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Sep 29, 2023

Main Street Lumberton organizations launch planning for Master Development Plan for Downtown Lumberton

Main Street Lumberton and Friends of Main Street Lumberton gathered local officials together at a meeting called jointly by both organizations on Thursday Sept. 28 to officially announce the beginning of the latest phase of development for Downtown L ...

Sep 28, 2023

FTCC’s workforce training programs highlighted during visit from State officials

From left to right: Gov. Roy Cooper,  NCDEQ Secretary Elizabeth Biser, and FTCC president Mark Sorrells speak with faculty and students during a Hybrid-Electric Transportation class offered at FTCC. Fayetteville Technical Community College ...

Sep 28, 2023

Experience, education and entrepreneurship

DIGGITY MARKETING/UNSPLASHMy education in entrepreneurship started early in life. My father believed in hard work and he taught my two brothers and me to do the same. We were always expected to earn our own money for extracurricular activities. We le ...

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Fayetteville State University

FSU Empowers Youth with STEM Skills Thanks to NASA Grant

Posted Aug 2, 2023
This summer, a group of future scientists had the opportunity to participate in a free, two-week, residential summer camp on the Fayetteville State University (FSU) campus. Funded by NASA, the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) program was entire article
Sep 26, 2023

'Major Developments' Power Breakfast a success

Panelists Neil Grant, Greg West, Lisa Geddie, Ben Stout and Publisher Marty Cayton - Photos by GFBJThe Greater Fayetteville Business Journal works hard to keep a finger on the pulse of the real estate industry, which plays an important role in our lo ...

Sep 22, 2023

Women’s Business Center of Fayetteville at CEED celebrates recent startup successes and successful September event and course launch

Photo pulled from WBC Facebook Page The Women’s Business Center at Ceed in Fayetteville is sharing the successes of their clients who had their start using the resources, opportunities and team members available at the CEED office located at 230 ...

Sep 22, 2023

La Fayette Cognac comes to Cumberland County

Photo provided by FCEDCThe Fayetteville Cumberland County Economic Development Corporation (FCEDC) recently announced that through its supplier CTS Distribution, Hardy Cognac has brought La Fayette Cognac to Cumberland County as part of the 200th ann ...

Sep 21, 2023

NCDOT approves $367,000 for roundabout construction in Fayetteville; Three routes to close for railroad maintenance

A roundabout that improves traffic flow is coming to this Fayetteville intersection (above) of Whitfield Street and Camden Road - Photo provided by NCDOTWork began yesterday, Sept. 20 to construct a roundabout that will improve the traffic flow of on ...

Sep 21, 2023

The Fayetteville Symphonic Band is now a direct affiliate of the Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra

Photo pulled from Fayetteville Symphonic Band Facebook pageThe Fayetteville Symphonic Band (FSB) is now a direct affiliate of the Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra (FSO). The FSB is a community of instrumentalists who are passionate about keeping good ...

Sep 19, 2023

Cape Fear Valley Health implements advanced weapons detection system

Cape Fear Valley Health is proud to announce the successful implementation of a cutting-edge weapons detection system across its hospital facilities. This new system is part of the organization’s ongoing dedication to maintaining the highest standard ...

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FSU Empowers Youth with STEM Skills Thanks to NASA Grant

Trung V. Tran, Ph.D. - Assistant Professor of Geospatial Science in the Department of Intelligence Studies, Geospatial Science, Political Science and History, Fayetteville State University
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Help Employees Spot Spear Phishing with These Training and Testing Tips

Jaron Cayton - President, TeamLogicIT
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Painful Joints? Know the Signs of Potential Joint Replacement

Dr. Dan McBrayer - Chief of Orthopaedics, Cape Fear Valley Health

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Putting skills to the test: Campbell Law to offer Trial Advocacy for Lawyers CLE on Nov. 10-11

PHOTO PROVIDED BY CAMPBELL UNIVERSITY Campbell Law School’s downtown campus located in Raleigh, NC.Campbell Law School is offering a new two-day Trial Advocacy for Lawyers CLE on Nov. 10-11 for newly licensed attorneys with little to no trial ex

Start, grow and succeed: The Thomas Entrepreneurship HUB continues in its mission to help business owners in Pembroke and beyond

The 20,000-square-foot newly renovated building features 12 private offices, 16 semi-private cubicles to host small business owners - PHOTOS PROVIDED BY THE THOMAS ENTREPRENEURSHIP HUBThe Thomas Entrepreneurship HUB (Thomas Center) has served as an a

One year strong: The Fayetteville-Cumberland Regional Entrepreneur and Business Hub celebrates one year in operation

PHOTOS PROVIDED BY FAYETTEVILLE STATE UNIVERSITYThe FSU HUB provides a space for classes, meetings, information sessions, certification workshops, 3D printing workshops and more.Fayetteville State University has a lot to celebrate following the one-y