Volume 2 Issue 21: Apr 7, 2023


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Apr 13, 2023

From crisis to confidence: Local and regional banking leaders provide insight into Silicon Valley Bank failure; assures customers banks are secure

On March 10, 2023, Silicon Valley Bank in Santa Clara, CA was closed by the California Department of Financial Protection and Innovation and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) was named Receiver. No advanced notice was given to the publ ...

Apr 13, 2023

Carolina Hotel reopens: Pinehurst celebrates renovations at the Carolina Hotel with ribbon cutting

Village of Pinehurst Mayor John Strickland, Dwane Parsons of Parsons Construction and Randy Holmes of Glave & Holmes Architecture and hundreds of Pinehurst Resort staff celebrate the renovations with a ribbon cutting ceremony - Photo provide ...

Apr 13, 2023

$8.9 billion spent in NC: The North Carolina Military Business Center reports the state topped $8.9 billion in FY2022 in federal prime contracts

The North Carolina Military Business Center, a business development and technology transition entity of the State of North Carolina headquartered in Fayetteville NC released the final total of federal and Department of Defense spending in the Fiscal ...

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Tim Brooks
Healthkeeperz, Inc.

HealthKeeperz Lowers Health Care Costs by Providing In-Home Services and Medical Equipment

Posted May 11, 2023
Founded in 1966, HealthKeeperz is a second-generation family business serving North that is headquartered in Pembroke, North Carolina. On the verge of a significant transformation, HealthKeeperz is well positioned to continue to deliver health care s
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Apr 13, 2023

Fayetteville Dogwood Festival: The first Fayetteville Dogwood Festival of 2023 prepares to kick off in April

Photo provided by Fayetteville Dogwood FestivalThe Dogwood Festival will be taking over downtown Fayetteville with Hay Street, Person Street and Gillespie Street hosting a number of events. Performances and other attract ...

Apr 13, 2023

Tik Tok means business

SOLEN FEYISSA/UNSPLASH - Tik Tok is home to over 5 million small to medium sized businesses. Here in Fayetteville, you can find Tik Tok profiles for the Fayetteville Woodpeckers, Cool Spring Downtown District and other local businesses. Hel ...

Apr 13, 2023

Open for service: A new integrated health clinic is open in Fayetteville is open in Fayetteville with an emphasis on caring for service members and other underserved populations

The exterior of the new Carelon care center located on Skibo Rd. The goal of the staff is to make the space a calm, inviting atmosphere - Photo by GFBJCarelon, a healthcare services company, recently opened its first-ever Carelon care center in ...

Mar 29, 2023

Moore County Airport director wins 2023 Airport Professional of The Year Award

Airport Director Ron Maness has been awarded the Willard G. Plentl, Jr. Award as Airport Professional of the Year for 2023. ...

Mar 29, 2023

Fayetteville PWC awarded two United Way Spirit of North Carolina Awards

United Way of Cumberland County announced on March 22 that Fayetteville PWC has been awarded the 2022 Spirit of North Carolina for building momentum and sustainability through engaged leadership and employees. ...

Mar 27, 2023

First-Citizens Bank & Trust Company to assume all deposits and loans of Silicon Valley Bridge Bank, N.A., from the FDIC

Frank B. Holding, Jr., chairman and CEO of First Citizens - Photo provided by First Citizens BankFirst-Citizens Bank & Trust Company, a subsidiary of Raleigh-headquartered First Citizens BancShares, Inc. announced today that it has entered into a ...

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In The Current Issue

Summer in the gardens: Taking a look at the current and future displays and events as the Cape Fear Botanical Garden kicks off the summer season

PHOTO PROVIDED BY CAPE FEAR BOTANICAL GARDENCFBG is connecting local history and agriculture with NASCAR with their Horticulture, Hooch & Outlaws in Fast Cars exhibiton display until August 20.New activities, events and day trips are coming up fo

The Cozy Heron: Lillington "glamping" experience allows for a comfortable yet unforgettable time in the great outdoors

Each individual wagon is eight and a half feet tall, twenty-five feet long, and contains one hundred and eighty squarefeet of space to relax in - Photo provided by Cape Fear River AdventuresSummer is approaching rapidly in North Carolina, and we all

C&S Ice: Family owned mobile food stand brings a northern frozen treat to beat the southern heat

Carla (left) and Sean Stansberry, (right)are the team behind C&S Ice, workingtogether to make all of their food byhand and with care - Photos provided by GFBJC&S has loyal fans of all ages who travel to meet them at their location for the day