Volume 2 Issue 7: Sep 2, 2022


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Sep 7, 2022

Miss Fayetteville Dogwood Festival Pageant: Pageant returns to teach life skills, inspire and represent the next generation

Photo provided by Miss Fayetteville Dogwood PageantMark your calendars for the most glamorous event of the fall! Executive Director of the Fayetteville Dogwood Festival Sarahgrace Snipes and Pageant Director Rhonda Whaley are proud to announce the 24 ...

Sep 7, 2022

Eco Solutions brings green ideas: Consultation company brings environmentally conscious guidance to Fayetteville businesses

Photo provided by Eco Solutions NCEco Solutions NC, a company providing environmental sustainability services in Cumberland County, is aiming to address the crises of today, while helping small businesses prepare for the future.  The compan ...

Sep 7, 2022

Career fair connects with military: The 2022 annual hiring our heroes career fair connects transitioning military community with job opportunities following their service

Photo provided by Faith HattonFort Bragg military base welcomed U.S. service members, veterans, and military spouses looking to start the transition to civilian life to the Iron Mike Conference Center for the 2022 Hiring Our Heroes Career Summit.&nbs ...

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Neil Watkins
Military Luggage Company

Military Luggage Company Offers Top-Quality, Durable Packs to Meet Service Members’ Unique Needs

Posted Jul 6, 2022
With a vision of providing all branches of the U.S. military with a high-quality and comprehensive selection of bags, packs and cases, Military Luggage Company ensures service members are well-equipped to carry whatever accessories they need for fiel
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Sep 7, 2022

VentureSouth continues expansion: Angel Investment Group VentureSouth expands into new state

Photo provided by VentureSouthAngel investment group VentureSouth continues to expand across the Southeast region with the addition of its newest market, VentureSouth Chattanooga.  The Chattanooga, TN group will be the 19th market with the ...

Sep 7, 2022

Top NC credit unions ranked: Forbes Best-In-State Credit Unions 2022 list ranks NC credit unions chosen by consumers

Photo provided by ForbesTwo credit unions in North Carolina are receiving national recognition from Forbes with the release of the America’s Best Credit Unions in Each State 2022 List.  Out of three winners announced for North Carolina in l ...

Sep 7, 2022

Greater Fayetteville Chamber celebrates 2022 Annual Awards

Photo by Greater Fayetteville ChamberThe Greater Fayetteville Chamber gathered to honor and give recognition to local businesses and those who serve their community with the return of the Annual Awards. Chamber representatives held a virtual ceremony ...

Sep 7, 2022

Visitor spending hits $28.9 billion: All counties across North Carolina report seeing an increase in visitor spending in 2021

Photo provided by VisitNCThe North Carolina tourism industry is experiencing major bounceback following the COVID-19 pandemic that brought international and domestic travel to a near halt in 2020.  To track the numbers, Visit North Carolina ...

Sep 7, 2022

Planning for uncertainty

Nataliya Vaitkevich/PexelsIf you have lived long enough, you have probably heard the old saying, “There’s only two certainties in this world; death, and taxes,” made famous by Benjamin Franklin. While there’s a morbid sense of truth here, the prepara ...

Sep 7, 2022

Carolina Core Summit: The first ever Carolina Core Real Estate Summit to help educate and inform the community about potential development expansion projects

Photo by NC Carolina CoreRealtors, economic developers, government officials, builders, investors and other members of the business community are invited to Sanford to learn about a massive commercial and real estate development effort moving through ...

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In The Current Issue

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