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34929
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Fayetteville hosted their annual Comic Con event on 21-22 October, 2017. The event, which brought in a number of celebrities from popular shows and movies, attracts fans and cosplayers alike. The article includes some last minute costume suggestions.
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34941
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Since 2010, the Fayetteville First Presbyterian Church has packaged more than 750,000 meals for Rise Against Hunger. The organization, which provides meals to those living overseas, is based in Raleigh and relies on local organizations to take up the fight against chronic hunger. Volunteers often meet several times, packaging 30,000 meals in each session.
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CityView (NoCar F 264.T3 W4), Vol. Issue , October 2017, p54-56, il, por Periodical Website
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34942
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Sandhills Farm to Table is a Fayetteville based organization which aims to increase local food security. Customers of the cooperative receive weekly or biweekly grocery boxes which contain locally produced foods. Their subscription fees in turn support Sandhills farmers and artisans. Weekly boxes vary in what they contain, however contents will always be locally grown and delivered to a local drop off. In 2016, the co-op took in more than $500,000 in revenue, indicating the model was beneficial for all involved.
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CityView (NoCar F 264.T3 W4), Vol. Issue , October 2017, p58-61, il, por Periodical Website
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35820
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The guide featured ten towns, spanning Coast to Mountains. Profiles highlighted what made each town unique. Sup worthy restaurants included Durham’s Bullock’s Barbeque, Greensboro’s the Hungry Fisherman, and The Blue Stove in Pinehurst—Southern Pines. Historical sites included the old Market House in Fayetteville, Wilmington’s Thalian Hall, Raleigh’s Oakwood section, and Bethabara in Winston-Salem. Entertainment hubs included the Charlotte Motor Speedway, High Point’s North Carolina Shakespeare Festival, and Asheville’s Thomas Wolfe Auditorium.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 8 Issue 1, Feb 1980, p19-21, 23-24, 26, 28-34, 36-41
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37383
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Why the capital shifted from New Bern was for a practical and typical two-fold reason. Because of the amount of time it took to travel in the 1700s, the state’s capital was best located in the center of wherever the population was the densest. This factor left Fayetteville as a prospective place before Raleigh was selected.
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36176
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How to boost holistic success for Cumberland County a decade down the road had been planned by groups such as Fayetteville’s Economic Development Alliance. Planned was development and improvement of the Cape Fear Botanical Garden, Airborne and Special Operations Museum, historic downtown center, Arts Council, minor league baseball stadium, Civil War History Center, and Performing Arts Center.
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36181
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Explained by this local historian, whose work experience included museums and a library, were reasons for the layout of streets in Fayetteville. She concluded the layout can be confusing for even town natives. What was easier for her to explain were name origins for roadways such as Green Street and Ottis F. Jones Parkway.
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36247
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Attesting to the potential and positive impact of North Carolina’s 58 community colleges were profiles of Asheville-Buncombe, Edgecombe, Fayetteville Technical, Guilford Technical, Lenoir, Pitt Community, and Vance-Granville. Asserting to their potential and positive impact in North Carolina were statistics for: average median wage, number of companies receiving customized job training, and numbers of military members who will advance their education, post service.
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36280
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Competing with online shopping’s conveniences and Amazon’s allure was the addition of playgrounds in malls. The benefits discussed: a better shopping experience for adults; a place for children to play, learn, and expend energy while parents shop.