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Several days a week, aspiring election candidate Zach Traylor and his campaign team head out into Fayetteville to knock on doors and to ask people …

Cumberland Democrat sees evidence of Democratic gerrymandering in N.C. House election

A Democratic candidate for N.C. Dist. 42 suspects that fellow party member and incumbent Rep. Marvin Lucas of Spring Lake got the state’s majority-Republican legislature to gerrymander the …

Four politicians from Cumberland County seek statewide offices

Voters this year could put four people from Fayetteville and Cumberland into four of North Carolina’s top statewide offices. The three Democrats and one Republican are running for …

While Cumberland County’s Republican Party has eight candidates vying for  Dist. 2 seats on the Board of Commissioners this year, the GOP is letting the Democrats take three District Court …

PWC and customers face $92 million price to filter ‘forever chemicals’ from water

The Fayetteville Public Works Commission — and its customers in and around Fayetteville — face an estimated $92 million cost to design and build filtering equipment to extract “forever chemicals” out of its drinking water supplies, the PWC’s board learned during a presentation Wednesday. 

GOP candidate Venus de la Cruz wants to lose the primary

Republican Cumberland County Commissioner Dist. 2 candidate Venus de la Cruz will not campaign in the GOP primary, she said on Tuesday, and instead will support three other Republican candidates in the eight-person race.

PWC to learn about filters to remove PFAS and GenX from drinking water

With federal Environmental Protection Agency regulations on the horizon to keep “forever chemicals” out of drinking water supplies, the Fayetteville Public Works Commission on Wednesday …

Court rules: Goodyear must cover health costs for workers hurt on the job

Court rules: Goodyear must cover health costs for workers hurt on the job One man suffered hearing loss in an explosion. The other hurt his shoulder with years of heavy lifting BY PAUL …

Elections, downtown development, ShotSpotter, the homeless and more

In 2024, big things will be happening — elections, wars overseas, new development and ongoing struggles — and your team at CityView Today plans to be there to bring you those stories. …

As always, Fayetteville and Cumberland County had plenty of news in 2023 that caught your attention, stirred your outrage or made you happy. Below are five topics that dominated. Elections …

Cumberland Register of Deeds Lee Warren to retire at end of 2024

One week ago today, the fourth of four political shockwaves struck Cumberland County when the 2024 election filing period ended Dec. 15 and long-time Register of Deeds Lee Warren’s name was not …

An effort to help homeless people in Fayetteville get shelter in Durham ahead of another bitter cold December night on Wednesday generated criticism from some community activists and drew three …

Appeals court upholds man’s conviction for murdering wife 

Leo George Rubenstahl will stay in prison for the rest of his life for shooting to death his wife, Enelrae Rubenstahl, in their home north of Fayetteville in February 2021, the N.C. Court of Appeals …

Having a holiday party? You can be sued if a guest drinks and drives and kills someone

With the holiday party season well underway, North Carolina law enforcement agencies are stepping up enforcement efforts to catch those who choose to make merry by getting overly intoxicated, and …

With the 2024 election cycle on the horizon, the filing period for North Carolina candidates closed Friday, and Cumberland County voters now have just under three months to decide who will get their support.

Here come the politicians: Candidate filing list for 2024 elections in Cumberland County

The following candidates are running for the legislature, the county commission and for District Court judge in Cumberland County 2024 election. The primary is March 5, 2024. The general …

Longtime Spring Lake lawmaker Marvin Lucas to retire after 47 years in politics

SPRING LAKE — Longtime Democratic state House Rep. Marvin Lucas, who represents Cumberland County’s Dist. 42, said Wednesday he is retiring from politics when he completes his term next …

Expanding the number of classifications to eight by 2025 and reviewing a troubling new report on ejections were among the major actions taken by the N.C. High School Athletic Association’s …

James “Lucky” Deans is used to working in times of crisis. Over the years, the electrical lineman has traveled up and down the East Coast with fellow crew members in the wake of hurricanes and natural disasters, lending a hand to public power utilities and repairing downed power lines in communities left without electricity. 

Nancy Strickland Fields serves as director and curator of the Museum of the Southeast American Indian located on UNC Pembroke’s campus, working for the museum since 2017. As director and …

How will 2024 election maps change Cumberland County?

Last month, North Carolina lawmakers enacted three new maps to revise the state's district maps for both chambers of the General Assembly and Congress.

Every year, the 6,000 people who live adjacent to the Port of Wilmington, in New Hanover County, are assaulted with hundreds of tons of air pollution: from the concrete plants spewing ultrafine dust, the fumigation facilities legally emitting neurotoxins like methyl bromide and phosphine, the ships and trains and tractor-trailers exhaling plumes of diesel fumes.

Rockingham County struggles with the same health issues that plague most of the state’s rural communities. Residents suffer from  high rates of diabetes and other chronic conditions. There aren’t enough local providers to ensure equitable access to care. The population is aging.  During a recent discussion at Rockingham Community College in Wentworth, the county of about 91,000 people was presented as a microcosm of rural health in North Carolina.

Kids in foster care often need mental health care. But options are limited in rural N.C.

Amanda Price and her husband were finally in the process of adopting their three daughters in 2022. The couple had fostered the girls for four years and had planned to adopt them in 2020, but the Covid-19 pandemic caused delays.

People go to the annual North Carolina State Fair for all kinds of reasons. It might be the topsy-turvy rides. Or perhaps the Village of Yesteryear and the antique farm machinery. Often, though, the food is a major attraction.

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