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Fayetteville-Cumberland Human Relations is accepting scholarship applications from Cumberland County high school seniors until April 6, according to a news release.

Author and filmmaker Kevin P. Duffus will speak about attacks by German U-boats on Allied forces during World War II off North Carolina’s coast in a lecture this week at Fayetteville Technical Community College.

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.

A local  teacher received statewide honors from her peers at the 48th annual meeting of the N.C. Association for the Gifted and Talented in Winston-Salem on March 3. Cumberland County Schools teacher Sarena Myers was the recipient of the 2023 Outstanding Elementary Teacher of the Gifted Award. 

FSU and the power of local investment

“A rising tide lifts all boats.” This adage, favored by President John F. Kennedy, captured his confidence in the propulsive power of economic investment — and the collective return n that investment. Improving the lives of some, he believed, improved the lives of all. We rise, together. It’s an apt theme for Fayetteville State University.

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.

Fayetteville Technical Community College is partnering with Richmond Community College to help area counties meet local workforce needs, according to a news release Tuesday.

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 …

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.

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