Cumberland school board approves principal appointments, transfers

By Michael Futch | Staff writer
Four Cumberland County schools have new principals. The Cumberland County Board of Education approved the recommendations of Superintendent Marvin Connelly Jr. at a meeting Tuesday evening. MORE

City Council tables consideration of Vote Yes initiative

By Michael Futch | Staff writer
The Fayetteville City Council on Monday tabled consideration of a resolution calling for a special election on Nov. 8 to put the Vote Yes Fayetteville initiative before city voters.

Instead, the … MORE

Bill Kirby Jr.: N.C. Supreme Court justice to swear in Colvin for third mayoral term

By Bill Kirby Jr.
Mitch Colvin will place his left hand on his personal Bible on Thursday in taking the oath as Fayetteville’s mayor for a third consecutive term. He describes it as a swearing-in of gratefulness. MORE

Contract awarded to widen 8-mile stretch of I-95 in Robeson County

A staff report
The North Carolina Department of Transportation has awarded a $283 million contract to widen an eight-mile stretch of Interstate 95 in northern Robeson County.

Webber LLC of The Woodlands, Texas, … MORE



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The Arts Council of Fayetteville | Cumberland County has announced a new grant program that will provide additional support for Cumberland County’s underserved communities and the cultural arts sector.

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Miller's Crew Golf Tournament

The Miller’s Crew Charity Golf tournament is scheduled for 9 a.m.  Aug. 26 at Gates Four Golf & Country Club, 6775 Irongate Drive. Registration for one player is $80; a team of four is $300. The tournament will cover green and cart fees plus lunch.  MORE

Community Impact Awards nominations

Do you know someone in our community who quietly goes about helping others? Who gives selflessly and works behind the scenes to improve the lives of those around him or her?  We want to hear … MORE

'The Princess Prob-Llama'

Cape Fear Regional Theater presents "The Princess Prob-Llama" on Aug. 13 at 2 and 4 p.m. Tickets are $15. The theaer is at 1209 Hay St. MORE


Death Notices

Elizabeth Ellinger, 82, of Hope Mills. Rogers & Breece Funeral Service.

Faye Lewis, 61, of Fayetteville. Jernigan-Warren Funeral Home.

Shelria Long, 84, of Fayetteville. Jernigan-Warren Funeral Home.

Shirley Murphy, 77. Colvin Funeral Home.

Willie Richardson, 88. Colvin Funeral Home.


Funerals Today

Judy Benton, 77, 11 a.m. service at Northwood Temple Church.

Michele Mitchell, 64, 1 p.m. service at Colvin Funeral Home Chapel.


Joe Teachey

Via Colvin Funeral Home

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John Cantey Sr.

Via Colvin Funeral Home
Mr. John Cantey, Sr. passed away on August 4, 2022 at the Loch Raven VA Medical Center in Baltimore, Maryland. Service arrangements have been entrusted to Colvin Funeral Home and Cremations of … MORE

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