Tuesday, November 6, 2012
Where to go to vote and to find results after the polls close tonight.
Cumberland County voters must already be registered in order to vote on Election Day on Tuesday, Nov. 6. On Tuesday, Nov. 6, all 77 polling sites will open at 6:30 a.m. and will close at 7:30 p.m. Approximately 570 poll workers have been hired to staff precincts on Election Day according to a staff member at the Board of Elections. As they come in, static and scrolling election results can be found for Cumberland County by going to the Board of Elections web page. For more information, call the Board of Elections at 678-7733.
Monday, November 5, 2012
Among Cumberland County candidates seeking the state legislature, two Republicans lead the way in fundraising.
Monday, October 29, 2012
Bring your i.d. and head to the polls before election day.
With the general elections one week away, Cumberland County residents have been voting early according to the Civitas Institute, an online voting record database. In Cumberland County reports show that nearly 42,000 people had voted through last Friday. Early voting ends on Saturday at 5 p.m. at these locations: Board of Elections, Cliffdale Recreation Center, Hope Mills Recreation Center and North Regional Branch Library. The ending times is 1 p.m. at E.E. Miller Recreation Center, East Regional Branch Library, Smith Recreation Center and Spring Lake Branch Library.
Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Monday night was the final face-off for Barack Obama and Mitt Romney before the election. Who do you think won? And do you think it will affect the election?
The presidential candidates met tonight for their third and final debate in the campaign season. This time, the topic was foreign policy. What did you think of the discussion? Was anyone a clear winner? And will it affect the outcome of the election? Coming to us on a mobile device? If you can't see the blog above, you can review the discussion at this RSS feed. Leave your comments below.
Monday, October 22, 2012
George McGovern, who died Sunday, brings to mind a series of White House hopefuls with fans.
Former Democratic Sen. George McGovern, the World War II bomber pilot who became an anti-war candidate for president in 1972, died Sunday in South Dakota. His landslide loss to Richard Nixon came amid the unraveling of the Watergate scandal, which led to Nixon’s resignation in 1974. McGovern is part of a long line of White House losers still revered by fans. Who was your favorite nonwinner of the presidency? Explain why in the comments. Subscribe to the Fort Bragg Patch newsletter and get news, Patch deals and breaking news alerts delivered straight to your inbox.
Thursday, October 18, 2012
Gather downtown to watch the final debates and take part in some lively back and forth with other residents. Monday 9p.m. FREE
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Christopher Jenderseck has pleaded guilty to destroying evidence in the wake of two murders and agreed to testify against other defendants in the case.
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Wednesday, October 17, 2012
A former soldier pleaded guilty Monday to destroying evidence in a December double-murder, according to an Associated Press report. Christopher Jenderseck pleaded guilty to destroying shotgun shells, a cell phone and clothing after the slayings of former Fort Stewart soldier Michael Roark and his girlfriend, Tiffany York. He also agreed to testify against other defendants in the case. The deal will allow Jenderseck, who was arrested last month, to avoid further jail time, according to the AP. Jenderseck is one of 10 people -- most of them Fort Stewart soldiers or former soldiers -- whom prosecutors say formed a militia that planned attacks in Savannah and Washington state and the assassination of President Barack Obama. Four of the ten are…
Tuesday, October 16, 2012
The second presidential debate between President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney is scheduled for 9 p.m. EST on Tuesday, Oct. 16, taking place at Long Island's Hofstra University.
Tuesday, October 16, 2012
After Joe Biden and Paul Ryan sparred throughout last week's Vice Presidential Debate, the nation's voters are looking forward to President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney's second debate: a town hall event focusing on foreign and domestic policy. You can watch the debate live on Patch and comment with fellow Fort Bragg and Fayetteville Patch readers beginning at 8:45 p.m. tonight. The second presidential debate between Obama and Romney is set for 9 p.m EST on Tuesday, Oct. 16. This time, Long Island will play host at Hofstra University. Check below for more information on the Hofstra debate and the remaining debates leading up to Election Day. AOL will provide a live stream of the debate, while Patch sites across Georgia will host a…
Monday, October 15, 2012
October 18 - November 3 at the locations below
Cumberland County Board of Elections 227 Fountainhead Ln. #101 Fayetteville, NC 28301 Oct, 18 – 30: Mon – Fri: 8 am – 5 pm Sat, Oct 20 & 27 & Nov 3: 9 am to 1 pm Sun, Oct 21 & 28: 1 – 4 pm Cliffdale Recreation Center 6404 Cliffdale Rd., Fayetteville, NC 28314 Oct 18 -19: Thurs & Fri, 10 am – 6 pm Sat, Oct 20, 27 & Nov 3: 9 am to 1 pm Oct 22 – Nov 2: Mon – Fri, 10 am – 6 pm Sun, Oct 21 & 28: 1 – 4 pm East Regional Library 4809 Clinton Rd., Fayetteville, NC 28312 Oct 18 - 19: Thurs & Fri, 10 am – 6 pm Sat, Oct 20, 27 & Nov 3: 9 am to 1 pm Oct 22 – Nov 2: Mon – Fri, 10 am – 6 pm Sun, Oct 21 & 28: 1 – 4 pm E.E. Miller Recreation Center 1347 Rim Rd., Fayetteville, NC 28314 Oct 18 -19: Thurs & Fri, 10 am – 6 pm Sat, Oct 20, 27 & Nov …
Saturday, October 13, 2012
Vice President Joe Biden claimed that the administration wasn't aware of requests for more security in Libya before the Sept. 11 attacks contradicting two State Department officials.