Business Profile

Mar 28, 2024

Coaching excellence: Freeman Academy Founder Genique Freeman reflects on her past, present and plans for growth and expansion in the future

Fayetteville resident, business owner and entrepreneur Genique Freeman has spent over 17 years in service to others as an advocate and entrepreneur providing education and training globally to individuals and groups from all walks of life and industr ...

Mar 8, 2024

Rempac Foam joins forces with Robeson Community College

Photo provided by: RCC Rempac Foam, an industry leader in converted flexible foam products, has joined forces with Robeson Community College’s Customized Training Division. The company recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Robeson C ...

Feb 29, 2024

Book Black Women Inc. - Organization creates space for local Black women in the arts

Producing artistic events such as the Trap N Poetry (above) provides a new outlet for Black women to showcase their skills in poetry, dancing, string instrument performances and more - Photo by Ayana WashingtonSlam poetry, stage productions, concerts ...

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Diane Cherry
North Carolina Military Business Center

Camp Lejeune and Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Deployment

Posted Mar 1, 2024
Camp Lejeune is the largest Marine Corps base in the eastern United States with approximately 36,000 active-duty military and 5,700 civilians. The base is in the process of electrifying its government-owned non-tactical fleet and installing electric entire article
Dec 22, 2023

Soldier Fuel: The Steady Energy Line® hits the Fayetteville and Fort Liberty market; Aims to provide steady energy to the warfighter

With the tagline "Designed for top operators. And you," Soldier Fuel is available in the Fayetteville and Fort Liberty markets through the Healy Wholesale Co, Inc. - PHOTO PROVIDED BY SOLDIER FUELThe newest addition to the unique, soldier focused ind ...

Nov 21, 2023

Open for business: The UPS Store and Print Shop in Fayetteville and Hope Mills prepare for their busiest season

The UPS Store and Print Shop in Hope Mills is the most recent addition to the UPS and Print Shops operated by the Milburn family. The storefront opened in November of 2022. PHOTO PROVIDED BY THE UPS STORE AND PRINT SHOP AT WESTWOOD SHOPPING CENTERNov ...

Oct 12, 2023

Lumbee Holdings, Inc.: Proudly owned by the Lumbee Tribe of NC, Lumbee Holdings, Inc. is making an impact on the federal contracting market

PHOTO PROVIDED BY ROBESON COMMUNITY COLLEGEFrom left to right: Longtime friends Aaron Lowery, Benjamin Brooks and Seth Bullard work together during an apprenticeship opportunity through a partnership with Lumbee Tribe Holdings, Inc., Robeson Communit ...

Aug 17, 2023

Sending piggies to the market: Smithfield Foods Inc. reflects on their impact as one of the largest employers in Sampson County and their local communities

PHOTO PROVIDED BY GFBJSmithfield reports that their pork-processing facility in Clinton employs approximately 1,600 people.Smithfield Foods, Inc., a pork producer and manufacturing company that was founded in Virginia in 1936, employs 60,000 people a ...

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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