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. Cierra Griffin
Fayetteville State University

FSU Offers Full Tuition Scholarships to Military Affiliated Students and Their Dependents

Posted Apr 1, 2024
Increasing access to education for military-affiliated students is essential for supporting military families, facilitating transitions to civilian life, promoting career advancement, and addressing educational disparities.For these reasons and more,
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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

It’s on at comic con: Pop culture, panels, contests and more! Fayetteville Comic Con returns in 2024

This year’s convention will feature vendors, cosplay contests for all skill levels and celebrity guests. Photo provided by Fayetteville Comic ConFayetteville Comic Con returns to the Crown Coliseum this April 27 and 28 jam packed with a series of spe

An ode to spring…and pollen

I can honestly say that I have never felt more like a piece of fried chicken in my life, with the way this pollen has been raining down and the expected temperatures for this upcoming summer season, I feel like we’re all about to be fried lightly on

Rich in relationships: The Future Rich Aunties Business Conference cultivates a supportive environment where women can learn to build wealth and their network

Guest speakers from last year's gala (left to right): Camy Kennedy, Sylvia S. Glanton, Charlene Richardson, Taylor Bradley. Charlene will be joining Sylvia again this year as a guest speaker. Photo provided by the Future Rich Aunties, captured by Jam