Cumberland County, NC

Fayetteville, NCFayetteville Observer

Civil War history center in Fayetteville celebrates village opening

The North Carolina Civil War & Reconstruction History Center marked the end of one phase of its development and the beginning of another on Friday. Fayetteville and Cumberland County officials joined state officials and supporters of the center at a groundbreaking ceremony. The event celebrated the opening of the center’s History Village and marked the beginning of work on an outdoor education pavilion and a boardwalk.
Fayetteville, NCFayetteville Observer

Ways to celebrate dad in Fayetteville this Father's Day

It's that time of the year to honor all the great men: the dads. While there are plenty of ways to celebrate dad, here are just a few fun things to do on Father's Day around Fayetteville. Fishing. For the dads who like the outdoors, there are a few locations...
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Cumberland County sending 21 wrestlers to state finals; Lumberton, Union Pines lead region qualifiers

Cumberland County had five wrestlers claim regional titles Tuesday and a total of 21 competitors are set to compete in the N.C. High School Athletic Association state finals. Gray’s Creek led the way with two wrestlers taking a spot at the top of the podium in Gibsonville. Richard Williams, MVP of the Patriot 4-A/3-A Conference tournament, won the NCHSAA 3-A Mideast Regional title at 126 pounds and Garrett Crockett won the 285-pound classification.

Judge Accused Of Nearly Hitting Protesters Has Case Tossed

A North Carolina appeals court judge accused of nearly striking Black Lives Matter protesters in downtown Fayetteville with an SUV has had his case dismissed because prosecutors said they could not find evidence of a crime. A document issued Friday by Cumberland County District Court said prosecutors found “no credible...
Fort Bragg,

Two Paratroopers found dead at Fort Bragg

FORT BRAGG, Cumberland County — Monday, two army Paratroopers were found dead in their barracks, according to base officials. Spc. Joshua Diamond, 35 from Plymouth, Mass. and Pfc. Matthew Disney, 20, of Aberdeen, Md. are the two deceased. “Our greatest strength is our Paratroopers and these losses are a tragedy,”...
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Veterans' tax exemption expanded in bill clearing NC House

RALEIGH, N.C. — More veterans in North Carolina could exempt their entire military retiree pay from state income taxes in legislation that cleared the House overwhelmingly on Wednesday. The measure would apply to retirees with at least 20 years of service and cover any benefits to their survivors. It would...