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Two years of remote and hybrid learning did not stop Gray's Creek High School senior Forsby Quick from developing his love for music. He has always had high expectations for himself — both …

Deployed father surprises son with trip home to see him graduate

Leading a small entourage of family into the assembly room, Army Sgt. 1st Class William Dubnansky scurried forward and immediately embraced his son in front of the Gray’s Creek High School …

The prospect of a new name for Fort Bragg is getting mixed reviews from veterans and civil rights leaders in Fayetteville. A federal commission tasked by Congress with recommending new names for …

About 300 people attended a Memorial Day service on Monday at Freedom Memorial Park in downtown Fayetteville.  The ceremony paid tribute to those who sacrificed their lives in the call of …

Cumberland County’s homeless population rose by 178 from 2020 to 2022, according to an annual count of people who live on the streets and those living in homeless shelters. The 2021 count, which was restricted to people in emergency shelters because of the COVID-19 pandemic, was 54.

Several community Memorial Day events are scheduled through Monday. They include:  Friday Spring Lake: A Memorial Day ceremony is scheduled for 10 a.m. at Veterans Park on Ruth …

Public swimming pools will open for the season Monday across Cumberland County. Fayetteville-Cumberland Parks & Recreation pools will provide relief from the heat from Memorial Day through …

The CityView TODAY podcast airs each month. Moderator Tim White talks with CityView TODAY reporters and others in the community about topics and issues that are in the news in Fayetteville and …

The Cumberland County Department of Social Services is providing a free box fan to eligible residents. The fans are being distributed through the Fan Giveaway Program, which …

Man charged in double homicide in Hope Mills

HOPE MILLS — A man has been charged in the deaths of a woman and her son earlier this week in Hope Mills. Rodney William McCrary, 68, was arrested early Saturday and charged in the deaths of 48-year-old Julie Camacho Smith and her 25-year-old son Desmond Miles Brewington, Hope Mills police said.

Whether your child has an interest in crafts, science, dance or sports, there are a number of summer camps in the area from which to choose. These are some of the camps in the Fayetteville area. Registration for many of them is already underway. Call or check the website to see if space is available. 

Graduation ceremonies begin next week for the Class of 2022 of Cumberland County Schools.Diplomas will be presented in ceremonies at the Crown Coliseum beginning Thursday, according to a news release.

Fayetteville expected to be hottest place in the state today

Fayetteville is going to be hot today. Really hot. The National Weather Service has forecast a heat index of more than 100 degrees. In response to that, Cumberland County is opening select …

FTCC celebrates 60th annual commencement exercise

Fayetteville Technical Community College celebrated its 60th annual commencement exercises on May 13 at the Crown Coliseum. Due to the large number of graduates, FTCC held two ceremonies, …

Cumberland County Schools will reopen the application process for its Choice programs for specific grade levels in seven schools beginning May 31. Previously, the Schools of Choice application …

Voters across Fayetteville and Cumberland County will head to the polls today to vote in the primary election. Here are four things to know: How long are the polls open? Polls will remain …

HOPE MILLS —  The Hope Mills Board of Commissioners voted 3-2 Monday night to sell the Trade Street property that at one time had been considered for a museum or reproduction of an old …

Consultants seeking input on new Cumberland County events center

A project manager and site-selection director say they hope to move forward with construction of a multipurpose events center for Cumberland County and want input from potential stakeholders and the …

HOPE MILLS — The Hope Mills Board of Commissioners on Monday will consider accepting the highest bid on the town-owned Trade Street property. On March 21, the board agreed to solicit bids …

HOPE MILLS - When Stephen Dollinger was sworn in as Hope Mills police chief in January, he said one of his first priorities would be to add officers to the department. On Monday, Dollinger said he …

The Cumberland County commissioners will consider input from nonprofit agencies and the public on strategies to spend $16.9 million from the state to combat the opioid epidemic. The money is the …

Hope Mills board gets proposed budget

HOPE MILLS - The Hope Mills Board of Commissioners on Monday received a copy of Town Manager Scott Meszaros’ proposed budget for fiscal 2022-23. The proposed budget keeps the tax rate at 46 cents per $100 of taxable property. It would raise the solid waste fees from $20.90 per month to $23 per month for garbage, recycling and yard waste.

HOPE MILLS - The Hope Mills Board of Commissioners on Monday is expected to hear Town Manager Scott Meszaros’ proposed budget for fiscal 2022-23, which keeps the tax rate the same and raises …

Rapper Morray, who is from Fayetteville, has been announced as the headliner for the city’s inaugural Juneteenth Jubilee. “We are confirmed,” Bianca Shoneman, president and CEO of the Cool Spring Downtown District, said Wednesday.

One-stop early voting for the May 17 primary elections begins Thursday and continues through May 14. Here are five things to know if you plan to vote early: Where are the early voting …

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