Honored Members in Journalism and Publishing

The following members of Phoenix Lodge No. 8 have distinguished themselves in the fields of Journalism and Publishing

Edward J. Hale, Editor and publisher of the Fayetteville Observer from 1825-1865, until it was burned down by General Sherman.


John McRae, Editor and Publisher of the Fayetteville Observer prior to 1825.


Thomas A. Pope, Award-winning journalist and Sports Editor of the Fayetteville Observer.