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SPRING LAKE — The Spring Lake Board of Aldermen voted Monday night to appoint Fire Chief Jason Williams as interim town manager. He has served as the acting manager for the past two …

SPRING LAKE — The Spring Lake Board of Aldermen is scheduled for a work session tonight to hear the latest financial report from the Local Government Commission and discuss the next move toward …

In this week’s notebook: Nikeisha Waring hired as Cumberland County’s first chief diversity officer, Dominique Hall hired as Cumberland County’s new human resources director, Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office recognized for its work with military law enforcement, the county Department of Social Services has merged its website with Cumberland County government, city of Fayetteville receives budget award.

The Cumberland County Board of Commissioners on Monday voted to hire an interim county manager who will take over when Amy Cannon retires in December. Board Chairman Glenn Adams announced the …

SPRING LAKE — Mayor Kia Anthony said Monday night that she will be asking for an informal meeting with State Treasurer Dale Folwell to discuss his decision to withhold the funding to hire Justine Jones as the next town manager.

In this week’s notebook: Dr. James Lester to receive the 2022 North Carolina Academy of Family Physicians Community Preceptor Award; Jalisha C. Pone joins Methodist University as senior director for development; the N.C. Department of Transportation is holding workshops for small and disadvantaged business owners; Cumberland County Cooperative Extension to hold charcuterie board workshop.

$1.8M in opioid response coming to Cumberland County

To help respond to the opioid epidemic in Cumberland County, county officials are allocating opioid settlement funds to provide services for those addicted to opioids, often prescribed …

The Cumberland County Board of Commissioners on Thursday voted to place a $2.5 million agreement with the city of Fayetteville for improvements to the Martin Luther King Jr. Park on its Oct. 17 …

SPRING LAKE — The state treasurer on Thursday said he will not approve the money to hire Justine Jones as the next manager for Spring Lake.

The Cumberland County Board of Commissioners’ American Rescue Plan Committee on Thursday scrapped its administration’s proposal to aid nonprofit organizations by contracting with them for …

Two people face multiple drug charges after the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office executed search warrants at three locations on Wednesday and found fentanyl, cocaine, methamphetamine and …

The Cumberland County Board of Commissioners’ American Rescue Plan Committee will meet Thursday to review several programs and other issues related to the funds. They include the …

FTCC to hold Youth Dental Health Fair

Fayetteville Technical Community College will host a free Youth Dental Health Fair on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Horace Sisk Gymnasium. Students from FTCC’s Dental Hygiene and …

SPRING LAKE — The Spring Lake Board of Aldermen on Monday night voted 3-2 to hire Justine Jones as the next town manager. Jones made news over the summer when she was fired as the town …

Spring Lake board could name new town manager

SPRING LAKE — The Spring Lake Board of Aldermen could name a new town manager during its meeting tonight, several board members said. The board meets at 6 p.m. at Town Hall. The board has …

Deadlines are looming to register to vote and to request an absentee ballot for the Nov. 8 election. Voter registration will close for the Nov. 8 election on Friday, Oct. 14, according to the …

The Cumberland County Public Library is participating in the “31 Days of Love” campaign to benefit animals at the county animal shelter. All library locations are accepting donations …

You can expect to hear some “booms’’ starting this weekend as the 10th Marine Regiment returns to Fort Bragg for its semi-annual training. The Camp Lejeune-based Marines will …

A homeless man has been charged in connection with a string of fires in vacant buildings in Spring Lake over the past week, the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office said. Thomas Reilly, 50, of …

The Cumberland County Health Department has reported the first death this year from West Nile Virus in North Carolina, the department said in a news release. The Health Department did not provide …

The Cumberland County Board of Commissioners on Monday is scheduled to consider several contracts for debris monitoring and removal. The staff-recommended contracts come on the heels of storm debris …

Power mostly restored in Fayetteville, Cumberland County

The remnants of Hurricane Ian caused fallen trees and power outages, but no injuries were reported in Cumberland County, emergency officials said. 

Fayetteville and Cumberland County saw strong winds and rain Friday as the remnants of Hurricane Ian moved through the region after making landfall along the South Carolina coast earlier in the day.

On-campus classes and events scheduled for Friday, Sept. 30, at Methodist University have been canceled and all offices are closed in anticipation of bad weather related to Hurricane Ian, the …

Cumberland County government offices and the court system will be closed Friday in response to the increased risk of impacts to the county as Hurricane Ian passes through central North Carolina, the …

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