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HOPE MILLS — The Hope Mills Board of Commissioners on Monday night voted to hold a public hearing in July on a temporary moratorium on some types of businesses while the town staff researches a …

HOPE MILLS — The Hope Mills Board of Commissioners on Monday will consider placing a temporary moratorium on particular types of businesses while staff members work to establish an overlay …

Fayetteville State University on Friday announced it has received a historic gift of $5.8 million to support key initiatives. It is the largest single private donation in the school’s …

A national homebuilder would create 189 jobs in Fayetteville and build a factory to make trusses and other construction components, according to a report presented to the City Council.

The price of lunch for some students in Cumberland County public schools will go up for the first time since 2017. The 50-cent increase will take effect this fall for students who have previously …

Five members of the Cumberland County Schools leadership team with a combined 163 years of experience are retiring before the new school year starts.

Questions about the timing and assessment of a federally mandated count of the homeless population were discussed Wednesday at a meeting of the Fayetteville-Cumberland County Liaison Committee.

Eight schools in Cumberland County will have new principals for the coming school year. The county Board of Education approved the recommendations of Superintendent Marvin Connelly Jr. on Tuesday night.

A Miami-based company that operates nearly 100 senior medical centers in 12 states will open a facility on Raeford Road, according to the Fayetteville Cumberland Economic Development Corp.

HOPE MILLS — The Hope Mills Board of Commissioners voted during a special meeting Monday to make Juneteenth a paid holiday for the town. The federal holiday commemorates the abolishment of …

The Cumberland County Board of Commissioners on Monday got an update on the projected space needs for county government over the next 20 years.  The cost of renovating existing spaces and …

Temperature expected to reach 104 degrees Tuesday

Fayetteville is in the midst of a heat wave — one that can be dangerous for residents who do not have access to air conditioning. In response to the high temperatures this week, Cumberland …

The Cumberland County Board of Commissioners on Monday will get an early glimpse of what kind of operating space the county government will need in the near future.  The county in 2021 hired Creech & Associates LLP, a Charlotte-based architectural design firm, to conduct a study determining what type and amount of space the county's governmental services departments need as it grows to serve an increasing population. 

Cumberland County Animal Services is waiving the adoption fee for all pets for one week, beginning Monday, the county said in a release. "Animal Services periodically will request to waive …

Advocates of the N.C. Civil War & Reconstruction History Center plan to appear before the Cumberland County Board of Commissioners in August to ask for the $7.5 million the county previously agreed to provide for the project. 

HOPE MILLS — One man died and another was seriously injured early Friday while walking on Camden Road, the Hope Mills Police Department said. Just after 12:30 a.m., a champagne-colored, late 1990s to early 2000s model year Toyota 4-Runner was traveling east on Camden Road when the driver hit two pedestrians near Thomas Street, police said in a release.

The Cape Fear Valley Health Pavilion North Express Care will reopen Monday on a three-day schedule. The Express Care, which is at 6387 Ramsey St., closed in October 2021 to focus on COVID-19 vaccinations and testing, the health system said in a release. It will be open to see patients on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

JROTC's mission is “to motivate young people to be better citizens.” No one lives up to this mission better than Trinity Ashworth, the battalion commander for the JROTC program at South View High School.

HOPE MILLS —The planning director told the Hope Mills Board of Commissioners on Monday that it may want to consider establishing an overlay zoning district to help guide development in the …

HOPE MILLS — The Hope Mills Board of Commissioners on Monday approved the fiscal 2022-23 budget with a few adjustments to the wording of some entries. The $15.5 million budget keeps the property tax rate at 46 cents per $100 valuation.

Developers will not have to deal with temporary restrictions on lot size and setbacks after a vote by the Cumberland County Board of Commissioners on Monday morning. A motion to establish a 90-day moratorium for zero lot-line development failed to get a majority vote.

Cumberland County approves budget

The Cumberland County Board of Commissioners on Monday night passed the fiscal 2023 budget.   The budget passed on a 4-2 vote. Voting in favor were Commissioners Larry Lancaster, Toni …

HOPE MILLS — The Hope Mills Board of Commissioners on Monday will hold a public hearing on the proposed fiscal 2022-23 budget. The board meets at 7 p.m. at Town Hall. Town Manager Scott Meszaros has proposed a $15.5 million budget that keeps the property tax rate at 46 cents per $100 valuation.

Economic development group awarded $4M for HR talent portal

The Fayetteville Cumberland Economic Development Corp. and the Community Development Foundation plan to use $4 million in federal funds to build an HR center that will help service members, military spouses and veterans find jobs.

Teachers at Jack Britt High School use many positive attributes to describe Hyasen Gray. She is known for being a student-athlete, artist, hard worker, volunteer and leader. Now, she is also known …

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