Democratic lawmakers, undaunted by the political odds against them in North Carolina’s Republican-led General Assembly, have championed bills year after year to rein in gun violence over the past decade. Their Republican opponents, emboldened by better numbers in both legislative chambers this year, have adopted legislation that would put North Carolina on a very different route.
Distinctly Fayetteville, previously known as the Fayetteville Area Convention and Visitors Bureau, is looking for a permanent president and CEO to replace interim President Randy Fiveash, Distinctly board Chairman Seth Benalt said Friday in an emailed statement.
A months-long narcotics investigation turned up nearly 36 grams of methamphetamine/Fentanyl and more than 360 grams of marijuana at a home on Ginger Circle, according to the Fayetteville Police Department.
Detectives with the Fayetteville Police Department are asking the public for help identifying the subjects in robberies at a Waffle House and a Lowe’s store.
If a new Fayetteville City Council member cannot get up to speed on long-term strategic planning for the city, then that City Council member should not be on the council. But that’s freshman Councilman Derrick Thompson’s position in hoping to change council member terms from two years to staggered four-year terms.
The Fayetteville Fire Department will celebrate Sparky’s birthday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Honeycutt Park. Activities for all ages will include story time with Sparky, a bounce house, face painting and live music.
A man tried to flee on a bicycle as officers tried to arrest him on vehicle break-in charges, according to the Fayetteville Police Department.
Cape Fear Botanical Garden: 536 Eastern Blvd. Outdoor exploration, art projects, science experiments, and games in a mix of one-day and week long camps. Space is limited; register at …
Campbell University STEM Camps: 143 Main St., Buies Creek. Students participate in activities with faculty and staff in the college of pharmacy and health sciences and the school of engineering. …