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The Cumberland County Board of Commissioners on Monday unanimously approved renaming part of Old Plank Road as Glenn Road after a brief public hearing.

Consultants seeking input on new Cumberland County events center

A project manager and site-selection director say they hope to move forward with construction of a multipurpose events center for Cumberland County and want input from potential stakeholders and the …

Cumberland County Animal Services is waiving the adoption fee for all pets through Saturday, the county said in a release. "Animal Services periodically will request to waive adoptions fees from …

In the proposed state spending plan that Gov. Roy Cooper released on Wednesday, he not only makes another push for Medicaid expansion but also recommends making a $45 million investment into North Carolina's health care workforce.

Holmes Security Systems moves from Hay to Ray Holmes Security Systems announced Friday that it has moved from its Hay Street location to its new home at 407 Ray Ave. An open house ribbon-cutting …

Jermaine “JP” Powell is a mixed media artist who has been hard at work bringing this city to visual life at the Ramsey Street and I-295 interchange in North Fayetteville. He’s …

A Cumberland County Superior Court judge has dismissed a lawsuit alleging that a former deputy director of the county’s Department of Public Health sexually harassed an employee. The former …

A Cumberland County man was convicted Tuesday in U.S. District Court of drug and firearms offenses, the Fayetteville Police Department said in a release. Reshod Jamar Everett, 36, is scheduled to …

Police on Thursday arrested a man in connection with a weekend hit-and-run fatality on Bragg Boulevard. Investigators charged Brent Stuart James, 28, of the 6700 block of Matt Hair Road, with …

A candidate for North Carolina’s House District 44 owes the IRS more than $222,000, records at the Cumberland County Clerk of Court’s Office show. The candidate, Democrat Terry Lynn …

The cost of electricity would not change next year, but water rates would increase, according to a budget presented to the Fayetteville Public Works Commission on Wednesday. The commission heard …

Cumberland school board approves 2022-23 budget

The Cumberland County Board of Education on Tuesday night unanimously approved the superintendent’s proposed budget for the 2022-23 school year. Based on Superintendent Marvin …

The director of Fayetteville-Cumberland Parks & Recreation told the City Council on Monday that plans for a new senior center are on track. The Bill Crisp Senior Center is expected to be …

TRP Sumner executive appointed to N.C. Association of Certified Public Accountants Kelly Puryear, chief executive partner with TRP Sumner, was recently appointed to the board of directors with the …

About 13,000 Fayetteville PWC customers were without power Friday night after storms moved through Cumberland County, the utility said. PWC crews responded to multiple outages. Areas along Ramsey Street in north Fayetteville were reporting the highest number of outages, PWC said in a release.

Three arrested on drug charges

Three people were arrested after lawmen searched four locations Wednesday and seized 15.5 pounds of drugs and firearms, the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office said. The Sheriff’s …

The Cumberland County commissioners will consider input from nonprofit agencies and the public on strategies to spend $16.9 million from the state to combat the opioid epidemic. The money is the …

City Council to discuss homeless encampments

The Fayetteville City Council on Monday is expected to hear from a task force that has been looking at ways to address homeless encampments in the city. The Homeless Encampment Task Force is …

A deputy was injured Sunday while trying to make an arrest on a probation violation, the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office said. Deputy P. Hernandez was trying to arrest 32-year-old Jeffery Kyle Pomeroy of Fayetteville at the Coliseum Inn on Gillespie Street, a release said. Pomeroy had an outstanding warrant for a probation violation, the Sheriff’s Office said.

The Cumberland County Board of Commissioners on Monday is expected to approve the project framework for a proposed multipurpose events center. The framework was approved April 20 by the …

Tent cities have made homeless more visible in Fayetteville area

The sun was starting to set through the woodline. A cool breeze whipped through as the swollen sky threatened rain. Occasionally, a passer-by honked his horn and at least one of the three men who sat together on folding seats and a weathered black leather gaming chair off Gillespie Street at the Martin Luther King Jr. Freeway would wave.

Study: Possible link between 'forever chemicals' and diabetes in middle-aged women

Study: Possible link between “forever chemicals” and diabetes in middle-aged women by Will Atwater, North Carolina Health News April 26, 2022 By Will Atwater Eastern North Carolina …

Cumberland County school employees would be paid a minimum of $15 per hour and low-performing schools would get increased funding in a budget outline approved by a school board committee on Thursday.

Rapper Morray, who is from Fayetteville, has been announced as the headliner for the city’s inaugural Juneteenth Jubilee. “We are confirmed,” Bianca Shoneman, president and CEO of the Cool Spring Downtown District, said Wednesday.

One-stop early voting for the May 17 primary elections begins Thursday and continues through May 14. Here are five things to know if you plan to vote early: Where are the early voting …

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