Hospitality

Oct 22, 2021

Basketball tournament to make large economic impact on Fayetteville region

Another large sporting event is coming to the Fayetteville area with the help of the Fayetteville Area Convention and Visitors Bureau. American Athletic Union Veterans Day Classic basketball tournament will be held November 13-14 at Freedom Cour ...

Oct 21, 2021

Fayetteville Dogwood Festival set to return in 2022

The Fayetteville Dogwood Festival is returning for its 40th year in April 2022, according to a press release. After being rescheduled and eventually cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, the popular event is making a comeback in the re ...

Oct 14, 2021

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 ...

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Tips from Experienced DJ/Reception Coordinator Help Create an Enjoyable and Memorable Occasion

Posted Sep 30, 2021
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Sep 21, 2021

Arts Council’s International Folk Festival offers hybrid events

The Arts Council of Fayetteville/Cumberland County's 43rd annual International Folk Festival will offer a hybrid set of free events for viewers from Friday, Sept. 24 onward. Photo provided by The Art Council of Fayetteville/Cumberland CountyThe ...

Sep 8, 2021

The 43rd annual International Folk Festival cancelled

The International Folk Festival has been canceled. Although the Arts Council’s International Folk Festival was slated to return at the end of this month, the event has been cancelled.  The event would have been the 43rd annual folk fes ...

Sep 7, 2021

Fayetteville tourism industry had strong rebound in 2021

The ASOM continues to be a major draw to the Fayetteville region. In places such as Wilmington and Myrtle Beach, Labor Day is the unofficial end of summer, with some businesses cutting back hours or shutting down altogether for the season. In My ...

Sep 1, 2021

Dogwood Festival returns to usher in fall season in Cumberland County

Photo credit: Fall’s favorite festival will return in October with vendor booths, carnival rides and food not found anywhere else.  As the seasons transition to cooler temps, and the colors of nature illuminate the trees one last time befor ...

Aug 18, 2021

Job fair changes to allow tourism-visitor entities to participate

The job fair will be held on Aug. 24 at the Crown.Just a few weeks ago, community organizations partnered to launch a job fair, set for Aug. 24 at the Crown, to help the hospitality industry combat the staffing shortage; since then, the event has evo ...

Aug 11, 2021

Fayetteville visitors bureau better aligns staff with key roles

The Fayetteville Area Convention & Visitors Bureau has restructured is staff to better serve the community and focus on the many events and venues available in the Fayetteville area. (Photo used with permission of the FACVB.)  From reth ...


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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