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NBA’s Smith promotes reading at Souders Elementary

NBA star Dennis Smith Jr. was scheduled to make an in-person appearance at Lucile Souders Elementary School Friday to promote reading. Weather delayed his scheduled flight, but his virtual appearance — through a Zoom call — was enough to motivate third-graders at the school to try to earn a trip to see him play in person, in an Oct. 30 game between his Brooklyn Nets and Smith’s former team, the Charlotte Hornets. 

Figuratively writing, I smell a rat. I don’t actually smell this rodent, but I can hear him or her up there in my attic, and he or she has been doing plenty of rummaging around early in the mornings.

Business Notebook: Eggs Up Grill to open first restaurant in Fayetteville area

Eggs Up Grill, a breakfast, brunch and lunch restaurant, will open a location in Hope Mills in December. Located at 2951 Town Center Drive in Traemoor Village Shopping Center, the restaurant is the first Eggs Up Grill planned in the Fayetteville market for franchise partner Stephanie Poole, joined by Brittney and Lauren Poole, according to a news release.

The Fayetteville Fire Department is encouraging those interested in joining or learning more about being a firefighter to visit the third annual Women in Fire Service Day  on from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 7, according to a news release.

Gray’s Creek defeats Douglas Byrd; Pine Forest edges Terry Sanford

Here are the scores from Friday night’s slate of high school football scores for Cumberland County Schools.

Cape Fear kicker ‘like an explosion’ on the field as leader in scoring

Clint Eastwood starred in a movie called “Trouble With the Curve,” in which he played an aging baseball scout losing his vision who relied on the sound of the ball coming off the bat to know if a young prospect was pro material. Jake Thomas coaches football, not baseball, at Cape Fear, but he was impressed with the sound of the ball coming off the foot of kicking prospect Francisco Garcia-Rodriguez.

DUNN — Betsy Johnson Hospital will end labor and delivery services effective Oct. 15, Cape Fear Valley Health said in a news release. The hospital, a part of Harnett Health and the Cape Fear Valley system, has experienced declining demand for maternity services and recruitment challenges, the news release said.

This is a community hearing and reading much discourse about its homeless population as the city and county attempt to address the homeless plight, including the city’s recently opened $7 million Day Resource Center at 128 S. King St. Now Cumberland County is following up with plans for construction of a Homeless Support Center off Grove Street between B and Hawley Lane adjacent to the old Pauline Jones Elementary School.

South View, Cape Fear standouts are athletes of the week

Here are your high school athletes of the week in Cumberland County schools: Dontario Austin, South View, football Austin, a junior inside linebacker, had 19 tackles, six of them solos, and …

Gov. Roy Cooper visited Fayetteville Technical Community College on Thursday to learn about its clean energy-focused program and to highlight its innovative military workforce training programs.

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