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A man was found dead on South Reilly Road on Monday night after a vehicle crash, according to the Fayetteville Police Department.

PWC to vote on proposed increases in electric, water and sewer rates

Increases in electric, water and sewer rates for Fayetteville residents could be made official as the city’s Public Works Commission will vote on the proposal at its Wednesday meeting. The proposed rates, which would go into effect in May, are estimated to increase the monthly costs for a typical family by $12.97.

Property crimes increased, homicides decreased in 2022, police statistics show

Personal crime increased slightly and property crimes rose by nearly 13% in 2022, Fayetteville’s new police chief told the City Council last week. The Fayetteville Police Department presented city crime statistics for last year, showing an increase over 2021 in crimes against persons and property but a slight decrease in homicides.

Business Notebook for March 5

In this week’s Business Notebook: FAST to host jobs fair for bus drivers; Social Services seeking candidates for child services positions

Lorry Williams was statuesque with bright, blue eyes and a dab of Beautiful perfume behind her ear lobes, with a touch on her neck. She carried herself with class and a dignity that was hers and hers alone. She was in a league of her own. She was the consummate journalist who held herself and all of us to the highest hallmarks of journalism. We called her Lorry.

It began in 1973 as a pastor’s mission to teach the Bible in Fayetteville and surrounding communities. It grew into a nondenominational college that offered courses and awarded degrees in biblical higher education.

President Biden presents Medal of Honor to Special Forces veteran

WASHINGTON — Army Capt. Paris D. Davis distinguished himself by acts of gallantry and intrepidity above and beyond the call of duty during the Vietnam War. Davis, now a retired colonel, attended a White House ceremony Friday where President Joe Biden presented him the Medal of Honor. 

Fayetteville city staff updates public on Murchison Road investments

The city of Fayetteville has big plans for the Murchison Road corridor, a historically under-resourced part of the city. On Thursday evening, city administrators gave updates about those plans to the …

The city of Fayetteville apparently is touting itself for 2023 All-America City designation, according to Monday’s City Council agenda, and it is promoting its bid based on youth participation and engagement, youth empowerment, mentoring and education programs, youth boards and commissions, and the Market House Repurposing Project.

‘Little kid out of Fayetteville, just like y’all’ comes home a Super Bowl champ

On Jan. 29 at Arrowhead Stadium, Kansas City Chiefs cornerback Joshua Williams intercepted a pass from Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow in the fourth quarter of the AFC Championship. On Thursday, Williams — a Fayetteville native and graduate of Jack Britt High School and Fayetteville State University — returned home to the cheers of a different type of crowd.

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