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The Cumberland County Board of Commissioners on Monday again will discuss and vote on a proposed ordinance to ban camping on county-owned property.   The scheduled vote and discussion will …

Preserving family memories

My grandfather died recently and while going through his effects, the family came across a lot of old pictures from his time in the U.S. Navy. We even discovered an image taken from 100 feet into the …

‘It’s been a good ride’

After 32 years, Ann Mathis is shutting down the annual Bicycle Man bike giveaway that she and her husband started in the Tiffany Pines community.  “I’m retiring,’’ …

Gay Cameron Tucker, the former finance director and account technician for the town of Spring Lake, was sentenced Wednesday to four years in prison for embezzling nearly $570,000 from the …

Spring Lake to reopen manager search

SPRING LAKE — The Spring Lake Board of Aldermen will be advertising once again for a permanent town manager, which was announced Monday night at its regularly scheduled board …

SPRING LAKE — The Spring Lake Board of Aldermen is expected to modify a payment plan for a second fire station that was built in 2021 on N.C. 210 when it meets tonight at Town Hall.

The application period is now open for nonprofit organizations in Cumberland County that want to apply for assistance due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the county said in a release. The Cumberland …

Winter reading program kicks off Dec. 15

When my children were young, we loved participating in reading programs at the library. We interacted with storytellers and explored the endless shelves of books with their limitless …

The Local Government Commission has officially denied a proposed employment agreement that would allow the town of Spring Lake to hire Justine Jones as its next town manager. The town board voted …

If you are homeless in this county, you have an advocate in Toni Stewart, chairwoman of the Cumberland County Board of Commissioners.   She is a passionate voice for those without a roof …

Hundreds attend Choice Fair 2022

Hundreds of families from across Cumberland County attended the Choice Fair 2022 on Saturday to learn about the educational options available in the local school district, officials said. The …

Commissioners to swear in new members

The Cumberland County Board of Commissioners on Monday will install two new members and elect a new board chairman. The meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m. at the Crown Coliseum Ballroom. Democrats …

Cumberland County Schools will hold its Choice Fair 2022 on Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon at E.E. Smith High School, 1800 Seabrook Road. Families will have the opportunity to learn more about the …

SPRING LAKE — The Spring Lake Board of Aldermen is expected to hear an update about the parks and recreation and senior center transition to the Fayetteville-Cumberland County Parks & …

The Knox Street East Access Control Point located off Bragg Boulevard will permanently close Dec. 1 due to reduced traffic, Fort Bragg officials announced Friday.  “This decision is …

FTCC fire and emergency training complex named for Keen

Fayetteville Technical Community College’s new fire and emergency training complex will be named for college President J. Larry Keen. Keen, who is retiring Jan. 1, learned Wednesday night …

SPRING LAKE — The Spring Lake Board of Aldermen swore in Fire Chief Jason Williams as interim town manager on Monday night. Williams was appointed interim town manager on Oct. 24 after state …

Spring Lake to swear in interim manager

SPRING LAKE — The Spring Lake Board of Aldermen is expected to swear in Fire Chief Jason Williams as interim town manager Monday night as it continues to search for a permanent town …

In this week’s notebook: Metronet names Telly Whitfield director of government affairs; the 2022 Community Stand Down Resource & Information Fair is set for Friday from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. at V.F.W. Post 6018 at 116 Chance St.; Cumberland County Schools will host its annual Choice Fair on Dec. 3 from 9 a.m. to noon at E.E. Smith High School, 1800 Seabrook Road; Cumberland County is seeking information from providers interested in partnering with the county to provide white flag shelters for vulnerable and homeless populations during extreme winter weather situations.

SPRING LAKE — The town of Spring Lake recognized military service at its Veterans Day ceremony on Friday with participants from the two Veteran of Foreign Wars organizations in town, Post 4542 …

Cumberland County Schools on Thursday night recognized about 115 employees who served in the Armed Forces and veterans who may still be serving during the district's fourth annual Veterans Day program at the Educational Resource Center.

Newcomer, two incumbents win seats on Cumberland school board

Two incumbents and one newcomer were elected to the Cumberland County Board of Education on Tuesday, according to unofficial results. Three current members were seeking reelection but faced a …

The Cumberland County Board of Commissioners on Monday adopted a consent agenda that rejected funding proposals from local nonprofit organizations, approved acceptance of 11 offers for county-owned …

Three members of the Cumberland County Board of Education who are seeking reelection are being challenged by five political newcomers. The top three vote-getters will win seats on the …

Republican Gloria Carrasco is running against Democratic incumbent Marvin Lucas for the N.C. House 42 seat. The district includes Spring Lake, Fort Bragg and part of Fayetteville.

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