November 3, 2011 by wcobserver
The City of Fayetteville has begun issuing business licenses. The purpose of a city-issued license is to provide fire and police departments with information to ensure adequate emergency response and to provide data on the size and nature of the business and professional community. The license also ensures that business activity is confined to the appropriate zone. And of course, it is a source of revenue.Read More...
November 3, 2011 by Steven Worden
By Steven Worden It’s around this time of year, when a chill wind begins to scatter the leaves across the fields, that we begin to think about building a fire in the fireplace, sitting around the hearth and nursing a cup of hot apple cider with the family. That homey image lies at the heart of a fascinating social movement: “Focolare,” which is Italian for “hearth.” Focolare takes, to our minds, the extreme position that human existence, including economics, should take place in a context similar to a companionable family gathered around the warmth of a hearth or a fireplace.Read More...