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The Fayetteville Regional airport received a twenty million dollar grant in 2016 to renovate the terminal. Built in 1969, the terminal was in dire need of work to facilitate security checkpoints and connection halls. While the facilities may need some work, their maintenance has been exceptional. The airport has received a perfect score on yearly safety exams and has been certified as a Green Business.
Each year, local Fayetteville community members put on The Heart of Christmas Show to raise money for children in need. The show features a local teenage Christian vocal group and cast of other actors and singers. While only meant to last for one season, the show’s popularity has transformed the production which is currently in its 17th season.
Hurricane Matthew struck Fayetteville in the fall of 2016, bringing substantial rain and flooding. Many residents experienced flooded homes and property loss. This article details some of the residents who experienced property damage as well as the area’s recovery efforts.