Volume 2 Issue 22: Apr 21, 2023


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Apr 27, 2023

C12- Christian networking expanded: The C12 experience has a singular focus to compel and equip Christian business leaders to achieve excellence

Businessman Mike Bennett has served as co-chair of the North Carolina Triangle’s C12 group chapter for the past six years - Photo provided by C12Local business and faith leaders in the Fayetteville area are hoping to help the business community ...

Apr 27, 2023

Letting prayer lead: How Madeline and Chris Bodoh became the successful owners of an ax throwing business

Axes & Armor opened their second location in Spring Lake in 2021 - Photo provided by Axes & Armor Hatchet HouseMadeline and Chris Bodoh are the owners of Axes & Armor, a local joint for people to partake in ax throwing, both competitively ...

Apr 27, 2023

Believers in business: Christian based company Sovereign Aerospace gives glory to God for rapid expansion and growth in the past year

The Sovereign Aerospace family (from left to right) Pilot in Training Sean Pridemore, Director of Maintenance Paul Mullen, Sandhills Fliers Flight School Director Laura White, Bookkeeper Carrie Hadaway, Chief Financial Officer James “Ken” Hadaway, Ad ...

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Bianca Shoneman
Cool Spring Downtown District, Inc

Downtown Fayetteville is Booming with Millions in Investments to Expand and Renovate a Range of Properties

Posted May 2, 2023
A charitable, non-profit corporation formed in 2017, the Cool Spring Downtown District works to position Fayetteville as a vibrant center of artistic, cultural, civic, and commercial activity. The District is excited to announce recent investments th
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Apr 27, 2023

An interesting word called faith

FROM THE PUBLISHER: This issue is about "Faith in Business" and I thought it would be fitting to allow Dr. Bill Korver, President of Carolina College of Biblical Studies, to share his thoughts on faith. God bless you and yours.  Dr. Bi ...

Apr 27, 2023

Walking in faith: Insurance expert and business owner Mark Rice opens up about his journey through life with Christ and the principles he uses to guide his business every day

Callahan & Rice Insurance Group Inc. currently has eleven staff members, who work to serve three generations of clients in the Fayetteville and surrounding areas - Photo provided by Callahan & Rice Insurance Group Inc.You can tell a ...

Apr 12, 2023

FSU names Army General (Ret.) Michael X. Garrett as Military Executive-in-Residence

Fayetteville State University has named four-star General (Ret.) Michael X. Garrett as Military Executive-in-Residence in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. ...

Apr 12, 2023

Lumbee River EMC’s Randall Jones recognized with a Resolution of Appreciation for years of service

The NC Electric Membership Corporation Board of Directors presented Randall Jones with a Resolution of Appreciation at their board meeting on February 15, 2023, in Raleigh, NC. ...

Apr 12, 2023

Fayetteville, NC named All-America City Award finalist

The City of Fayetteville is a finalist for the All-America City Award, an honor that is bestowed annually by the National Civic League. ...

Apr 5, 2023

Cumberland County Financial Services staff receive Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting

Commissioners recognized Cumberland County Financial Services staff for receiving the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA.) ...

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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