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MetroNet and Fayetteville, N.C. Announce Partnership to Build 100% Fiber Optic Network

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MetroNet Media Contact: Jamie Sears Jamie@RunSwitchPR.com (502) 931-5004 Community Media Contact: Sarah Suggs Sarah@Fayedc.com (910) 500-6464   MetroNet and Fayetteville, N.C. Announce Partnership to Build 100% Fiber Optic Network Cumberland County will be MetroNet’s First Deployment in NC FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – January 12, 2021 – MetroNet and the City of Fayetteville will bring 100% fiber   …Continue Reading


Press Release: FCEDC Welcomes Director of Communications

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Jan 8, 2021 Contact: Sarah Suggs, Director of Communications Phone: 910-500-6464 Email: sarah@fayedc.com FCEDC Welcomes New Director of Communications   FAYETTEVILLE, NC – The Fayetteville Cumberland County Economic Development Corporation (FCEDC) is pleased to announce Sarah Suggs has joined the staff as Director of Communications. Suggs holds a B.A. in Communication Studies   …Continue Reading


Fayetteville Cumberland Collaborative Branding Committee Unveils New Brand Campaign: Can Do Carolina

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 1, 2020 Contact: Natalie Johnson, Director of Marketing Phone: 910.500.6464 E-mail: natalie@fayedc.com Fayetteville Cumberland Collaborative Branding Committee Unveils New Brand Campaign FAYETTEVILLE, NC – The Fayetteville Cumberland Collaborative Branding Committee (FCCBC), comprised of Cumberland County, the City of Fayetteville, and representatives from community organizations, has unveiled its new strategic regional brand   …Continue Reading


Press Release: FCEDC Welcomes New Vice President

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 26, 2020 Contact: Natalie Johnson, Director of Marketing Phone: 910.500.6464 E-mail: natalie@fayedc.com   Fayetteville Cumberland Economic Development Corporation Welcomes New Vice President   FAYETTEVILLE, NC — The Fayetteville Cumberland Economic Development Corporation (FCEDC) is happy to announce Robert “Rob” S. Patton Jr. has filled the role of Vice President. Rob holds   …Continue Reading


Dansons Announces New Facility in Cumberland County

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 21, 2020 Contact: Natalie Johnson, Director of Marketing Phone: 910.500.6464 E-mail: natalie@fayedc.com   Dansons Announces New Facility in Cumberland County BBQ Manufacturer Set to Hire 118 Full Time Staff   FAYETTEVILLE, NC –Dansons, a leading manufacturer of BBQ pellet grills and products, selected Cumberland County as the location of a new distribution   …Continue Reading


Cumberland County Employers Are Looking to Hire Despite COVID-19: More than 500 Jobs Immediately Available

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  As our regional economy emerges from the Coronavirus shutdown, Cumberland County’s diversified industry base is poised for growth. For those looking for employment, or wanting to make a change, there are currently thousands of career opportunities available on ncworks.gov and more than 500 local job openings in manufacturing, distribution, and professional services. As operations   …Continue Reading


Fayetteville’s Metropolitan Statistical Area Expands to Include Harnett County

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What is an MSA? A Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) is a geographical zone with an urban center of 50,000 residents or more, that has close economic ties throughout the adjacent counties. The U.S. Office of Management and Budget determines MSA size and mandates that each member county show 25% more of economic integration with the   …Continue Reading


FC Comeback Team Seeks Feedback on Recovery Efforts with Follow-Up Survey

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 17, 2020 Contact: Cheyenne Padgett – Director of Public Relations Phone: 910.500.6404 E-mail: cheyenne@fayedc.com   FAYETTEVILLE, NC – With the economy beginning to reopen, the FC Comeback Team has released a short follow-up survey regarding the effectiveness of recovery efforts and continued economic impact of the pandemic on Cumberland County businesses. According   …Continue Reading


E-N-G Mobile Systems, LLC Announces New Facility In Cumberland County

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E-N-G Mobile Systems, LLC, a specialty vehicle manufacturer, has announced that it has selected Cumberland County for the location of a new facility. This project will result in the creation of 60 full-time jobs, over the next three years, and a total capital investment of $2.3 million. In a statement this afternoon, Governor Roy Cooper   …Continue Reading


With One Voice: Branding Fayetteville & Cumberland County

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How would you describe Fayetteville and Cumberland County to someone who has never visited? Would you talk about our area’s history or focus on the new baseball stadium and other projects contributing to its growth? Maybe you’d discuss the flowers in bloom, celebrated by the Spring Dogwood Festival. What about our diverse cultural, international, and   …Continue Reading