Press Releases

Kirk Franklin Closes Inspirational Week of Events in Fayetteville (NC) This October

 

Cumberland County, NC – Each year, WIDU 1600 AM delivers one of the community’s largest faith-based events. This year, the week-long celebration culminates with three power-packed days at the Crown Complex. The final event is headlined by multiple GRAMMY®, Dove and Stellar Award-winning recording artist Kirk Franklin.

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Celebrate the 4th of July with Democracy’s Defenders

Cumberland County, NC –  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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Honoring K-9 Veterans

 

Fayetteville, NC – Each Memorial Day, the Special Operations Forces (SOF) K9 Memorial Foundation and the Airborne & Special Operations Museum (ASOM) Foundation hold a K9 Memorial Ceremony near “Constant Vigilance”, the world’s first memorial to SOF K9s killed in the line of duty. The 2017 ceremony will be held on Monday, May 29th at 12 noon on the grounds of the ASOM in Fayetteville. 

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Soccer Legend Mia Hamm and others play Force Invitational Golf Tourney

On Friday, May 19, the Fayetteville Soccer Club (FSC) members and staff change out their cleats for spikes and hit the links with some special guests.  FSC is honored to welcome some of soccer’s greatest women players to the tournament- Mia Hamm, Kristine Lilly and Tisha Venturini Hoch. Play begins following a 12 p.m. lunch at King’s Grant Golf and Country Club. 

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Positive Direction for Youth (PDY) Conference Selects Fayetteville for July 21-22 Event

FAYETTEVILLE, NC – The PDY Conference in Fayetteville opens Friday, July 21 with a GLOW Fun Run in downtown Fayetteville. The GLOW Fun Run is a fun 5K that focuses on entertainment and enjoyment, is not timed and is appropriate for all fitness levels.  Doors open at 6:00 p.m., the first wave of runners start at 7:00 p.m., and an after-party concert with  performances by Jor’Dan Armstrong and Christian rock band Rapture Ruckus starts at 8:30 p.m.  Everyone is invited to attend and support the empowerment of our youth. 

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Places To Stay

373 West Bladen Union Church Road
Fayetteville

Places To Stay

Tandoori Bites
1916 Skibo Road, Unit A1