Volume 2 Issue 13: Dec 9, 2022


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Dec 15, 2022

Christmas comes to town: Classic holiday attractions return to make spirits bright for the 2022 holiday season

Photo provided by Cape Fear Regional TheaterAs the year winds to a close, the Fayetteville area can expect a dash of holiday cheer with Christmas events to finish out 2022. Popular holiday attractions are returning for the public to enjoy and help sp ...

Dec 15, 2022

Lillington welcomes new bank: First Bank & Trust Company opened its third branch location in North Carolina in Lillington

The First Bank & Trust Co. team cut the ceremonial ribbon opening the now fully operational Lillington office location to residents - Photo provided by First Bank & Trust CompanyHarnett county residents, business owners and farmers now h ...

Dec 15, 2022

Medical Lab Technology Program: Fayetteville Technical Community College shines spotlight on laboratory science programs

Photo provided by Candice FreemanFayetteville Technical Community College educates more than 28,000 students yearly. This public, state-supported, two-year all-inclusive community college provides quality educational opportunities in Fayetteville and ...

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Hector M. Molina
Fayetteville State University

FSU Equips Students with 21st Century Digital Literacy Skills

Posted Feb 3, 2023
Fayetteville State University’s Division of Information Technology Services works with faculty to empower students with digital literacy skills that help them explore their creativity and gain a competitive edge as job-seekers.FSU is proud to be desi
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Dec 15, 2022

Downtown developments: The Cool Spring Downtown District provides updates on the status of the newly approved Social District and other changes coming to Downtown Fayetteville

Downtown Fayetteville can expect to see a few changes including a new Social District, and new commercial and residential real estate options coming soon to the area - Photo provided by City of FayettevilleDowntown Fayetteville officially has a recog ...

Dec 15, 2022

Seniors Helping Seniors: Fort Bragg Vet to bring senior in-home care brand to Fayetteville and Southern Pines

Photo provided by Seniors Helping Seniors corporate teamLocal combat Veteran Jonathan Savage is getting ready to open Seniors Helping Seniors, a senior in-home care brand, in Fayetteville and Southern Pines. Savage has followed his passion for s ...

Nov 30, 2022

Wheeler named on Security Systems News’ 40 under 40 list

Local Vice President Luke Wheeler with Holmes Security Systems in Fayetteville is receiving industry wide attention after being recognized on the Security System News “40 Under 40” list for 2022. ...

Nov 29, 2022

Cumberland Board hires Clarence Grier as new County Manager

Photo courtesy of Cumberland CountyThe Cumberland County Board of Commissioners announced the selection of Clarence Grier to serve as the next County Manager.Board of Commissioners Chairman Glenn Adams said that Grier, who currently serves as Deputy ...

Nov 23, 2022

Johnny A. Carter inducted into Cumberland County Agricultural Hall of Fame

Johnny A. Carter was inducted into the Cumberland County Agricultural Hall of Fame in a ceremony held at the Judge E. Maurice Braswell Cumberland County Courthouse on Nov. 18. ...

Nov 23, 2022

FSU names Raines as inaugural assistant vice chancellor for marketing and creative services

Fayetteville State University recently named Tina Raines as its inaugural assistant vice chancellor for marketing and creative services, effective Nov. 18, 2022. ...

Ico insights


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How to Tell If Your Flat Roof Needs Replacing

David Grandey - Sales and Marketing Manager, Highland Roofing Company
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Leverage a Commercial Real Estate Expert to “Inflation Proof” Your Portfolio

Peter Pappas - President, Pappas Commercial Properties
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Have You Done It ‘Yette?

Angie Brady - Director of Tourism Marketing, Distinctly Fayetteville

In The Current Issue

Rentals in demand: The Fayetteville housing market sees a cool down for home buyers, while rental properties remain in demand

Photo provided by GFAAAs the housing market in the Fayetteville Metropolitan Area continues to experience a cool down following COVID-19 supply delays and finally seeing a slowdown in demand after two years, increased interest in affordable rental pr

TechNet Fort Bragg 2023: The biggest expo on Fort Bragg returns for another year

Photo provided by TechNetThe North Carolina Chapter of the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association is hosting a local conference Feb. 9 and 10. TechNet Fort Bragg 2023 will take place at the Iron Mike Conference Center, on Fort Bragg.

Cybersecurity - cautious not paranoid: Local IT professional offers advice on keeping your digital data secure

Tima Miroshnichenko/PexelsSecurity is of the utmost importance for creating and operating a successful business and establishing trust among clients. As tax season kicks into full swing, it’s extra important for businesses to take precautions when se