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Jun 13, 2024

Cumberland County Schools partners with ESS to manage its substitute program

The Cumberland County Board of Education approved a partnership with ESS, a leading education personnel and management company, at its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, June 11. Beginning July 1, 2024, ESS will manage Cumberland County Schools’ (CC ...

Jun 12, 2024

Methodist University hosts leadership camp for area high school students

Students from Methodist University's General Shelton Leadership Camp pack meals at Second Harvest Food Bank in Fayetteville. During the first week of June, high school students from the area developed into more effective leaders, while having fu ...

Jun 12, 2024

New solar manufacturing company could be bringing 815 new jobs to Cumberland County

The Cumberland County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing in Room 118 of the County Courthouse at 117 Dick Street, June 17, 2024. The purpose of the hearing is to receive public comments on a proposed Economic Development Incentive bein ...

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Meghan Dorman
Cape Fear Valley Medical Center

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 entire article
Jun 7, 2024

50 years young; The Arts Council of Fayetteville/Cumberland County celebrates 50th anniversary at the Cape Fear Botanical Garden

The Arts Council of Fayetteville/Cumberland County celebrated “50 Years of Color” on Thursday, June 6 at the Cape Fear Botanical Garden. Over 200 people filled the venue as the organization celebrated this historic milestone. Guests were treated to a ...

Jun 6, 2024

Talent Symposium coming to Sandhills Community College on Aug. 15

Community partners, the Moore County Chamber, Sandhills Community College (SCC), The Southern Pines Land and Housing Trust and the Small Business Center at SCC are proud to announce "Cultivating Excellence: Shaping the Future" 2024 Talent Symposium f ...

Jun 5, 2024

Er’Body Eatz nonprofit group hosts inaugural community kickback event to feed everyone

Logo provided by: Er’Body EatzHolding strong behind their mission that “we only win when everyone has a seat at the table,” Fayetteville based non-profit Er’Body Eatz has been working to ensure that everyone has access to food. “The goal is to r ...

Jun 5, 2024

Fayetteville PWC sends line workers in support of Navajo Nation

Twelve line workers from the Fayetteville Public Works Commission (PWC) left on June 1st to spend two weeks helping to build electric infrastructure within the Navajo Nation.Photo provided by: Fayetteville PWC Twelve line workers from the Fayett ...

Jun 4, 2024

Godwin Manufacturing and Good Roads announce major state contract bid wins

Photos provided by The Godwin GroupGodwin Manufacturing Co. Inc., and sister company Good Roads recently won two state of North Carolina Department of Transportation contracts. The jointly awarded five year contracts will supply the state DOT wi ...

Jun 4, 2024

Fayetteville and SBA host town hall for local small businesses: New Location announced

The City of Fayetteville and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) will host a joint town hall for local small businesses and entrepreneurs on Thursday, June 13, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., at Fayetteville City Hall located at 433 Hay St. in downto ...

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In The Current Issue

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