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It’s those three words that most parents welcome and many children dread: Back to school. Students across Cumberland County will return to the classroom Monday, Aug. 29, to start another year of learning.

This has been that joyous weekend for the once-kids of Seventy-First High School, the classes of 1971 and 1972. And for Marshall Lovett, a 50th reunion to remember. “I’m looking …

Briana Smith is excited. On Monday, she will greet her students at Ferguson-Easley Elementary School on Seabrook Road. It will be the first time she’ll see them without masks since the start …

Cumberland County Schools has more than 200 vacancies in its certified classroom teachers and classified staff — a number that includes 117 instructors — as the district heads into the …

More than 2,500 local students received backpacks and other school supplies donated by the Carolina Panthers football team at a drive-thru giveaway on Monday, according to Cumberland County Schools.

A trombonist, a violinist, a vocalist and a drummer will perform as part of Methodist University’s Friends of Music Guest Artist Series, according to a news release, Each year, the series sponsors live classical and contemporary music demonstrations and recitals for as many as 500 youths and adults, the university’s release said.

Fayetteville police officers bought school supplies to contribute to a back-to-school giveaway Saturday at the Fort Bragg Harley Davidson dealership on Sycamore Dairy Road, according to a news release.

In this week’s notebook: Fayetteville State University names two associate vice chancellors and Cumberland County Schools is seeking literacy tutors.

Backpack giveaway set for Monday

Students can get backpacks, school supplies and a hot meal during a drive-thru back-to-school event Monday. Balm in Gilead, in partnership with Cumberland County Schools and the Carolina Panthers, …

More than 6,000 employees of Cumberland County Schools gathered at the Crown Arena Tuesday morning for a convocation to kick off the 2022-23 school year, according to a news release.

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