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Fusion Salon 10-Year Customer Appreciation Celebration

After ten years in beautiful downtown Fayetteville, Fusion Salon hosted a “Give-Back-To-The-Community” event. They have become the most award winning salon in Fayetteville.  They teamed up with local downtown buisnesses including CEED , Cooking4Fitness, The Floating Shanti, and the local new baseball team! Food was provided by bite Cooking 4 Fitness, Blue Moon and Burney’s! […]

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September Fourth Friday

This September Fourth Friday was no exception! A great time was had by all! As the Art’s Council puts it: There is plenty to see and do every 4th Friday in downtown Fayetteville!  From musicians on the streets, to airborne artists, you can expect something different on Fourth Friday! 4th Friday is a true celebration of the […]

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Home is Where the Art Is

The community was encouraged to attend the Home is Where the HeArt Is, an art auction fundraiser hosted by Connections of Cumberland County (CCC), on Thursday, September 21, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at SkyView on Hay in downtown Fayetteville. More than 25 local artists committed to offering their original art works, which was sold […]

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Presidential Lecture Series: Cal Ripken, Jr.

The 4th Annual Presidential Lecture Series is presented “Get in the Game” by Cal Ripken, Jr., the former baseball shortstop and third baseman known as “The Iron Man” who played 21 seasons for the Baltimore Orioles in the Major Leagues.The event was held at Huff Concert Hall, Methodist University.

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State of the Community Luncheon

On Wednesday, September 20, the Chamber hosted its State of The Community Luncheon at the Crown Complex. Participants heard from elected leaders about what is happening across the city and county. With many new projects coming our way, and more in the works, this is a chance to hear from the source what we as […]

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Open House Reception: Sue Byrd

Operation Inasmuch hosted an Open House reception on Sunday, October 17th at the Snyder Memorial Baptist Church for the Founder and Director of Community Engagement, Sue Byrd. Operation Inasmuch is a Christian, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.  Since 2007, they have served homeless and struggling people a hot, nourishing, home-cooked breakfast each weekday morning.  Breakfast is followed […]

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10th Annual Lafayette Birthday Celebration

On September 8 and 9, 2017 in Historic Downtown Fayetteville, NC the community celebrated the Lafayette’s Birthday. This is North Carolina’s official celebration as recognized by the NC General Assembly and the United States House and Senate. 

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Greek Festival 2017

The 27th Greek Festival of Fayetteville was held on September 8 -10th at the Hellenic Center. The spectacular three-day Greek Festival was a wonderful family event that drew thousands of visitors. Guests enjoy ed mouthwatering Greek cuisine and homemade pastries, traditional Greek dancing, arts, crafts, a marketplace and more.

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Fayetteville Chamber Leadership Reception

The Greater Fayetteville Chamber welcomed Chamber Members to attend at Leadership Reception to meet individuals who are in Leadership Roles in our community. The event brought together a range of people representing organizations who play a huge role in the sustainability and the future of Fayetteville, The event was hosted at the Airborne Museum on Thursday, […]

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Libraricon 2017

Fun was had by all comic-fans on Saturday, September 2nd 2017. The event was held at the Cumberland County Public Library in Downtown Fayetteville. Librari-Con is an annual anime/graphic novel/sci-fi mini convention featuring anime viewing, panels and forums, Artist Alley, Chibi Corner, Manga Lounge, Cosplay Runway, and more. #Libraricon2017

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Cumberland County Fair Ribbon Cutting

On Friday, September 1st the Crown Complex had a Ribbon Cutting to being the annual Cumberland County Fair. The fair will run from September 1st to September 10th at the Crown Complex.

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The School of Hope Open House

The School of Hope is being built in memory of Jarred and just what he means to all of us. If you ever met Jarred, you wouldn’t forget that contagious smile, or laugh that he always had. He wasn’t special to just his family, he was special to all who knew him. -Amy Sparks The School […]

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Marksmen Hockey Mascot Unveiling

The Fayetteville Marksmen and Cross Creek Mall have partnered to unveil the new mascot, as well as the name as chosen by the fans, on Saturday, August 26, 2017. “The mascot is our way to engage with the community,” Marksmen CEO/Owner Chuck Norris said. “He is going to be actively involved with the community, in […]

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Better Health Dodgeball

Better Health of Fayetteville hosts an annual Dodgeball Tournament to raise awareness for diabetes. All proceeds from the event go towards diabetes, direct aid and other critical program at local nonprofit, Better Health. Thirty teams participated in the event and hundreds of spectators watched. This year the Fayetteville Police Department won the title. Prior year […]

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Fourth Friday – August 2017

Downtown comes alive every fourth Friday of the month with vendors, dinner specials, entertainment, music and art. It is always a good time for the whole family and supports the community. The fourth Friday of August was held on August 25 from 5pm-9pm.  

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Fayetteville Baseball Groundbreaking Ceremony

The city of Fayetteville and the Houston Astros broke ground on a $31 million baseball stadium on Tuesday, August 21 at 11 a.m. The ceremony took place across the street from the Fayetteville Police Department and adjacent to the Prince Charles Hotel on Hay Street. The Black Daggers, the U.S. Army Special Operations Command parachute […]

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Dogwood Fall Festival Media Day 2017

The Dogwood Fall Festival media day was presented by Bud Light at the Addison Ridge Club House on Tuesday, August 22nd. The 2017 Dogwood Fall Festival will be held at Festival Park on October 19-21. The fourth annual Dogwood Fall Festival will include previous years favorites to include tractor pulled hay rides, Historic Haunting Tours, […]

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Southern Soiree Presented by Fayetteville Urban Ministry, Inc

Fayetteville Urban Ministry, Inc. presented a Southern Soiree for the Find-A-Friend Youth Enrichment Center Groundbreaking Celebration which took place at Highland Country Club at 7 p.m. on August 19, 2017. Belles and beaux enjoyed beer, wine, hor d’oeuvres and a silent auction. Sterling K. Brown, Emmy Award Winning Actor & Star of NBC’s “This is Us,” was […]

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SeriousFun Messtival – Fayetteville, NC

The Little Gym partnered with SeriousFun Children’s Network to bring a splash to summer through the messy celebration of fun known as the SeriousFun Messtival! The Messtival benefits and supports children with serious illnesses and disabilities, allowing them to enjoy summer camps through scholarship! Donations can be made any time at the gym/main mess event […]

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United Way Annual Luncheon

The United Way Annual Campaign Kick-off Luncheon was held at the Crown Ballroom on August 15, 2017. For more information about the Cumberland County United Way visit www.unitedway-cc.org. 

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