Volume 3 Issue 17: Feb 9, 2024


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Feb 15, 2024

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 ...

Feb 15, 2024

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 ...

Feb 15, 2024

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 ...

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Kennon Jackson
The Arts Council of Fayetteville/Cumberland County

The Arts Are Big Business in Fayetteville & Cumberland County! The Arts Create and Support Jobs, Generate and Sustain Revenue, and Build Community Vibrancy.

Posted Apr 1, 2024
The Arts Council of Fayetteville/Cumberland County recently participated in the Arts and Economic Prosperity (AEP) Survey 6, an economic and social impact study of the nation’s nonprofit arts and culture industry. According to this study, Arts a
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Feb 15, 2024

Meeting with purpose: City of Fayetteville continues to progress towards the $130.6 million Murchison Choice Neighborhood Plan

The Elliot Circle site includes a total of two townhomes, one, two and three story walkups and a three- story elderly community with an elevator for accessibility - Image provided by Fayetteville Economic Community DevelopmentWhat began as a HUD Choi ...

Feb 13, 2024

Leaping Forward: Greater Fayetteville business Journal to host its first Power Breakfast of 2024 on Leap Day

The Greater Fayetteville Business Journal team extends a warm invitation to our dear readers for the upcoming Power Breakfast on Feb. 29. This PowerBreakfast, themed “Leaping Forward,” will be held at the Cape Fear Botanical Gardens where guests will ...

Feb 9, 2024

State of real estate: Longleaf Pine REALTORS® to bring members of the real estate community together to examine the 2024 housing market

Image courtesy of Longleaf Pine REALTORS®Longleaf Pine REALTORS®, Inc. will host their annual State of the Real Estate Market Conference on Tuesday, Feb. 13, at the Crown Complex in Fayetteville. From 11:45 a.m. until 1:45 p.m. the trends of the real ...

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In The Current Issue

It’s on at comic con: Pop culture, panels, contests and more! Fayetteville Comic Con returns in 2024

This year’s convention will feature vendors, cosplay contests for all skill levels and celebrity guests. Photo provided by Fayetteville Comic ConFayetteville Comic Con returns to the Crown Coliseum this April 27 and 28 jam packed with a series of spe

An ode to spring…and pollen

I can honestly say that I have never felt more like a piece of fried chicken in my life, with the way this pollen has been raining down and the expected temperatures for this upcoming summer season, I feel like we’re all about to be fried lightly on

Rich in relationships: The Future Rich Aunties Business Conference cultivates a supportive environment where women can learn to build wealth and their network

Guest speakers from last year's gala (left to right): Camy Kennedy, Sylvia S. Glanton, Charlene Richardson, Taylor Bradley. Charlene will be joining Sylvia again this year as a guest speaker. Photo provided by the Future Rich Aunties, captured by Jam