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  • 1 Firehouse Heats Up Fayetteville After 5
  • 2 Sustainable Saturdays Focuses on Cape Fear River
  • 3 Better Health Hosts Diabetes ... Dodge It Dodgeball Tourney
  • 4 The Genesis of Minor League Baseball In Fayetteville
  • 5 Rocking Chairs for Military Families
  • Firehouse Heats Up Fayetteville After 5

    Just a few short months ago, summer beckoned. Trips to the beach, the mountains, the mall and visits to family filled the calendar. Now it’s back-to-school shopping and the fast pace of fall that demand attention. Don’t let go just yet. There is still time for one more concert under
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  • Sustainable Saturdays Focuses on Cape Fear River

    The Cape Fear River was once this city’s lifeblood. In the 1700s, settlers built the towns of Campbellton and Cross Creek along her banks because the river was the only navigable waterway in the colony. Later, the two towns joined together to become Fayetteville, and the Cape Fear River still
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  • Better Health Hosts Diabetes ... Dodge It Dodgeball Tourney

    Better Health is a local nonprofit organization that aims to improve the quality of life for Cumberland County residents. It was founded in 1958 to help fill the gap in health careservices for underserved and low-income residents of the area. The organization offers educational classes and services like diabetes monitoring
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  • The Genesis of Minor League Baseball In Fayetteville

    Fayetteville City Council’s decision last week to build a $33 million minor league baseball stadium and enter into a 30-year agreement with the Houston Astros has its genesis more than three years ago. Soon after being hired in March of 2013, Deputy City Manager Rochelle Small-Toney was given a task
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  • Rocking Chairs for Military Families

    Cracker Barrel’s Operation Homefront is making its famous rockers available to lucky military families for free. The promotion began over the July 4th weekend and continues through Labor Day. Cracker Barrel Old Country Store calls the project an effort to build “strong, stable and secure military families.” Operation Rocker is
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Views

  • 1 Better Health Hosts Diabetes ... Dodge It Dodgeball Tourney
  • 2 Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump: An Approach for Choosing
  • 3 This, That and the Other
  • 4 Baseball Stadium: Let’s Get It Right
  • 5 Registrar of Deeds Office Hosts Backpack and School Supply Drive for Cumberland County’s Homeless Students
  • Better Health Hosts Diabetes ... Dodge It Dodgeball Tourney

    Better Health is a local nonprofit organization that aims to improve the quality of life for Cumberland County residents. It was founded in 1958 to help fill the gap in health careservices for underserved and low-income residents of the area. The organization offers educational classes and services like diabetes monitoring
    Read More
  • Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump: An Approach for Choosing

    I believe America is facing the most important presidential election in my lifetime, or even longer. America needs and is crying out for meaningful change. Unless something far beyond what anybody can imagine happens, voters will choose between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. What follows is an approach for making
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  • This, That and the Other

    Between now and the end of October, I will attend five weddings. Each one involves someone near and dear to me or to one of the Precious Jewels, and I am looking forward to them all. But for women more than men, I think, weddings bring with them the eternal
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  • Baseball Stadium: Let’s Get It Right

    Okay, we get it! Everyone is excited and ready to “play ball” in the new $33 million baseball stadium proposed for downtown Fayetteville. Hey, I’m excited and ready!  Well, now that the Memorandum of Understanding has been completed and sent to the Astros by our city leadership, they must now
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  • Registrar of Deeds Office Hosts Backpack and School Supply Drive for Cumberland County’s Homeless Students

     My students are my everything.  I spent the entire summer wondering if they are eating well, reading and having fun. It is not an easy task for some students to obtain school supplies for the upcoming school year and that is why the Register of Deeds Office is having its
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Arts

  • 1 Firehouse Heats Up Fayetteville After 5
  • 2 Fairy and Action Figure Fort Fest at Clark Park
  • 3 Exploring Pictorial Space
  • 4 Parlor to Parlor Exhibit at Museum of the Cape Fear
  • Firehouse Heats Up Fayetteville After 5

    Just a few short months ago, summer beckoned. Trips to the beach, the mountains, the mall and visits to family filled the calendar. Now it’s back-to-school shopping and the fast pace of fall that demand attention. Don’t let go just yet. There is still time for one more concert under
    Read More
  • Fairy and Action Figure Fort Fest at Clark Park

    J. Bayard Clark Park and Nature Center, or as it is more commonly known Clark Park, is a true gem. Located at 631 Sherman Drive, the park is the second largest regional park in the city. It provides residents with beautiful natural woodlands. The three trails in the park showcase
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  • Exploring Pictorial Space

    Ellington-White Contemporary Gallery selected seven artists to participate in Pictorial Space, the new exhibit at the Fayetteville and Cumberland County Arts Council. Visitors to the gallery will be able compare the ways in which these artists express their ideas about the pictorial and objects in space. The exhibit will remain
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  • Parlor to Parlor Exhibit at Museum of the Cape Fear

    There is a wonderful new growth at the Museum of the Cape Fear. The historical complex is comprised of Arsenal Park, the 1897 Poe House and the Museum. These three historical sites have exhibits that explore the local history in engaging and interactive way.  The newest addition to the complex
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Entertainment

  • 1 Sustainable Saturdays Focuses on Cape Fear River
  • 2 Two Great Events = One Great Weekend
  • 3 WKML’s Parking Lot Party
  • 4 Music Legend Boz Scaggs at the Crown
  • Sustainable Saturdays Focuses on Cape Fear River

    The Cape Fear River was once this city’s lifeblood. In the 1700s, settlers built the towns of Campbellton and Cross Creek along her banks because the river was the only navigable waterway in the colony. Later, the two towns joined together to become Fayetteville, and the Cape Fear River still
    Read More
  • Two Great Events = One Great Weekend

    LAFAYETTE’S BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION Fayetteville’s history is as vast and varied as the people who live here. From her earliest days, Fayetteville has embraced and celebrated the strength diversity brings to a community. On the weekend of Sept. 9-11 two of Fayetteville’s most-loved events offer a bevy of activities that are
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  • WKML’s Parking Lot Party

    95.7 WKML is Fayetteville’s country station and specializes in playing the newest popular country music to keep the long drives and long workdays interesting.  WKML  has provided Fayetteville with fantastic music for over 30  years. The broadcasting team continues this tradition in new and exciting ways such as the Aug.
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  • Music Legend Boz Scaggs at the Crown

    Boz Scaggs, or William Royce Scaggs, came into the public eye as a musician in the 1960s. He was born in Canton, Ohio, and grew up in Texas. His nickname, Boz, a far cry from William, developed while he attended school in Texas. A friend gave him the nickname “Bosley.”
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