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$1.3 billion sought for Cumberland County titanium recycling plant

Cumberland County is being considered for a titanium reprocessing facility. American Titanium Metal LLC, is seeking to borrow up to $1.3 billion to make it happen.

Cumberland County needs about 1,000 precinct officials staffing the polls on Election Day, but as of this week, the county is still 550 workers short — meaning possible longer wait times at the polls come November.

Cumberland County will consider changing the terms of its leasing agreements after some commissioners raised concerns about deals they deemed unfair to the county.

A poignant day of remembrance in Freedom Memorial Park

‘There is not enough gratitude in our hearts for Gold Star families,’ LaRue Cooke says as the Cross Creek-Briarwood Garden Club unveils the Gold Star Memorial next to the Blue Star Memorial Highway marker.

A new era of public safety may be on the horizon for Fayetteville 

Mental health, public safety and homelessness continue to be a major focus for Fayetteville residents voicing concerns to the Fayetteville City Council. 

Ilana Sheppard and Lydia Nichols know all too well the cost of America’s mental health crisis. 

Late city schools superintendent remembered for 1985 consolidation efforts

Cumberland County Schools is mourning the passing of C. Fletcher Womble Jr., the former Fayetteville City Schools superintendent who played a pivotal role in the 1985 merger of the city and county school systems.

Judge denies petition in Robeson County election bribery case

Wake County Superior Court Judge Vince Rozier denied an appeal in a case alleging voter bribery in Robeson County’s primary election, an attorney involved in the case said Wednesday.  

Democracy: Your voice matters

This is a presidential election year. While that means that Americans are subjected to a torrent of political ads, it also means we can reflect on our democracy. This reflection is important because there are many country’s whose citizens cannot chose their leaders.     

When looking for your next good book to read, you might not think about books on homes and gardens. Sure, if you are going to re-decorate your house or do new landscaping in your yard, you might look for books to help you with that. But a book about houses and gardens for pleasure reading?

Following difficult year, Fayetteville Dogwood Festival emerges from clouds

Community support and volunteers helped the Fayetteville Dogwood Festival organization navigate some of its toughest times and hold a successful 2024 festival, board members said.

When I attended Terry Sanford High School, I remember that my classmates and I stayed up to date on J. Cole’s music. Whether it was mixtapes, freestyles, or just verses, it seemed as though we …

Former athletes and coaches pay final respects to old coach

They came this day to remember the old football coach who always inspired them to do their best, be their best and give their best. John Daskal taught his young athletes not just under the Friday night lights of the football stadium, but in every step of their lives.

As the North Carolina General Assembly wrapped up its first week back in session in Raleigh, local elected officials are asking for more than $38 million from the state legislature to address Fayetteville's needs. 

As Fayetteville residents process the plethora of information provided at last week's town hall on the fate of E.E. Smith High School, some Golden Bull alumni are asking why Smith — and why now? 

Biden campaign office in Fayetteville signals NC is key in 2024 election

A gathering at the Cumberland County Democratic Party headquarters on Thursday was a harbinger that North Carolina will again be a factor in the outcome of the presidential election.

Local support for graduating military kids

With high school graduation on the horizon, Fort Liberty students and parents are preparing for a new chapter.

City firefighter’s 2022 passing ruled line-of-duty death

The passing of Fayetteville Fire Department Battalion Chief John Bowen, who died at age 35 on April 16, 2022, six months after being diagnosed with colon cancer, has been ruled a Line-Of-Duty Death by the N.C. Industrial Commission.

Chancellor marks progress, but faces crisis as he enters his fourth year

As Fayetteville State University Chancellor Darrell T. Allison passed his third anniversary at the helm of the storied campus on March 15, he had accomplishments to celebrate. …

The woman said she hadn’t seen her son for over a year. 

Public Works Commission scores well in keeping the lights on

Electricity customers of the Fayetteville Public Works Commission experience less time without power than those of most other electric utility companies.

A timeline of events in the disappearance of Blake and London Deven

The search continues for missing Fayetteville residents Blake and London Deven, with investigators asking the public last week to help construct a timeline of interactions with the Deven family.

Morgan Casey will join CityView’s newsroom this summer as a Report for America corps member, focusing solely on health care reporting.

If there was one thing the crowd of 230 people in E.E. Smith’s auditorium could agree on Tuesday night, it was that Fayetteville’s beloved historically Black high school needs new facilities.

Fayetteville Dogwood Festival leaders finalize plans for annual downtown event

The Fayetteville Dogwood Festival is this community’s marquee showcase that draws more than 100,000 to Festival Park and downtown city streets.

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