The board of Fayetteville’s public utility hopes to have a new CEO in place by April. Ronna Garrett, chairwoman of the Fayetteville Public Works Commission, said during the board’s monthly meeting on Wednesday that the utility has been working with Polyhire, an executive recruitment firm.
The Fayetteville City Council on Monday approved a special-use permit to allow a church to locate on property closer to an adult entertainment business than current zoning regulations allow.
City officials aim to round up a problem that shoppers encounter in retail parking lots everywhere: abandoned shopping carts. The problem is not only one of safety, officials said, but one that cost the city at least $78,000 over a period of two and a half years.
In this issue: Fayetteville barber appointed to state board; new member named to Wrecker Review Board; PWC offering free 2023 calendars; Fayetteville Tech names 2 to business programs leadership.
EASTOVER — Another day is nearing an end at Eastover Art Works, where McLaurin has been for customers from Dunn, Clinton, Erwin, Cedar Grove, Stedman, Vander, Godwin, Wade and Fayetteville since 1971. But after 51 years, Charles McLaurin says it’s time. Eastover Art Works, at least under Charles and wife Shirley’s ownership, is closing Friday.
In this week’s notebook: White Trash & Colorful Accessories changes its name to Cursive, and Fayetteville Justice For Our Neighbors receives $12,000 for an arts event.
Fayetteville Regional Airport will provide an update on its terminal renovations and expansion in an unveiling scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Dec. 7, according to a city news release.
Shoppers are encouraged to shop small on Saturday. That’s Small Business Saturday, the day after the traditional Black Friday and two days before Cyber Monday.
Fayetteville’s first shopping center — and one of the first in the state — is undergoing renovations and seeking new tenants after being sold to a Triangle area investor. Eutaw Village Shopping Center was sold to Eutaw Village Shopping LLC, which is based in Morrisville, by the local family business that had owned it since it opened in 1955.
In this week’s notebook: Fayetteville Academy names Norman “Blair’’ Fisher as the next head of school; two are recognized for support of Cumberland County Schools; Fort Bragg job fair set for Thursday.