18 hrs ago
Amherst Daily News
Glavine says momentum will be maintained in new management zone
Nova Scotia's health minister says local health care needs will not be threatened under the new provincial health authority management zones. Cumberland County is again being grouped in with Colchester-East Hants and Pictou County - as was the case when the Northern Regional Health Board existed in the mid-1990s under the former John Savage Liberal government.
Sat Sep 13, 2014
Woman missing in Cumberland County, Va.
Janet Speas was last seen Saturday morning. Call 804-492-4120 if you have information.
Missing Senior In Cumberland County
The Virginia State Police has issued a senior alert on behalf of the Cumberland County Sheriff's Office on Saturday at 2pm. The Cumberland County Sheriff's office is looking for Janet Hunter Speas.
Senior Alert: Janet Hunter Speas
Look closely in the photo to the right of this article, this is Janet Hunter Speas. She is 82 years old, weighing about 100 pounds with blue eyes and grey hair.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
Red Springs officer arrested on drug charges
The State Bureau of Investigation says a Red Springs police lieutenant is accused of fraudulently obtaining narcotic painkillers in four counties. A statement on the agency's website says 48-year-old George "Tommy" Thomas Wright Jr. was arrested in Lumberton after an investigation.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
Amherst Daily News
Warden says it's too late to stop wind farm
Halfway through its environmental assessment and set to be up and running by the end of 2015, can the wind farm being developed on the edge of Amherst be stopped? That was one of several questions put to Keith Hunter, county warden, during Tuesday's meeting at the Amherst Golf Club. He explained to the 120 people attending the meeting that a lot of time and effort went into developing the wind turbine bylaw for Cumberland County.
Tue Sep 09, 2014
Lower Township Gazette
Minor coastal flood advisory for Jersey Shore
The combination of astronomical high tides caused by today's full moon along with a persistent northeast wind has prompted the National Weather Service to issue a coastal flood advisory for South Jersey. The combination of astronomical high tides caused by today's full moon along with a persistent northeast wind has prompted the National Weather Service to issue a coastal flood advisory for South Jersey.
Pa. court won't toss case of alleged $1.3M theft from Hampden Township
A Lackawanna County businessman accused of misusing $1.3 million paid to him by Hampden Township for a street light project has lost his bid to have criminal charges filed against him in Cumberland County thrown out. Patrick J. McLaine's defeat came Monday when the state Superior Court rejected his argument that he will face illegal double jeopardy if he goes in trial in the Cumberland case.
Thu Sep 04, 2014
Four Energy Firms Form Joint Pipeline Venture
Four major U.S. energy companies - Dominion, Duke Energy, Piedmont Natural Gas, and AGL Resources - announced Tuesday morning the formation of a joint venture to build and own the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline, according to a press release from Dominion. Initially proposed by Dominion as the Southeast Reliability Project, "the $4.5 billion to $5 billion, 550-mile natural gas pipeline would run from Harrison County, West Virginia, southeast through Virginia with an extension to Chesapeakeand then south through central North Carolina to Robeson County," the release notes.
Wed Sep 03, 2014
The Chronicle Herald
Report: Springhill debt will soar without action
Former MLA Murray Scott leads a group of residents who oppose the decision to dissolve Springhill as a town and join Cumberland County. An independent consultant's report warns that without dissolution, Springhill's deficit will balloon out of control over the next five years.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Amherst Daily News
Summer of 1000 Origami Yodas
People of Cumberland County: you are amazing! At the beginning of June, Cumberland Public Libraries asked you to help us fold 1,000 origami Yodas by the end of August.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Asbury Park Press
Woman found beaten to death in Cumberland CountyWoman found beaten to ...
State Police detectives are seeking help as they investigate the murder of a woman found beaten to death in Cumberland County.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Cumberland man accused of beating grandfather over $5
Michael Allen Jackson, of 6562 Camden Road in Fayetteville, is charged with felony assault on a handicapped person and was being held Monday in the Cumberland County jail under a $100,000 bond.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Tornado warning in effect for areas in Cumberland, Perry counties
A tornado warning was placed in effect for areas in Cumberland and Perry counties earlier Thursday afternoon encouraging residents to take precautions.