Jun 29, 2022

One of the nation’s top three multifamily owners purchases two Fayetteville apartment communities

Pennsylvania-based Morgan Properties is expanding its footprint into the Fayetteville region with the acquisition of two Class A apartment communities totaling 642 units. Morgan Properties purchased Westlake at Morganton and The Preserve at Gran ...

Jun 29, 2022

FCEDC's VP of Existing Industry retires after 30 years

JohnsonCathy Johnson has a pair of steel-toed shoes in the trunk of her car, a paperclip holder shaped like a tiny cinderblock on her desk and a litany of Elvis Presley songs always on her mind. It’s an interesting  collection, one that happens ...

Jun 29, 2022

UNCP graduate accepted to Royal Veterinary College in London, UK

Nikki Clayman, a UNCP graduate from the class of 2022, has been accepted into the Royal Veterinary College, one of the world’s leading specialist institutions of veterinary medicine, biosciences, and veterinary nursing. ...

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John Poulos, M.D.
Fayetteville Gastroenterology Associates

Understanding your health insurance benefits: Colonoscopies can do more than screen for colorectal cancer, the gold standard in screening. The procedure can prevent cancer, too

Posted Feb 28, 2022
Colorectal cancer is one of the most common cancer diagnoses for men and women in the United States, but it can be very successfully treated when caught early. Despite this, colorectal cancer continues to be the second most common cause of cancer dea
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Jun 29, 2022

Three locals receive North Carolina Economic Development Association Scholarships

At the North Carolina Economic Development Association’s annual meeting on June 15, three economic development professionals from Southeastern N.C. were awarded scholarships for professional development. ...

Jun 29, 2022

NCEDA recognizes Porter as NCEDA member emeritus

Fayetteville resident Don Porter was recognized at the NCEDA annual meeting with a designation of NCEDA member emeritus. ...

Jun 29, 2022

Cumberland EMS receives American Heart Association award

The Cape Fear Valley Mobile Integrated Healthcare: Cumberland County Emergency Medical Services has received the Gold Plus for 2022 Mission Lifeline award from the American Heart Association. ...

Jun 28, 2022

Economic development corporation enters historic partnership with U.S. Army Reserve Command’s P3O

The Fayetteville Cumberland Economic Development Corporation announced today a proclamation of partnership with the U.S. Army Reserve Command’s Private Public Partnership Office. The partnership is the first of its kind in the country for an eco ...

Jun 27, 2022

Global contract research organization launches scholarship program to boost diversity in STEM workforce

ICON, a leading global contract research organization, has partnered with the Thurgood Marshall College Fund to support HBCUs in their efforts to boost the representation of minority populations in the workforce.  ICON CEO, Dr. Steve Cutler ...

Jun 27, 2022

Local communities designated as Main Street America programs

The North Carolina Main Street and Rural Planning Center at the North Carolina Department of Commerce announced that 46 communities have been designated as 2022 Accredited Main Street America programs. Main Street America is a movement that has ...

In The Current Issue

Teamwork makes the dream work: Morgan finds success in new role through collaboration, passion

Dr. Jeffery Morgan, Interim executive director of the Fayetteville, North Carolina VA Coastal Health Care System. PHOTO COURTESY OF U.S. DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRSGFBJ: Throughout your military career, you served in a variety of positions, includ

A New View: Leaders have positive outlook when it comes to future of Fayetteville region

On Tuesday, June 7, the Greater Fayetteville Business Journal hosted its fourth quarterly Power Breakfast at the Cape Fear Botanical Garden.Businesspeople from different organizations throughout the community gathered together at the sold-out event t

Floating solar array: New system is the first of its kind for DoD and the largest in the Southeast United States

The solar array will power close to 735 homes and last up to 35-40 years. PHOTOS BY SAVANAH RAMSEYOn Friday, June 10, Army leaders, executives from Duke Energy and Ameresco gathered at Fort Bragg’s Camp Mackall for a ribbon-cutting ceremony for its n