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 2021-06-16 21:10 

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'Make myself 10 times better': Independent at 16, South View's Majesty Smith turns challenges into college scholarship...

Motivated from the challenges throughout her life, 18-year-old Majesty Smith is set to attend college and hopes to motivate the next generation with her story of perseverance....

 2021-06-16 17:26 

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NC State's Corey Phillips had 'incredible' support from football staff during family crisis...

Corey Phillips was named NC State's new director of scouting in April. A month into his new job, he was faced with a family crisis. This is how the Wolfpack coaching staff came to his aid....

 2021-06-16 17:19 

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Appeals court refuses to reinstate North Carolina abortion ban...

North Carolina's ban on most abortions after the 20th week of pregnancy must remain unenforceable, a federal appeals court ruled on Wednesday....

 2021-06-16 16:05 

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Police are looking for an armed and dangerous man in the Fayetteville area...

Norman Lynn Helton, 35, is wanted by police and considered armed and dangerous....

 2021-06-16 15:48 

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Cumberland County sending 21 wrestlers to state finals; Lumberton, Union Pines lead region qualifiers...

Cumberland County saw five of its wrestlers claim regional titles Tuesday. Lumberton and Union Pines paced the region with a crowd of qualifiers....

 2021-06-16 14:50 

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'Why not us?': Terry Sanford seniors lead Bulldogs to playoff win over Union Pines...

With their season on the line, the Bulldogs saw a pair of seniors rise to the occasion in the opening round of the NCHSAA playoffs....

 2021-06-16 11:00 

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'Freedom Writer' speaks at Cumberland County Schools' virtual community outreach event...

Manny Scott, whose early life was depicted in the hit movie...

 2021-06-16 11:00 

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Letter: U.S., Russia need freeze on nuclear weapons...

The U.S. may need tougher sanctions on Russia than what it has at present....

 2021-06-16 10:42 

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NC State football recruiting picking up steam? Here's a look at the 2022 class so far...

The return of on-campus recruiting has created a boon for N.C. State football during the month of June....

 2021-06-16 10:30 

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Fayetteville man gets 25-year prison sentence for 2017 murder of woman at Skibo Road motel...

Thakeese Gilliens was sentenced Monday to 25 years in prison for the 2017 murder of Alyssa Mota....

 2021-06-16 10:30 

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Pitts: COVID-19 taught us schools were indispensable. Does the county's budget agree?...

Everything we all said about the importance of schools has always been true. It took the pandemic for some people to see it....

 2021-06-16 10:00 

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Once UNC basketball and Hubert Davis were free to contact 2023 recruits, this forward quickly got an offer...

Free to contact 2023 recruits directly, UNC basketball and Hubert Davis promptly offered four-star South Carolina forward Gregory Jackson...

 2021-06-16 10:00 

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'Happy spirit': Fayetteville mourns the loss of 'Rosie the Magical Clown,' Frank Byrne...

Veteran and community volunteer Frank Byrne served the community through his volunteer work as an entertainer portraying Rosie the Magical Clown....

 2021-06-16 10:00 

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Fayetteville Woodpeckers to host Kevin from "The Office" actor Brian Baumgartner...

Woodpeckers' upcoming promotional calendar also includes J. Cole bobblehead...

 2021-06-16 09:01 

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Dollar store state: NC communities work to halt new dollar stores in their backyards...

Dollar stores: They're popular. They're hated. They're everywhere. Can they be stopped?...

 2021-06-15 22:44 

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Fayetteville police investigating 'suspicious death' after body found in back of car...

Jarrade Walker, 32, was found dead in the back seat of a car on Torbay Drive....

 2021-06-15 16:27 

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The national attack on voting rights comes to North Carolina...

We must come together now to ensure that every North Carolinian can vote so that every voice is heard, and our elections reflect the will of the people....

 2021-06-15 15:25 

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Fayetteville City Council votes unanimously to approve $240 million budget for next year...

Fayetteville City Council unanimously approved the budget for next year ending in $240 million at the Monday meeting....

 2021-06-15 14:28 

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'It's needed': NC State coach Dave Doeren voices opinion on expansion of college football playoff...

During a Tuesday morning appearance on Packer and Durham, NC State football coach Dave Doeren came out in support of a 12-team college football playoff....

 2021-06-15 12:15 

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From two bandages to the top of the podium, E.E. Smith's Holley Johnson shares special journey with her father...

E.E. Smith's Holley Johnson and her father, Raymond, shared a special moment at the Patriot 4-A/3-A Conference track and field championships....

 2021-06-15 11:01 

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The Isley Brothers will perform at the Crown Complex this fall...

This fall, Grammy-Award-winning artists, the Isley Brothers will perform in Fayetteville at the Crown Complex....

 2021-06-15 10:30 

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Gary Pearce: One-party Republican control of university trustees led to UNC-Chapel Hill chaos...

UNC-Chapel Hill trustees refused to grant tenure for Nikole Hannah-Jones, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist who led The New York Times 1619 examination of slavery in America....

 2021-06-15 10:02 

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Fayetteville Comic Con to return following COVID-19 hiatus...

The Fayetteville Comic Con will return after a hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic with two conventions this year....

 2021-06-15 10:01 

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Fayetteville ranks No. 10 city in America for STDs...

Fayetteville ranks as the No. 10 city in America for STDs and as the No. 12 city in America for STIs....

 2021-06-15 10:01 

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UNC basketball and Hubert Davis finish two busy weeks of in-person recruiting. How will it help?...

Two weeks into in-person recruiting, UNC basketball and Hubert Davis have courted five-star talent and landed their first 2022 commit...

