Volume 2 Issue 4: Jul 15, 2022


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Aug 2, 2022

Campbell Law announces five new FLEX JD information sessions

Campbell University Law has scheduled five information sessions for the Campbell FLEX JD program. The information sessions will begin in August of this year and run through May 2023 and will be educating attendees about how they can earn a degre ...

Aug 2, 2022

FirstHealth receives honors: Two facilities from the not-for-profit recognized for stroke and diabetes care

FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital and FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital – Both have been recognized for their efforts to ensure quality care for their patients. PHOTOS PROVIDED BY FIRSTHEALTH.FirstHealth, a private, not-for-profit network that se ...

Aug 2, 2022

New kids on the block: Gen Z joins the workforce

What can be expected of Gen Z as they enter into the workforce? MIKHAiL NILOV/PEXELSReferred to as the graying of America, in 2018, the United States Census projected that by 2034, the number of older adults in the country would outnumber children fo ...

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Jeanette Omdalen
Highland Roofing Company

How Roofing Systems Help the Environment

Posted Aug 1, 2022
Whether to fulfill a core personal and/or business value or to take advantage of cost savings, tax benefits or for potential many other reasons, it’s usually a good idea to choose an environmentally friendly roofing system. There are four primar
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Jul 21, 2022

SITE Program: Golden LEAF gives funding for SITE Program, other products to Cumberland, Harnett, Moore, Robeson, Bladen Counties

Since 1999, Golden LEAF has funded over 2,011 projects totaling $1.18 billion dollars supporting the mission of advancing economic opportunity in North Carolina. CHARLIE BIRD/PEXELS.The Golden LEAF Foundation Board of Directors awarded $937,600 dolla ...

Jul 21, 2022

UNCP honors Locklears: University names American Indian Heritage Center in honor of Robeson County businesspeople

Curt and Catherine Locklear. PHOTOS PROVIDED BY UNCP.UNCP’s American Indian Heritage Center will be named in honor of Curt and Catherine Locklear – two well-respected businesspeople committed to supporting the Pembroke community.The couple’s ties wit ...

Jul 21, 2022

FSU and ECU: Colleges collaborate to encourage STEM education

Hands-on experience made possible through a partnership between Fayetteville State University and East Carolina University is encouraging students to continue on the educational path that will lead to STEM careers. DREW HAYS/UNSPLASH.Fayetteville Sta ...

Jul 21, 2022

AACSB accreditation: The Broadwell College of Business and Economics reaccredited

Fayetteville State University reports that 1,700 students are enrolled in The Broadwell. PHOTO PROVIDED BY FAYETTEVILLE STATE UNIVERSITY.Fayetteville State University announced earlier this week that the Broadwell College of Business and Economics ha ...

Jul 21, 2022

Soft serve in Southern Pines: Scruton Brother's Ice Cream brings allergy-sensitive sweet treat, Coney dogs to Southern Pines

The Scruton brothers always dreamed of opening a business together, and a shared love of ice cream and Coney dogs was just what it took to get the ball rolling. PHOTOS PROVIDED BY SCRUTON BROTHERS ICE CREAM.Brotherhood, a love of good ice cream, and ...

Jul 21, 2022

Entrepreneurial spirit: Lessons learned young last a lifetime

The lessons that young people learn in entrepreneurial pursuits will last them a lifetime. RODANE PRODUCTIONS/PEXELSGrowing up, I was homeschooled. My parents required that I compete in at least onepublic speaking-related event a year as I grew up be ...

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Making a primary care appointment is easy, though overdue for many

Jessica M. P. Tucker - M.D., FAAFP, Cape Fear Valley Health Pavilion North Family Care
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5 Things to Remember Regarding Your Copier Contract

Drew Smith - Director of Communications, Copiers Plus
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Fayetteville Apartment Rental Data Reflects Need for More Multi-Family Developments

Alex Keith - Certified General Real Estate Appraiser and Property Manager, Tom Keith & Associates, Inc.

In The Current Issue

Economic concerns affect spending: Consumer spending patterns show more caution toward everyday spending

Sharon McCutcheon/UnsplashIn recent months, areas across the country have witnessed spikes and drops in the economy. For some this works in their favor, however, the biggest trend across the board is people being more cautious with their money. 

Moving up the ranks: North Carolina holds coveted spots on two ranked lists on business environment

Giorgia Trovato/UnsplashNorth Carolina’s business community has been the talk of the town across the nation as it has been recognized as an ideal place to work.  Last year, Business Facilities released an annual ranking that placed North Ca

Military veterans get to work: The Heroes MAKE America program & FTCC help transition military members into the civilian workforce

Photo by Heroes Make AmericaEvery year, men and women prepare to leave their life of military service and transition to civilian life – 200,000 in fact, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. For those service men and women, finding work in