City and County Encourage Residents to Prepare for Hurricanes
Since the 2019 hurricane season has started, the City of Fayetteville and Cumberland County would like to encourage residents to prepare for tropical weather, should it head in our direction. The Atlantic hurricane season, which officially began June 1, peaks Sept. 10 and ends Nov. 30. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predicts a likely range of nine to 15 named storms (winds of 39 mph or higher), of which four to eight could become hurricanes (winds of 74 mph or higher), including two to four major hurricanes (category 3, 4 or 5; with winds of 111 mph or higher). More Info
9th Congressional District Holds Constituent Services Day
The Office of North Carolina’s 9th Congressional District, which is the current open seat in Congress, will hold a Constituent Services Day at Fayetteville City Hall to address any needs of residents who live in the district. The event will be held Tuesday, June 18 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Lafayette Conference Roomin City Hall, located at 433 Hay Street in Fayetteville. Council Chamber is also reserved for additional space if needed. Anyone with questions can call 704-218-5300 for more information.
Parks & Recreation Keeps Children Busy During Summer
Children may be out of school for the summer but Fayetteville-Cumberland Parks & Recreation has plenty of opportunities to keep them busy. Splash pads, which feature extended hours again this summer, drew over 24,000 people last summer in Fayetteville and Cumberland County and pools attracted approximately 64,000 patrons. Summer basketball participation was 1,210 and summer volleyball had 305 participants in 2018. More Info
City Announces Boards and Commissions Openings
The City of Fayetteville is looking to its citizens to help fill vacancies for boards and commissions. Applications will be accepted until 8 a.m. on Aug. 1, 2019. All qualified applications will be presented to the Appointments Committee in August. The Fayetteville City Council will approve boards and commissions members at a regular meeting in September. 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 episode include: Pools Open, Lake Rim Pool Update, Skateboard Park to begin construction, Archery Clinic, Chief Hill/Angel Wright-Lanier hiring, FFD Hot Car Demonstration and Special Olympics Torch Run.
Learn about some of Fayetteville's early beginnings and why we are known as a city rich in history, heroes, and a hometown feeling.
The new Gray's Creek Splash Pad located at 5151 Celebration Dr., Hope Mills is now open! Bring the kids (and adults) out for some fun!
Do you have a stream and the banks are eroding? NC Cooperative Extension partnered with the City of Fayetteville to produce an informative video on some simple solutions to protecting your streambanks. For more information and online resources, visit www.bae.ncsu.edu/workshops-conferences/srw