Fayetteville Technical Community College will dedicate its new softball field and fieldhouse with a ceremonial first pitch on Saturday, according to a news release from the college.
Gov. Roy Cooper recently appointed Fayetteville resident Chris Davis as an at-large member of the North Carolina Board of Science, Technology, and Innovation.
A group of 18 Cumberland County high school students participated in Rotary International District 7730’s annual Rotary Youth Leadership Conference on Jan. 27-29 at Trinity Center in Pine Knoll Shores, according to a news release. he students were sponsored by the Fayetteville Rotary Club,
Michael Fleishman says he thinks his mother and father would be glad that their family is carrying on what they started. Their legacy lives on. Fleishman’s Tiny Town, the children’s boutique off Fort Bragg Road, is now serving third- and fourth-generation customers. Fleishman and his two sisters, Marcie Justice and Minda Fleishman, will soon be carrying on that parental legacy in the Highland Centre shopping center on Raeford Road.
Dr. Rakesh Gupta was beside himself with unbridled excitement. He looks forward to the fall of 2026, when Methodist University is scheduled to welcome its first medical school class to the Raleigh Road campus, and all the more forward to 2030, when an estimated 80 new physicians and health care providers will graduate.
The Kenyon College Chamber Singers will perform at 7 p.m. Tuesday at First Presbyterian Church, 102 Ann St.
About three weeks ago, Lorry Williams told a colleague that she was stepping down as managing editor of CityView news and CityView magazine. By then, the breast cancer she had fought for two years had spread throughout her body, leaving her so weak that she could barely type using only two fingers. “You know how much this job means to me,” she told the colleague as she struggled to hold back tears. Ms. Williams transitioned to hospice care at her mother’s home. She died early Tuesday at the age of 59.
After months of disagreement, the Fayetteville City Council appointed former council member Chris Davis, in a runoff 6-4 vote, as a member of the Fayetteville Public Works Commission.
Methodist University and Cape Fear Valley Health are partnering to open a four-year medical school that will welcome students in July 2026. The Center for Medical Education and Neuroscience at at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center will house the new medical school with a focus on providing better medical care for rural and underserved populations and diversifying the physician workforce in the area, officials said Monday as a news conference to announce the initiative.
A panel discussion about Miranda rights will bring together legal and law enforcement experts at Fayetteville Technical Community College. “Making Noise About Silence” is scheduled from noon to 3 p.m. March 7 in Cumberland Hall Auditorium at 2211 Hull Road on campus, according to a news release.