Volume 1 Issue 9: Sep 24, 2021


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Oct 1, 2021

AI and the power of your gut

Marty Cayton, publisher of Greater Fayetteville Business Journal, was the keynote speaker for day one of the 2021 TechNet event.This past Thursday, I had the honor of speaking at Armed Forces Communications andElectronics Association’s annual TechNet ...

Oct 1, 2021

An 'epic market' - What does the future hold for residential real estate?

With rising home prices and shortages of inventory being a trend over the past year, the demand for housing and surge in costs have been hot topics.David Sattlemeyer, president of Longleaf Pine Realtors, explained the demand the region has been seein ...

Oct 1, 2021

Preparing for ransomware attack: Senior VP of Booz Allen Hamilton warns of dangers of being ill-prepared for cyber attacks

Anyone could be a victim of a ransomware attack, and preparing in advancecould save companies millions of dollars.Over the years, the world has watched the news unfold of massive cyber attacks that have financially wreaked havoc oncompanies and their ...

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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 1, 2021

FTCC celebrates awards and appointments of employees

The North Carolina Community College Journal of Teaching Innovation selected DR. TIFFANY WATTS and IAN WOLF to serve as assistant editors for its publication. Watts, the college’s associate vice president of curriculum programs, expressed how the app ...

Oct 1, 2021

Instructor Rhiannon Holley receives Red Hat Academy top honor

Red Hat Academy, a college-level curriculum program that offers resources and certifications at discounted prices, recently hosted its2021 North American Training Partner and Instructor Conference. It was there that FTCC instructor RHIANNON HOLLEY re ...

Oct 1, 2021

FSU announces Board of Visitors made up of community stakeholders

Fayetteville State University recently announced the formation of its Board of Visitors. There are 53 members appointed to the Board, which will function as an advisory board to Chancellor Darrell T. Allison and senior leadership at the school.  ...

Oct 1, 2021

FirstHealth of the Carolinas honors its 2021 nursing leadership academy graduates

In a press release earlier this month, FirstHealth announced the graduates of their nursing leadership academy.  The names of the graduates are ASHLEY COLLINS, R.N., MSN, CMSRN; JENNIFER CUMMINGS, R.N, MSN, CCRN; REBECCA LOCKLEAR, MSN, BSN, ...

Oct 1, 2021

Cumberland County Board of Commissioners recognizes attorneys

Cumberland County attorney RICK MOOREFIELD and District Attorney BILLY WEST were recently recognized by the Cumberland County Board of Commissioners and presented with clocks at a local meeting. Moorefield, the former president of the North Caro ...

Oct 1, 2021

Renaming Bragg: Base asks community input on new name

The mandate from Congress to change the name of Fort Bragg has been apoint of contention for many local citizens, business owners and veterans alike.Nevertheless, the Fort Bragg Naming Commission invites locals to voice theiropinions on the upcoming ...

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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