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Kathryn’s 3rd Annual Virtual High Tee

Kathryn’s 3rd  Annual High Tee is in honor of 1LT Kathryn Bailey, a Blackhawk pilot, who lost her life in a helicopter crash off the coast of Hawaii while on active duty. Due to COVID-19, this year’s event was a Virtual event during the weekend of October 16-18, 2020. The event consisted of a Golf-a-Thon […]

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Prismatica Opening Night

Presented by PWC, the Prismatica public art exhibit had its grand opening on 9/30 in Downtown Fayetteville. Learn more about it here  

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Grand Opening of the Eleanor and Raymond Manning Children’s Garden at Cape Fear Botanical Garden

Cape Fear Botanical Garden hosted “Pondomania” on September 26th, 2020 which also featured the grand opening of the “Eleanor and Raymond Manning Children’s Garden”

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Boots to Roots: A Farm Tasting @ Dirtbag Ales Brewery & Taproom

Hosted at Dirtbag Ales Brewery & Taproom in Hope Mills, The Veteran’s Farm of North Carolina held a special tasting of seasonal offerings from NC veteran farmers!   

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Monkee’s of Fayetteville Grand Reopening

  Monkee’s of Fayetteville held their grand reopening on Thursday, September 10th to celebrate its new ownership under Nicole Raynor. 

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Build a Better Murchison

Build a Better Block is a demonstration project designed to show how an area would look if it were more bicycle- and pedestrian-friendly. The event transformed Murchison Road on the afternoon of March 7. The event featured music, art, food vendors and entertainment.

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Evening at Casino Royale Fundraiser for Better Health

Better Health of Cumberland County held its annual fundraiser Feb. 29 in the Carolina Barn at McCormick Farms.  

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All American Dream Competition

Countryside Gymnastics hosted the All American Dream Competition on January, 25, 2020 at Reid Ross Classical off Ramsey St. Check out the photos below of these competitive gymnasts!        

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Cape Fear Valley Health Foundation Gala

The Cape Fear Valley Health Foundation Gala was held Jan. 25 at Highland Country Club. Proceeds from the event benefit the Residency Program, with the goal of addressing an increasing shortage of primary care and specialty physicians in our community. 

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FTCC Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

On December 5, 2019, a ribbon-cutting ceremony celebrated the new State-of-the-Art Greenhouse at Fayetteville Technical Community College’s Wesley A. Meredith Horticulture Educational Center on Eastern Boulevard in Fayetteville. After two natural disasters; this new Greenhouse features an evaporative cooling system, double-door entrance, and a sidewall rollup with motorized curtains.   

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Tree Lighting Ceremony

The official tree lighting ceremony was held on December 4th at FAST Transit Center. Musical performances & delicious food trucks gathered around for this special event. Presented by FAST Transit Center, The Arts Council of Fayetteville|Cumberland County and Cool Spring Downtown District.    

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19th Annual Dickens Holiday

On Friday, Nov. 29, 2019, Historic Downtown Fayetteville transformed into a unique and wonderful experience. Horse-drawn carriages rolled down Hay Street carrying shoppers the old-fashioned way. The smells of cider and gingerbread permeate the chilly air. And  Ebenezer Scrooge himself. Check out photos of Dickens Holiday 2019      

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Artists in Schools featuring Number Drummers

On November 22 Eastover-Central Elementary School held a music education assembly for 400 K-5 students where they were entertained by Number Drummers  Number Drummers, a for-profit organization created by Troy Kryzalka, integrates music and math during assemblies and workshops in area schools. Due to a childhood eye injury, Kryzalka taught himself music using mathematics. Using […]

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Seniors on the Move donates check to Cape Fear Health Foundation

On October 24, 2019, EE Miller Seniors on the Move made a donation of $2000 to the Cape Fear Health Foundation for cancer awareness. Check out the photos below. For more information click the link below. http://www.cfvfoundation.org/  

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Art Exhibition at 107 Concourse C Art Gallery

Gerald McMillan, owner of  107 Concourse C Art Gallery held an Art Exhibit on November 22, 2019. This Art Exhibit featured talented artists like Jamil Burton, Terry Durham Jr, and local guest artists from Wine and Design: Stephen Ball, Ale Karina, Maggie McLaughlin, and Kimberly Sejas.  107 Concourse C Art Gallery is located downtown Fayetteville […]

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Marquis Society Social

The United Way of Cumberland County held its Marquis Society Social on Oct. 28 at Ralph and Linda Huff’s home. The event honors individuals who pledge $1,000 or more to the United Way during its annual fundraising campaign.  

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Indigo Moon Film Festival

The Indigo Moon Film Festival opened on Oct. 12 with a showing of “The Dog Doc,” followed by a reception. The film festival planned to show dozens of films at four locations over the next two days.  

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Breast Cancer Awareness Symposium

The local chapter of The Links, Inc., hosted its second Treasure Our Chests Breast Cancer Awareness Symposium on Oct. 11 at The Capitol Room. The event included presentations by local physicians and an interactive panel discussion with breast cancer survivors. The Links is a civic organization with 288 chapters nationwide.

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