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New conservative group to recruit and boost Cumberland candidates

Several Fayetteville-area Republicans have created a new political action committee to recruit and promote conservative candidates they consider to be of high quality after Republican former mayoral …

When Cumberland County Schools personnel tell students to “talk to the llama,” they aren’t being facetious. 

They’re Golden Bulls and proud to be a part of generations of teenagers who came before them. “You can make an argument this school isn’t the worst,” Kenneth Williams, …

The golden bull on LaVar Wright’s E.E. Smith High School baseball cap seemed to be watching on as a dozen people gathered Thursday night to discuss his alma mater’s fate.

Clark, Wilson named Athletes of the Week

In a win over Gray’s Creek, Clark had 16 points and eight rebounds.

The Cumberland County Board of Education’s February meeting was a bittersweet occasion Tuesday as school officials celebrated students who saved a life and mourned the loss of one of their own.

The Cumberland County Board of Education will host its February meeting on Tuesday, with members set to discuss topics like the board’s legislative agenda and potential policy changes. 

By the end of March, all 86 public schools in Cumberland County are on track to have threat assessment teams, a requirement set by the N.C. General Assembly last year, school officials said Thursday. 

Fayetteville Sports Club picks March 8 for 2024 Hall of Fame ceremony

The Fayetteville Sports Club has set the date and time for this year’s Hall of Fame induction ceremony.

As more than a thousand students and employers gathered Friday for Cumberland County Schools’ annual career fair, Chip Lucas and Taneka Williams had more than one reason to smile. 

Cumberland Community Foundation on GivingTuesday highlights, college scholarship deadline

In the words of its President and CEO Mary Holmes, the Cumberland Community Foundation wants to help make life better for Cumberland residents. 

In its 96 years of existence, E.E. Smith High School has seen five different locations — and if some local officials have their say, it will soon see its sixth.

Some members of Cumberland County Schools Superintendent Dr. Marvin Connelly’s cabinet will be receiving raises of up to 15% after the school board approved a bevy of pay increases for the eight-person group at his request.

A routine meeting got heated Thursday night when the Cumberland County Board of Education took up the question of a potential site for the new E.E. Smith High School.  Audience members in …

PWC to learn about filters to remove PFAS and GenX from drinking water

With federal Environmental Protection Agency regulations on the horizon to keep “forever chemicals” out of drinking water supplies, the Fayetteville Public Works Commission on Wednesday …

As Cumberland County Schools consider options for replacing the aging E.E. Smith High School, a Fort Liberty golf course has emerged as a potential site for a new facility. 

UNC-Chapel Hill professor and psychologist Dorothy Espelage doesn’t pull any punches when it comes to student suicide in North Carolina.

When Aisha Wilson-Middleton was named the Cumberland County Schools’ 2023-24 School Psychologist of the Year on Dec. 9, she initially didn’t feel like she deserved the award.

Elections, downtown development, ShotSpotter, the homeless and more

In 2024, big things will be happening — elections, wars overseas, new development and ongoing struggles — and your team at CityView Today plans to be there to bring you those stories. …

As always, Fayetteville and Cumberland County had plenty of news in 2023 that caught your attention, stirred your outrage or made you happy. Below are five topics that dominated. Elections …

While visions of sugarplums dance in Cumberland County students’ heads, the school system’s operations team will also pause to rest during winter break — but not without weeks of preparation allowing them to do so.

Agape Achievement Academy breaks ground in Fayetteville

Agape Achievement Academy , Fayetteville’s newest public charter school, broke ground on Saturday for its first classroom building. The school is being built on 5 acres at 4502 Rosehill …

Fayetteville’s long-running bicycle giveaway program revived in time for Christmas

Fayetteville’s long-running “Bicycle Man” bicycle giveaway program for underprivileged kids ended in 2022, but a reincarnated version has risen to take its place. The new …

Veteran basketball coaches return to Pine Forest, prepare for Holiday Classic games

Timing it’s said is everything, and it couldn’t have worked out better this year for a couple of veteran basketball coaches.

Last-minute changes in annual all-star football game

Last-minute changes are part of the challenge when choosing teams for the annual N.C. Coaches Association East-West All-Star football game.

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