 2021-06-15 10:00 

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Hundreds of recruits attended UNC's Mack Brown Football Camps. Here are 10 who stood out...

UNC got a close look at dozens of elite high school recruits at last weekend's Mack Brown Football Camps. Here are 10 players who flashed...

 2021-06-14 21:00 

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The Greater Fayetteville High School Sports Awards is almost here. Honorees need to register by midnight Thursday to get swag!...

Honorees need to be registered by midnight Thursday to get their swag for the Greater Fayetteville High School Sports Awards....

 2021-06-14 19:04 

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Cumberland court records: Criminal summons against NC Appeals Court judge dismissed...

A criminal court summons that accused NC Appeals Court Judge John Tyson of assault with a deadly weapon in Fayetteville has been dismissed....

 2021-06-14 17:46 

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2021 high school baseball playoffs: Cumberland County matchups, players to watch...

The NCHSAA baseball playoffs get started this week. Three teams in Cumberland County made the field. Take a look at the matchups and players to watch....

 2021-06-14 15:27 

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Two 82nd Airborne paratroopers found dead in barracks last week...

Spc. Joshua Diamond, 35, and Pfc. Matthew Disney, 20, were found late Friday....

 2021-06-14 10:45 

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Senate candidate Walker: Trump endorsement of opponent in GOP primary was 'orchestrated'...

Despite Trump's endorsement of Ted Budd in the GOP Senate primary in North Carolina, Mark Walker thinks he can gain his support....

 2021-06-14 10:30 

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'A different kind of elevation': Behind the work to keep education courses in prison...

One case manager at Sampson Correctional aims to help incarcerated men earn their degrees with the help of professors and dedicated others....

 2021-06-14 10:30 

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Fayetteville State student: Triggered by police violence against Black people...

Even though the fear is hidden, in the right circumstances, the mask comes off, and we see people for their true selves. Like Derek Chauvin. George Floyd's murderer....

 2021-06-14 10:30 

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'It's a waiting game:' Pope airman from Grenada waits 13 years to come to U.S....

It took 13 years for Airman 1st Class Mervale Abraham to come to America. He hopes being a citizen will provide opportunities for his 6-year-old son....

 2021-06-14 10:03 

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Rustic Burger and its 15-pound burger challenge coming soon to Spring Lake...

This will be the second Rustic Burger location, but owners Jon and Trista Schmier have big plans for their restaurant....

 2021-06-14 10:02 

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Fayetteville Explained: How the city got the nickname Fayettenam, and how it has changed?...

Both locals and those outside the city have either called or heard someone else call Fayetteville...

 2021-06-13 13:14 

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One killed, two injured in Fayetteville wreck Saturday...

Damian Miller of Acacia Circle in Fayetteville was killed and a couple from South Carolina seriously injured in a head-on collision Saturday....

 2021-06-13 11:01 

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D.G. Martin: In Wilson, come for the barbecue, stay for the whirligigs...

Wilson's loss of its tobacco markets and bank headquarters stunned the town. The whirligigs, a public art project, have come to the rescue....

 2021-06-13 10:30 

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Fayetteville man pleads guilty to murder in fatal 2019 DWI wreck...

Willie Washington, 46, pleaded guilty in the death of Randall Padgett, 65, and was sentenced to at least nine years in prison....

 2021-06-13 10:30 

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Letter: Honey Bees, North Carolina's pollinators, are at risk...

There are more than 42,000 small farmers in the state of North Carolina. The conservation of pollinators such as bees and monarch butterflies is crucial for the success of farming communities....

 2021-06-13 10:02 

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Fayetteville activists question: Will board be effective in holding police accountable?...

Fayetteville City Council moved to approve plans for a police advisory board, but local activists for police reform have their doubts about its efficacy....

 2021-06-12 17:03 

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Looking to get a furry friend? Pet license no longer required in Cumberland County...

As of July 1, Cumberland County residents will no longer have to pay a pet privilege license fee....

 2021-06-12 15:20 

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'The Machine': A look at Brooke Bieniek's meteoric rise with Cape Fear tennis...

Known as an...

 2021-06-12 11:01 

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Charles T. Clark: The debate about critical race theory and the trouble with living in denial...

Critical race theory has become the latest partisan flashpoint in the culture wars. Clearly some people are referencing it without understanding what it actually entails....

 2021-06-12 10:30 

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Fayetteville councilwoman: I am not running for mayor, or seeking reelection...

Had my first two years been anything like my last two, there wouldn't have been a second term. We should not expect our leaders to be ego-driven or inconsistent in process and policy....

 2021-06-12 10:30 

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Fayetteville comic book store celebrates more than 40 years in the business...

Dragon's Lair, a Fayetteville comic book store, will celebrate more than 40 years in business today....

 2021-06-12 10:00 

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Bondsman arrested after accidentally shooting man in Fayetteville, police said...

A man was shot and injured by a bail bondsman during an attempted arrest Saturday....

 2021-06-12 01:02 

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Fort Bragg soldier arrested for child sex crimes, found with 12-year-old runaway in county...

A Fort Bragg soldier was arrested Thursday on statutory rape charges after he was found with a 12-year-old runaway....

 2021-06-11 18:59 

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Gavin Williams shines on national stage in ECU's super regional opener against defending champion Vanderbilt...

Pirates trail 1-0 in three-game series...

 2021-06-11 18:00 

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E.E. Smith's Dee Hardy becomes 1st Fayetteville coach to win this NCHSAA award...

Dee Hardy has coached at E.E. Smith High School for nearly 40 years. Hardy, who led the Golden Bulls to a share of the 3-A state title in 2020, has been honored by the NCHSAA....

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