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Fayetteville Life

Living: Lauren and Wyatt Jenkins’ Home

By Courtney Phillips Sixteen years ago, Lauren walked into Wyatt’s home for the first time. Last year, it became her home, too.  Upon graduating from East Carolina, the Fayetteville natives and high school sweethearts began their married life in Fayetteville. Two homes—in Briarwood and Woodlands—and two beautiful children later, they bought and settled into Wyatt’s […]

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Vision 2026: One County, Big Plans

By Brittney Murray Picture this. In addition to Fayetteville’s own Cape Fear Botanical Garden, its renowned Airborne & Special Operations Museum, its notable historic downtown center and its Arts Council, Fayetteville also becomes home to a minor league baseball stadium, a Civil War History Center and a world-class Performing Arts Center. This is what the […]

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Faith: Friendship House Comes to Fayetteville

By Kelly Twedell  Cape Fear Valley Health’s Dr. Scott Cameron, a Neonatologist (NICU physician) is the one  with the vision. In 2010, during a medical mission trip to Africa, Dr. Cameron became gravely ill and needed emergency abdominal surgery. Avery Cameron, Dr. Cameron’s wife who was with him in Africa, marveled that at the very […]

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Art: Temporary Public Art in Fayetteville

By Erin Pesut              A giraffe on wheels? You may have noticed it. The long-legged corten steel man staring up at the sky? Perhaps you drove right by. If you’re curious about the public art sculptures downtown that cropped up last year after Hurricane Matthew, we’ve got the whole story. The latest news? These are […]

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Living: Art & Light & Space

By Erin Pesut  In the 1970s, as a graduate writing student at Columbia University in New York City, Pamolu Oldham felt dwarfed by the city. “I felt so diminished by just the tallness of the buildings and the activity that never stopped.” This same feeling pervaded her work—so much so that her writing compacted. “I […]

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Eat Your Way to Better Health

It seems like every week there is a new product claiming to promise nutrition and improve your health. However, there are some foods you likely already have on hand that can improve your diet quality and support clean-eating efforts. Skip the total diet overhaul or the latest fad, and keep it simple by focusing on […]

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Feature: Mindfulness in the New Year

by Kelsy J. Howe-Timas              As the new year begins, a natural sense of renewal is in the air. As a life coach, I relish in this process—and this time—of starting anew. I enjoy collaborating with others to set their personal goals paved with good intention and helping them find the mindful and magnificent glow […]

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Business: Neuropathways to Learning

By Erin Pesut              Debbie Hume’s story begins far away from Fayetteville. It begins while she was living in Thailand. (Hume and her family are missionaries and have lived overseas for a total of 10 years.) Hume was attending a continuing education conference in Bangkok, Thailand, focusing on “cutting-edge technologies in education” when a woman […]

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Art: Chairman of the Whiteboard

By James Johnson Mike “Muddy” Schlegel is a smart guy. As he was growing up, his intelligence led him to learning about things others might have considered to be too complex or even dull. He received his Masters in Watershed Science specializing in collaborative watershed planning from Colorado State University.   The downside of being […]

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Editor’s Corner Jan/Feb 2017

By Erin Pesut Happy New Year! There is no time like the present to finally become yourself. Making changes – no matter how small — and sticking with them takes a sincere commitment and persistence. But in this New Year, be easy on yourself. Life is about progress, not perfection. Enjoy being you. I care […]

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Power into a New Year with Protein

If the idea of diving into a new year has you feeling more exhausted than invigorated, it may be time to introduce some new strategies to help keep busy days from feeling overwhelming. Proper exercise, balanced nutrition and quality rest can make it easier to adapt when life demands you give a little bit more. […]

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Kitty Christmas

While planning for the holiday festivities and solidifying your shopping list, don’t forget perhaps the most deserving recipient – your cat. Among the nearly three-quarters of surveyed cat owners who plan to give their kitty a gift, half said their feline friend is the most deserving “person” on their list. Whether it’s a new toy […]

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Reintegrating Into Civilian Life

While the transition back to civilian life after a military stint or deployment is often full of happiness, it can also be difficult and stressful to assimilate back into life at home. Roles and responsibilities within the household have often shifted and new circumstances have often arisen during time away. To help make the readjustment […]

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CityView 2016 Christmas Giveaway

ENTER HEREhttps://a.pgtb.me/d5Jbb4 Join CityView Magazine as we Rock Around the Christmas Tree with five days of fabulous giveaways!  Enter to win, as many times as you’d like. One winner a day will be announced starting December 12. Paradise Acres “Christmas in Paradise “ Win four tickets to the First Annual Christmas in Paradise at Paradise […]

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CityView Family Winter 2016

Cuddle up this holiday season and see what treats and treasures CityView Family has in store for you! In this issue, we have a winter calendar full of fun things you can go do with your family in the city.Plus, try out our recipes with a new twist on warm and classic comfort foods. Feeling […]

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Senior Living: Seniors recall their fondest memories of winter

BY ERIN PESUT The sweetest memories of the year can be made during the season of winter. Family gathers. Stockings are hung above the fire. There are twinkling lights, sounds of music and smells of homemade baking in the air. We stopped in at The Carolina Inn at Village Green and Carolina Highlands to ask […]

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Coloring Corner: Winter 2016

Grab those markets, color pencils and crayons and enter your work of art into CityView Family’s Coloring Corner. Thank you to Chloe, Zoe, and Trinity for submitting their page to us. Job well done! Remember, anyone can submit their page no matter their age. Color the Winter Scene and return this page to us by […]

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City Spotlight: Taking Action

BY ERIN PESUT Hurricane Matthew wreaked havoc on Cumberland County in October 2016. While the damage was significant so was the outpouring of local support like local volunteer Corey Brown who jumped right in to help and to lead at Second Harvest. Julia Morales, Program Coordinator at Second Harvest said, “When I came in that […]

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Scholastic News: Teacher of the Year & Principal of the Year are Announced

Dr. Lowery has been the principal at Westover High School a little over a month; however, she brings from Alger B. Wilkins High School much knowledge and experience. “My professional successes and achievements can be demonstrated through the growth of Alger B. Wilkins High School from a small four-room school with less than 20 students […]

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Take Precautions to Be Safe this Holiday Season

Although good tidings and joy abound during the holiday season, this time of year can also pose a serious threat to your family, friends and home. The holidays bring an elevated risk for fires and burns, and many Americans may have a false sense of security. A new survey conducted by Shriners Hospitals for Children® […]

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