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July 29, 2019   |   Volume 1, Issue 39   |

Citizens Academy Being Held on Aug. 14

The next Fayetteville Citizens Academy class is being held on Wednesday, Aug. 14, starting at Kiwanis Recreation Center, located at 352 Devers St., just off Fort Bragg Road. Class begins at 8:15 a.m. and features Fayetteville-Cumberland Parks & Recreation and tours of the Prince Charles Hotel and new Hay Street Parking Deck with the Development Services Department. More Info

City Partners to Hold Community & Veterans Homeless Stand Down

The City of Fayetteville is partnering with the local VA Medical Center and Volunteers of America to hold the annual Community & Veterans Homeless Stand Down in Festival Park. The event will be held Thursday, Aug. 22 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Fayetteville Area System of Transit (FAST) is providing transportation to and from the park; riders are asked to tell their driver that their destination is the Community & Veterans Homeless Stand Down. 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

City of Fayetteville to Host Training for Community Leaders

The City of Fayetteville’s Economic and Community Development Department is hosting free training sessions for residents who are interested in developing their skills as community leaders. Community Voices training teaches participants how a group can make a difference working together and how to connect to resources that can help reach a shared vision. More Info

Watch FayTV (the City's Government Access Channel) programming at your convenience on the City's YouTube channel! Subscribe to the channel and get notified of new content. Click here to subscribe.
Join Deborah Holt Noel from UNC-TV as she shows you how to spend an entire weekend in Fayetteville with this oversized story featuring history, restaurants, shopping, museums, and even zip-lines.
In this City Conversations Kevin Arata joins the Traffic Services Division for the City of Fayetteville to talk about how traffic lights work, share some tips on how to get a light to turn faster and take a tour of the nerve center that controls more than 200 lights across the city.
Topics covered in this episode of Fayetteville in 5 include: 2019 Valor Awards, Skate Park Groundbreaking, BLET Graduation, Fire Department Car Seat Check and Changes to Downtown Parking.
In this City Update, City of Fayetteville Stormwater Educator, Shauna Haslem shows us how stormwater run-off can impact the environment if proper drainage devices are not in place.  
With the high heat of summer, thousands of people are coming to Fayetteville Cumberland Parks and Recreation's 3 pools and 9 splash pads. Learn more at
In this City Update, Fayetteville Area System of Transit (FAST) introduces the new Student Semester Pass that allows students from local colleges and universities have unlimited rides on FAST buses for only $55 a semester.
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