Press Releases

2016 Fayetteville Comic Con Expands to Full Weekend

Due to the overwhelming popularity of the inaugural Fayetteville Comic Con (FCC),  planners expanded the 2016 con into a two-day special event that fills the entire Crown Expo Center.  “We were blown away by the response to the 2015 FCC,” says planner Michael Chaudhuri.  “To accommodate the demand, we expanded the both the days and the footprint for the event.”

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Honoring K-9 Veterans

Each Memorial Day, the Special Operations Forces (SOF) K9 Memorial Committee and the Airborne & Special Operations Museum (ASOM) hold a K9 Memorial Ceremony near “Constant Vigilance”, the world’s first memorial to SOF K9s killed in the line of duty. The 2016 ceremony will be held on Monday, May 30th at 12 noon on the grounds of the ASOM in Fayetteville. 

 “Constant Vigilance,” which was dedicated in July of 2013, honors canines from around the world. Surrounding stones have the dog’s birth and date killed in action. The plaque reads the Bond Between a SOF handler and his K9 is eternal. Trusting each other is a nameless language. Here we honor the SOF K9s that have paid the ultimate price.

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Celebrate the 4th of July with Democracy’s Defenders

 As home to the 82nd Airborne, the US Army Special Forces and the US Army Forces Command, it’s safe to say “when the President calls 911, Fort Bragg answers.”  The residents of Fayetteville and the communities of Cumberland County call these heroes “neighbor.”  It’s no surprise that the community was recognized as one of the most patriotic in the US by NewsMax Magazine.

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Fayetteville Area CVB Showcases Local Attractions in New Video Series

The Fayetteville Area Convention and Visitors Bureau (FACVB) brings Cumberland County to life with a dynamic new video series featuring a vibrant array of local attractions.  Starring an eclectic mix of adventurers, these fast-paced, short videos explore the diverse opportunities available for travelers in the Fayetteville Area. 

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Major Veteran Employment Event June 24

When the North Carolina State Grange asked the North Carolina Department of Military and Veterans Affairs how they can show their appreciation to veterans. The response was simple: “Give them a job, our veterans need jobs.”

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