Volume 2 Issue 10: Oct 21, 2022


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Oct 27, 2022

BHAWK Distillery: Two military Veterans celebrate service, their community and the fallen with the launch of a new brand in Southern Pines

Photo provided by Jessica HallingA new distillery campus is in development in Southern Pines brought to the area by two Moore County locals. Married army veterans Jessica and Bradley Halling have already begun clearing off a plot of land for the futu ...

Oct 27, 2022

Accessible treatment options: Fayetteville area substance abuse resources include largest treatment facility in the state

Photo courtesy of Alex Green/PexelsIn 2020, North Carolina ranked 18th in the nation for the highest drug overdose death rate according to statistics from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. In 2022, The North Carolina Department of Health ...

Oct 27, 2022

Dunn Chamber President and entrepreneur shares past experiences & thoughts on economic growth

Photo courtesy of AnnaScott Cross PhotographyBusinessman Wesley Johnson has notable community presence and shares insights on how to ‘grow smart’ in the business community. With honesty as his best policy, coupled with a strong sense of innovation, J ...

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Dr. Thomas Beadle
Cape Fear Valley - Vascular Specialists

Tips for Resolving Occupational-Related Vascular Insufficiency

Posted Oct 31, 2022
Cape Fear Valley Health System has a top-notch vascular surgery team that provides evaluation and non-invasive treatments for various symptoms associated with venous insufficiency and venous disease.There are a range of venous disorders that can lead
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Oct 27, 2022

Mash House Brewing Co. bringing local, green, in-house brews to the Fayetteville area

Photo provided by: Brittany Gazda Photography Locals in Fayetteville pass by it regularly, on the way to the mall, on the way home from work, and if you have ever tried to take a shortcut from Morganton Road to Highway 24 you may not have even n ...

Oct 12, 2022

Cumberland County Board of Elections announces Amaro as Elections Director

The Cumberland County Board of Elections announced on Oct. 11 that Angie Amaro has been appointed as the county’s Elections Director. ...

Oct 12, 2022

Fort Bragg Navy veteran named Management Council President of the DANC

The Defense Alliance of North Carolina Management Council has a new President with John Bellamy starting the position at the start of October. ...

Oct 5, 2022

UNCP’s Loury Floyd presented with state leadership award

UNC Pembroke’s Dean of the School of Education Dr. Loury Floyd has been recognized for her work and contributions to the North Carolina Education Preparation Program. ...

Oct 5, 2022

Morrow announced as Assistant County Manager for Harnett County

Harnett County Manager Brent Trout announced Michael Morrow as the newest team member of the Harnett County Manager’s Office. ...

Oct 5, 2022

Chilausky joins Campbell Law as assistant director of Academic Support

Campbell Law School Dean J. Rich Leonard has announced Meredith Chilausky has joined the school as assistant director of Academic Support and Bar Success. ...

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In The Current Issue

Computerized Tomography Scanner: Cape Fear Valley Health unveils a new tool for neurosurgeons

Photo provided by Cape Fear Valley HealthNew, cutting-edge technology at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center has made precision in neurosurgery the name of the game.Cape Fear Valley has recently introduced a Airo TruCT scanner, a state-of-the-art game-ch

Leaders sharing their wisdom: Pat Corso shares his experiences building up the Pinehurst area and speaks with the GFBJ about his life after retiring

Pat CorsoPat Corso served as the president of Pinehurst Resort and Country Club for 17 years. After this he started his own business. He and three other people he’d worked with in Pinehurst ran PGA National in Florida and the Mount Washington resort

Leaders sharing their wisdom: Howard Brooks, Founder and former CEO of HealthKeeperz in Pembroke reflects on his life in the Healthcare profession

Howard BrooksThe town of Pembroke, North Carolina is familiar with the name Howard Brooks. For more than 50 years, Mr. Brooks has been serving the healthcare needs of members of the Pembroke community and beyond. The Founder of what is today known as