Fayetteville loses a special journalist

Lorry Williams, the first woman executive editor of The Fayetteville Observer, died Tuesday after a long struggle with cancer. Her colleagues remember her as a mentor who fought for them as much as she fought to get the news first and to get it right.

Greg Barnes
Posted 3/2/23

About three weeks ago, Lorry Williams told a colleague that she was stepping down as managing editor of CityView news and CityView magazine.

By then, the breast cancer she had fought for two …

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