Volume 2 Issue 15: Jan 13, 2023


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Jan 19, 2023

State of real estate: Longleaf Pine REALTORS® hosted their annual State of the Real Estate Market Conference discussing the current market and its future

THIRDMAN/PEXELSThe Longleaf Pine Realtors ® Inc. came together on Jan. 10 to discuss where local real estate stands when compared to the rest of the country. Featured speakers included LongLeaf Pine REALTORS® CEO Zan Monroe, Past LLPRI President Davi ...

Jan 19, 2023

Strutting to success: Local fashion show empowers and connects women in Fayetteville to help inspire the next generation

Women and girls partnered up in matching colors and dominated the runway in the “mini me” segment - An Affair to RememberWomen and girls from across the Fayetteville area and across all walks of life gathered together to walk the runway in an event f ...

Jan 19, 2023

A new year… and yeah, same you: As we get into the new year, think creatively about your resolutions and how you plan to achieve them

FREE STOCKS ORG/PEXELSThere is something refreshing about being able to start with a metaphorically clean slate come midnight on Jan. 1. Every year, we all come together and celebrate another year around the sun. A number of us make resolutions ...

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Jaron Cayton

Help Employees Spot Spear Phishing with These Training and Testing Tips

Posted Aug 30, 2021
Cyberthreats are becoming increasingly sophisticated and companies that aren’t effectively mitigating risks are sitting ducks for cybercriminals. In previous articles, we’ve shared tips on recognizing and recovering from account takeovers and improvi
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Jan 19, 2023

A year in review: Taking a look back on some of the most memorable business and community developments in 2022

2022 brought excitement and hopes for economic success, and resilient business people fulfilled those hopes with innovation, collaboration, and savvy decision making - Photos provided by GFBJThe new year is here – a time for goal-making, celebration, ...

Jan 9, 2023

Bladen County to benefit from state initiative focused on increasing tourism in rural communities

Photo courtesy of Bladen CountyBladen County was chosen as one of four southeastern North Carolina counties to benefit from a state initiative focusing on increasing tourism in rural communities. A public meeting will be held on Jan. 18 to introduce ...

Jan 4, 2023

Pinehurst Resort plans to break ground on new golf course this month

Golf course architect Tom Doak Photo courtesy of Pinehurst ResortChange is coming to Pinehurst Resort as staff announce plans to break ground on its first new golf course in nearly 30 years. Construction will begin on the new addition this month, and ...

Jan 4, 2023

Greater Fayetteville Chamber names new Chair of the Board

Former Chamber Secretary Gary Rogers with Beasley Media has been selected as the new Chair of the Board for 2023. ...

Jan 4, 2023

Seawall named FirstHealth BEE award winner

Mandy Seawell, certified pharmacy technician at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital, is the most recent recipient of the BEE award. ...

Jan 4, 2023

Cape Fear Valley Health welcomes first baby of 2023

Labor and Delivery doctors and nurses at Cape Fear Valley Health rang in the new year by helping a family welcome a healthy baby boy. ...

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Cheers to Downtown Fayetteville’s Social District!

Bianca Shoneman - President & CEO, Cool Spring Downtown District, Inc
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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.
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How Prevalent is PFAS on Military Bases?

Diane Cherry , North Carolina Military Business Center

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