Press Releases

Help Hope Mills Honor its WWII Heroes

- As part of Heroes Homecoming,veterans with roots in Hope Mills will be recognized November 6th during a “Greatest Generation Day” during a ceremony at Hope Mills Veterans Memorial.   If you know of any WWII Veteran (living or deceased) with roots in Hope Mills, please contact one of the people listed below. Names are accepted through October 17th

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Nature Connects: LEGO® Brick Sculptures Opens Sept. 30

 

Inspired by nature and built from nearly half-a-million LEGO pieces,  Nature Connects LEGO® Brick Sculptures will be installed at the Cape Fear Botanical Garden from September 30,  2016 through January 8, 2017.   Larger-than-life sculptures such as a tiger swallowtail butterfly, an 8 foot hummingbird and a 7 foot rose will be installed in related areas of the Garden. 

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If It’s Geek, They’ve Got it!

 

 

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 FCC 2015,” says planner Michael Chaudhuri.  “We’re 

back for a full weekend with a great new slogan -  If It’s Geek, We Got it!”

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Famed Jazz Saxophonist to Play Fayetteville December 17

Acclaimed saxophonist, vocalist and educator Walter Beasley will play a concert at Fayetteville State University (FSU) December 17th  at JW Seabrook Auditorium.   A leading alto and soprano saxophonist and prominent vocalist all the same, Beasley is hailed by fans for his thrilling performances along the East Coast and throughout the U.S. and Caribbean. Notable performances include the all-star tour To Grover, With Love, performing alongside Chuck Loeb, Buddy Williams and Andy Snitzer and performing as the headlining act for the 2011 Playboy Jazz Festival

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Fayetteville Area CVB Revamps Cultural Heritage Trails Website

Fayetteville, NC (September 15, 2016) – The Fayetteville Area Convention and Visitors Bureau (FACVB) today announced the launch of several interactive enhancements to its popular Cultural Heritage Trails, including a newly-designed mobile-friendly website, integrated map and GPS technology and custom trail building capabilities, offering users a self-guided tour of the countless unique attractions, restaurants and historical landmarks of Cumberland County.

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Places To Stay

4035 Sycamore Dairy Road
Fayetteville

Places To Stay

Better than Granny's
412 North Bragg Boulevard