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An owner of apartment communities in 19 states has purchased two more in Fayetteville with plans to make $7 million in improvements to the properties. Morgan Properties, regarded as one of the nation’s top three multifamily housing companies, has acquired Westlake at Morganton and The Preserve at Grande Oaks, which have a total of 642 units, according to a news release.

Two men who have been champions of downtown Fayetteville were honored as visionaries at a luncheon Wednesday at Segra Stadium. Menno Pennink and the late Harry Shaw received the 2022 CityView Downtown Visionaries awards.

Annexation requests for three properties have been approved, including an 83-acre parcel south of Dunn Road that would be developed as an industrial site. The Fayetteville City Council approved …

Ben Brown honored as trustee emeritus at Fayetteville State University Ben Brown Jr. has been honored as trustee emeritus of Fayetteville State University’s board of trustees, the college …

The walls of his office are bare, including those photographs from 1955 when John Fairley Dunn opened the little nursery along Skibo Road long before the commercial chain stores came along. The …

Fayetteville PWC will host the Power & Water Conservation Expo on Friday downtown, giving residents the opportunity to speak face to face with utility representatives and experts. The expo is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. at SkyView on Hay, 121 Hay St.

Fayetteville’s public utility is considering changes to its rate structure to encourage conservation of electricity as well as economic development. The Fayetteville Public Works Commission met Wednesday to discuss proposed electric rate options that would take effect after 2024.

While the Cumberland County Board of Commissioners was being briefed by county staff on the latest U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's health advisory for GenX, the company responsible for …

The Cumberland County Board of Commissioners agreed Monday night to approve a $510,000 incentives package for a national home construction company that says it plans to build a manufacturing plant in Fayetteville.

HOPE MILLS — The Hope Mills Board of Commissioners on Monday night voted to hold a public hearing in July on a temporary moratorium on some types of businesses while the town staff researches a …

HOPE MILLS — The Hope Mills Board of Commissioners on Monday will consider placing a temporary moratorium on particular types of businesses while staff members work to establish an overlay …

The Fayetteville Cumberland Economic Development Corp. on Monday is expected to ask the Cumberland County Board of Commissioners for $510,000 to entice a construction industry to locate here.

Van Geons receives statewide Innovation of the Year Award Robert Van Geons, CEO and president of the Fayetteville Cumberland Economic Development Corp., has been recognized with the inaugural Innovation of the Year Award, the North Carolina Economic Development Association announced Wednesday.

A national homebuilder would create 189 jobs in Fayetteville and build a factory to make trusses and other construction components, according to a report presented to the City Council.

A Miami-based company that operates nearly 100 senior medical centers in 12 states will open a facility on Raeford Road, according to the Fayetteville Cumberland Economic Development Corp.

Electronics repair shop opens in Fayetteville Asurion Tech Repair & Solutions, an electronics repair shop, has opened in Fayetteville at 4225 A Ramsey St. The store offers professional …

Water rates will increase next year for customers of the Fayetteville Public Works Commission after the board unanimously approved the utility’s budget for fiscal year 2022-23. The cost of electricity will not change.

Bill Kirby Jr.: Chamber mum on president’s departure

Greater Fayetteville Chamber leaders were full of excitement and enthusiasm just more than 12 months ago in announcing Shari Fiveash would be the new president and chief executive officer of the organization. So was Fiveash.

The Fayetteville City Council on Monday night voted unanimously to move forward with implementing a revised affordable-housing policy, including bringing back an incentive program and developing a housing trust fund.

Developers will not have to deal with temporary restrictions on lot size and setbacks after a vote by the Cumberland County Board of Commissioners on Monday morning. A motion to establish a 90-day moratorium for zero lot-line development failed to get a majority vote.

The Cumberland County Board of Commissioners on Monday will consider a proposal to eliminate zero lot line development in the county.  Zero lot line development allows builders to build …

Fort Bragg job fair RecruitMilitary is planning an in-person hiring event on June 16 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Iron Mike Conference Center on Fort Bragg. Organizers expect nearly 70 …

Economic development group awarded $4M for HR talent portal

The Fayetteville Cumberland Economic Development Corp. and the Community Development Foundation plan to use $4 million in federal funds to build an HR center that will help service members, military spouses and veterans find jobs.

Baldwin named associate dean of Academic Partnerships at FSU Fayetteville State University has named Pamela Baldwin associate dean of Academic Partnerships. Baldwin will be responsible for …

Fayetteville PWC cautioned to be mindful of volatile economy

Volatility in the energy market and the lingering economic pressures of the COVID-19 pandemic will mandate continued fiscal caution, leaders of Fayetteville’s public utility were told …

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