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Captain Freddie Mims offers daily tours of the Cape Fear River which highlight the area’s history and notable people. A history buff, Mims found that people were more interested in learning about the Cape Fear River than local fishing spots. He swapped the tour’s focus from fishing to history and it has taken off.
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CityView (NoCar F 264.T3 W4), Vol. Issue , April 2017, p12-16, il, por Periodical Website
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Work in Progress is an 11 piece curated public art exhibit in downtown Fayetteville. Featuring pieces donated by local artists or sponsored by the Arts Council, the 11 sculptures were installed in public areas. The exhibit, while temporary, is meant to be accessible to all Fayetteville citizens and to encourage interaction and reflection on the pieces.
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CityView (NoCar F 264.T3 W4), Vol. Issue , April 2017, p18-27, il Periodical Website
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Vision 2026 is a Fayetteville non-profit which aims to revitalize the local economy through enterprise. Founded in 2016, the group was created to give input on many of the proposed projects for downtown Fayetteville. Current aims include the creation of a baseball stadium, a Performing Arts Center, a Civil War History Center, several parks, and two senior centers. Each of these places would encourage economic growth and would boost the area’s reputation.
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CityView (NoCar F 264.T3 W4), Vol. Issue , April 2017, p52-55, il Periodical Website
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A model that started in Michigan, Friendship House is a sustainable living practice that pairs young adults with disabilities and seminary students together in affordable, secure housing. Dr. Scott Cameron, a neonatologist turned pastor, lived in a Friendship House during his studies at Duke University and was greatly moved by his experiences. Dr. Cameron now aims to create a Friendship House in Fayetteville which would pair medical residency students with community members to foster independent living skills, community, and friendship.
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CityView (NoCar F 264.T3 W4), Vol. Issue , April 2017, p28-31, il Periodical Website
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Every year, Fayetteville hosts the Dogwood Festival which brings approximately $4.5 million dollars to the local economy. The festival showcases local vendors, music, and art. During the 2017 festival, vendors were encouraged to offer healthy food options while numerous local musicians came to play the crowd. Other activities include performers, a local car show, and art demonstrations.
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CityView (NoCar F 264.T3 W4), Vol. Issue , April 2017, p60-66, il, por Periodical Website
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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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