Volume 1 Issue 25: May 20, 2022


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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 ...

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Alex Keith
Tom Keith & Associates, Inc.

Where has all the Hunting Land Gone?

Posted May 9, 2022
  Hunting is a popular pastime and family bonding experience in North Carolina; however, finding hunting land to lease is becoming more difficult and the prices are noticeably increasing every year. Based on the actual rental rates collecte
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May 25, 2022

FCEDC moves Hightower to new position

Maarja Hightower will move into the FCEDC's director of marketing position. ...

May 25, 2022

TRP Sumner chief executive partner appointed to North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants Board

The NCACPA recently appointed TRP Sumner’s Kelly Puryear, CPA, CGMA to its board of directors. ...

May 25, 2022

NCMBC appoints strategic industry professional for DoD industrial operations

The North Carolina Military Business Center has announced the appointment of Colonel (Ret.) Martin "Jimmy" Hendrix III as Strategic Industry Professional for Department of Defense (DoD) Industrial Operations. ...

May 25, 2022

UNCP associate professor receives award for social work

An associate professor in the social work department at UNC Pembroke, Summer Woodside is the 2022 recipient of the Gary Lee Shaffer Award for Academic Contributions to the Field of School Social Work. ...

May 25, 2022

Fayetteville airport director receives high honor

Dr. Toney Coleman, director of the Fayetteville Regional Airport, has been honored with the 2022 Willard G. Plentl Aviation Professional of the Year Award from the North Carolina Airports Association (NCAA). ...

May 25, 2022

Carbon-neutral electricity PWC announces project that will turn gases from waste into electricity

The project that uses fuel cells produced by Bloom Energy to generate carbon-neutral electricity has been in the works for a couple of years, PWC CEO Elaina Ball said. PHOTO PROVIDED BY BLOOM ENERGY.The Fayetteville Public Works Commission has announ ...

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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