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    Leaders warn of water dangers after drownings

    City of Fayetteville leaders and the Fire Department want to stress the importance of water safety education during this unique summer season.

    07/14/2020 11:21 AM

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    Fayetteville-Cumberland Parks & Recreation announces season closures

    Fayetteville-Cumberland Parks & Recreation pools and splash pads will be closed for the duration of Summer 2020. Also, no camps will open this season. These decisions were made with support from the City of Fayetteville’s Emergency Management team and Cumberland County Health Department.

    07/10/2020 10:58 AM

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    Mayor Colvin statement regarding protesters at the Market House

    As full supporters of the Constitution, we encourage residents to maintain peace and refrain from impeding pedestrian or vehicular traffic, or infringing upon private property in the area around the Market House.

    07/09/2020 5:03 PM

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    Mayor to participate in New NC Task Force meeting

    Fayetteville Mayor Mitch Colvin will participate in Friday’s first meeting of the North Carolina Task Force for Racial Equity in Criminal Justice.

    07/09/2020 5:02 PM

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    Residents Asked to check nearby Storm Drains

    The Street Maintenance Division with the Public Services Department performs street sweeping and services to over 16,000 storm drains throughout the year. Heavy rains are expected locally over the next 48 to 72 hours.

    07/08/2020 11:02 AM

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    City COVID-19 Relief Food Drive

    The Fayetteville City Council and staff will host a food drive on Saturday July 11, 2020. The goal is to help those in need during this uniquely challenging time as so many communities deal with the Coronavirus pandemic.

    07/06/2020 10:49 AM

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    Safety resources for holiday celebrations during the COVID-19 pandemic

    People may seek out options for safe holiday celebrations because many professional fireworks shows are canceled due to the Coronavirus pandemic. This is a message to provide options for celebrating during a time when ‘normal’ is not possible.

    07/02/2020 2:10 PM

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    FY21 Budget approved

    Fayetteville City Council members approved the fiscal year 2020-2021 (FY 2021) budget during Monday’s regular meeting. The approved, balanced operating budget is $234,160,261 across all funds.

    06/29/2020 9:01 PM

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    City launches new website

    The City of Fayetteville will launch a new services-oriented website on June 30 at 1 p.m., with key resident services front and center on the home page.

    06/29/2020 1:04 PM

  • Confederate statue in Haymount removed by private owners

    The privately owned 1902 Confederate Monument of Fayetteville was relocated Saturday by its owners and placed into storage. This action was not directed or paid for by the City.

    06/28/2020 9:12 PM

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    Mayor establishes committees to review city policies regarding racial inequalities

    Mayor Mitch Colvin has directed the creation of two council-led committees to review policies as they relate to the Healing and Reconciliation Movement.

    06/25/2020 5:28 PM

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    City closures & service changes for holiday

    The City of Fayetteville government will observe the national July 4th holiday. City offices will be closed Friday, July 3, 2020.

    06/25/2020 5:09 PM

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    Tentative schedule for mural painting around Market House

    This announcement is to inform you of steps that will be taken to paint phrases, approved by the Fayetteville City Council, around the Market House downtown.

    06/25/2020 3:12 PM

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    Yard Sale Permit Process

    The City of Fayetteville yard sale permit process is active after a period of suspension due to the Coronavirus. The reactivation follows the Governor’s Executive Order 141 which eases restrictions on travel, business operations and mass gatherings.

    06/23/2020 8:47 AM

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    Work begins on lower portion of Cape Fear River Trail

    Work began on the lower portion of the Cape Fear River Trail June 1. Construction is scheduled to last for 365 days.

    06/16/2020 2:08 PM

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    July 1 Independence Day Concert Canceled

    The City of Fayetteville’s Independence Day Concert and fireworks event scheduled for July 1, 2020 at Festival Park is canceled.

    06/16/2020 10:24 AM

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    New FAST minivans in service

    The Fayetteville Area System of Transit is operating three new minivans to better serve customers eligible for Paratransit service.

    06/16/2020 10:07 AM

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    City announces Boards and Commissions openings

    The City of Fayetteville is looking to its citizens to help fill upcoming vacancies for boards and commissions.

    06/16/2020 9:57 AM

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    FayTV now streaming

    The City of Fayetteville is now streaming FayTV, its government access channel, on smart TVs and streaming devices. This is one of the first government access channels in North Carolina to be available for viewing on Roku, Fire TV, Android TV and Apple TV.

    06/09/2020 12:19 PM

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    Yard Waste Pickup Changes

    Changes will be made to the limb pickup schedule for customers within the City of Fayetteville. The total amount of yard waste and limbs collected in April 2020 was 30% more than the amount collected in April 2019.

    06/09/2020 12:12 PM