Volume 3 Issue 22: Apr 19, 2024


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Apr 25, 2024

Endless opportunities: GFBJ examines mentorship programs offered by institutions of higher learning throughout our seven county coverage area

For many young professionals, their future begins with a foot in the door. Mentorships, apprenticeships and working one on one to learn an industry can be enough to spark an entire career. Institutions of higher learning throughout the Greater Fayett ...

Apr 25, 2024

Engineering a workforce: FTCC provides a wide variety of career-focused programs for high-demand skills in engineering & applied technology fields

FTCC’s Engineering and Applied Technology academic programs range from expected offerings like a vast air conditioning, heating and refrigeration technology program, to a recently devised curriculum in the Mechatronics Engineering program. Photo prov ...

Apr 25, 2024

Feeding passion: The story of downtown restaurant Circa 1800 and the devoted individuals leading it along the way

Brandy Puczylowski became the owner of Circa 1800 in January of 2013. She has over 30 years of experience working in the restaurant industry. Photo provided by Circa 1800Popular downtown Fayetteville eatery Circa 1800 has been serving the commun ...

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Help Employees Spot Spear Phishing with These Training and Testing Tips

Posted Sep 30, 2023
Cyberthreats are becoming increasingly sophisticated and companies that aren’t effectively mitigating risks are sitting ducks for cybercriminals. In previous articles, we’ve shared tips on recognizing and recovering from account takeovers and improvi
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Apr 25, 2024

Lessons for a lifetime: Fayetteville industry and business leaders reflect on the mentors who helped them early on and left a lasting impact on who they are today

Pictured left to right: Dr. Y. Sammy Choi, Bianca Shoneman and Ralph Huff share about the mentors who helped them develop into the strong leaders they are today. Photos provided by WAMC, CSDD and Ralph HuffEveryone starts somewhere and before th ...

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In The Current Issue

Fantasy comes to life: Fayetteville-based travel agency Flights & Fables brings dream vacations to life with curated fantasy destinations and tours

Between the stunning peaks of New Zealand and as far as the castles of Europe, Flights & Fables puts a literal spin on the phrase ‘dream vacation.’ This unique full-service travel agency fuses passion and expertise to provide clients with a vacat

Bringing it all together: Lumbee Guaranty Bank is working to combine two Fayetteville locations into one to better serve customers

Lumbee Guaranty Bank’s new Fayetteville branch will be located at 2939 Village Drive. This new location will be better equipped to cater to customers with its ample parking and a drive up ATM. Photo provided by Lumbee Guaranty Bank. Lumbee Guara

Leading military business: NCMBC Executive Director Scott Dorney reflects on time with the institution, his career and the future of military business

 Scott Dorney became the executive director of the NCBMC in December 2004. Since then he has worked hard to create a robust connection between North Carolina businesses and the federal and defense contractors. Photo provided by NCMBC.Scott Dorne