Sunday, May 19, 2013
Retiring or leaving the military soon? Come hear about SBA's B2B program that launches here.
FORT BRAGG, N.C. - U.S. Small Business Administrator Karen Mills will announce a new nationwide lending initiative for veterans at Fort Bragg, May 21 at 1 p.m. at Memorial Hall in the Soldier Support Center. Mills will be joined by representatives of the SBA lending community from across the country, Department of Defense officials and transitioning service members who have chosen to participle in SBA’s Operation Boots to Business (B2B) program. The Operation Boots to Business program is an initiative to train veterans and transitioning service members in business entrepreneurship. Karen Mills said approximately 250,000 veterans transition from military service to civilian life each year, where some become small business owners, playing…
Use our Moviefone app to find where and when movies are showing.
"Star Trek Into Darkness" is among the movies playing at Carmike Cinemas this weekend. Use the app above to find out what other movies are showing in Fayetteville and the surrounding area, and to find out what your favorite actors are doing. Come back and tell us in comments the movie you saw, what you thought about it and how many stars out of five you would give the film!
Friday, May 17, 2013
Lowe's on Good Midling Drive is hiring part-time cashier help.
Duties Responsible for handling all customer inquiries, sales, returns at the Customer Service/Return Desk, operating the cash register, processing customer payments, bagging customer goods, and processing customer returns, etc. Greets and acknowledges all customers in a friendly, professional manner and provides quick, responsive customer service. Responsible for all other duties as assigned. Work Schedule May require morning, afternoon, and evening availability any day of the week. Essential Knowledge and Skills Ability to apply basic mathematical concepts such as adding, subtracting, multiplying, dividing, and knowledge of weights and measures. Understands and responds appropriately to basic customer and employee inquiries. Read, write…
Thursday, May 16, 2013
Sears Loss Prevention Associate
Part-time, hourly work, must be 18 years or older. Apply here. Duties: Jobs in this category are responsible for protecting company assets through activities in safety, inventory recovery and internal/external theft. Some essential duties include including assisting with reduction of loss of inventory, time, and assets, as well as monitors surveillance equipment and apprehends shoplifting suspects. Check out more open positions in Fayetteville on Career Builder.
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Wednesday, May 15, 2013
“Social welfare organizations” under the 501(c)(4) section of the tax code are pushing the IRS envelope.
The Cincinnati office of the IRS that reviews requests for tax-exempt status has some splainin’ to do. If it turns out that officials targeted groups with “tea party” or “patriot” in their name for special scrutiny, heads will roll. Even President Obama said: “If in fact IRS personnel engaged in the kind of practices that have been reported on and were intentionally targeting conservative groups, then that’s outrageous.” But the elephant in the room could be the tax code itself. PTAs, civic leagues and charities are being lumped together with politically partisan groups as “social welfare organizations” under the 501(c)(4) section. The Supreme Court’s 2010 decision that recognized corporations as people fueled the explosion of 501(c)(4) …
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Ashley Furniture HomeStore is hiring.
Broad River Furniture is currently seeking Sales Associates for their showroom in Fayetteville At Ashley Furniture HomeStore, they are looking for people who care about the quality products and services they represent, their customers, and their co-workers. They are seeking women and men who are self-motivated, energized, customer service and sales focused. If you're fashion forward, passionate, relentless, professional, and a people-person, this could be a good fit. In this pivotal, critical customer touch retail sales position, you will be selling furniture and home decor products to our customers. Women and men who are entry level, returning to the work force, or seasoned professionals alike are all encouraged to apply. Experience and …
Monday, May 13, 2013
The scratch-off ticket will net $68,003 after taxes.
Saturday, one lucky Hope Mills resident bought a scratch-off $5 Monopoly ticket at a Ramsey Street gas station and won big. $100,000 big. Gerry Davis a fence contractor plans to use the money to grow his business and stash some away in savings. "At first, I had only scratched off the top of the ticket and thought I had won $50,000," Davis said in a Fayettevile Observer news report. "I was already freaking out about winning that, but then I started scratching again and saw the rest of the numbers come up." What's the most you've won on a lottery ticket? Tell us in the comments below.
City of Fayetteville Crime Analyst position
Duties include: To collect, process, analyze and distribute various data, statistics and information related to crime; evaluate data pertaining to crime in the city and produce reports for submittal to supervisory personnel; maintain and update intelligence data files; provide complex analytical support to the Police Department. A resume will not be accepted for this position, fill out the application for the full-time position on the website. Minimum qualifications Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: Two years of experience in statistical research and analyzing data in a Police …
Upcoming concerts, meetings and ceremonies.
Fayetteville Academy Chorus Performs at Methodist University Monday, May 13, at 6:30 p.m., the Lower School Chorus, Junior Varsity Chorus, and Varsity Chorus will be performing at Methodist University Reeves Auditiorium. The public is invited to attend. Board of Education Meeting The Cumberland County Board of Education will meet on Tuesday, May 14 at 6:30 p.m. The meeting will begin with a public forum session and will take place in the Board Room of the Central Services building, located at 2465 Gillespie Street. During the recognition’s portion of the meeting the following individuals or groups will be acknowledged by the Board: April’s ‘Amazing Acts of Character’ recipients, local NCPTA Reflections Art Program winner, …