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 2021-07-21 10:01 

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Letter: 'Plastic-Free July' is a good time to call for change; recycling is not enough...

Only 9% of all plastic waste ever generated has been recycled. We need to stop this crisis at the source....

 2021-07-20 21:17 

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New car alert: Fayetteville high school students have a chance to win a car if they donate blood...

The Cape Fear Valley Blood Donor Center and Powers-Swain Chevrolet team up to host a blood drive with a cool gift for high school students....

 2021-07-20 18:57 

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'Living the dream': Fayetteville's Ethan Paschal, 15, savors U.S. Junior Amateur experience...

Fayetteville's Ethan Paschal was one of 264 junior golfers, representing 42 states and 23 countries, to compete in the U.S. Junior Amateur at The Country Club of North Carolina in Pinehurst....

 2021-07-20 15:16 

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Fayetteville police seeking next of kin for woman found dead...

Karen Jean Adcox, 63, was found dead July 13 and police are asking for the public's help in finding her next of kin....

 2021-07-20 10:30 

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'Almost losing my life was a big wake-up call': Fort Bragg colonel shares alcoholism fight...

Col. Eric Kreitz struggled with alcohol, behavioral health and vulnerability. He's now shared his story on two Fort Bragg podcasts....

 2021-07-20 10:11 

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Summer Grind: E.E. Smith working on 'waking up and winning' mindset...

Andy Karcher is helping the Golden Bulls embrace a new mindset as they begin their second season together on Seabrook Road....

 2021-07-20 10:02 

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We are better than this: NC legislature should keep promise to retirees...

How can the legislature enact huge tax cuts while saying there is no money to help our retirees? says Alice L. Bordsen....

 2021-07-20 10:02 

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Court documents show new details in killing of pregnant woman in Fayetteville...

Raymond Earl Holmes Jr., 41, and Sincere Perry, 19, are charged in the May 17 killing of Ashanti Bellamy, who was pregnant when she died....

 2021-07-20 10:00 

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'He came out of the womb confident': N.C. State's Wilson ready to become top defender...

N.C. State's Payton Wilson returns as the ACC's top returning tackler from last season, but he's setting his sights much higher in 2021....

 2021-07-20 09:30 

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Hidden Gems of Fayetteville: Mr. K brings traditional Chinese food to Fayetteville...

Owner Jeff Kong is determined to preach the gospel of authentic Chinese food in Fayetteville....

 2021-07-19 19:30 

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'It's not bad noise': Pinehurst's Jackson Van Paris hoping to make mark at U.S. Junior Amateur...

Future Duke golfer Kelly Chinn set the early pace at the U.S. junior Amateur, but Pinehurst's jackson Van Paris is hoping to make more noise as the week progresses at the Country Club of North Carolina....

 2021-07-19 16:20 

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NC State's Zonovan Knight, Payton Wilson added to national award watch list...

A pair of N.C. State standouts have been added to the watch list for two of the most prestigious postseason awards given to college football players....

 2021-07-19 14:39 

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Weather Permitting: Here's your Fayetteville area forecast for the week...

A few locations have already seen more than an inch of rainfall, and another inch is well within reason through Tuesday night....

 2021-07-19 10:30 

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'It's a really cool way to close out your time on Fort Bragg': Father and son jump together...

Command Sgt. Maj. Jason Towns jumped for what might be the last time of his Army career at Fort Bragg. His son, who is also a paratrooper, joined him....

 2021-07-19 10:03 

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Murder trial for Fayetteville man charged in 3-year-old daughter's death to begin Monday...

Jamarkus Smith, 31, the husband of a Fort Bragg soldier is charged in the death of his 3-year-old daughter in 2015. The trial starts Monday....

 2021-07-19 10:03 

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Keyona Smith: Why Black TikTok creators are taking a stand...

They create dance moves that go viral on TikTok and other social media — but white creators often get the credit....

 2021-07-19 10:01 

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Judge dismisses Hope Mills mayor's case against creators of parody Facebook page...

Hope Mills Mayor Jackie Warner's case against the creators of a parody Facebook page in her name was dismissed by a Superior Court judge July 8....

 2021-07-19 09:02 

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Here are 7 of the best specialty barbecue sandwiches you'll find in North Carolina...

From Fayetteville to Asheville to Emerald Isle and Wilmington, here are some great specialty barbecue sandwiches you'll find in the Tarheel State....

 2021-07-19 09:01 

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Not a meat-eater? Vegans and vegetarians can still enjoy barbecue. Here's how....

Here is a barbecue tofu recipe to add to your vegan cookouts this summer....

 2021-07-19 09:00 

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What's the best side dish with barbecue? We asked the experts...

Baked beans, coleslaw, hushpuppies, mac and cheese? We asked the experts about the best barbecue side dishes....

 2021-07-18 11:01 

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Letter: No thanks to Democrats' plans and schemes...

No new taxes for the middle class? The Democrats laugh at your gullibility....

 2021-07-18 11:00 

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Goldsboro ice cream shop wins grand prize in Blue Bunny contest, which means free ice cream...

The Ice Storm in Goldsboro won top prize in a contest from Blue Bunny. Time to celebrate with free ice cream....

 2021-07-18 10:30 

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Fred Chason's Grandsons in Fayetteville has closed. What's the future of the barbecue buffet?...

Grandsons buffet, which operates locations across the Fayetteville area and Triangle, appears to have permanently closed its Fayetteville location....

 2021-07-18 10:01 

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Troy Williams: Crime a national issue that will be localized in Fayetteville City Council races...

City leaders don't have many options, but they are the ones in charge and therefore have to own responsibility for finding solutions....

 2021-07-18 10:01 

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Who wants to be a millionaire? These have been the luckiest stores for lottery wins around Fayetteville...

