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Cumberland Community Foundation has announced more than $600,000 in academic scholarships for 21 high school seniors who were named Robert H. Short scholars. The last-dollar-in award provides up to $7,500 a year for up to four years for a total of $30,000 per student, the foundation said in a release.

The Auxiliary Services Committee of the Cumberland County Board of Education has given its recommendations on the proposed student reassignment plans for students in the T.C. Berrien district while …

You can only imagine the thoughts and emotions running through Billy Starks’ mind Friday as he drove away from Pine Forest Middle School. He surely gave thought to the students and the …

Jack Britt educator named NC Virtual Teacher of the Year Angela Haynes, an English teacher at Jack Britt High School, has been named the 2022 NC Virtual Teacher of the Year. The North Carolina …

The Personnel Committee of the Cumberland County Board of Education on Thursday approved an update on the Opportunity Culture initiative and recommended that the program’s contract be extended with North Carolina-based consultant Public Impact LLC.

School board discusses budget priorities for fiscal 2022-23

The Cumberland County Board of Education on Tuesday morning discussed budget priorities for fiscal 2022-23, including a proposal of a minimum starting salary of $50,000 a year for teachers and a minimum wage beginning at $15 an hour for bus drivers and other staff.

Hard work paid off for Fayetteville State chancellor

Fayetteville State University Chancellor Darrell Allison says had he not gotten a scholarship to N.C. Central University in Durham and a paid internship, chances are he would have returned home and been forced to work in the Kannapolis textile mills like his family before him.

Fryer takes on role on national home builders council Natalie Fryer, the executive officer for the Home Builders Association of Fayetteville, was sworn in Feb. 9 as secretary for the Executive …

FSU gives all-clear after bomb threat prompts evacuation

Fayetteville State University gave an all-clear update Wednesday afternoon after a bomb threat earlier in the day prompted an evacuation and the cancellation of classes.

Dr. Jennifer Green grew silent, her emotions no longer held in check as her eyes welled with tears. The director of the Cumberland County Department of Public Health had been asked by a reporter how difficult it has been making decisions and recommendations during the pandemic with potential lives on the line in the community.

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