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Gray’s Creek residents who participated in a North Carolina State University chemical exposure study were told Wednesday they had a higher-than-average amount of chemicals in their …

With two members of the Cumberland County Board of Commissioners departing at the end of this term, the seven-member board will have two new faces. But they will likely be familiar faces to local voters. Four candidates are vying to fill the two at-large seats.

The Cumberland County Board of Education on Tuesday voted unanimously to offer retention bonuses of $1,000 to all staff members who complete their employment contracts during the 2021-22 school year.

The Cumberland County Board of Commissioners’ Crown Event Committee on Tuesday took another step toward construction on the proposed $80 million facility that will replace the aging Crown …

Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin to visit Fort Bragg

U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III is scheduled to visit Fort Bragg on Tuesday to welcome the 18th Airborne Corps back from its deployment to Europe in the midst of the Russian-Ukraine …

Voters in N.C. House District 43 have a choice between two veteran officeholders in the Nov. 8 general election. Republican Diane Wheatley won the seat in 2020 after six-term incumbent Elmer Floyd was defeated in the Democratic primary. Floyd lost the Democratic nomination to political newcomer Kimberly Hardy in 2020. But in a 2022 rematch, Floyd defeated Hardy in the May primary.

The Fayetteville City Council on Oct. 24 unanimously approved an affordable housing plan for the wider Murchison neighborhood, the first step in a potentially long federal approval process. …

The Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a Friday night shooting that left one man dead. Don Antonio Flournoy, 58, of Fayetteville, died in the shooting that happened near the …

Highway requires temporary closure

WHITE OAK – A 2.5-mile section of N.C. 53 north of White Oak is scheduled to close to thru traffic on Monday for drainage work. Maintenance employees for the N.C. Department of …

North Carolina voters have until 5 p.m. Tuesday to request a mail-in ballot for the Nov. 8 general election, according to the N.C. Board of Elections. Meanwhile, early one-stop voting will continue at eight polling sites across Cumberland County through Nov. 5, according to the county Board of Elections website, Cumberland County elections website.

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