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Jun 6, 2024

Cumberland County Board of Commissioners approves FY2025 budget

The Cumberland County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously on Wednesday to adopt the County’s Fiscal Year 2025 budget. Commissioners adopted the budget during a work session that followed a public hearing on the budget, which was held in Room 118 ...

Jun 5, 2024

Fayetteville receives $245,040 grant and paid Fellow for energy efficiency and conservation strategy

The City of Fayetteville is the recipient of a $245,040 grant from the U.S. Department of Energy's Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) Program. In addition to this grant, the Department of Energy has approved the placement of a ful ...

Jun 3, 2024

NCDMV resumes Saturday walk- in service hours at 16 driver license offices including Fayetteville

Starting this weekend, the N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles will resume Saturday hours at 16 driver license offices this weekend as the agency expands service opportunity for the busy summer season.Walk-in services will be provided on Saturdays from J ...

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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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May 28, 2024

From Robeson County to Washington D.C.: Lumbee Tribal Administration and Ag Department staff visit the white house to look at opportunities for rural communities

Ricky Harris, USDA Tribal Liaison Pamela Sunshine Richardson, Haliwa Saponi Chief Dr. Brucie Richardson and Larry Edwards in Washington, D.C.Photo provided by: The Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina. Tribal Administrator Ricky Harris and Lumbee Trib ...

May 13, 2024

NC medicaid expansion hits 450,000 enrollees in just five months

Communities across the state continue to experience the impacts of Medicaid expansion as the state surpasses 450,000 North Carolinians who have signed up and more than one million prescriptions covered. The milestone means three-fourths of those elig ...

May 13, 2024

Cumberland County Board of Education unanimously approves Superintendent's recommended budget

The Cumberland County Board of Education unanimously approved the Superintendent's Recommended Budget for the 2024-2025 school year on Tuesday, May 7. This budget, titled "We Are CCS: Achieving Educational Excellence for Every Student," was originall ...

May 9, 2024

Residents to resources; City of Fayetteville means business by hosting economic development open house

Fayetteville resident, partner agencies, elected officials and business leaders all gathered in  Festival Park Plaza for the open house. The City of Fayetteville invited residents and business owners to learn more about city programs and bu ...

May 6, 2024

Cumberland County residents invited to take Community Health Assessment survey

The Cumberland County Department of Public Health invites residents to complete the Community Health Assessment. The survey is part of the 2024 Community Health Needs Assessment and supports the Health Department’s efforts to gather information about ...

Apr 30, 2024

City of Fayetteville hosts Public Safety Summit

Today, April 30, the City of Fayetteville held a Public Safety Summit at Fayetteville State University’s Rudolph Jones Student Center. This summit was designed to support the City's development of the Office of Community Safety (OCS) by beginning a b ...


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Full time family: Ross I.T. Services co-owner Kellie Ross finds balance between family and running a business

From right to left: The Ross family includes Ross I.T. Services Founder and Co-owner Sam Ross, the youngest in the family Caroline (7), Co-owner Kellie Ross and oldest daughter Hannah (14). Photo provided by Kellie Ross.For the past 18 years, Kellie


Not for profit, for people: CFVH Foundation Vice President shares about her experience navigating motherhood as a working professional

Brooks shared that her favorite part of the role that she has now is working with donors and helping them take their philanthropic investment in health care and see it put to use. Photo provided by CFVH.Cape Fear Valley Health Foundation Vice Preside


Publisher's note: Finding solutions

In May, the Greater Fayetteville Business Journal celebrated small business month and Mother’s Day! In an effort to further recognize both of these important events, we have assembled a few stories highlighting working mothers and “mom-owned” small b