There’s a tranquility and a calm that permeates through this place where women and men both gather throughout each week to not only strengthen and tone their bodies but to reflect and be in touch with themselves and their daily lives. There’s a serenity. You can feel it.
A grand opening will be held Saturday for 2313 Glitter Ave. Inclusive Boutique at its store off Raeford Road. The boutique sells clothing, shoes and accessories for women of all sizes, according to a news release.
The Greater Fayetteville Chamber of Commerce announced Tuesday that its new president and CEO is former city Mayor Nat Robertson. Robertson, who served as mayor from 2013 to 2017, said in an interview that his priority for the chamber going forward is relying on what chambers are fundamentally meant to do, in his view.
Michael Fleishman says he thinks his mother and father would be glad that their family is carrying on what they started. Their legacy lives on. Fleishman’s Tiny Town, the children’s boutique off Fort Bragg Road, is now serving third- and fourth-generation customers. Fleishman and his two sisters, Marcie Justice and Minda Fleishman, will soon be carrying on that parental legacy in the Highland Centre shopping center on Raeford Road.
In this week’s Business Notebook: Kimberly Leonard named director of city’s budget department; Coldwell Banker Advantage wins awards from Anywhere Leads; N.C. transit agencies, towns get federal money for transportation improvements; NC MedAssist announces keynote speaker of 2023 executive luncheon
Cape Fear Valley Health is recruiting for several job vacancies with information sessions beginning Thursday. Potential applicants can find more information and register in advance of job fairs at https://www.capefearvalley.com/careersx/events.aspx.
The Systel Building in downtown Fayetteville, with its looming aluminum-and-glass facade, has been undergoing extensive renovations since August 2018. Now, it has a new anchor tenant. Raleigh-headquartered Dogwood State Bank has moved into the first floor of the downtown fixture, which ranks as the city center’s tallest.
Two months into a yearlong trial run of a “social district” — where people can roam while drinking alcoholic beverages — downtown boosters say it’s getting a positive response. But on a recent stroll down Hay Street, some customers — and bar workers too — said they had not heard of the option.
The Fayetteville Observer will shut down its printing press in April and move its printing operations to a sister newspaper in Gastonia, according to a report on the Observer’s website Tuesday.
The Fayetteville Public Works Commission received 10 policy recommendations designed to encourage local companies and minority- and women-owned businesses to bid for supply contracts.