Volume 2 Issue 6: Aug 19, 2022


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Aug 24, 2022

Wright presented with high state honor

Photo from N.C. Dept. of Military & Veterans AffairsAt the Association of the United States Army’s Summit and Exposition in Fayetteville, RET. COL. WILLIE WRIGHT was honored with the Old North State Award on behalf of Governor Roy Cooper. &n ...

Aug 24, 2022

Cape Fear Valley Health receives award from American Heart Association

Cape Fear Valley Medical Center has received the Get With The Guidelines® – Heart Failure Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association.  The honor signifies “commitment to ensuring heart failure patients receive t ...

Aug 24, 2022

Power Breakfast Series: Managing uncertainty

Inflation, economic uncertainty, supply chain slowdowns, labor shortages and a global pandemic-these are just some of the challenges members of the business community are facing day to day.  Greater Fayetteville Business Journal is inviting ...

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Denny Lewis
North Carolina Defense Technology Transition Office (DEFTECH)

North Carolina Defense Innovators Meet with Government Partners at DEFTECH Event

Posted Aug 30, 2022
Defense innovation continues to thrive in North Carolina.  More than 200 members of the North Carolina Innovation Ecosystem (NCIE) participated in a Defense Technology Symposium (DTS) on 26 July at Fayetteville Technical Community College. &nbsp
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Aug 24, 2022

Passing of the torch

Jenna Shackelford, EditorOn October 19, 2020, I walked into Marty Cayton’s office for the first time. After ongoing discussions about his vision for a business journal in the area, I had just signed a contract for a 1099 position. Marty hired me in h ...

Aug 24, 2022

Sharing good vibes : Edge talks of her inspiration for downtown restaurant

Photo provided by GastropubDowntown Fayetteville is now home to a new restaurant offering vegan cuisine. Vibe Gastropub, located at 131 Hay Street, is owned and operated by Ambery Edge. Food connoisseurs may recognize her from her food truck, Authent ...

Aug 24, 2022

Beloved Betsy's: Southern Pines' Betsy's crepes a community favorite

Photo provided by Betsy's CrepesFrom the corner of a coffeeshop to a building on the corner of historic downtown Southern Pines, locally-owned restaurant Betsy’s Crepes is a testament to perseverance and hope.  Betsy Markey, owner and sole ...

Aug 24, 2022

Certified for cybersecurity: IT program for high schoolers sets students up to thrive in tech industry

Chris Ried/UnsplashA local high school program has opened a door into a profitable industry for two Cumberland County students.  The Pine Forest High School Academy of Information Technology helps introduce high school students to career op ...

Aug 24, 2022

Medical merger: Cape Fear Center for Digestive Diseases and Fayetteville Gastroenterology Associates form Premier Gastroenterology

Photo provided by Premier GastroenterologyTwo of the most prominent gastroenterology firms in Cumberland County have joined forces to create Premier Gastroenterology, a new practice set to expand healthcare offerings and become an even bigger presenc ...

Aug 24, 2022

195 American Fusion

Photo provided by 195 American FusionSouthern Pines’ 195 American Fusion restaurant is a one-of-a-kind dynamic, upscale dining experience. Located at 195 Bell Avenue in Southern Pines, 195 American Fusion sits near Sand Hills Boulevard and Southern P ...

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PWC repurposes biosolids: Fayetteville Public Works Commission's Residual Management Biosolids Program reduces, reuses and helps farmers

Photo provided by PWCThe Fayetteville Public Works Commission's Residual Management Biosolids Program creates an incredibly positive impact on Fayetteville and other surrounding counties. A co-op program within the local farming community, the Public

Sleep for your health: Cape Fear Valley Health Sleep Center dream team improves lives one sleep study at a time

Andrea Piacquadio/Pexels“It has changed my whole life,” Ginny Capiot, a patient who participated in an in-lab sleep study at the Cape Fear Valley Health Sleep Center, said. “I'm so grateful I went because I couldn't figure out why I was tired all the

TeamLogic IT Acquisition: TeamLogic IT of Eastern North Carolina joins largest franchise network under new ownership

Photo provided by TeamLogic ITTeamLogic IT of Eastern North Carolina will be switching to a new owner after six years of service to the Fayetteville and surrounding communities. This branch of the franchise, which has teams in Fayetteville, Rale