Featured Articles

  • 1 Needed: North Carolina Civil War & Reconstruction History Center
  • 2 Fayetteville’s growing pains
  • 3 What does freedom mean to you?
  • 4 On the good ship USS Glutton
  • 5 Test your knowledge of local baseball history
  • 6 Fayetteville State University chief plans to resign from post
  • 7 Downtown parking deck funding approved
  • Needed: North Carolina Civil War & Reconstruction History Center

    A few years ago, I got the sense that the North Carolina Civil War & Reconstruction History Center proposed for Fayetteville had substantial public support and was moving toward realization. Over the past few
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  • Fayetteville’s growing pains

    For weeks, the news and buzz around town have focused on homelessness and parking — or rather the lack of free parking or the fear of losing free parking. Both situations are real, and
    Read More
  • What does freedom mean to you?

    I have devoted most of my life to building, inhabiting and sometimes leading organizations devoted to advancing the cause of freedom. But what I mean by that term may be quite different than what you
    Read More
  • On the good ship USS Glutton

    Hi buckaroos! It’s time for my annual “What I Did on My Summer Vacation” essay. Remember when you had to write these reports? This yearly assault on the standards of world literature began several millennia ago under
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  • Test your knowledge of local baseball history

    The recent arrival of the Woodpeckers and the Segra Stadium represent a new page in the long history surrounding baseball. Most of us are familiar with the recent history of local baseball to include the
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  • Fayetteville State University chief plans to resign from post

    Fayetteville State University Chancellor James Anderson is stepping down but will remain with the university. Anderson has served as chancellor for 11 years. An FSU news release indicated Anderson is stepping aside for personal
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  • Downtown parking deck funding approved

    Fayetteville City Council has adopted its operating budget for the new fiscal year, which begins July 1. It totals almost $229.7 million, which is a 6.6% increase over the current fiscal year’s budget. The
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News

  • 1 Commercial property tax revenues a boon for the city
  • 2 Downtown parking deck funding approved
  • 3 Fayetteville State University chief plans to resign from post
  • 4 Stop politicizing the military
  • Commercial property tax revenues a boon for the city

    Fayetteville/Cumberland County property tax rates will likely remain stable in the foreseeable future. That is primarily because new commercial business construction is picking up much of the tab. “The increases in values from new
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  • Downtown parking deck funding approved

    Fayetteville City Council has adopted its operating budget for the new fiscal year, which begins July 1. It totals almost $229.7 million, which is a 6.6% increase over the current fiscal year’s budget. The
    Read More
  • Fayetteville State University chief plans to resign from post

    Fayetteville State University Chancellor James Anderson is stepping down but will remain with the university. Anderson has served as chancellor for 11 years. An FSU news release indicated Anderson is stepping aside for personal
    Read More
  • Stop politicizing the military

    The Trump administration order that the Navy ship named for the late Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., be hidden from Trump’s view during a presidential visit to Japan provoked the Pentagon to tell the White House
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Views

  • 1 On the good ship USS Glutton
  • 2 What does freedom mean to you?
  • 3 Fayetteville’s growing pains
  • 4 It’s hygge, K?
  • On the good ship USS Glutton

    Hi buckaroos! It’s time for my annual “What I Did on My Summer Vacation” essay. Remember when you had to write these reports? This yearly assault on the standards of world literature began several millennia ago under
    Read More
  • What does freedom mean to you?

    I have devoted most of my life to building, inhabiting and sometimes leading organizations devoted to advancing the cause of freedom. But what I mean by that term may be quite different than what you
    Read More
  • Fayetteville’s growing pains

    For weeks, the news and buzz around town have focused on homelessness and parking — or rather the lack of free parking or the fear of losing free parking. Both situations are real, and
    Read More
  • It’s hygge, K?

    I’ll be honest, I love a good feelgood moment. I love to feel good. I love to feel cozy, which is sometimes hard to achieve on a hot summer’s day. Warm and cozy quickly
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Arts

  • 1 ‘Crawdads’: Is the best-seller really ours?
  • 2 ‘lumBEES: Women of the Dark Water’ comes to Cape Fear Regional Theatre
  • 3 ‘The Art of Possibility: Three Artists Explore Printmaking’
  • 4 Sweet Tea Shakespeare offers summer entertainment

Entertainment

  • 1 Pollipalooza celebrates pollinators
  • 2 Needed: North Carolina Civil War & Reconstruction History Center
  • 3 Fayetteville After Five returns
  • 4 A review of Sweet Tea Shakespeare’s summer offerings
  • Pollipalooza celebrates pollinators

    The weekend of June 21-23, Sustainable Sandhills will join forces with local businesses and organizations to celebrate pollinators. It’s only fitting, as June 17-23 is National Pollinator Week. Dubbed “Pollipalooza,” the local event creatively spotlights the many
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  • Needed: North Carolina Civil War & Reconstruction History Center

    A few years ago, I got the sense that the North Carolina Civil War & Reconstruction History Center proposed for Fayetteville had substantial public support and was moving toward realization. Over the past few
    Read More
  • Fayetteville After Five returns

    If you missed the first Fayetteville After Five concert, it’s not too late to enjoy the next installment of free music in Festival Park. Every second Friday, May through August, free concerts under the stars,
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  • A review of Sweet Tea Shakespeare’s summer offerings

    Sweet Tea Shakespeare presents “Richard III” and “The Merry Wives of Windsor” through June 22 and June 23, respectively. From repeated comparisons to “Game of Thrones” to its “Psycho Killer” theme song to the corpses littering
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