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Living under the shadow of PFAS: One family’s battle for clean water

Vickie Mullins recalls a traumatic moment in her 8-year-old grandson’s life. 

Hope Mills board presents budget priorities to local delegates

Hope Mills Board of Commissioners met Monday night at the Public Safety Center on Rockfish Road to discuss their upcoming budget priorities with state delegates. North Carolina State Senators Val …

Crown Event Center delay: Will it cancel concerts, comedy and other shows?

The 18-month delay in the projected opening date of the Crown Event Center planned for downtown Fayetteville creates a question: Will the concerts, comedy shows and other events that have been held at the Cumberland County Crown Complex’s Theatre and Arena on U.S. 301 cease coming to Fayetteville for more than a year and a half?

Republican Lee Spruill suspending campaign for Cumberland Board of Commissioners

Republican V. Lee Spruill III has suspended his campaign for Dist. 2 of the Cumberland County Board of Commissioners.

Electric customers of the Fayetteville Public Works Commission on average will pay 2% more for power starting in May, and another 2% the following May, under new electric rates the utility is considering.

PWC to discuss new electric, water and sewer charges on Wednesday

Customers of the Fayetteville Public Works Commission may soon face new rates.

Cumberland Community Foundation on GivingTuesday highlights, college scholarship deadline

In the words of its President and CEO Mary Holmes, the Cumberland Community Foundation wants to help make life better for Cumberland residents. 

Democrats and Republicans open offices in Cumberland County

The Cumberland County Republican Party and Cumberland County Democratic Party have opened campaign offices in Fayetteville for the 2024 election cycle.

Cumberland County Commissioners Vice Chair Toni Stewart, who is running for reelection, missed the deadline to file her year-end campaign finance report with the Board of Elections, the county …

Kevin Golphin barred from parole for 1997 murders of deputy and state trooper

Kevin Salvador Golphin will remain in prison for the rest of his life with no chance for parole, the N.C. Court of Appeals ruled on Tuesday , for the murders in September 1997 of a Cumberland County …

Hope Mills board discusses individual budget priorities

Hope Mills commissioners held a special meeting Monday night before their regularly scheduled board meeting to discuss budget priorities. Each commissioner outlined their priorities for the upcoming …

Hope Mills hires McLaughlin as permanent town manager

Hope Mills commissioners swore in their official town manager, Chancer McLaughlin — who previously served in the interim position — during Monday's board meeting.

Hope Mills commissioners will gather for a  special budget priority meeting at 6 p.m. Monday before having their official regular meeting at 7 at Town Hall. Included in the budget priority …

Several days a week, aspiring election candidate Zach Traylor and his campaign team head out into Fayetteville to knock on doors and to ask people …

Cumberland Democrat sees evidence of Democratic gerrymandering in N.C. House election

A Democratic candidate for N.C. Dist. 42 suspects that fellow party member and incumbent Rep. Marvin Lucas of Spring Lake got the state’s majority-Republican legislature to gerrymander the …

Public Works Commission recommends contractor for $18.6 million sewer line repair

The Fayetteville Public Works Commission on Wednesday unanimously recommended that the City Council award a bid to repair 4,000 feet of a 54-inch diameter sewer outfall pipe southeast of Fayetteville …

The Hope Mills Commissioners will move forward with entering into a contract to begin construction on phase one of Heritage Park, the board decided at their Monday meeting. They also unanimously …

54-inch, 4,000-foot Fayetteville sewer line needs $18.6 million repair

Fayetteville’s water, sewer and electric company anticipates spending about $18.6 million to line 4,000 feet of a damaged 54-inch diameter sewer line and stabilize the terrain around it to …

White Flag shelter locations will be open over the weekend on the nights of Friday, Jan. 19, Saturday, Jan. 20, and Sunday, Jan. 21, for residents who need a place to escape freezing temperatures. …

Four politicians from Cumberland County seek statewide offices

Voters this year could put four people from Fayetteville and Cumberland into four of North Carolina’s top statewide offices. The three Democrats and one Republican are running for …

The Kirby File: New costs of downtown event center frustrate county leaders

The Cumberland Board of County Commissioners finds itself in something of a conundrum after learning Monday that the price tag for what was a $131.7 million Crown Event Center scheduled for …

While Cumberland County’s Republican Party has eight candidates vying for  Dist. 2 seats on the Board of Commissioners this year, the GOP is letting the Democrats take three District Court …

Board hears top budget priorities from department heads

Hope Mills’ Board Commissioners and the head of each town department met for a dinner workshop Thursday evening to discuss priorities for the upcoming fiscal year. Interim Town Manager …

PWC and customers face $92 million price to filter ‘forever chemicals’ from water

The Fayetteville Public Works Commission — and its customers in and around Fayetteville — face an estimated $92 million cost to design and build filtering equipment to extract “forever chemicals” out of its drinking water supplies, the PWC’s board learned during a presentation Wednesday. 

GOP candidate Venus de la Cruz wants to lose the primary

Republican Cumberland County Commissioner Dist. 2 candidate Venus de la Cruz will not campaign in the GOP primary, she said on Tuesday, and instead will support three other Republican candidates in the eight-person race.

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