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Jun 29, 2022

FCEDC's VP of Existing Industry retires after 30 years

JohnsonCathy Johnson has a pair of steel-toed shoes in the trunk of her car, a paperclip holder shaped like a tiny cinderblock on her desk and a litany of Elvis Presley songs always on her mind. It’s an interesting  collection, one that happens ...

Jun 27, 2022

Global contract research organization launches scholarship program to boost diversity in STEM workforce

ICON, a leading global contract research organization, has partnered with the Thurgood Marshall College Fund to support HBCUs in their efforts to boost the representation of minority populations in the workforce.  ICON CEO, Dr. Steve Cutler ...

Jun 23, 2022

Increased funding results in $759,930 for arts programs

The Arts Council of Fayetteville/Cumberland County’s award cycle for the 2022-2023 year showed a 17 percent increase in Cultural Organization REsource Grant and Project Support Grant funds to Cumberland County organizations. The Arts Council awa ...

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FTCC’s Associate Degree Engineering Program: Find Your Way Forward with a Rewarding STEM Career

Posted Aug 25, 2021
The world has changed dramatically over the past year. We have faced unprecedented challenges that affected every single aspect of life. We have adapted, overcome, and improvised on a daily basis in order to cope with the new normal of life.  Fr
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Jun 22, 2022

UNCP welcomes new Board of Visitors members

The University of North Carolina at Pembroke announced five new members of its Board of Visitors. Appointed by Chancellor Robin Gray Cummings, the five new members are Trey Allen, Faline Locklear Dial, Don Hall, Dr. Kennedi Henry, and Ramón Zepe ...

Jun 22, 2022

Teamwork makes the dream work: Morgan finds success in new role through collaboration, passion

Dr. Jeffery Morgan, Interim executive director of the Fayetteville, North Carolina VA Coastal Health Care System. PHOTO COURTESY OF U.S. DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRSGFBJ: Throughout your military career, you served in a variety of positions, includ ...

Jun 22, 2022

Low-context vs. high-context culture: Checking your communication blind spots

People can express their needs in the workplace in two different ways – using low context or high context. VOLODYMYR HRYSHCENKO/UNSPLASHBusinesspeople understand the importance of good communication, from lengthy email threads, quick texts to keep th ...

Jun 21, 2022

PWC's Power & Water Conservation Expo returns

The Fayetteville Public Works Commission will be hosting its Power & Water Conservation Expo on Friday, June 24, from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. The free event will be held at SkyView on Hay, located at 121 Hay Street, and allows customers and visito ...

Jun 20, 2022

Community-wide visual art exhibit to be showcased through August 20

The Arts Council of Fayetteville/Cumberland County will be displaying its community-wide visual art exhibit for the 17th year this summer. The exhibit showcases artwork made by artists in the community. The PWC Public Works exhibit will be on di ...

Jun 17, 2022

Fayetteville State University receives record gift of $5.8M

Today, Fayetteville State University announced at a press conference it has received a $5.8 million grant from Anonymous Trust, making it the largest private gift to the university.“By the close of the fiscal year, June 30, this will set a record for ...


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Teamwork makes the dream work: Morgan finds success in new role through collaboration, passion

Dr. Jeffery Morgan, Interim executive director of the Fayetteville, North Carolina VA Coastal Health Care System. PHOTO COURTESY OF U.S. DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRSGFBJ: Throughout your military career, you served in a variety of positions, includ


A New View: Leaders have positive outlook when it comes to future of Fayetteville region

On Tuesday, June 7, the Greater Fayetteville Business Journal hosted its fourth quarterly Power Breakfast at the Cape Fear Botanical Garden.Businesspeople from different organizations throughout the community gathered together at the sold-out event t


Floating solar array: New system is the first of its kind for DoD and the largest in the Southeast United States

The solar array will power close to 735 homes and last up to 35-40 years. PHOTOS BY SAVANAH RAMSEYOn Friday, June 10, Army leaders, executives from Duke Energy and Ameresco gathered at Fort Bragg’s Camp Mackall for a ribbon-cutting ceremony for its n