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Samuel Aponte didn’t get the outcome he was hoping for last weekend when he competed in the National High School Coaches Association wrestling tournament in Virginia Beach, Virginia. But he did come away with a pretty solid consolation prize, recognition as an All American wrestler.

Ty Stewart of Gray's Creek baseball and Vanni Intini or Fayetteville Academy lacrosse turned in standout performances this week.

Former NFL player and inspirational speaker encourages students to push for success

HOPE MILLS — Before Keith Davis played linebacker for the University of Southern California’s 1985 Rose Bowl championship football team; before he graduated with the highest grade point average among his teammates; and before he could leg-press 1,800 pounds, Davis struggled as a young man growing up.

Freshman Jordynn Parnell is in her first varsity season with the South View High School softball team, but she’s already revived memories of past Tiger pitching greats for head coach Phil Dean.

School board approves use of federal funds for ‘community engagement’ bus

Cumberland County Schools will soon make use of a “community engagement” bus. The Board of Education voted 6-3 Tuesday to approve the use of $109,000 in federal funding to purchase the bus. Local tax dollars won’t be used for the purchase as the money will be taken from the district’s elementary and secondary school emergency relief fund, federal COVID-19 relief funding allocated by Congress to local school districts during the earlier parts of the pandemic.

Cumberland school board to consider use of federal funds for ‘community engagement’ bus

The Cumberland County Board of Education, at its regular meeting on Tuesday, will consider using more than $100,000 in federal funding for a “community engagement” bus. The board will …

Members of the Cumberland County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday questioned the price tag estimated for replacing E.E. Smith High School. The new 254,479-square-foot facility would accommodate 1,600 students.

The Cumberland County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday will consider whether to move forward with a plan to replace the aging E.E. Smith High School. The presentation by county staff is one of several the board will hear during its monthly agenda-setting session, scheduled for 1 p.m. in the conference room on the fifth floor of the Cumberland County Courthouse.

‘Little kid out of Fayetteville, just like y’all’ comes home a Super Bowl champ

On Jan. 29 at Arrowhead Stadium, Kansas City Chiefs cornerback Joshua Williams intercepted a pass from Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow in the fourth quarter of the AFC Championship. On Thursday, Williams — a Fayetteville native and graduate of Jack Britt High School and Fayetteville State University — returned home to the cheers of a different type of crowd.

Methodist University and Cape Fear Valley Health are partnering to open a four-year medical school that will welcome students in July 2026. The Center for Medical Education and Neuroscience at at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center will house the new medical school with a focus on providing better medical care for rural and underserved populations and diversifying the physician workforce in the area, officials said Monday as a news conference to announce the initiative.

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