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22751
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This article profiles the City Manager for Fayetteville, North Carolina, Ted Voorhees
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22757
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This article profiles a Food Network Star from Fayetteville, Chef Judy McLean
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24499
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The Fleishman family has held a prominent position in Fayetteville since the early twentieth century. This article details the family history of the Harry Fleishman branch of the family, most of whose descendants were doctors, lawyers, and business people.
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CityView (NoCar F 264.T3 W4), Vol. Issue , Nov/Dec 2015, p48-51, il, por Periodical Website
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22746
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Fayetteville, North Carolina has been the birthplace or home of many African Americans over the city's 250 years. These citizens have contributed to the city and the world in the areas of education, medicine, music, civil rights, politics and government, and religion.
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Fayetteville, North Carolina's Nate Schrader is ranked one of the top CrossFit athletes in the world. Being exposed to CrossFit during a deployment with the Army, Schrader now trains, along with others, in his co-owned and operated establishment, Iron Forged Athletics.
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22747
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In Fayetteville, North Carolina women are successful in various fields due to good old-fashioned hard work. Fayetteville has become an ideal place to pursue careers in the journalism, the military, law, and medicine.
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33199
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Three hundred civilian observers will relay information of local enemy movement to Fort Bragg during extensive military operations which will take place this fall (1938).
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 6 Issue 13, Aug 1938, p1, 16, por
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Since 2007, Cinderella’s Closet of Fayetteville has been giving prom dresses to local high schoolers at no cost. For many in the area, going to prom is cost prohibitive. Cinderella’s Closet aims to help those in need by contacting local guidance counselors to set appointments for each high school. The Closet, usually housed in a local mall, meets with individuals from each school to help them find formal attire. All the dresses are donated by local community members and organizations.
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CityView (NoCar F 264.T3 W4), Vol. Issue , March/April 2016, p52-56, il, por Periodical Website
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34870
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Fayetteville filmmaker Jeremiah McLamb draws on his church, the Northwood Temple, for inspiration in his works. McLamb began writing short scripts during his childhood. This blossomed into a passion when he began filming stage productions in high school. After graduating, he started a company to produce commercial films and has since made two full length movies that tell stories of redemption and spirituality. Inspired by the mainstream acceptance of faith-based films, McLamb is confident there is a market for faith-filled cinema.
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CityView (NoCar F 264.T3 W4), Vol. Issue , July/August 2016, p36-39, il, por Periodical Website
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34872
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This article consists of a profile of Johnny Wilson, executive director of Fayetteville Urban Ministry (FUM). FUM serves approximately 800 to 1,000 families across Cumberland County through outreach and aid. In particular, they work with at risk youth to help them stay in school and find the resources they need. Wilson himself struggled during his childhood and knows the impact that positive role models in the community can have.
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CityView (NoCar F 264.T3 W4), Vol. Issue , July/August 2016, p46-50, il, por Periodical Website
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The Cumberland County Vision Resource Center opened in 1936 as a non-profit to help the blind community gain independence and improve daily life. The center currently offers classes, camps, programs, and access to services to those who are visually impaired. Their clients are of all ages, so one of the overarching goals is to offer a variety of activities, from winery tours to skydiving. Classes for life skills such as cooking and cleaning are also offered.
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CityView (NoCar F 264.T3 W4), Vol. Issue , March/April 2017, p36-40, il, por Periodical Website
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Pressed: A Creative Space was opened by Fayetteville resident Ashley Thompson to showcase both global and locally made goods. Since 2015, the store has stocked household items from food to clothes, cards, and jewelry. Many items come from Fayetteville or the surrounding areas. The store also hosts DIY workshops.
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CityView (NoCar F 264.T3 W4), Vol. Issue , March/April 2017, p10-14, il, por Periodical Website
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Farr Fitness in Fayetteville, North Carolina, operates out of the home of Brian and Morgan Farr. In 2015, the Farr family began inviting friends to train with them. As they formed a small community, they decided to run Farr Fitness as a free gym and Christian ministry. Over the past two years, more than 350 people have trained with the Farr’s.
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CityView (NoCar F 264.T3 W4), Vol. Issue , January/February 2017, p12-13, il, por Periodical Website
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Fayetteville native Kai Lightner is a world champion rock climber at the age of 17. Lightner, who grew up away from the mountains, began climbing furniture during his childhood. Lightner’s mother decided to support her son’s love of rock climbing by installing rock walls in their home and hiring a coach. By age 10, Lightner had won the first of six national titles in climbing. Lightner accepted a spot at Babson College and is currently training for the 2020 Olympic games.
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CityView (NoCar F 264.T3 W4), Vol. Issue , July/August 2017, p40-46, il, por Periodical Website
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A local Fayetteville couple, Deb and John Foley, founded the nonprofit Horses That Heal to provide local veterans with equine therapy. Horses, which have high emotional intelligence, are used to assist those struggling with mental health problems. For service members, the first dozen sessions are free with the cost supplemented by private donations. Recently, the program has expanded by partnering with the Lone Survivor Foundation to assist with therapeutic retreats for service members.
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CityView (NoCar F 264.T3 W4), Vol. Issue , May/June 2017, p36-42, il, por Periodical Website
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