Volume 2 Issue 18: Feb 24, 2023


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Mar 2, 2023

History being sold: Over one million square feet of historic property in Erwin, NC has been sold to a new LLC for $9.5 million

PHOTO PROVIDED BY: CREXI.COMThe property is now home to the Erwin Business Complex which houses 44 tenants.The Erwin Business Complex, a historic piece of property over 100 years old has been sold to new owners. Located at 200 North 13th St. in ...

Mar 2, 2023

Hollywood Java: Mobile coffee bar brings love of local coffee to Fayetteville and beyond

PHOTO PROVIDED BY: HOLLYWOOD JAVA - The trailer allows Dalton and Patrice to bring their business to new communities, taking their brand across North Carolina and to other states like South Carolina and Georgia. Dalton and Patrice Carter met and ...

Mar 2, 2023

Our Future Economy: Ted Abernathy to share insights into Fayetteville's economy at first Power Breakfast of 2023

The first Power Breakfast of the new year is coming up on Tuesday, Feb. 28. It will be held at the Ralph and Linda Huff Orangery at the Cape Fear Botanical Garden from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Through a collaboration with the Fayetteville Cumberla ...

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Alex Keith
Tom Keith & Associates, Inc.

Fayetteville Apartment Rental Data Reflects Need for More Multi-Family Developments

Posted Jul 18, 2022
There has been a considerable slowdown in the development of multi-family and single-family residences over the last several years, which, along with inflation in building prices, has led to increasing rental rates.This Fayetteville Apartment Index c
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Mar 2, 2023

A lot to celebrate! February 2023

The month of February combines a number of historic and cultural holidays,some are recognized worldwide and others here in the U.S. I don’t know about you, but I believe February is a very interesting month. With only 28 days (except for a leap ...

Mar 2, 2023

Fayetteville born favorite: Fayetteville community activist uses homemade sauce line to impact the community, give back and honor a legacy

PHOTO PROVIDED BY: THE L3 BRANDCarl Pringle, creator of Flip Flop barbecue sauce poses next to his sauces now being offered in Food Lions across Fayetteville.“It’s so good, you can put it on a flip-flop and eat it,” said Carl Pringle, creator of Flip ...

Feb 15, 2023

Fayetteville native wins SuperBowl LVII

Mayor Mitch Colvin and the City Council congratulate and recognize Kansas City Chief cornerback, Joshua Williams for being part of the winning Super Bowl LVII team. ...

Feb 15, 2023

Harnett County welcomes new marketing director for economic development

Harnett County is proud to announce Elizabeth Edwards as the first Marketing Director for Economic Development effective Feb. 20. ...

Feb 8, 2023

NCMBC welcomes Rivers as business development professional for the Fort Bragg region

The North Carolina Military Business Centers has announced a new team member for the Fort Bragg region following the appointment of Tonia Rivers as Business Development Professional. ...

Feb 8, 2023

Kesterson named Farm Bureau Bank’s new eastern North Carolina market executive

Farm Bureau Bank is continuing with their expansion of their Commercial Banking team to the Eastern North Carolina market and has named Dave Kesterson as their Market Executive for the region. ...

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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