Steve DeVane, FayObserver.com

Steve DeVane

FayObserver.com

Fayetteville, NC, United States

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Recent:
  • FayObserver.com
Past:
  • New Bern Sun Journal
  • Govtech.com
  • WSOCTV
  • The Bond Buyer
  • StarNewsOnline

Recent articles by Steve:

Larry Keen, president of Fayetteville Technical Community College, to retire

Larry Keen, who has been president of Fayetteville Technical Community College for more than 14 years, will retire on the first day of next year. → Read More

Fayetteville, Cumberland County officials monitor weather as winter storm nears

Emergency officials in Fayetteville and Cumberland County are urging residents to prepare for rough winter weather this weekend. → Read More

Civil rights lawyer Ben Crump calls for justice, saying 'Jason Walker matters'

Civil rights lawyer Ben Crump called for justice and truth in the case of Jason Walker, who was killed Saturday by an off-duty sheriff's deputy. → Read More

Live Updates: Ben Crump, family of Jason Walker hold rally at Fayetteville church

Civil rights and personal injury lawyer Ben Crump is holding a press conference with the family of Jason Walker in Fayetteville. → Read More

What we know about Jason Walker's shooting death in Fayetteville

Demonstrators have protested daily since Jason Walker was shot and killed Jan. 8 by an off-duty Cumberland County sheriff’s deputy in North Carolina. → Read More

Cumberland County Board of Education votes to continue mask mandate in school buildings

The Cumberland County Board of Education voted 6-1 on Tuesday to continue its policy of requiring masks indoors for at least another month. → Read More

COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations set records in Cumberland County, health officials say

The number of COVID-19 cases and those hospitalized with the disease has reached record levels in Cumberland County, health officials said Tuesday. → Read More

Rising COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations cause Cape Fear Valley Health to tighten visitor policy

Cape Fear Valley Health system has tightened visitation restrictions because of increasing COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations. → Read More

Some classes at Fayetteville Technical Community College move online due to COVID-19 surge

Fayetteville Technical Community College is moving some of its classes and operations online Monday because of increases in COVID-19 cases. → Read More

Cumberland County commissioners increase security at Social Services building

Employees at the Cumberland County Social Services building on Ramsey Street dealt with numerous potentially dangerous situations in recent years. → Read More

Cumberland County school board hears student reassignment plans

The plans took into account the impact of COVID, the proximity of students to schools, how facilities are used, and the diversity of student population. → Read More

Fayetteville State University delays start of semester to deal with COVID-19 surge

Fayetteville State University is delaying the start of its spring semester to deal with students returning while COVID-19 cases are surging. → Read More

Cumberland County Schools to continue in-person learning despite rise in COVID cases

Classes in Cumberland County Schools will continue in person as planned this week, following a recommendation from Superintendent Marvin Connelly Jr. → Read More

Cumberland County health director predicts 'tough couple of weeks' amid COVID-19 surge

The rate of COVID-19 cases in Cumberland County is more than four times higher than before Thanksgiving, county Health Director Jennifer Green said. → Read More

Cumberland County Board of Education to discuss virtual learning as COVID-19 cases rise

The superintendent of Cumberland County Schools is recommending that classes be held virtually this week because of the high number of COVID-19 cases. → Read More

Fayetteville crash named one of red-light camera company's worst red-light runners of 2021

A crash at an intersection in Fayetteville was highlighted in a video by Verra Mobility, a company trying to show the danger of running red lights. → Read More

Cumberland County Board of Education decides not to lower academic standards for sports

The Cumberland County Board of Education decided not to lower academic standards for extracurricular activities. → Read More

FORSCOM commander recognizes hard work by Methodist University graduates

Gen. Michael X. Garrett, commander of U.S. Army Forces Command was the commencement speaker at the Methodist University graduation. → Read More

New leadership takes office in Spring Lake as mayor, board members take oaths

Kia Anthony takes oath of office as Spring Lake's mayor. Robyn Chadwick, Sona’ Cooper, Marvin Lackman, Raul Palacios, Adrian Jones Thompson on board. → Read More

Weather Permitting: Warm temperatures expected in Fayetteville area this week

With an upcoming week of warming temperatures and sunshine, dreams of a white Christmas for Fayetteville are all but certain to remain dreams. → Read More