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If you happened to be at the Cumberland County Courthouse, it was hard to miss the news that Wednesday, Nov. 30, was Amy H. Cannon Day. On every floor, a huge poster display in the area of the elevators thanked Cannon for 32 years of service. Cannon, who is retiring, has been the Cumberland County manager for the past eight years.

The Cumberland County Board of Commissioners has a new leader. The seven-member board voted Monday night to elect Toni Stewart its new chairwoman, replacing Commissioner Glenn Adams. Also Monday, two new members of the board were sworn in following the November election.

Two people were shot in a possible road rage incident Sunday on Parkton Road, the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office said. Deputies responded to a shooting on the 5700 block of Parkton Road …

Hundreds attend Choice Fair 2022

Hundreds of families from across Cumberland County attended the Choice Fair 2022 on Saturday to learn about the educational options available in the local school district, officials said. The …

When it came to government, Candice White knew this county like few others. She didn’t miss a beat. Not once. “Any job I ever had,” White, 70, says, “I poured my …

In this week’s notebook: Luke Wheeler recognized as Security Systems News 40 under 40, Dana Smith named 2022-23 School Psychologist of the Year.

The demands of holiday preparations can turn even the most determined Santa into a confirmed Scrooge. But with a little planning, a more relaxed, joyful and meaningful holiday is possible. The Cumberland County Public Library has the resources to help you plan your best holiday ever.

Commissioners to swear in new members

The Cumberland County Board of Commissioners on Monday will install two new members and elect a new board chairman. The meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m. at the Crown Coliseum Ballroom. Democrats …

There’s still work for Clarence Grier as deputy city manager in Roanoke, Virginia, but Cumberland County is on his mind. After all, he’s heading our way as the newly hired county manager.

Cumberland County Schools will hold its Choice Fair 2022 on Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon at E.E. Smith High School, 1800 Seabrook Road. Families will have the opportunity to learn more about the …

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