Police Chief Hawkins: Homicides, crime rate continue to rise in Fayetteville

By Michael Futch | Staff writer
The number of homicides and the overall crime rate have continued to climb over the past six months, according to police statistics presented Monday night to the Fayetteville City Council. MORE

City Council votes 6-4 against referendum on Vote Yes initiative

By Michael Futch | Staff writer
After delaying action at two previous meetings on a plan to restructure city elections, the Fayetteville City Council voted 6-4 Monday night against calling a referendum on the Vote Yes Fayetteville … MORE

Spring Lake board adopts land use plan

By Jami McLaughlin
SPRING LAKE — The Spring Lake Board of Aldermen on Monday night approved the Spring Lake Land Use Plan, which will be used to guide growth in the town over the next several years.

Addie … MORE

Woman stabbed to death on Shiloh Court, Fayetteville police say

A staff report
A woman was stabbed to death Monday night on Shiloh Court, according to the Fayetteville Police Department. The report of a stabbing was reported about 8:30 p.m. Monday in the 1900 block of Shiloh Drive, a news release from the Police Department said. MORE

Fayetteville police officers buy school supplies to donate to children in need

A staff report
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. MORE

Methodist University plans recitals, workshops in visiting artist series

A staff report
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. MORE


Miller's Crew Golf Tournament

The Miller’s Crew Charity Golf tournament is scheduled for 9 a.m.  Aug. 26 at Gates Four Golf & Country Club, 6775 Irongate Drive. Registration for one player is $80; a team of four is $300. The tournament will cover green and cart fees plus lunch.  MORE

Summer in the City 2022

CityView presents its Summer in the City Elvis Experience on Aug. 27 from 7 to 11 p.m. at SkyView on Hay, 121 Hay St.  Tickets are $40 to $670. MORE

4th Friday Downtown Fayetteville

The Cool Spring Downtown District presents 4th Friday in downtown Fayetteville through October. Each month from 6 to 9 p.m., the downtown area will feature performances, vendors, artists, food carts and more. MORE


Death Notices

Charles Walker, 67. Colvin Funeral Home.

James Pugh Sr., 76, of Fayetteville. Jernigan-Warren Funeral Home.

Malcom King Sr., 92, of Fayetteville. Sullivan's Highland Funeral Service.

Ralph Robinson, 82. Adcock Funeral Home.

Funerals Today

Catherine Tow, 56, 2 p.m. service at Colvin Funeral Home Chapel.
E. D. Milton, 78, 10:30 a.m. service at Rogers and Breece Chapel.

Ricky L. Roberts

Via Jernigan-Warren Funeral Home
Mr. Ricky Lee Roberts, 65, of Fayetteville, NC, died Friday, August 19, 2022, at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center.

Ricky was born September 20, 1956, in Detroit, Michigan. He was raised by the late … MORE

Mary L. Patrick

Via Jernigan-Warren Funeral Home
Mrs. Mary Louise Todd Patrick, 78, of Fayetteville, NC, died Thursday, August 18, 2022, at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center.

Mary was born July 19, 1944, in Tabor City, NC, to the late Fred … MORE

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