Volume 3 Issue 16: Jan 26, 2024


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Feb 1, 2024

Cumberland County hires communications director

Diane Rice - Photo provided by Cumberland CountyDiane Rice has been hired as Cumberland County’s new Communications Director. Rice’s first day with Cumberland County was Monday, Jan. 29, 2024.Rice comes to Cumberland County from Texas, where she serv ...

Feb 1, 2024

More internet in Moore County: Ripple Fiber, a fiber optic internet provider based in the southeast, officially joins the Pinehurst community

Logo courtesy of Ripple FiberA new Internet Service Provider (ISP) is making waves in Moore County following the opening of their first physical location in Pinehurst. Ripple Fiber, a fast growing fiber internet company based in the southeast, c ...

Feb 1, 2024

Restaurant resource: US Foods CHEF'STORE opens its doors to restauranteurs and the Fayetteville community

Photo provided by GFBJFayetteville's US Foods CHEF’STORE® location is now open to the public at 511 Cross Creek Mall. Announced in the summer of 2023, the new Fayetteville location is the fourth CHEF’STORE® location in North Carolina, joining ex ...

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Trung V. Tran, Ph.D.
Fayetteville State University

FSU Empowers Youth with STEM Skills Thanks to NASA Grant

Posted Aug 2, 2023
This summer, a group of future scientists had the opportunity to participate in a free, two-week, residential summer camp on the Fayetteville State University (FSU) campus. Funded by NASA, the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) program was
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Feb 1, 2024

Welcome home! Fayetteville based Floyd Properties celebrates more than 70 years customizing dream homes along with new and ongoing projects

Photo provided by Floyd PropertiesFamily run home construction experts Floyd Properties are celebrating 73 years in the business of building dream homes from the ground up. Started in the 1950s by patriarch of the family Sonny Floyd, Floyd Prope ...

Feb 1, 2024

Bullseye: New development in Southern Pines brings fresh shopping and dining options to Moore County, including the highly anticipated Target

The first of the shopping center’s anchor tenants will be opening beginning in Q2 2024 (Dick’s & Golf Galaxy) and continuing throughout the remainder of the year - Photo provided by Midland Atlantic PropertiesMorganton Park South, a 266,000 squar ...

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In The Current Issue

Walk through history: Fayetteville's African American Heritage Trail announces plans for revitalization and renewal

The trail highlights specific historic landmarks and other areas with markers such as the one pictured above at Fayetteville State University - Photo by GFBJThe African American Heritage Trail of Fayetteville has been a project in the works for over

50 years strong: Coldwell Banker Advantage celebrates 50 years in service to the real estate needs of the greater Fayetteville community

Logo provided by CBAColdwell Banker Advantage in Fayetteville, a company long recognized for its pioneering spirit, vision and innovation, is celebrating 50 years of serving real estate clients in southeastern North Carolina. The golden anniversary w

Happy February! Black History Month, Valentine's Day, and out first Power Breakfast of 2024!

January has finally passed and we are closer to seeing the end of winter! I’m not sure about the rest of you, but I am excited to finally be done with January. Did it seem to last forever for anyone else? As we enter into February, it is a