Volume 3 Issue 19: Mar 8, 2024


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Mar 14, 2024

Tour around town: The Small Business Administration's NC District Team gives a VIP tour of SBA assisted businesses in Fayetteville, NC

During the tour, Team SBA met with the team at the NC Small Business and Technology Development Center’s (SBTDC) service center at Fayetteville State University -  Photo provided by SBA NC District OfficeThe Small Business Administrati ...

Mar 14, 2024

Building connections: New professional women in building council seeks to build up the next generation of women in construction

Leaders receive the PWBS charter on Feb. 26 at the International Builders Show in Las Vegas, NV - Photo provided by HBAFThe Home Builders Association of Fayetteville NC (HBAF) is calling all women in the building industry to be part of a new car ...

Mar 14, 2024

Editor's note: A _______ line of women; reflecting on my family's history as a way to plan for the future

Photo provided by Faith HattonHappy Women’s History Month all! As Women’s History Month takes off this March, I found myself going through my family albums and reflecting on my own history. I’ve always liked the phrase “A long line of successful ...

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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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Mar 14, 2024

Taking care of business: Cool Spring Downtown District’s President and CEO Bianca Shoneman reflects on her career and plans to help grow and improve downtown Fayetteville

Bianca Shoneman, CEO and President of Cool Spring Downtown District - Photo provided by CSDDBianca Shoneman, CEO and President of Cool Spring Downtown District, exemplifies leadership as she spearheads events and revitalization projects for Downtown ...

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Camp Lejeune and Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Deployment

Diane Cherry , North Carolina Military Business Center
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FSU Offers Full Tuition Scholarships to Military Affiliated Students and Their Dependents

Dr. Cierra Griffin - Executive Director for Adult Learners, Transfer, and Military Students, Fayetteville State University
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Refresh your Organization with Systel’s Document Management Solutions

Madison Howard - Marketing Team Leader, Systel Business Equipment

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