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Jan 20, 2023

Taxpayers reminded of Jan. 31 deadline

Photo provided by Cumberland CountyCumberland County Tax Administration reminds citizens Jan. 31 is the deadline for the 2023 annual property tax listing period. Listing forms must be updated, signed and returned and must be postmarked no later than ...

Jan 12, 2023

Harnett County selected for National Reaching Rural Initiative

Photo courtesy of BJAThe Office of Justice Programs’ Bureau of Justice Assistance announced that seven community leaders from Harnett County were selected to participate in the inaugural class of the Reaching Rural: Advancing Collaborative Solutions ...

Dec 27, 2022

Fayetteville City Council progresses towards support funds for minority owned businesses

Photo provided by: City of Fayetteville The Fayetteville City Council voted unanimously to move forward with converting COVID-19 relief funds into publicly accessible funds meant to support small, minority owned businesses.At their regular counc ...

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How to Tell If Your Flat Roof Needs Replacing

Posted Jan 5, 2023
Most commercial buildings have flat roofs made up of a variety of different types of  roofing materials. Here’s how to know if your flat roof simply needs minor repairs or if  it’s time for a full replacement. Most commercial roofs les
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Aug 10, 2022

Eight-mile stretch of I-95 in northern Robeson County will be widened

Photo from North Carolina Department of Transportation Facebook pageThanks to a $283 million contract awarded by the N.C. Department of Transportation this month, another stretch of Interstate 95 in Robeson County will be widened.Webber LLC of The Wo ...

Aug 4, 2022

County manager announces retirement

Cumberland County Manager Amy Cannon has announced she will retire after 32 years of public service.Cannon, who is the first woman to serve in the position, will be leaving the position on Dec. 1, 2022. She announced her departure to the Cumberland C ...

Jul 26, 2022

City of Fayetteville receives more than $12M for affordable housing

City of Fayetteville leaders have approved the use of more than $12 million in funding from the Economic and Community Development Department to alleviate the housing strain in the community.  The funds will go toward construction, acquisit ...

Jul 25, 2022

NCDEQ to host information session on GenX on July 26

The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality is hosting an in-person community information session on Tuesday, July 26, at 6 p.m. in the Crown Theatre. Officials will be in attendance to share information and answer questions about the ...

Jul 22, 2022

New speed limits to be enforced beginning July 27

On June 13, the Fayetteville City Council approved to enforce new speed limits on Cliffdale Road, Ramalee Drive/Country Club Drive, and Stoney Point Road beginning on Wednesday, July 27.The new speed limits are as follows:Cliffdale Road between Raefo ...

Jul 20, 2022

Person Street to get new traffic pattern

Person Street in Fayetteville will be getting a new traffic pattern when it gets improvements made this year.Currently, the road has four lanes between Eastern Boulevard and Water Street.“The traffic pattern will be changed to one through lane each d ...


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State of real estate: Longleaf Pine REALTORS® hosted their annual State of the Real Estate Market Conference discussing the current market and its future

THIRDMAN/PEXELSThe Longleaf Pine Realtors ® Inc. came together on Jan. 10 to discuss where local real estate stands when compared to the rest of the country. Featured speakers included LongLeaf Pine REALTORS® CEO Zan Monroe, Past LLPRI President Davi


Strutting to success: Local fashion show empowers and connects women in Fayetteville to help inspire the next generation

Women and girls partnered up in matching colors and dominated the runway in the “mini me” segment - An Affair to RememberWomen and girls from across the Fayetteville area and across all walks of life gathered together to walk the runway in an event f


A new year… and yeah, same you: As we get into the new year, think creatively about your resolutions and how you plan to achieve them

FREE STOCKS ORG/PEXELSThere is something refreshing about being able to start with a metaphorically clean slate come midnight on Jan. 1. Every year, we all come together and celebrate another year around the sun. A number of us make resolutions