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    Ever heard of the “sin of the desert?” A preacher was in the Middle East and was trying to witness to his Arab guide. The Arab guide...
    The International Festivals and Events Association (IFEA) paid tribute to the Fayetteville Dogwood Festival on Sept. 10, during the...
    {mosimage}Robert Barefoot, director of parks and recreation since 1988, announced his retirement from the City of Fayetteville...
    As Fourth Friday approaches, the Arts Council of Fayetteville-Cumberland County is planning an exhibit that is sure to inspire. Unity...
    The essence of the International Folk Festival in Fayetteville is the celebration of diversity in customs, foods and artistic...
    While some would argue that Fayetteville is still battling race issues, the city certainly has no problem in celebrating its...
    A new day may be dawning for Shaw Heights.     A dawn that, for the residents of that community, follows a decades-long night of urban decay and...
It all started with a garden. Former Fayetteville resident Dr. Kenneth Hill was recognized last week as Cumberland County’s top...
    The Fayetteville City Council’s Museum Task Force held its first meeting last week, electing a chairman, determining the scope of its...
    A friend of mine dropped by recently and told me she has registered to go back to college in the spring semester. Like so many other...
The governor’s mansion, Juneau, Alaska, 9 a.m. Doorbell rings. {mosimage}Sarah: Why Karl Rove, what a surprise. Do come in. We are...
    The ShowArt at Stein Mart, an art show featuring local artists, is all about dignity — dignity you wear. Or rather, Dignity U Wear.     The...
    Victim. It is not something most people aspire to. In fact, most of us do what we can to avoid being victims. In general, we do what...
Sarah Palin reminds me of Marge Simpson on steroids. Wholesome but cranky in a ‘roid range sort of way. I loved the Republican...
In the weeks since the political comet we know as Alaska’s Governor Sarah Palin blazed into view at the Republican convention, our...
    Texas was the target of Hurricane Ike last week. And while the storm was a half a country away, it wreaked havoc on the lives of...
Dear EarthTalk: What’s the story with animal cloning? Is the meat industry really cloning animals now to “beef up” production?                                  —...
    Last week at the dedication of a new school building, Davidson Mayor John Woods was doing one of those things that small town mayors...
    For the most part, the just-completed Democratic and Republican national conventions presented profound policy differences to...
 It's here folks... Our biggest issue of the year: The Best of Fayetteville, as voted on by you the readers. Enjoy  {mosimage}Best Place...
    The military has, for good or bad, changed the face of Cumberland County. From blending driving styles to music, the diverse group of...
    The Fayetteville Museum of Art has been making a lot of headlines recently, but they’d rather people focus on their mission rather...
    Do you know what Esse Quam Videri means? Can you recite the state toast? And what’s so important about the Longleaf Pine? If you know...
    September is a big month for fashion and beauty magazines — literally.     These editions are whoppers, packed with page after page of...

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