May 15, 2024

Wawa announces entry into Fayetteville market; locations planned for Cumberland and Robeson Counties

Wawa recently announced that they will soon be bringing their brand to the Fayetteville area with plans to have up to 15 stores open within the next five to eight years. ...

May 14, 2024

Dirtbag Ales expands menu

Dirtbag Ales offers new spirits that capture the spirit of the community. ...

May 14, 2024

Walk-On’s Sports Bistreaux on Skibo Road closes doors

Walk-On’s Sports Bistreaux at 2116 Skibo Rd.Fans of popular sport themed restaurant Walk-On’s Sports Bistreaux will now have to drive to Wilmington to get their fix after it was announced on May 8 that the Fayetteville location on Skibo Road had clos ...

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Dr. Cierra Griffin
Fayetteville State University

FSU Offers Full Tuition Scholarships to Military Affiliated Students and Their Dependents

Posted Apr 1, 2024
Increasing access to education for military-affiliated students is essential for supporting military families, facilitating transitions to civilian life, promoting career advancement, and addressing educational disparities.For these reasons and more, entire article
May 10, 2024

Community connections and culinary delights scheduled for Seven Horsemen Billiards Cookout

Seven Horsemen Billiards in Fayetteville is excited to announce a thrilling event aimed at fostering community connections while tantalizing taste buds with mouth-watering delights during an afternoon of electrifying entertainment, delicious food, an ...

May 7, 2024

Wawa hosts three-stop Community Partnership Tour in North Carolina; stop planned for Fayetteville on May 15

Wawa Inc., a privately held, family-owned chain of over 1,050 convenience retail stores, is hosting a three-stop Community Partnership Tour in Wilmington, Jacksonville and Fayetteville, NC to continue to introduce itself to the North Carolina communi ...

May 7, 2024

Mellow Mushroom celebrates 50 years: festivities to take place across various Mellow locations from May through November

(Left) Super Pepp Pizza | (Right) The Maui Wowie PizzaPhotos courtesy of Mellow MushroomMellow Mushroom, the stone-baked pizza brand with 160+ locations nationwide, including a location in Fayetteville, NC, celebrates 50 years of business this year a ...

Apr 30, 2024

Potbelly celebrates new shop on Fort Liberty

Fort Liberty now has a new restaurant option. Potbelly Corporation, the iconic neighborhood sandwich shop, just celebrated the grand opening of its new location on the base. ...

Apr 30, 2024

FTCC student wins first place at SkillsUSA State Championship for Baking & Pastry Arts

 Richard Tunoa-ScanlanPhoto provided by: FTCC Fayetteville Technical Community College (FTCC) student Richard Tunoa-Scanlan is celebrating a sweet victory after taking first place in the Baking & Pastry Arts category at the SkillsUSA St ...

Apr 25, 2024

Feeding passion: The story of downtown restaurant Circa 1800 and the devoted individuals leading it along the way

Brandy Puczylowski became the owner of Circa 1800 in January of 2013. She has over 30 years of experience working in the restaurant industry. Photo provided by Circa 1800Popular downtown Fayetteville eatery Circa 1800 has been serving the commun ...

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In The Current Issue

Big help for small businesses: City of Fayetteville's Commercial Corridor Exterior Grant Program is working to revive and refresh small businesses

The Custom Concepts Body Works building located at 525 Cumberland St. is one example of successful utilization of the program. Funds can be used for paint jobs, window work and new signage for the businesses along with other exterior improvements. Ph

Boots to Business: The SBA’S entrepreneurial education and training program is open to active duty service members, Veterans of all eras and military spouses

 to L: Fayetteville Veterans Business Outreach Center Business Counselor Julius Cook, Small Business Center Director for Central Carolina Community College Terri Brown and VBOC Director Robin Livingston stand together following a successful B2B

Happy May, happy Mother’s Day!

The month of May is here and I can’t believe how fast the year is flying by! That being said, fathers, husbands, daughters and sons, it is important that if you’re reading this that you are aware that Mother’s Day is only two days away at the time of