Volume 1 Issue 26: Jun 3, 2022


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Jun 14, 2022

Juneteenth Freedom Festival: Local organizations commemorate holiday with four-day celebration

Following the success of the New Year’s Eve event, Cool Spring Downtown District expects a successful turnout at the Juneteenth Celebration. GRAPHIC PROVIDED BY COOL SPRING DOWNTOWN DISTRICT.For the fourth time, a Juneteenth Freedom Festival will be ...

Jun 8, 2022

FTCC names NISOD Excellence Award winners

Fayetteville Technical Community College honored 14 members of its faculty and staff for being awarded the 2022 National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development Excellence Award. ...

Jun 8, 2022

Build NC: Fitch Ratings emphasizes growth, resilience in commentary on Build NC bonds

Fitch Ratings reported that revenues for FY 2021 were better than anticipated, bringing in $1.56 billion. FALAQ LAZUARDI/UNSPLASHFitch Ratings, an internationally recognized and award-winning provider of credit ratings, commentary and research, recen ...

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Preventing Theft and Embezzlement Within Small Businesses

Posted Jan 31, 2022
The idea of theft and embezzlement within a small business is something that many business owners would rather not consider...and for good reason! Often small businesses are run by a tight-knit group of close friends and possibly even family, and as
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Jun 8, 2022

FTCC librarian accepted into NCLA Leadership institute

FTCC librarian Kris Obele Bele was recently accepted into the North Carolina Library Association (NCLA) 2022 Leadership Institute. ...

Jun 8, 2022

UNCP appoints Djerdjouri, Skuka as deans

DjerdjouriDR. 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 Colle ...

Jun 8, 2022

Fayetteville State University announces new hires, promotions

Fayetteville State University recently announced the promotions and hiring of several administrative staff, including Wesley Fountain, Wendell Phillips, Roberto E. Bryan Jr., and Pamela Baldwin. ...

Jun 8, 2022

Sixty-three people awarded academic scholarships at Cumberland Community Foundation reception

Recently, the Cumberland Community Foundation announced $765,375 in scholarship awards to students. ...

Jun 8, 2022

Hansen honored with award from Pan-African Academy of Christian Surgeons

On May 17, the Pan-African Academy of Christian Surgeons honored Dr. Erik Hansen with the Surgical Humanitarian Award at the 2022 meeting of the American Pediatric Surgical Association. ...

Jun 8, 2022

Fayetteville Woodpeckers hire new Stadium Operations Director

After joining the Houston Astros organization in May 2021, Matt Chappell has been hired as the director of stadium operations for the Fayetteville Woodpeckers. ...

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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