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Larry Wright

Council Member District 7


Larry WrightP.O. Box 648
Fayetteville, NC 28302
(910) 433-1992


Larry O. Wright, Sr. was elected to his third consecutive term in November 2017 as District 7 representative to the Fayetteville City Council. Fayetteville has been his home for over 37 years. Councilman Wright is a graduate of Miami Northwestern High School and Shaw University, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in Theology and Philosophy. He also attended Chicago University, Liberty University and Seminary and received his Ph.D. in Theology from Tabernacle Bible Seminary.

Councilman Wright is a retired military veteran with over 20 years of active service. He retired in 1997 and became the Senior Marketing Director for Sprint Telecommunications (Fort Bragg Region), where he received the National Award for Top Marketing for the Eastern United States.

Larry has been married to Deborah for 33 years. They have two sons, Larry, Jr. (Kristal) and James Anthony (Latoya), and seven grandchildren.

Wright has been active for many years in the community. He is a proven leader. Here is a list of his professional and civic involvements:

  • Military Veteran (Retired)
  • Ordained Bishop and Pastor of Heal The Land Outreach Ministries (29 years)
  • Former Board President for a drug and alcohol rehab center (3 years)
  • City representative for faith community concerning gang and youth violence
  • President, Fayetteville-Cumberland County Ministerial Council (3 years)
  • Board Member, Falcon Children's Home (4 years)
  • PWC Community Advisory Board member (3 years)
  • Chairman of Board, Homeless and Hunger Stand Down of Fayetteville (3 years)
  • Member of Shaw University Alumnae Chapter-Fayetteville
  • 2012 Religious Leader Award Winner, Fayetteville-Cumberland Human Relations Commission
  • Certified Mentor for Cumberland County School System
  • Precinct chairperson for district
  • Community Watch Organizer
  • Cumberland Community Action Program-City Representative
  • Cumberland County Veterans Council-City Liaison
  • Fayetteville/Cumberland County Continuum of Care-City Liaison

District 7 Subdivisions

  • Arran Lakes North
  • Arran Park
  • Bone Creek
  • Brentwood
  • Brook Run
  • Chestnutt Hills
  • Cliffdale
  • Cliffdale Cottages
  • Cliffdale Forest
  • Cliffdale Point
  • Cloverleaf
  • Colony Village
  • Dunkirk Heights
  • Fenix
  • Glenbrook
  • Glenhaven
  • Hampton Oaks
  • Hawthorne
  • Holly Chase
  • Hollywood Heights
  • Hunters Crossing
  • Jennings Farm
  • Lafayette Plantation
  • Marlboro
  • Mayfair
  • Mountain Home
  • Newton Place
  • Remington
  • Scottsdale
  • Southgate
  • Sunset Park
  • Woodchase

City Council District 7 Election Map

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