins Democratic primary for state House Dist. 42

Mike Colvin of Fayetteville has won the Democratic primary for state House Dist. 42, to replace long-time Rep. Marvin Lucas of Spring Lake.

Once upon a time, Election Central was the place to be and the place to be seen

There was a time on Election Day, after the polls closed, when politicos couldn’t wait to gather for voting returns, no matter whether it was a primary or general election.

On election day: Photo ID, who has the money, and other things you need to know

Heading into Tuesday’s election day for the 2024 primaries, the Fayetteville area’s candidates for the legislature and the Cumberland County Board of Commissioners have been out in force to get on the November general election ballots.

Cumberland County continues to battle staff shortages at its employee pharmacy, county officials said Monday.

There’s nothing to do in Fayetteville. The new president and chief executive officer for DistiNCtly Fayetteville begs to differ.

State laws enacted by Republicans and Democrats make it extra hard for North Carolina’s largest group of voters — the independents — to run for office.

Sen. Val Applewhite did not mince words Friday as she spoke to Cumberland County school officials, Board of Education members and fellow legislators. 

Fayetteville radio station 99.7 WIDU scored a bit of a coup this week when Republican Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson called in for an interview about his campaign for governor.

Preserving Civil Rights Movement oral histories at the Cumberland County Public Library

Fayetteville experienced rapid change in the decades following World War II, with Fort Bragg’s (now Fort Liberty) rapid expansion during the Cold War. The highway system was expanding, and by …

Seven Cumberland County Republicans want to make it onto the Cumberland County Board of Commissioners and are battling each other in the 2024 GOP primary for the three seats that serve Dist. 2.

Cumberland County Board of Commissioners Vice Chairwoman Dr. Toni Stewart has been appointed by Gov. Roy Cooper to serve on the North Carolina State Health Coordinating Council.

Author Corie Weathers will be on hand to welcome dozens of Fort Liberty military spouses about opportunities regarding the financial well-being, support and job opportunities available for those living the military life at The 12M+ Open House Birthday Bash scheduled from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. today at 670 Southwest Broad St. in Southern Pines.

As city and county leaders gathered Thursday to discuss next steps in tackling homelessness in Cumberland County, one woman on the front lines provided a stark reminder of the county’s situation.

Fayetteville PWC approves electricity rate hikes: 2% this year, 2% next year

Electric power rates and other fees for customers of the Fayetteville Public Works Commission will rise as of May 1 this year and again on May 1, 2025.

The hottest Cumberland County race in the March 5 primary may be the Democratic battle for House Dist. 42, where four candidates are striving for the nomination to replace retiring state Rep. Marvin Lucas of Spring Lake.

Cumberland County will receive more than $250,000 in funding from the N.C. Dept. of Health and Human Services for a two-year pilot emergency placement fund program, officials said Wednesday. 

The Kirby File: Councilman points to disparity of Black motorist traffic stops

Mario Benavente is the activist-turned-city councilman, and when it comes to fair and equal treatment of traffic stops in the city, he passionately argues that the numbers just aren’t equal for …

Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper visited Fayetteville’s E.E. Smith High School on Tuesday to reiterate his call for North Carolina to stop spending taxpayer money on private schools until the public …

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