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    Thursday, December 03, 2020
    Light Up the City: Fun for the Ho-Ho City Fayetteville, NC: The Cool Spring Downtown District aims to add holiday cheer for the ho-ho city with their annual  “Light Up the City” walking tour.    What is LIGHT UP THE CITY? For downtown stakeholders - it's a storefront decorating competition to see who has “best dressed windows. For residents and visitors- it's an opportunity to take a ...read more
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    Wednesday, December 02, 2020
    Local Businesses in Downtown Fayetteville are being creative and adapting during Pandemic times.   The Coffee Cup, a beloved downtown coffee shop, has transformed their indoor seating area into THE BEAN BOUTIQUE, a retail nook that has opened just in time for Holiday shopping!    THE BEAN BOUTIQUE is a gift shop located within the COFFEE CUP that offers unique gifts for Furry Babies, Little ...read more
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    Wednesday, December 02, 2020
    Low Income Energy Assistance Available Starting Dec. 1  FAYETTEVILLE – On Dec. 1, the Cumberland County Department of Social Services will begin accepting applications for the North Carolina Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP) to help qualified families with their heating costs. The federally funded program provides a one-time vendor payment to help eligible households pay their heating ...read more
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    Tuesday, December 01, 2020
    The North Carolina Military Business Center’s (NCMBC) Federal Business Development Team identifies the most lucrative contract opportunities, notifies and pre-positions businesses for specific opportunities, and assists clients to understand government solicitations, to prepare winning proposals and to successfully execute federal contracts. The table below displays the newly released federal ...read more
    Monday, November 30, 2020
    Libraries are a Gift—WRAP it up this WinterCumberland County Launches Winter Reading ProgramFAYETTEVILLE—The Cumberland County Public Library invites everyone to add some fun to the winter months with the annual Winter Reading and Activity Program or WRAP. WRAP launches Dec. 1 and goes through Jan. 31, at all eight Library branches and gives customers opportunities to win prizes for reading or ...read more
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    Wednesday, November 25, 2020
    Shop By Appointment, Baby Store Set to ReopenFAYETTEVILLE – The Department of Public Health will reopen the Baby Store on Tuesday, Dec. 1. The Baby Store is located on the second floor of the Public Health Center at 1235 Ramsey St. The store is for Health Department clients who spend “baby bucks” earned by attending appointments and participating in programs. To protect against the spread of ...read more
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    Wednesday, November 25, 2020
    COVID-19 UpdateAct Now to Fight Substantial Community Spread, 190 New Cases in Cumberland FAYETTEVILLE – The Department of Public Health reports 190 new COVID-19 cases since the last report on Friday, Nov. 20. Cumberland County has 8,895 total COVID-19 cases since the onset of the pandemic and remains in the Orange tier of the NC COVID-19 County Alert System. The total death toll in Cumberland ...read more
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    Tuesday, November 24, 2020
    Alfred Davenport Selected for Cumberland County Agricultural Hall of Fame  Cumberland County Cooperative Extension is pleased to announce that Alfred Davenport has been selected as the 2020 Agricultural Hall of Fame Inductee. Davenport began his career with Cumberland County Cooperative Extension in 1974 as an Extension agent. Selected as one of the top seven agriculture agents in 1979, he was ...read more
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    Monday, November 23, 2020
    County Offices Closed Nov. 26 and 27 for Thanksgiving   FAYETTEVILLE – Cumberland County Government offices and the court system will be closed Thursday and Friday, Nov. 26 and 27, for the Thanksgiving holiday.   All Solid Waste landfills and container sites will be closed Thursday, Nov. 26, but will be open on regular schedule Friday and Saturday, Nov. 27 and 28.   If you need immediate ...read more
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    Friday, November 20, 2020
    The Washington Apparel Company, LLC, joins the downtown business fabric.  Fayetteville, NC: The Cool Spring Downtown District is pleased to welcome The Washington Apparel Company LLC. The Washington Apparel, LLC is located on 100 Hay Street Suite 708 and is a custom clothing store. We had the pleasure of talking to CEO and Founder, Eric Washington about The Washington Apparel Company, ...read more
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    Thursday, November 19, 2020
    County Hires New Assistant County Manager  FAYETTEVILLE – After a competitive national search, County Manager Amy Cannon has hired Angel Wright-Lanier as the County’s next Assistant County Manager for General Government & Stewardship. Wright-Lanier fills the vacancy created by the retirement of Melissa Cardinali in June.  Wright-Lanier will begin her new job on Jan. 4. She comes to the County ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Thursday, November 19, 2020
    E-Waste Drive Surpasses Collection from Previous Years FAYETTEVILLE – Cumberland County Solid Waste Management teamed up with the non-profit Sustainable Sandhills and the City of Fayetteville to collect 8.74 tons of electronic waste from more than 160 people during an E-waste drive outside Segra Stadium on Nov. 14.  The event was a big success and exceeded the tonnage collected at the 2019 event ...read more
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    Wednesday, November 18, 2020
    Flu Season is Here, Get VaccinatedFAYETTEVILLE – The Department of Public Health continues to offer free influenza (flu) vaccinations, regardless of insurance status. Getting your flu shot doesn’t make you sick. It will protect you and others from the flu, which helps lessen the burden on hospitals responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says flu ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community, Human Interest
    Wednesday, November 18, 2020
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                                                Nov. 13, 2020 Department of Public Health Contact: Dr. Jennifer Green, Health Director E-mail: jgreen@co.cumberland.nc.us Telephone: 910-433-3705 COVID-19 Update 8,011 Total Cases, All Metrics Show Increase FAYETTEVILLE – The Department of Public Health ...read more
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    Friday, November 13, 2020
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    Thursday, November 12, 2020
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    Thursday, November 12, 2020
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    Tuesday, November 10, 2020
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    Monday, November 09, 2020
     
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    Friday, November 06, 2020
      IMMEDIATE RELEASE: THE COOL SPRING DOWNTOWN DISTRICT, THE WOMEN’S BUSINESS CENTER OF FAYETTEVILLE AT CEED, AND THE DOWNTOWN ALLIANCE CELEBRATE THE 11TH ANNUAL SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY®    FAYETTEVILLE, NC - Cool Spring Downtown District, the Women’s Business Center of Fayetteville at CEED, and the Downtown Alliance announced that as members of the American Express® Neighborhood Champion ...read more
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    Friday, November 06, 2020
      All active military and veterans who visit a participating Fayetteville McDonald’s lobby or drive-thru and show valid ID or wear a uniform can enjoy a free Extra Value Meal of their choice. The offer is valid at these area locations: Fayetteville: 5009 Santa Fe Dr., 1942 Pamalee Dr., 3701 Bragg Blvd., 6779 Raeford Rd., 7770 Good Middling Dr., 6415 Ramsey St., 1903 Owen Dr., 2066 Cedar Creek ...read more
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    Friday, November 06, 2020
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    Tuesday, November 03, 2020
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     Please Contact: Ashley Owen | 910.323.4234 ext. 222 | aowen@cfrt.org    CFRT ANNOUNCES ADDED WEEK OF ‘CABARET UNDER THE STARS’    Fayetteville, NC— Due to popular demand, Cape Fear Regional Theatre has announced an additional 6 performances of their movie musical concert Cabaret Under the Stars. Held outside at the former Haymount Auto Repair (100 Broadfoot ...read more
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