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Oct 18, 2021

City of Fayetteville gives update on strategic plan execution

The City of Fayetteville sent out a performance report for its strategic plan on Oct. 15. The strategic plan was drafted in February of this year, and the council members met with a  consultant for the plan in April. Public safety, inf ...

Oct 14, 2021

Harnett Regional Water honored by N.C. Division of Water

Harnett Regional Water was among 64 water treatment plants that were honored by the North Carolina Division of Water for surpassing both state and federal standards for drinking water last year.   The division’s Public Water Supply Sec ...

Oct 12, 2021

‘Can Do' campaign a winner for Fayetteville-Cumberland business booster

The FCEDC was recently recognized by the International Economic Development Council due in part to its Can Do Carolina branding initiative. Photo provided by FCEDC. Talk to someone looking to start a business (or trying to recruit new ones) and ...

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How to Avoid Medical and Dental Licensing Board Violations and Respond to Investigations

Posted May 26, 2021
When a medical or dental licensing board complaint is filed, the provider should know how to respond in order to comply with the requirements of the investigation and reduce the risks of additional scrutiny. Avoid Red Flags First, understan
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Oct 6, 2021

Hope Mills Day of Hope brings opportunities to the community

 The Hope Mills Day of Hope event will be held Saturday, Oct. 9 from 9:00 a.m to noon at the Hope Mills Municipal Park, located at 5766 Rockfish Rd.The event will feature a job fair, a job training program, education program, veterans resources, ...

Oct 6, 2021

State throws life preserver to financially underwater Spring Lake

Citing deep concerns regarding 'potential budget deficits, longstanding fiscal disarray and an investigation into missing money,' state officials voted Oct. 5 to take control of the financial affairs of Spring Lake. Photo by WikiMedia  ...

Sep 30, 2021

CSX grant funds a drone to monitor severe weather in Cumberland

The $5,000 grant from CSX Transportation will help monitor severe weather in the region. It’s been three years since Hurricane Florence and related flooding wreaked havoc on the Fayetteville area. Not only can hurricanes cause major damage in ar ...

Sep 24, 2021

ACHIEVER: Cumberland County team wins Excellence in Innovation Award

The North Carolina Association of County Commissioners and Local Government Federal Credit Union presented ten awards at the 2021 LGFCU Excellence in Innovation Awards. The Excellence in Innovation program received fifty applications this year. Among ...

Sep 15, 2021

City of Fayetteville seeks to fill vacancies on boards and commissions

The City of Fayetteville announced through a press release on Monday that it has several vacancies for its boards and commissions. The available positions are as follows: four vacancies on the Board of Advisors for the Woodpeckers Capital Reserv ...

Sep 15, 2021

Sampson County to host a job fair on Oct. 2

The fifth annual Sampson County Job Fair will be held outdoors on Saturday, Oct. 2. The fifth annual Sampson County Job Fair will be held outdoors on Saturday, Oct. 2 at the City Market in downtown Clinton from 9 a.m. to noon. “Job opportun ...


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Work hard, play hard: Fayetteville goes extra mile to attract sporting events

FACVB is constantly on the lookout for interesting sporting events and competitions to bring to the region.  Photo provided by FACVB.In basketball, they call it a “sixth man.” Fayetteville’s Ray Floyd and Charlotte's Davis Love III loved playing


Legacy Pediatrics expands to Spring Lake

Legacy Pediatrics opened its Spring Lake location, pictured with staff on the right, on September 13.Leaving a legacy is a fundamental part of what drives Ana Hodges and what inspired the name of her pediatric clinic. Legacy Pediatrics opened its sec


Capital gains tax: What impact could Biden administration's proposed changes make?

A proposal to increase the capital gains tax has many taxpayers asking how it will affect them.The proposed increase in capital gains tax would raise the tax from 20 percent to the highest of 39.6 percent, affecting the wealthiest taxpayers on gains