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May 27, 2022

Cannon presents recommended Cumberland County budget for 2023

Last night, Cumberland County Manager Amy Cannon presented a recommended budget for the 2023 fiscal year to the Cumberland County Board of Commissioners. The budget would maintain the County’s property tax rate of 79.9 cents per $100 valuation.& ...

May 27, 2022

UNCP names dean of Thomas School of Business

Dr. Mohamed Djerdjouri will transition into his role as dean of the Thomas School of Business at UNC Pembroke on July 18.An academic leader with three decades of experience in higher education, Djerdjouri serves as dean of the Johnson College of Busi ...

May 26, 2022

FTCC to hold Skilled Trades & Technology Expo on campus

Employers and job seekers are invited to attend Fayetteville Technology Community College’s Skilled Trades & Technology Expo on June 16. The free event, which will be held at the Tony Rand Student Center at 2220 Hull Road, will feature an in ...

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May 25, 2022

Harnett County presents its recommended 2023 fiscal year budget

During the May 16 Harnett County Board of Commissioners meeting, County Manager Brent Trout presented the recommended budget for the 2023 fiscal year.“Harnett County prepares the annual budget in accordance with the statutory requirements with consid ...

May 25, 2022

The next steps Crown Event Center Committee continues discussion on multipurpose event center

The discussion of the replacement for the Crown Theatre and Arena continues. PHOTOS PROVIDED BY JENNA SHACKELFORD.Cumberland County’s Crown Event Center Committee met on May 16 to continue the discussion of constructing the new multipurpose event cen ...

May 25, 2022

Systel VP talks Fayetteville roots, growth, expansion, and love of the region

JacquelineSmith Owner/Vice-president of Marketing and Business Development Systel Business EquipmentGFBJ: Systel Business Equipment is a multi-generational family business. Will you share how the business began and how it has transformed into what it ...

May 25, 2022

Rural medical care: In town hall discussion hosted by NC Healthcare Association, leaders discuss needs, possible solutions

As North Carolina residents in rural areas struggle to receive healthcare, experts address the problems and ways to improve. ONLINE MARKETING/UNSPLASH.Last month, panelists at the North Carolina Healthcare Association’s town hall meeting discussed st ...

May 25, 2022

Savvy siblings, Alex and Vance Townsend follow their father's footsteps in real estate services company

Through the years, Townsend Real Estate has been a well known firm in the region. Jimmy Townsend founded the company in 1983 and is now joined in the venture by his sons, Vance and Alex. PHOTOS PROVIDED BY ANTHONY WOOTEN/LRP MEDIA.Townsend Real Estat ...

May 25, 2022

FCEDC welcomes Hasty to team, moves Hightower to new position

HastyHightowerThe Fayetteville Cumberland Economic Development Corporation announced on May 17 that longtime journalist KIM HASTY will join its team as the director of communications.MAARJA HIGHTOWER will move into the position of director of marketi ...


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The next steps Crown Event Center Committee continues discussion on multipurpose event center

The discussion of the replacement for the Crown Theatre and Arena continues. PHOTOS PROVIDED BY JENNA SHACKELFORD.Cumberland County’s Crown Event Center Committee met on May 16 to continue the discussion of constructing the new multipurpose event cen


Systel VP talks Fayetteville roots, growth, expansion, and love of the region

JacquelineSmith Owner/Vice-president of Marketing and Business Development Systel Business EquipmentGFBJ: Systel Business Equipment is a multi-generational family business. Will you share how the business began and how it has transformed into what it


Rural medical care: In town hall discussion hosted by NC Healthcare Association, leaders discuss needs, possible solutions

As North Carolina residents in rural areas struggle to receive healthcare, experts address the problems and ways to improve. ONLINE MARKETING/UNSPLASH.Last month, panelists at the North Carolina Healthcare Association’s town hall meeting discussed st