Volume 3 Issue 21: Apr 5, 2024

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Apr 11, 2024

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 ...

Apr 11, 2024

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 ...

Apr 11, 2024

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 ...

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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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Apr 5, 2024

Open for businesses; Fayetteville PWC to host Industry Day

Fayetteville’s primary utility company, Fayetteville PWC, is putting out an open call to small businesses to see if they can meet their purchasing and contracting needs in 2024. PWC’s third annual Industry Day will be returning to the community ...


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Big help for small businesses: City of Fayetteville's Commercial Corridor Exterior Grant Program is working to revive and refresh small businesses

The Custom Concepts Body Works building located at 525 Cumberland St. is one example of successful utilization of the program. Funds can be used for paint jobs, window work and new signage for the businesses along with other exterior improvements. Ph


Boots to Business: The SBA’S entrepreneurial education and training program is open to active duty service members, Veterans of all eras and military spouses

 to L: Fayetteville Veterans Business Outreach Center Business Counselor Julius Cook, Small Business Center Director for Central Carolina Community College Terri Brown and VBOC Director Robin Livingston stand together following a successful B2B


Happy May, happy Mother’s Day!

The month of May is here and I can’t believe how fast the year is flying by! That being said, fathers, husbands, daughters and sons, it is important that if you’re reading this that you are aware that Mother’s Day is only two days away at the time of