The City of Fayetteville and Fayetteville Woodpeckers announced today that they have entered into a long-term agreement with SEGRA, one of the largest independent fiber bandwidth companies in the United States, to name their downtown, $40 million ballpark as SEGRA Stadium. Segra will serve as the stadium’s Official Communications Services Partner. More Info
City Celebrates Engineers Week
The City of Fayetteville’s Engineering Division will be celebrating Engineers Week by hosting an E-Week Fair at City Hall on Thursday, Feb. 21. Citizens, engineering partners and City employees will be invited to join the division for presentations, demonstrations, food, fun and giveaways related to the engineering field. The event will last from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. More Info
Citizens Academy Public Safety Day Being Held on Feb. 26
The next Fayetteville Citizens Academy class is being held on Tuesday, Feb. 26, starting in the Police Department Headquarters, located at 467 Hay St, which is adjacent to City Hall and across from the Prince Charles Hotel. Class begins at 8:15 a.m. and features the Fayetteville Police and Fire departments. The class is being held just in time for citizens to get their last chance to meet retiring Fire Chief Ben Major. More Info
City Council Chooses Strategic Initiatives for Next Fiscal Year
The Fayetteville City Council, based on the City’s established Strategic Priorities, identified several initiatives for the next 12-18 months at this weekend’s annual Strategic Planning Retreat. Strategic planning is a roadmap employed by many local governments to guide the use of money, personnel and resources to realize a shared vision of the future. It outlines what a community hopes to achieve through a long-term and annual goal-setting process and provides steps for reaching those goals. More Info
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Fayetteville in Five is the city’s show providing the latest news updates for the City of Fayetteville. Topics covered in this week’s episode include: Cool Spring “Ice” Rink, Unity Gathering, Council Strategic Retreat, Firefighter Awards and Prince Charles Tour.
In this episode of City Conversations, Andrew Barksdale from NC Department of Transportation talks about several projects that are currently underway and some upcoming projects within the City of Fayetteville.
In this City Update, Mayor Mitch Colvin talks about the growth in downtown Fayetteville and the changes coming for paid parking downtown.
In this edition of City Update, Sherri Kropp meets with Heidi Bleazey at the Fayetteville Transportation and Local History Museum to talk about a special exhibit for Black History Month on display.