DAILY BRIEFING FOR Aug. 21, 2022


TODAY'S NEWS

City Council scheduled to discuss Vote Yes initiative

By Michael Futch | Staff writer
The Fayetteville City Council on Monday night is expected to consider a resolution that would allow voters to decide whether to change the way council members are elected.

The Vote Yes initiative … MORE


Bill Kirby Jr.: Amateur filmmaker works to finish Market House documentary

By Bill Kirby Jr.
Perhaps you will remember Tanesha Hendley, the former schoolteacher who found herself in the throes of May 30, 2020, when provocateurs and angry protesters damaged the downtown Market House, an issue that polarized the Fayetteville community. MORE



Business Notebook for Aug. 21

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



Filling a need

By Jami McLaughlin
A backpack can be a simple thing, but to hundreds of children in Cumberland and surrounding counties, it is a necessary accessory for a successful school year. With the cost of everything from groceries to gas at higher prices, some parents struggle to find their children the school supplies needed for the classroom. MORE



Backpack giveaway set for Monday

A staff report
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


EVENTS

Operation HALYARD

The Airborne & Special Operations Museum presents the "Operation HALYARD" exhibit July 4 through Nov. 13. The free exhibit will be open during the museum's normal hours. The museum is at 100 Bragg Blvd. MORE

Intersection: Textiles & Printmaking

Up and Coming's Gallery 208 will host Martha Sisk's Intersection: Textiles and Printmaking from July 12 through Sept. 30. The exhibit is free. The gallery, at 208 Rowan St., is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday. MORE

Sundays at the Farm

Sweet Valley Ranch will have "Sundays at the Farm" every Sunday until Aug. 21 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.  The price is $20 per child and $30 per adult. MORE


OBITUARIES

Death Notices

Betty Mills, 83, of Fayetteville. Sullivan's Highland Funeral Service.

Harold Monsour II, 41, of Fayetteville. Rogers & Breece Funeral Service.

Mary Patrick, 78, of Fayetteville. Jernigan-Warren Funeral Home.

Ricky Roberts, 65, of Fayetteville. Jernigan-Warren Funeral Home.

Stanley Stankiewicz, 89, of Fayetteville. Jernigan-Warren Funeral Home.

Sushila Bhavnani, 93. Rogers & Breece Funeral Service.

 

Anthony Bass

Colvin Funeral Homes & Cremations (via HM Colvin)
No obituary found for this tribute.

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Jordan Fredrickson

Via LaFayette Funeral Home
An obituary is not available at this time for Jordan Fredrickson. We welcome you to provide your thoughts and memories on our Tribute Wall.

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