Each year, Cumberland County Schools names a graduating senior at each high school as a Standout Senior. Karilynn Cuevas-Rodriguez will graduate from Seventy-First High School.
Robert C. “Bob” Pinson has been named the new president and CEO of the Arts Council of Fayetteville-Cumberland County. Pinson has been the interim president of the Arts Council for three years. Before that, he was director of operations for nine years, according to a news release.
The Cumberland County Department of Public Health is among 36 organizations nationally to receive federal funding to help increase awareness of the WIC program among military families and reduce barriers to participation.
An ongoing dispute between two men led to the shooting death of one of them on Monday afternoon in the 400 block of Lynn Avenue, according to the Fayetteville Police Department.
A mixed crowd of veterans, active-duty soldiers and other residents gathered at Freedom Memorial Park on Monday to remember those who served the country and paid the ultimate sacrifice.
In May 2020, Fayetteville native George Floyd was killed when a Minneapolis police officer knelt on the Black man’s neck for 9 minutes and 30 seconds. That racial reckoning led not only to the murder conviction of Derek Chauvin, the officer who killed Floyd, but also led to bans on police chokeholds in some states; the removal of Confederate monuments, including in Fayetteville; and eventually the decision to rename military installations honoring the Confederacy.
Each year, Cumberland County Schools names a graduating senior at each high school as a Standout Senior. Damodrick Foster will graduate from Westover High School.
The recovery of a stolen vehicle led officers to multiple stolen vehicles and resulted in vehicle seizures and arrests.
A new digital archive will feature interviews with students of Fayetteville Technical Community College and Fayetteville State University who visited Selma, Alabama.
Homicide detectives are investigating the shooting death of a woman in the 100 block of Westwick Lane, according to the Fayetteville Police Department.