Volume 3 Issue 20: Mar 22, 2024


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Mar 28, 2024

Publisher's Note: What a magnificent month of March!

What an impactful month March is! We get to honor the women in our lives throughout the month of March, and more specifically on March 8 for International Women’s Day. We also get to celebrate the beginning of new life in spring which coincidentally ...

Mar 28, 2024

Finding learning solutions: Fayetteville learning expert Kathryn Cox shares her dedication to education serving as the new VP of learning solutions

It is a season of growth for Linchpin Solutions, Inc. as they welcome in their new Vice President of Learning Solutions, Kathryn Cox. Cox has been developing training and education programs for customers for over 30 years, building up her impressive ...

Mar 28, 2024

Optimal Bio for optimal health: Cary based optimal bio is continuing to grow and expand practice locations under the leadership of “She.E.O.” Tylar Brannon

Based in Cary, NC, Optimal Bio currently has four established locationsacross North Carolina, including one in Southern Pines, NC. PHOTOS TAKEN BY SARAH MORREL PHOTOGRAPHYTylar Brannon, the chief executive officer of Bioidentical Hormone Replacement ...

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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 28, 2024

Dream Makers: Deconstructing the gender gap in the construction industry

Leslie Groves has served as Division President of Dream Finders Homes since June of 2022. PHOTO PROVIDED BY LESLIE GROVESWhile construction may be a historically male dominated industry, times are certainly changing. Leslie Groves, Division President ...

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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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Cape Fear Valley Health Foundation and Methodist University Host Step Up 4 Health and Wellness Expo April 20

Ashley Lee - Development Coordinator for Community Engagement, Cape Fear Valley Health Foundation

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