At least 18 people in the Sandhills region became millionaire lottery winners during past three years. Here's a look at where they found their tickets....

 2021-07-18 10:00 

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List of 2021 Greater Fayetteville High School Sports Award winners...

Here's a complete look at all honorees and winners of The Fayetteville Observer's 910Preps Greater Fayetteville High School Sports Awards...

 2021-07-17 10:30 

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Happening today: Fayetteville Pride holding community meeting for LGBTQ youth...

In an effort to provide a safe space for LGBTQ youth and allies, Fayetteville Pride will hold an event to help them connect....

 2021-07-17 10:05 

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Summer Grind: Relationship building key for Douglas Byrd football...

The Douglas Byrd football team is entering its first season under head coach Maurice Huey. Hoping to build a...

 2021-07-17 10:01 

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Daron Davis: Different outcomes in fights at FSU, UNC-Chapel Hill show racial disparity and injustice...

Republican meddling drew different responses at Fayetteville State University vs. UNC-Chapel Hill....

 2021-07-17 10:01 

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Court documents reveal new details in Osceola Drive homicide in Fayetteville...

Eric Robinson, 40, was shot and killed in April and court documents reveal new information on the involvement of two people arrested in the killing....

 2021-07-16 16:52 

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Rapper Morray to be featured in Back to School Bash in Fayetteville next month...

Fayetteville rapper Morray will perform next month at FOXY 99's Back to School Bash at the Crown Complex....

 2021-07-16 11:01 

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From the editor: We're listing our building for sale, but The Fayetteville Observer isn't going away...

The Fayetteville Observer remains committed to providing quality local journalism to our community....

 2021-07-16 11:01 

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Microplastics are getting into our bodies. We need to understand what that means...

Microplastics were first discovered in our oceans, and most studies have focused on marine environments. But that's not the full picture anymore....

 2021-07-16 10:30 

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Downtown Summer Nights concert series will bring live music to downtown Fayetteville...

Downtown Summer Nights, a concert series, will be held each Thursday night July 22 through Sept. 9....

 2021-07-16 10:30 

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Myron B. Pitts: Cumberland County doing OK with COVID-19 vaccines, but Delta variant looms...

Half the county has at least one dose, and vaccination figures from Fort Bragg have boosted our rate. But the Delta variant drives hospitalizations....

 2021-07-16 10:05 

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Summer Grind: Physicality remains priority for Pine Forest football...

The Pine Forest football team is taking advantage of its return to the weight room. Several returners are setting the tone for Bill Sochovka's squad as August draws closer....

 2021-07-16 10:01 

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Fayetteville man charged in death of 7-year-old will not face death penalty...

Saint Michael Edwards, 25, is charged in the October 2019 death of 7-year-old Ethan Bates. Edwards will not face death penalty....

 2021-07-16 10:01 

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What did CARES Act money go toward in Fayetteville and Cumberland? Here's what we know....

The majority of CARES Act funding in Fayetteville and Cumberland County went toward the city's transit system and supplying technology for the county....

 2021-07-16 10:00 

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Local voices: When did American slavery really end?...

President Lincoln was widely credited with liberating Peter Mills and other slaves. But he initially hesitated, and the Emancipation Proclamation fell short....

 2021-07-15 16:23 

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Weather Permitting: Here's your Fayetteville area weekend forecast...

Highs in Fayetteville will linger in the low 90s all weekend, with an increasing chance of showers later Sunday....

 2021-07-15 11:01 

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How Fayetteville area schools work together to ensure students get their bachelor's degree...

Local community colleges and universities are partnering together to ensure students are able to graduate with a bachelor's degree....

 2021-07-15 10:30 

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What's Happening? 4 things to do in the Fayetteville area this weekend...

From dancing to catching a drag show to shopping, there's plenty to do in the Fayetteville area this weekend....

 2021-07-15 10:30 

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New shopping plaza ready to open at former Dixie Pawn site in Fayetteville...

The new Whaley Center on Yadkin Road in Fayetteville will be home to three buy-and-sell used clothing stores....

 2021-07-15 10:03 

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John L. Johnson: Black Americans' voting rights under assault...

One can argue that voter suppression laws are not only discriminatory but violate the one person, one vote doctrine long affirmed by the U.S. Supreme Court....

 2021-07-15 10:02 

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Summer Grind: Cape Fear football leaning into 'you vs. you' mentality...

The Cape Fear football team is focusing on itself in the summer months. As August approaches, head coach Jake Thomas discusses the Colts' short-term goals and offseason standouts....

 2021-07-15 10:02 

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Fayetteville grandmother pleads guilty in death of disabled 8-year-old grandson...

Geneen Ballenger, 55, pleaded guilty Wednesday to child abuse and reckless disregard for human life in the death of her 8-year-old grandson....

 2021-07-15 10:01 

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Spring Lake's Town Hall is 'temporarily closed.' Town and state officials won't say why....

It's unclear whether the closure is related to the Cumberland County town's recent financial issues....

 2021-07-15 09:30 

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You got your COVID-19 shot — will you win $1 million? And how do you avoid being scammed?...

Two more prizes of $1 million each to be awarded, plus two more college scholarships worth $125,000 each, by early August....

 2021-07-14 11:03 

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Where do you think American Rescue Plan funding should go? Cumberland County wants to know...

The Cumberland County Board of Commissioners wants to know where residents think American Rescue Plan funding should go....

 2021-07-14 10:30 

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Cumberland County vaccine rate below 60% as COVID-19 hospitalizations increase...

Nearly all North Carolina residents who died or were hospitalized with COVID-19 had not been vaccinated, a Cape Fear Valley Health official said....

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