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A Growing Need

By: Donnie Byers Jihad Arteh, M.D., completed a residency in Internal Medicine but deals with almost every ailment imaginable at his job. One minute, he could be sitting with a heart attack patient or accident victim. Then, he could see a struggling diabetic or gunshot wound victim the next. He does it throughout the halls […]

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Bedside Manor

By: Courtney Phillips             In the current political climate, the definition of healthcare is changing for many patients and doctors. As mandated by the Affordable Care Act, most Americans will be required to have health insurance. According to research by the Annals of Family Medicine, family physicians will experience a dramatic 22 percent increase in […]

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Say Cheese

Contributed by Village Family Dental Infant CLEANING You should start cleaning your infant’s mouth during the first few days after they are born. Every time you feed your baby, wipe their gums with a clean, wet washcloth or gauze. This will remove the plaque and left over food debris. It also makes your baby comfortable […]

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Solving the Problem

By: Donnie Byers                          Autism is a growing problem in the U.S. with no end in sight.             The brain disorder affects one in 68 children, making it more common than childhood cancer, cystic fibrosis and multiple sclerosis combined. It is the most common condition in a group of […]

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Designed by Doctors

by: Miriam Landru             Doctors in the All-America City have given birth to a skincare company that has gone global, seeing great success in the Far East.             Fayettevillian, Dr. Mark Miller, a respected plastic surgeon who is now retired from the practice, founded Dermasensa. In 2011, Dr. Miller was looking for another project to […]

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To the Sentries of My Innocence

     My closest personal experience with participation in the military was as the commanding general of plastic Green Beret soldiers. They fought regular pitched battles againstplastic Nazi soldiers. I learned to aim a Daisy BB gun while picking off the Nazis one by one and sending them tumbling down the hill in the back […]

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In The Cards

By Melissa Goslin In the 1970s, the game of bridge was all the rage. Couples came together with fondue pots and Jell-O molds to deal out hands in living rooms across America. Somewhere along the way, however, bridge fell out of fashion, like the metal-legged wood grain folding tables on which it was played. Socially, […]

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Binge Watching

By Miriam Landru Now you have the prime opportunity to be in front of the television for eight (or more) hours wrapping up the second season of Breaking Bad with some fresh delivered pizza. “Binge Watching” can happen in many scenarios. A soldier could be returning from deployment and want to catch up on their […]

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Art & Technology

By Bill McFadyen We encounter great balance in the universe. The sun and the moon balance the day and the night in our lives that are marked by moments of laughter and of tears. Yin and Yang volley back and forth like the pendulum of the grandfather clock. So it is that this issue addresses […]

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World Showcase

By Miriam Landru F ayetteville may be the All-America City, but make no mistake, it’s home to many different cultures that span our planet Earth. Being home to Fort Bragg and also having a great, central location on the East Coast makes our city become a destination and home for many. Because of this, having […]

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Disney Survival Guide

Children fall into two categories: those who have been to Disney World and those who want desperately to go there. Even if they don’t yet know they want to go, they want to go.  Parents, it is best to accept this law of nature early – maybe even before parenthood – lest be caught unaware […]

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Fayetteville After 5

It’s a Friday night in mid-July and you’re standing on Hay Street. Suddenly you hear…Try to understand. Try try try to understand. I’m a Magic Man. Is it 1975? No, it’s 2014. Is it a band playing for the Dogwood Festival? Keep in mind, it’s not April… it’s July. It’s summer in the All-America City […]

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The Dogwood Festival

By Kellie Gentry Fayetteville will host its 32nd Annual Dogwood Festival on April 25-27. The three-day attraction continues to bring thousands of local residents and tourists to the heart of downtown Fayetteville each year to see artists, vendors, live entertainment and more! For those of you who haven’t had the chance to see what the […]

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That Time I Crashed My Boss’s Party

I’m an SEC kind of girl.  I was born and raised in Alabama and then graduated from The University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa. We love our football in Bama.   And North Carolina folks sure do love their basketball. Friends of mine are either Duke, Carolina or NC State fans. A few are Wake Forest […]

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Picasso Ceramic Exhibit Opens at McCune Gallery

Methodist University is pleased to bring the community the Picasso ceramic exhibit, opening tonight, February 20 at the David McCune International Gallery. While Picasso may not be as well known for his ceramic works, they are an impressive sight and have themes centered around animals and nature. Methodist University is the only Southeastern stop for […]

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CityArts: Victor Smalley of Dance Moms Miami Visits Local Studio

25-year-old professional dancer, studio owner and reality star, Victor Smalley taught a workshop last Friday at Cumberland Dance Academy’s fabulous new location off Legion Road. I sat down with him for a a quick Q&A and was charmed by Victor’s passion for dance, sense of style and quick wit. Expect him back in North Carolina […]

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Miss Fayetteville Pageant is Saturday Night at Methodist University

The Miss Fayetteville and Miss Fayetteville’s Outstanding Teen Pageants will be taking place this Saturday, January 11th at Reeves Auditorium on the campus of Methodist University. The pageant starts at 7:00 p.m. and tickets are $10 at the door.   Eleven teens will be vying for the title of Miss Fayetteville Outstanding Teen while 7 college-age ladies […]

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Top 5 Viral Christmas Videos for 2013

Here are just a few of my favorite viral Christmas videos from 2013.  Merry Christmas and enjoy this time with your families. Remember our troops overseas!

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Clique Photo Booth

Thanks to Clique photo booth company for bringing your photo booth to our Launch Party!  Everyone had a great time 🙂

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