Volume 2 Issue 17: Feb 10, 2023


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Feb 16, 2023

Harnett County residential development: Progress continues on plans for a new single family residential community coming to Harnett County near Lillington

The current plans for Matthews Landing include three phases of development, the first of which was confirmed to have beencompleted in January - Photo provided by Reeder Capital PartnersA project that began with the purchase of more than 300 acres of ...

Feb 16, 2023

Saving history: The Tyson Sinclair Building, located in Downtown Carthage, is under new ownership who are working to preserve the historic staple

The Tyson Sinclair Building is now an economic anchor in the downtown area, serving as the home of 11 small businesses - Photo provided by Georgia ChriscoeHistory enthusiasts and treasure hunters alike can find a not-so-hidden gem in downtown histori ...

Feb 16, 2023

Live and learn: Observing consumer responses to corporate decisions remains one of life's small pleasures

Jeshoots-com/UnsplashIf there is one thing I find joy in, it’s the cycle of watching a major corporation announce a major policy change, an adjustment to a rule, or choose to implement a decision, and then immediately backpedaling when the public’s r ...

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Dr. Pamela J. Strickland, CPA
Lundy-Fetterman School of Business, Campbell University

Campbell University’s Master of Accountancy Is First In Nation to Offer Financial Planning and Taxation Concentration

Posted Mar 14, 2023
Campbell University’s Lundy-Fetterman School of Business is now enrolling students for the Master of Accountancy (MAcc) graduate program beginning in the fall of 2023. The innovative MAcc curriculum is built on Campbell’s 50-year history as the natio
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Feb 16, 2023

Strategic overseas additions: TRP Sumner PLLC is supplementing their staff by utilizing accounting professionals located in the Philippines as full-time employees

The Manila team works the same hours as the Fayetteville team, and are able to -virtually- attend office events like the 2022Christmas party - Photo provided by TRP SumnerWith tax season already here, accountants and CPA professionals are working aro ...

Feb 1, 2023

UNCP professors recognized with Distinguished Service Awards

UNC Pembroke professors Mabel Rivera and Gretchen Robinson are being recognized for their years of service beyond the classroom as advocates for individuals with disabilities across the state.  ...

Feb 1, 2023

FCEDC welcomes Simpson as new Director of Marketing and Communications

Fayetteville Cumberland Economic Development Corporation is pleased to announce that Merica Simpson has been named Director of Marketing and Communications. ...

Feb 1, 2023

Westover High School teacher awarded Governor’s Educator Discovery Award

North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper announced in late January that Westover High School Science teacher, Dr. Julia Little was one of five educators awarded this year’s Governor Educator Discovery Award. ...

Feb 1, 2023

Lumbee Guaranty Bank CEO Kyle R. Chavis appointed to Board of Directors

Lumbee Guaranty Bank CEO Kyle R. Chavis is expanding into a second leadership role after being  appointed to serve on the Bank’s Board of Directors. ...

Jan 25, 2023

City of Fayetteville adds new Public Information Specialist for Media Relations

The City of Fayetteville communications team continues to expand following the announcement of the newest member Devon Smith. ...

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In The Current Issue

Pickleball on the rise: The indoor outdoor sport Pickleball is seeing a rise in popularity in the Fayetteville area

The sport is played on an indoor or outdoor court with a net, a ball, and a paddle - Photo provided by PickleheadsIn typical North Carolina fashion, the temperature outside is rising early, and nobody wants to stay inside with such beautiful weather!

Grants in action: Understanding government programming and how you can help them help you

The Fayetteville Economic & Community Development Department is looking for public feedback on how best to spendfunds to meet low income housing needs - Photo provided by FCEDCFayetteville’s Economic & Community Development Department recentl

Small town plans big changes: The town of Autryville NC is making strides to expand and improve its downtown businesses, residential areas and amenities

The Honeycutt family is working on commercial and residential development on their properties. The second phase of residential lots are in development and talks are taking place to potentially bring a commercial retailer to the area. Located jus