April is national autism awareness month and our local organization has been in full swing. On this episode, I talk with Julie Miller, President & Executive Director of REACH. We look at all the initiatives the group has going from scholarships to their upcoming Slawburger Festival fundraiser.
Driving up the winding road leading to the farm, visitors immediately see where Pilaroc Farms got its name. Owned by Walt and Jennie Schutte-Patrick, the […]
This month’s Board of Mayor and Alderman meeting saw two special reports outside of the standing committee reports. The March meeting’s agenda can be found here. Britt […]
With Nippon Steel closing and Daikin’s Goodman plans uncertain, the Industrial Development Board has come under increased scrutiny lately. On this episode, I talk with Elaine Middleton, director of the IDB. We talk about the IDB’s role in bringing in new industries and what happens when one closes.
Now in its fourth year, the annual Slawburger Festival continues to bring excitement and large crowds to Fayetteville. It’s all part of the Fayetteville Main […]
On this episode, you’ll hear from Dr. Bill Heath, the director of county schools, and Carman Smith, the school safety director. We talk about the changes they’re making in light of the recent school shooting in Parkland, Florida.
In 2017, Fayetteville Mayor Jon Law hosted a series of three town hall meetings. The second and third meetings were built around a community visioning […]
We need your help! With the election season about to kick off, we’re looking for your thoughts and opinions on what our elected officials should […]
On this episode, you’ll hear two different interviews. The first is with state representative Pat Marsh. He covers District 62, which includes the northern half of Lincoln County along with Bedford County.
In the second interview, I sit down with county mayor Bill Newman. Similar to the episode with Mayor Law, we’ll cover how the county has done in the past four years, the upcoming fall elections, and a few other things.
Welcome to the very first episode! We look at what the podcast is and what we hope to do. Then we talk with Jon Law about the last four years as city mayor, the things our city has accomplished, and what challenges are still out there.