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Jul 24, 2024

ICON internship showcase allows future workforce to shine

Students of the Cumberland County School system were given a chance to shine today (July 24) and share the progress of their recent summer work experience at the ICON (Innovative Career Opportunities Now) Intern Showcase held on the Fayetteville Tech ...

Jul 22, 2024

Mid-Carolina Workforce Development Board celebrates 2024 “My Future’s So Bright” graduates and second year of success for the summer work program

A total of 22 graduates  were honored with a graduation ceremony on Friday, July 19 at the Fayetteville Technical Community College Tony Rand Student Center.Employers are becoming more creative in how they address hiring issues, staff shortages ...

Jul 15, 2024

FSU partners with National Society of Real Estate Appraisers to launch new real estate appraisal education and training program

Logo courtesy of the NSREAFayetteville State University just launched a groundbreaking real estate appraisal education and training program in partnership with The National Society of Real Estate Appraisers (NSREA) and McKissock Learning, aimed at de ...

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Cape Fear Valley Health's Tailored Care for Stroke Patients Helps Improve Outcomes

Posted May 14, 2024
During May, health educators work to raise awareness about the signs and symptoms of having a stroke and the actions you can take to save lives. Fortunately for people in the regions, the Cape Fear Valley Health System provides high-quality emergency
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Jul 11, 2024

Cumberland County launches Internship Program for 2024

Chairman Glenn Adams, Vice Chairwoman Dr. Toni Stewart, County Manager Clarence Grier and StateRepresentative Frances Jackson pictured with interns.Photo provided by: Cumberland County Government The Cumberland County Government welcomed more th ...

Jul 9, 2024

Methodist University partners with GoVA to bring financial resources to military, Veterans

(left to right): Standing outside of Methodist University’s Military & Veteran Center: Rocio Serna (Coordinator, Military & Veteran Services), Theodore Esparza (Director of CRA Partnerships, GoVA), Capt. Justin Rodewald (Assistant Professor o ...

Jun 27, 2024

North Carolina pilots new Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE) Field Technician Certification program

This summer, North Carolina will pilot a first-of-its kind course to train and certify technicians in the installation and maintenance of Electric Vehicle (EV) charging stations.The Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE) Field Technician Certificat ...

Jun 24, 2024

Military Veterans get grant boost in FTCC’s BioWork course

Instructor Rick Lawless works with student Katie Williams in FTCC’s BioWork: Process Technician class. The class trains students for entry level positions in biopharmaceutical manufacturing. [Photo by Brad Losh]Fayetteville Technical Community Colleg ...

Jun 14, 2024

More than 300 small business owners turn out to City of Fayetteville's first ever Small Business Town Hall event

Town Hall attendees listen in on the fireside chat. Photo provided by: The City of Fayetteville.More than 300 Small business owners of Fayetteville gathered at the Tony Rand Student Center in the heart of Fayetteville Technical Community College ...

Jun 11, 2024

Small Business Center at FTCC presents Tech Boost Seminar

Graphic provided by FTCCThe Small Business Center at Fayetteville Technical Community College will present a free seminar on Wednesday, June 12, focused on strategies for incorporating technology tools into business. The seminar will be from 10 a.m. ...


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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