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for CityView Vol. Issue , July/August 2016
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Founded in 1961, the Fayetteville Model A Club was created for vintage car enthusiasts. This article details four members of the club, their collections, and what it takes to keep historic cars in working order. For each of the owners, the cars represent a unique aspect of history. Keeping them running and in shows is a way of connecting with the past. Many of these members actively show their cars in events such as the Fayetteville Dogwood Festival.
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.
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.
Savages Barbershop and Hair Salon, of Fayetteville, aims to be a cut above other local barbershops. The store owner, a member of the military, wanted to create an atmosphere which invited customers back. So far, the business has been a success as many clients feel welcomed, particularly those stationed at Fort Bragg.