Jun 14, 2024

More than 300 small business owners turn out to City of Fayetteville's first ever Small Business Town Hall event

Town Hall attendees listen in on the fireside chat. Photo provided by: The City of Fayetteville.More than 300 Small business owners of Fayetteville gathered at the Tony Rand Student Center in the heart of Fayetteville Technical Community College ...

Jun 14, 2024

Juneteenth Jubilee: Third annual celebration of Black history returns to downtown Fayetteville

Graphic courtesy of CSDDThe Cool Spring Downtown District, sponsored by the City of Fayetteville, is proud to announce the third annual Juneteenth Jubilee: Their Wildest Dreams. Starting in 2021 after President Biden’s federalization of Juneteenth as ...

Jun 13, 2024

VA loan turns 80; Fayetteville among top VA loan markets

Created 80 years ago this month, the VA loan program helps make homeownership more accessible for those who serve. ...

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Daisy Osborn
Fayetteville State University

Job Seekers Get a Boost from the Fayetteville State University’s Career Services Office

Posted May 23, 2024
The Career Services office at Fayetteville State University is dedicated to preparing our diverse student and alumni population for a range of valuable career development programs and services. Through collaborative partnerships, curated resources, a
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Jun 13, 2024

Cumberland County Schools partners with ESS to manage its substitute program

The Cumberland County Board of Education approved a partnership with ESS, a leading education personnel and management company, at its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, June 11. Beginning July 1, 2024, ESS will manage Cumberland County Schools’ (CC ...

Jun 13, 2024

Fayetteville welcomes a surge of visitors as the U.S. Open draws a crowd

Image courtesy of DistiNCtly FayettevilleAs golfers and fans from around the world gather in Pinehurst for the long-anticipated U.S Open, Fayetteville and the surrounding communities are also making their own preparations for the increased number of ...

Jun 12, 2024

Methodist University hosts leadership camp for area high school students

Students from Methodist University's General Shelton Leadership Camp pack meals at Second Harvest Food Bank in Fayetteville. During the first week of June, high school students from the area developed into more effective leaders, while having fu ...

Jun 12, 2024

Deadline for Community Health Survey input extended to June 21

The deadline for Cumberland County residents to complete the 2024 Community Health Needs Assessment has been extended to June 21. The Cumberland County Department of Public Health encourages residents to complete the Community Health Assessment in or ...

Jun 12, 2024

Major construction projects transform Curtis L. Brown, Jr. Airport

Logo courtesy of ElizabethtownCurtis L. Brown, Jr. Airport has been buzzing with activity this year as major construction projects have been underway. Thanks to generous grants totaling $5.7 million, significant improvements have been made, enhancing ...

Jun 12, 2024

New solar manufacturing company could be bringing 815 new jobs to Cumberland County

The Cumberland County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing in Room 118 of the County Courthouse at 117 Dick Street, June 17, 2024. The purpose of the hearing is to receive public comments on a proposed Economic Development Incentive bein ...

In The Current Issue

Full time family: Ross I.T. Services co-owner Kellie Ross finds balance between family and running a business

From right to left: The Ross family includes Ross I.T. Services Founder and Co-owner Sam Ross, the youngest in the family Caroline (7), Co-owner Kellie Ross and oldest daughter Hannah (14). Photo provided by Kellie Ross.For the past 18 years, Kellie

Not for profit, for people: CFVH Foundation Vice President shares about her experience navigating motherhood as a working professional

Brooks shared that her favorite part of the role that she has now is working with donors and helping them take their philanthropic investment in health care and see it put to use. Photo provided by CFVH.Cape Fear Valley Health Foundation Vice Preside

Publisher's note: Finding solutions

In May, the Greater Fayetteville Business Journal celebrated small business month and Mother’s Day! In an effort to further recognize both of these important events, we have assembled a few stories highlighting working mothers and “mom-owned” small b