Volume 1 Issue 24: May 6, 2022


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May 12, 2022

Reciprocal benefits, veteran entrepreneurs help boost the local economy while gaining from Fayetteville benefits

Recently, the Defense Alliance of North Carolina assembleddata from various resources to point to how the success of veteran-owned businesses aids North Carolina’s economy.In 2021, CNBC’s list of America's Top States for Business placed North Carolin ...

May 12, 2022

ChenMed, N.C. RIA approves grant request for reuse of Fayetteville Building

The rural health category grant for the City of Fayetteville totals $300,000.The North Carolina Rural Infrastructure Authority announced on April 21 that it approved 15 grant requests to local governments totaling $3,840,156.The requests include comm ...

May 12, 2022

Economic growth and development: Regional educational institutions fain insight from industry leader on entrenpreneurship

Local colleges are at the forefront of the discussions on economic development and growth as they are preparing students to enter the workforce. PHOTOS PROVIDED BY FAYETTEVILLE STATE UNIVERSITY AND UNC PEMBROKE.In the past month, Fayetteville State U ...

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Luke Wheeler
Holmes Security Systems

Why you should have a Commercial Security System

Posted May 22, 2023
In today's world, it is more important than ever for businesses to have a commercial security system. With the rise in crime, businesses of all sizes risk being targeted by criminals. A commercial security system can deter crime, protect your propert
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May 12, 2022

New clinic, FirstHealth makes debut in Fayetteville with convenient care clinic on Morganton Road

Local colleges are at the forefront of the discussions on economic development and growth as they are preparing students to enter the workforce. PHOTOS PROVIDED BY JENNA SHACKELFORD.FirstHealth of the Carolinas and Pinehurst Surgical Clinic will have ...

May 12, 2022

Do-it-yourself, businesses encourage imagination and mental fortitude through artistic pasttimes

Downtown Fayetteville often hosts artistic celebrations and events; DIY business-es further corroborate the creative culture by encouraging self-expression in their customers. PHOTOS PROVIDED BY GREG"S POTTERY AND SAVANAH RAMSEY.The do-it-yourself in ...

May 12, 2022

Achievers & Accolades, Sharing your proudest business moments

Encouragement makes a huge difference in the workplace. Share the positivitywith those you work with by sharing their recent accomplishments with us. Greater Fayetteville Business Journal recognizes the fine accomplishments of individuals and or ...

May 12, 2022

UNCP ribbon cutting, school celebrates the James A. Thomas Hall

(From left): Sen. Pro Tempore Phi Berger, Sally Thomas, Jim Thomas, Gov. Roy Cooper, Chancellor Robin Gary Cummings, First Lady Rebecca Cummings and House Speaker Tim Moore. PHOTOS PROVIDED BY WILLIS GLASSGOW.Last week, UNC Pembroke hosted a ribbon-c ...

May 12, 2022

Fresh food, quality service: Famous Toastery seeks to expand its better-breakfast franchise into Moore, Cumberland Counties

Famous Toastery has 25 units and aims to have 50 by 2024. PHOTO PROVIDED BY FAMOUS TOASTERYFamous Toastery, a N.C.-based restaurant, just announced plans for expansion throughout the state to include a location in the Pinehurst/Aberdeen area and the ...

May 11, 2022

Construction commences on new Simple Twist restaurant in Dunn

Ground just broke in April and construction has begun on the new Dunn Simple Twist restaurant.Owners Chef Nathan and Colleen Roby hope they will open and serve customers before year end, given construction goes as planned. This upcoming Simple Twist ...

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In The Current Issue

Summer in the gardens: Taking a look at the current and future displays and events as the Cape Fear Botanical Garden kicks off the summer season

PHOTO PROVIDED BY CAPE FEAR BOTANICAL GARDENCFBG is connecting local history and agriculture with NASCAR with their Horticulture, Hooch & Outlaws in Fast Cars exhibiton display until August 20.New activities, events and day trips are coming up fo

The Cozy Heron: Lillington "glamping" experience allows for a comfortable yet unforgettable time in the great outdoors

Each individual wagon is eight and a half feet tall, twenty-five feet long, and contains one hundred and eighty squarefeet of space to relax in - Photo provided by Cape Fear River AdventuresSummer is approaching rapidly in North Carolina, and we all

C&S Ice: Family owned mobile food stand brings a northern frozen treat to beat the southern heat

Carla (left) and Sean Stansberry, (right)are the team behind C&S Ice, workingtogether to make all of their food byhand and with care - Photos provided by GFBJC&S has loyal fans of all ages who travel to meet them at their location for the day