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    Friday, April 16, 2021
    Dunkin’ Brings Next Generation Store to Fayetteville    Newly designed store of the future with modern changes opens April 21 on Cliffdale Road;   celebration includes Free Coffee for a Year* to the first 50 guests in the drive-thru & donations to two local non-profit organizations    Fayetteville, NC (April 16, 2021) – People who live, work and travel through Fayetteville can now ...read more
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    Friday, April 16, 2021
    County Offices in Downtown Buildings to Close at 4 p.m. Today  FAYETTEVILLE – Cumberland County Government buildings in the downtown Fayetteville area will close at 4 p.m. today to allow employees to leave the area prior to potential protest activities. This closing includes county and court system offices in the Judge E. Maurice Braswell Courthouse.  The closing includes the Historic ...read more
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    Wednesday, April 14, 2021
    COVID-19 UpdateCounty Clinics Continue at Crown for Individuals Age 16 and Up  FAYETTEVILLE – The N.C. Department of Health and Human Services reports that 16.9% of Cumberland County’s population is at least partially vaccinated and 13.8% is fully vaccinated. The positive test rate is at 6.7%.  All individuals age 16 and up are eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine at Cumberland County Department of ...read more
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    Wednesday, April 14, 2021
    Board of Equalization and Review Meetings 2021  FAYETTEVILLE – The Cumberland County Board of Equalization and Review will convene on April 26, 2021. On this date, the board will begin accepting tax year 2021 real property appeal requests from taxpayers who own or control taxable real property in Cumberland County. The tax appeals must be received no later than May 20, 2021, the final adjournment ...read more
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    Tuesday, April 13, 2021
    Please Contact: Ashley Owen | 910.323.4234 ext. 222 | aowen@cfrt.org CAPE FEAR REGIONAL THEATRE ANNOUNCES OPEN-AIR PRODUCTION OF “MURDER FOR TWO” Fayetteville, NC— On March 15, 2020, Cape Fear Regional Theatre closed its sold-out production of “Murder for Two” a week early due to the stay-at-home order brought on by the pandemic. Now, a little over a year later, CFRT is pleased to announce they ...read more
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    Tuesday, April 13, 2021
    Animal Care and Control Appreciation Week  FAYETTEVILLE – Cumberland County Animal Services (CCAS) is celebrating its employees for National Animal Care and Control Appreciation Week April 11-17.  The National Animal Care and Control Association has designated the second full week of every April as a week to recognize, thank and commend employees in the animal services field. On April 5, County ...read more
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    Tuesday, April 13, 2021
    Community Development Virtual Public Meeting WednesdayPublic Hearing Set for Monday Commissioners’ Meeting  FAYETTEVILLE – The Cumberland County Community Development Department will host a virtual public meeting Wednesday, April 12, at 6 p.m. to share information and gather feedback about various housing and community development programs available for eligible residents.  Residents may attend ...read more
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    Tuesday, April 13, 2021
    Public Safety Telecommunicators Week  FAYETTEVILLE – Cumberland County Emergency Services is honoring telecommunicators this week as part of National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week from April 11-17.  The event is recognized the second full week of every April to thank telecommunications personnel in the public safety community. Cumberland County Emergency Services is only the 19th Tri ...read more
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    Monday, April 12, 2021
    Rabid Raccoon Reported in Eastover  FAYETTEVILLE – The State Public Health Lab in Raleigh confirmed this afternoon a case of rabies in the 1100 block of Jimree Avenue off Dunn Road in Eastover.  On Wednesday, April 7, Animal Services impounded a deceased raccoon found in a backyard within Cumberland County. The resident arrived home from work and witnessed his dog playing with the deceased ...read more
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    Friday, April 09, 2021
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    Thursday, April 08, 2021
    Hudson Announces Community Project Funding Request Process for Counties, Cities and Nonprofits  FAYETTEVILLE – U.S. Rep. Richard Hudson’s office has asked counties in the 8th District to solicit requests from nonprofits and local governmental entities in their jurisdiction for federal Community Project Funding (CPF).  CPF is a new initiative for Fiscal Year 2022 that allows members of Congress ...read more
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    Thursday, April 08, 2021
    Stand out in a crowd at by shopping at Kali’s KlosetFAYETTEVILLE, NC: The Cool Spring Downtown District welcomes Kali’s Kloset to the district. Kali’s Kloset opened at 314A Hay Street on the second floor and is owned by Britini Lawson.  Britini honed her skills at both Michael Kors and Versace and developed a passion for staying on top of the fashion trends. Stand out in a crowd when you shop at ...read more
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    Monday, April 05, 2021
    Public Encouraged to Take Homelessness Plan Survey  FAYETTEVILLE – Members of the public are invited to take an online survey to help Cumberland County develop its Three-Year Homelessness Strategic Plan. The Cumberland County Community Survey on Homelessness is available at www.surveymonkey.com/r/CCHomelessness. The survey is open through April 16.  The Cumberland County Board of Commissioners ...read more
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    Monday, April 05, 2021
    COVID-19 UpdateAll Individuals Ages 16 and Older May Schedule VaccinationsFAYETTEVILLE – The Cumberland County Department of Public Health announces all individuals ages 16 and older will be eligible for COVID-19 vaccinations beginning April 7. This includes all individuals in previous Groups 1, 2, 3 and 4.  Individuals 16 and older may begin scheduling appointments after 5 p.m. today. Visit the ...read more
