Volume 3 Issue 11: Nov 3, 2023


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Nov 9, 2023

Bigger and better: A Dickens Holiday returns to Downtown Fayetteville with expanded footprint and new additions

While A Dickens Holiday welcomes guests as they are, event-goers are absolutely encouraged to dress up - PHOTO PROVIDED BY THE DOWNTOWN ALLIANCE OF FAYETTEVILLEThe City of Fayetteville is home to many festivals and community events throughout all sea ...

Nov 9, 2023

Help for home buyers: Fayetteville-based real estate agent Kai 'Hollywood" Murphy breaks down what financing options are available for homebuyers in NC

When we think of the “American Dream” something along the lines of a car and a house with a white picket fence and a family will most likely come to mind. Growing up in America we’ve been conditioned to believe this American dream is achievable to an ...

Nov 9, 2023

Questions & Answers: Cumberland County Manager reflects on past year of progress

Grier worked with the City of Roanoke from 2021- 2022 before moving to Cumberland County. Prior to that, he served as Deputy County Manager in Guilford County, NC, from 2015 until 2021 and as Assistant County Manager and Chief Finance Officer for Ora ...

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Alinda Bailey
Cumberland County EMS

Cape Fear Valley Health’s Community Paramedic Program Provides High-Risk Follow-Up Care that Improves Outcomes

Posted Nov 6, 2023
Care that Improves OutcomesCape Fear Valley Health’s Community Paramedic Program provides follow-up care and medication management assistance for elderly cardiac patients by expanding the role of the traditional Emergency Medical Services (EMS) provi
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Nov 9, 2023

A catalyst for growth: Fayetteville Cumberland Economic Development Corporation celebrates completion of new projects and prepares for long-term development

A 140,000-square-foot facility located on Corporation Drive. Fayetteville has the talent to meet the needs of large businesses, and now we have the facilities to accommodate them as well - PHOTO PROVIDED BY FCEDCAs the sixth largest city in the Carol ...

Nov 8, 2023

And the winner is… The Greater Fayetteville Business Journal shines a light on the winners of our first ever Health Care Heroes event

We at the Greater Fayetteville Business Journal would like to thank the medical community for a successful first ever HealthCare Heroes event held on Thursday, Nov. 2 at the Highland Country Club. Here are this year's This year's 2023 HealthCare Heroes award recipients. ...

Oct 19, 2023

Greater Fayetteville Chamber of Commerce announces new Consumer Protection Division

The Greater Fayetteville Chamber has announced the establishment of its new Consumer Protection Division, an initiative dedicated to promoting consumer rights, ensuring fair business practices, and fostering a trustworthy business environment within ...

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Looking at Southeastern North Carolina Cropland and Woodland Prices vs. the Global Grain Economy

Alex Keith - Certified General Real Estate Appraiser and Property Manager, Tom Keith & Associates, Inc.
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Help Employees Spot Spear Phishing with These Training and Testing Tips

Jaron Cayton - President, TeamLogicIT
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FSU Empowers Youth with STEM Skills Thanks to NASA Grant

Trung V. Tran, Ph.D. - Assistant Professor of Geospatial Science in the Department of Intelligence Studies, Geospatial Science, Political Science and History, Fayetteville State University

In The Current Issue

It’s a deal: Blue Cross NC reaches agreement to acquire FastMed's North Carolina locations

PHOTO PROVIDED BY: FASTMED There are 55 FastMed urgent care walk-in clinics and Family Medicine locations across the state. Blue Cross NC has agreed to acquire only FastMed’s NC locations.On Oct. 20, 2023, Blue Cross NC announced that the compan

Protect, prevent, respond: TeamLogic IT of Eastern North Carolina continues to provide tech guidance for businesses throughout the region

PHOTO PROVIDED BY TEAMLOGIC ITTeamLogic IT’s Eastern North Carolina branch operates in Fayetteville, Raleigh,Greenville and Wilmington, providing information technology (IT) infrastructuremanagement and cybersecurity consulting, to area businesses.Te

Fayetteville eats more chicken: Local Chick-fil-A owner and operator shares about his pleasure in working with one of the south's favorite restaurants

Cody Hopper, owner/operator of the Chick-fil-a on Skibo Rd. - Photo provided by Mr. HopperOne of the south’s most popular franchises is none other than Chick-fil-A. Whether you spring out of bed to make it in time for Chick-n-Minis™, brave the lunch