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10 Steps to Prepare Your Facility for Heavy Storms

Rick Jones - Service Department Manager, Highland Roofing Company
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FTCC Foundation Will Fund More Nursing Scholarships with $391,000 Planned Gift

Sandy Ammons - Executive Director of the Foundation, Fayetteville Technical Community College Foundation
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FTCC’s Associate Degree Engineering Program: Find Your Way Forward with a Rewarding STEM Career

Jaime Villamil - FTCC Engineering Instructor, Fayetteville Technical Community College

Oct 22, 2021

UNC School of Government holds locally focused town hall meeting

The ncIMPACT Initiative at the UNC School of Government will be hosting an event this Monday, Oct. 25, via Zoom that focuses on the Fayetteville/Cumberland County region. Fayetteville State University partnered up with the initiative. The event ...

Oct 22, 2021

Basketball tournament to make large economic impact on Fayetteville region

Another large sporting event is coming to the Fayetteville area with the help of the Fayetteville Area Convention and Visitors Bureau. American Athletic Union Veterans Day Classic basketball tournament will be held November 13-14 at Freedom Cour ...

Oct 21, 2021

Pine Gate Renewables announces new project

Pine Gate Renewables, a renewable energy development and finance company, has announced the financing of its second project in Stanly County in Albemarle, N.C. The project will generate 69.89MW of renewable  energy.PGR’s Blue Ridge Power, an EPC ...

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Rick Jones
Highland Roofing Company

10 Steps to Prepare Your Facility for Heavy Storms

Posted Aug 9, 2021
It’s never too early to think about preparing your facility for heavy storms – especially now that our region is in the heart of hurricane season.  Following is a 10-step action plan to ensure that your facility is ready for heavy storms.1.
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Oct 20, 2021

Cape Fear Valley Health Pavilion North adding drive-through COVID-19 testing

Starting Thursday, Oct. 21, drive-through COVID-19 testing will be available at Cape Fear Valley Health Pavilion North, located at 6387 Ramsey St., Fayetteville. Patients will remain in their car for testing and results will be available on the same ...

Oct 20, 2021

Greater Fayetteville Chamber's Chairman’s Coffee Club to feature guest speaker Dr. Larry Keen

Dr. Larry Keen The Greater Fayetteville Chamber will host their Chairman’s Coffee Club, tomorrow Oct. 21 from 7:30 to 9 a.m.The event will take place at the ​AEVEX Lounge located in the Segra stadium in downtown Fayetteville. The guest speaker t ...

Oct 19, 2021

Honoring a leader: Remembering the life and leadership lessons of General Colin Powell

In memory of Colin Powell, first Black U.S. secretary of state and four-star general, 1937-2021. Photo provided by U.S. Department of State.  Editor's note: The Publisher's Note below was written for the upcoming issue of Greater Fayettevil ...

Oct 19, 2021

Two sworn into FTCC's Board of Trustees

FTCC Board of Trustees Chairman David Williford, the Hon. Patricia Timmons-Goodson, Esther Thompson, Elaina Ball and FTCC President Dr. Larry Keen take a photo together following the swearing in. Photo provided by FTCC. Fayetteville Technical Co ...

Oct 19, 2021

2021 Valor Awards ceremony recognizes and honors first responders

The fourth annual 2021 Public Safety Valor Awards honored the community’s first responders on Oct. 19 at Manna Church.The awards were hosted by the Greater Fayetteville Chamber and presented by ​​Highland Construction and Restoration and Manna Church ...

Oct 18, 2021

Region sees increase in IT job postings since September 2020

According to the North Carolina IT Job Trends Report, which is released on a monthly basis by the NC TECH Association, the Fayetteville area saw an increase in job postings in September 2021 compared to September last year. Across North Carolina ...

In The Current Issue

Work hard, play hard: Fayetteville goes extra mile to attract sporting events

FACVB is constantly on the lookout for interesting sporting events and competitions to bring to the region.  Photo provided by FACVB.In basketball, they call it a “sixth man.” Fayetteville’s Ray Floyd and Charlotte's Davis Love III loved playing

Legacy Pediatrics expands to Spring Lake

Legacy Pediatrics opened its Spring Lake location, pictured with staff on the right, on September 13.Leaving a legacy is a fundamental part of what drives Ana Hodges and what inspired the name of her pediatric clinic. Legacy Pediatrics opened its sec

Capital gains tax: What impact could Biden administration's proposed changes make?

A proposal to increase the capital gains tax has many taxpayers asking how it will affect them.The proposed increase in capital gains tax would raise the tax from 20 percent to the highest of 39.6 percent, affecting the wealthiest taxpayers on gains