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Fayetteville officials considering curfew amid coronavirus pandemic

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WNCN) — A curfew could soon be coming to Fayetteville. CBS 17 spoke with Fayetteville Mayor Mitch Colvin who said he’s considering implementing a curfew between 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. throughout the city. This would tighten up restrictions already going into place with the statewide stay at home order. As of Monday […]

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Fayetteville mayor to implement city-wide curfew Wednesday to combat COVID-19

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WTVD) — In an effort to combat COVID-19, Fayetteville Mayor Mitch Colvin intends to implement a city-wide curfew on Wednesday evening. City leaders spent Monday discussing the details of the order and speaking with the city-attorney. FULL CORONAVIRUS COVERAGE Mayor Colvin said this is about addressing “any of the gaps the current order […]

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North Carolina health system furloughs 300 employees

Fayetteville, N.C.-based Cape Fear Valley Health has temporarily closed some services and furloughed about 300 employees to help reduce the spread of COVID-19, according to The Fayetteville Observer. The closure of certain services will help the health system reduce occupancy and better accommodate an expected surge in COVID-19 patients, CEO Michael Nagowski told The Fayetteville […]

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Fayetteville residents sew face masks, assemble care packages for children during COVID-19 pandemic

Coronavirus Posted: Mar 30, 2020 / 06:36 PM EDT/ Updated: Mar 30, 2020 / 06:37 PM EDT FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WNCN) – Mary Valentine likes to sew beautiful creations for her grandkids. Now she’s putting her skills to work to sew masks for health care workers. “I’m a widow and I’m sitting at home, so it […]

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Fayetteville woman’s son headed home from Peru after coronavirus delays departure

A 17-year-old Kernersville high school senior is headed home after his return from Peru was delayed because of the coronavirus. This content is being provided for free as a public service to our readers during the coronavirus outbreak. Please support local journalism by subscribing to The Fayetteville Observer at fayobserver.com/subscribenow. Follow fayobserver.com/topics/coronavirus for more coronavirus […]

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Fayetteville mayor asks legal staff to investigate nighttime curfew

This content is being provided for free as a public service to our readers during the coronavirus outbreak. Please support local journalism by subscribing to The Fayetteville Observer at https://www.fayobserver.com/subscribenow. Fayetteville Mayor Mitch Colvin has asked the city’s legal staff to research the possibility of a nighttime curfew in the city to address the coronavirus […]

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Coronavirus: What people in the Fayetteville area need to know for March 30

Officials in Cumberland and Moore counties announced new cases of the coronavirus over the weekend. North Carolina’s stay-at-home order takes effect today at 5 p.m. Gov. Roy Cooper’s executive order requires people to stay home except for essential activities. Here is the latest information and top stories about coronavirus: This content is being provided for […]

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Coronavirus: What people in the Fayetteville area need to know for March 29

The N.C. Department of Health and Human Services on Saturday reported a total of 935 confirmed coronavirus cases in North Carolina, the fifth straight day of triple-digit increases. We have stories about support groups finding new ways to connect, social distancing becoming a way of life and tips about working from home. Here is the […]

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Charlotte-area teen is sewing face masks for North Carolina hospitals short on N95

© Provided by WBTV Charlotte Marina Nichols, 15, is sewing homemade face masks to donate to local hospitals running low on supplies amid the coronavirus pandemic. CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Charlotte Observer) – Marina Nichols doesn’t yet have her driver’s license nor her own car, but she’s combating the coronavirus pandemic armed with another piece of machinery: […]

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