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Fort Liberty puts ‘unity’ in our community

Community had an entirely different meaning to my family and I before my husband made the decision to join the Army. 

They’ll come Easter Sunday, with the sun reflecting off the Dogwood State Bank glass windows overlooking Cross Creek Park. The Rev. Jeff Shaver will deliver the Easter morning message of …

Military life friendships: Cultivating a chosen family

Waving across the street, they waved back and averted their gaze.  Oh no, I thought. Did we scare them off?  It was the fall of 2020; we were at our first duty station and everything extra was shut down.

The Kirby File: Dogwood original weighs in on festival’s future

So, the city allocated around $20,000 for a consulting company out of Kentucky to tell us how to operate the Fayetteville Dogwood Festival going forward, including suggestion of moving it from Festival Park, when all we have to do is ask John Malzone, the downtown businessman who was there for the festival’s beginning in 1982.

Admission fees? New venue? Consultant suggests changes to Dogwood Festival

As April’s Dogwood Festival inches closer, a consultant has suggested significant changes to downtown Fayetteville’s biggest annual event — including admission charges.

Author Corie Weathers will be on hand to welcome dozens of Fort Liberty military spouses about opportunities regarding the financial well-being, support and job opportunities available for those living the military life at The 12M+ Open House Birthday Bash scheduled from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. today at 670 Southwest Broad St. in Southern Pines.

Huge Segra Stadium crowd watches ECU top UNC

The Fayetteville Woodpeckers minor league baseball team won't start its 2024 season for another six weeks, but the Houston Astros affiliate has already set a franchise record. And they did it by …

When Cumberland County Schools personnel tell students to “talk to the llama,” they aren’t being facetious. 

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?

Three from Fayetteville won Grammy Awards

Three people who grew up in Fayetteville and Cumberland County — J. Harrison Ghee, NaTasha Yvette Williams and Bryce Bordone — won Grammy Awards this month. Performers Ghee and …

The Kirby File: It was a morning of deadly carnage along U.S. 301

They are what you may call footnotes in Cumberland County history, 15 migrant farm workers who were among 21 casualties of a fiery wreck more than 66 years ago along U.S. 301 in Eastover.

Over the last 60 years, Morgan Fairchild has been a familiar face in afternoon soap operas like “Search for Tomorrow” and primetime dramas including “Dallas” and “Flamingo Road,” as well as guest starring in many television series. 

THE KIRBY FILE: Tryon Lancaster always had time to teach, preach … and listen

When it came to caring about students and teachers in Cumberland County, Tryon Lancaster left his mark a thousandfold and beyond. He was an educator. When it came to caring about the …

Retired Fayetteville Technical Community College President Larry Keen was presented with the Realtor’s Cup honor Tuesday night as the 125 th Anniversary Greater Chamber Awards was held at The …

The sun dips over the tree line and casts a pink glow on the horizon as Coach Richard Seagroves pushes a shopping cart of his coaching essentials from one ballfield to another. In his cart, there are …

You may remember my creepy crawler story about the mischievous critter up there in my attic. He or she would get started somewhere around 4 a.m. to 5 a.m. You could hear the scratching and the …

Billy Wiggs was like many of us who ponder the afterlife. “I wonder what heaven will be like,” a son would remember conversation no so long ago with a father of such Christian faith. …

As the holidays fade into distant memories and the days slowly expand with more sunlight, it’s time to put away the electronic devices, get off the couch and into the big, beautiful outdoors …

Arts Council again accused of being tone deaf regarding race

For the second time in 18 months, The Arts Council of Fayetteville/Cumberland County has stepped into a morass of racial discord. This week, The Arts Council issued a call on Facebook for …

11 years after Sandy Hook tragedy, author reflects on what's changed

On the morning of Dec. 14, 2012, a 20-year-old man walked into Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. He carried two rifles and a handgun. He …

Stacey Buckner reflects on CNN ‘Hero’ experience

While many Fayetteville residents might have been busy with holiday shopping or other festive preparations this past weekend, Stacey Buckner was in New York City being recognized as a nominee for …

When it comes to talking state football championships at Seventy-First High School, no man has more experience than the guy who won a pair of them for the Falcons, then added another at South View and two more at Asheville Reynolds before retiring.

The Kirby File: Longtime news-talk radio personality signs off in emotional farewell

Your emotions can sneak up on you. And so, they did on this Friday morning before the sun was up, and Jeff Goldberg was preparing for what would be his final radio cast of “Good Morning, …

For the 32nd straight year, it's 'The Best Christmas Pageant Ever'

Shazam! The Herdman kids are back for a 32nd year, bringing the true story of Christmas to Cape Fear Regional Theatre with “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever.”

Fifth in a series: During GivingTuesday, CityView Today is spotlighting a few of the 79 nonprofit agencies supported by the Cumberland Community Foundation’s annual observance of the global day …

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