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The Cumberland County Board of Commissioners on Monday will hold a special meeting to possibly disclose the proposed site for the Crown Event Center and to consider contracting with an architect to …

The Rev. Keith Smith takes his place this day at the pulpit of Faith Community Church in Massey Hill. He’s served as a lay minister for the past 18 months. But today, Smith will deliver his sermon as a fully ordained minister.

A shooting Friday night on Town Street left one man dead, the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office said. Deputies responded to a shooting at 10:42 p.m. on the 3500 block of Town Street, the …

The hills are coming alive as the Gilbert Theater brings a classic musical to the local stage. Traditionally, Gilbert Theater has produced a Christmas-themed production to close out the year. “The Sound of Music” promises to delight audiences with a large cast and familiar musical numbers.

Downtown events draw big crowds

Vendors, musicians and entertainers greeted visitors to downtown Fayetteville on Friday.  Two events were being run simultaneously: A Dickens Holiday, sponsored by the Downtown Alliance, …

Shoppers are encouraged to shop small on Saturday. That’s Small Business Saturday, the day after the traditional Black Friday and two days before Cyber Monday.

If you have a favorite nonprofit organization in Cumberland County, you will want to keep in mind GivingTuesday on Nov. 29, according to the Cumberland Community Foundation.

A man was shot in the back Wednesday evening in the 2000 block of Strickland Bridge Road, according to the Fayetteville Police Department.

If you need a little Christmas after that Thanksgiving feast, downtown Fayetteville is the place to be Friday. The Arts Council of Fayetteville/Cumberland County will launch Holidays on Hay … A Season of Light, a new festival that will bring a state-of-the-art light show to the streets. Meanwhile, the Downtown Alliance will keep a 22-year tradition glowing with candlelight as it becomes the new sponsor of A Dickens Holiday.

I can’t recall a time when Americans have been this busy. With higher prices for everything from gas to groceries, families are busier than ever trying to make ends meet while also juggling …

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