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Cumberland school board to consider use of federal funds for ‘community engagement’ bus

The Cumberland County Board of Education, at its regular meeting on Tuesday, will consider using more than $100,000 in federal funding for a “community engagement” bus. The board will …

A freeze watch has been issued for Cumberland and surrounding counties for late Tuesday night through early Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service in Raleigh. Temperatures between 28 and 30 degrees are possible, the advisory says.

NC podcaster highlights prison-to-community success stories

At age 19, Craig Waleed had just entered a New York state prison. He was angry and afraid. As Waleed explains, he had fallen in love with the streets and their offerings — enamored with the …

Ke Huy Quan made a tearful speech accepting the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor in the film “Everything Everywhere All at Once” near the beginning of Sunday night’s Oscar broadcast. “For all of the actors out there, please keep your dreams alive,” Quan said. Fayetteville native Brian Tyree Henry, who was among the four other actors nominated in the category, can take that message to heart.

Downtown Fayetteville will celebrate St. Patrick's Day with the "Irish You Would" bar crawl from 5 to 10 p.m. Friday. Participating businesses will offer free goodies while supplies last, according to Cool Spring Downtown District.

SPRING LAKE — The Spring Lake Board of Aldermen is expected to discuss jobs that have been eliminated when it meets Monday night. The board will meet in the Grady Howard Conference Room at Town Hall at 6 p.m. Monday.

When you are a newsman in this community, you hope for law enforcement leaders like Kem Braden. Leaders who are upfront with the media when it comes to crime, and, more important, as candid as they can be with residents of the community, who just wish for a safe place to go about their daily lives in peace.

CSX Corp. will temporarily close the South Broad Street railroad crossing for maintenance beginning at 8 a.m. Tuesday, according to a city of Fayetteville news release.

A months-long narcotics investigation resulted in the seizure of nearly 170 grams of illegal drugs and the arrest of two men, according to the Fayetteville Police Department. On Thursday, the …

Toni Stewart was visibly irked when Cumberland County officials told state lawmakers that the county has only 38 emergency beds available for an ever-growing population of homeless …

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