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    Wednesday, March 31, 2021
    Registration Open for Cumberland Clean Litter Pickup Event  FAYETTEVILLE – Cumberland County Solid Waste is kicking off a new countywide litter pickup initiative called Cumberland Clean. Volunteers are invited to help clean up areas of the county outside of Fayetteville on Saturday, April 17, between 8 a.m. and noon. The event coincides with the Fayetteville Beautiful clean-up taking place on the ...read more
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    Wednesday, March 31, 2021
    TMA Five Diamond Designation Renewed for Holmes Security Systems   Fayetteville’s own, Holmes Security Systems, has had their prestigious “TMA Five Diamond Monitoring Center” designation renewed by The Monitoring Association (TMA).  This designation is granted annually to monitoring centers that satisfy all of the requirements of the “five points of excellence”:   Commitment to ongoing ...read more
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    Monday, March 29, 2021
    COVID-19 UpdateCumberland County To Move Forward with Groups 4 & 5FAYETTEVILLE – The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services has announced that the rest of Group 4 will be eligible for the COVID-19 vaccination beginning March 31 and all remaining adults (Group 5) will be eligible beginning April 7. The Cumberland County Department of Public Health will not hold a vaccination clinic ...read more
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    Monday, March 29, 2021
    Commissioners Celebrating Roberta Walker  What:The media are invited tomorrow morning when Chairman Charles Evans recognizes Roberta Walker, who turned 104 on March 21, with a Certificate of Celebration on behalf of the Cumberland County Board of Commissioners.  The presentation will take place in the front yard and social distancing will be practiced.  When:Tuesday, March 30, 202110 ...read more
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    Friday, March 26, 2021
    County Hires New Public Library Director  FAYETTEVILLE – County Manager Amy Cannon has hired Faith Phillips as the County’s next Public Library Director, following the vacancy created by the retirement of Jody Risacher in June 2020.  Phillips will begin her new job on May 10. She is currently the manager for the Durham County Main Library, which has undergone a multi-year renovation and ...read more
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    Thursday, March 25, 2021
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    Tuesday, March 23, 2021
    FAMPO Seeks Public Input for Federal Certification Review  FAYETTEVILLE – The Fayetteville Area Metropolitan Planning Organization is asking the public to provide feedback for the FAMPO Certification Review, which will help determine how federal transportation dollars are spent in Cumberland County, Fayetteville and Fort Bragg.  Every four years, the Federal Highway Administration and Federal ...read more
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    Monday, March 22, 2021
    COVID-19 UpdateCumberland County Drops to Yellow Tier of COVID-19 AlertFAYETTEVILLE – Cumberland County has dropped from the Orange Tier to the Yellow Tier of the NC County Alert System, according to the most recent available data taken from Feb. 28 – March 13.  Though the Yellow Tier of the NC County Alert System indicates significant community spread, it is less severe than the Orange Tier, ...read more
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    Friday, March 19, 2021
    Isabella Casillas Guzman Isabella Casillas Guzman serves as the 27th Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and was sworn in on Wednesday, March 17, 2021. Administrator Guzman represents the more than 30 million U.S. small businesses and is committed to helping small business owners and entrepreneurs start, grow and be resilient. A lifelong proponent of small businesses, ...read more
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    Thursday, March 18, 2021
    Residents Urged To Be Aware of Potential Severe Weather  FAYETTEVILLE – The City of Fayetteville and Cumberland County Emergency Services are urging residents to take precautions as a weather front is expected to bring severe thunderstorms to the area beginning Thursday afternoon.  This widespread severe weather event, which will stretch from Virginia to Florida, is expected to impact ...read more
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    Thursday, March 18, 2021
    County Offices, Court System Closing at 1 p.m. Today Due to Severe Weather  FAYETTEVILLE – Cumberland County Government offices and the court system will close at 1 p.m. today due to impending severe weather. This closing includes all County Solid Waste landfills and container sites and Animal Services.  Anyone who has court scheduled for 2:30 p.m. today at the Cumberland County Detention Center ...read more
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    Wednesday, March 17, 2021
    County Hires Retired Army Officer as County Engineer   FAYETTEVILLE – County Manager Amy Cannon has hired Jermaine Walker as the Cumberland County’s new Engineering and Infrastructure Director. Walker’s first day on the job was March 15.   Walker recently retired as a lieutenant colonel from the U.S. Army after serving more than 20 years as an engineering officer. His experience includes ...read more
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    Wednesday, March 17, 2021
    HERE WE GROW AGAIN! Please help us to purchase our Espresso Machine Hollywood Java - I'll take a Double Shot Please!Help support Hollywood Java with their espresso machine purchase.   Hello!  Dalton & Patrice here! Stopping by to say thank you for all of your prayers, love and support! We launched our mobile coffee trailer, "The Lab" this past March 2020 at the beginning of #COVID-19 and ...read more
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    Monday, March 15, 2021
    The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced today that Private Non-Profit organizations (PNPs) in North Carolina that do not provide critical services of a governmental nature may be eligible to apply for low-interest disaster loans. These loans are available following a Presidential disaster declaration for Public Assistance resulting from damages caused by Tropical Strom Eta on  Nov. ...read more
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