News Releases

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  • May. 24, 2019
    Children ages 5 to 8 may apply to attend the Cumberland County Cooperative Extension Junior Master Gardener Camp, to be held June 10 - 14 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Cape Fear Botanical Garden.

  • May. 23, 2019
    The County will be submitting a grant application alone to the N.C. 911 Board by May 31 seeking funding for renovation, hardware, equipment and associated technology costs for the center, which will be housed in an existing building purchased in November at 500 Executive Place.

  • May. 23, 2019
    Cumberland County Government offices and the court system will be closed for the Memorial Day holiday on Monday, May 27. The closing includes all Cumberland County Public Library locations, Solid Waste landfills and container sites and the Animal Shelter. ​

  • May. 22, 2019
    Splash pads opened this morning in Eastover and Wade following ribbon cutting ceremonies.

  • May. 21, 2019
    The Board of Commissioners presented the Fayetteville Running Club with the Cumberland Cares Award at the board’s May 20 meeting in recognition of the non-profit's volunteer fundraising efforts to benefit local charities and scholarships for young people.

  • May. 21, 2019
    The Seventy-First Classical Middle School team, “Hundred Acre Wood,” placed second out of 51 middle schools in the North Carolina Envirothon statewide competition held May 3 and 4.

  • May. 21, 2019
    The Citizens’ Academy 2019 class graduated May 7 in a ceremony at Headquarters Library. The class was recognized by the Cumberland County Board of Commissioners at the board’s May 20 meeting.

  • May. 20, 2019
    Watch the Commissioners meeting live, starting at 6:45 p.m. The Board of Commissioners meetings are also broadcast on Spectrum Channel 5, Fayetteville/Cumberland Education TV.

  • May. 20, 2019
    The Cumberland County Board of Commissioners and the Towns of Eastover and Wade invited residents to join them May 22 at two separate ribbon cuttings for new splash pads.

  • May. 17, 2019
    A ribbon cutting ceremony was held today for the reopening of the Cumberland County Department of Public Health’s Baby Store, located on the second floor of the Public Health Center at 1235 Ramsey Street.

  • May. 16, 2019
    Cumberland County Cooperative Extension will offer the Better Living Series Workshop Freezing and Blanching June 6 from 9 a.m. to 12 noon.

  • May. 15, 2019
    Cumberland Disaster Recovery Coalition Secretary Diane Chandler has received the Governor’s Award for Volunteer Service in recognition of her contributions to the coalition’s efforts after Hurricane Matthew in 2016.

  • May. 14, 2019
    The State Public Health Lab in Raleigh today confirmed a case of rabies in a fox that bit two people on Monday, May 13, in the 1000 block of Christina Street, located off Cliffdale Road in Fayetteville. The victims are receiving treatment for post-rabies exposure.

  • May. 14, 2019
    The primary election for the 9th Congressional District, which includes part of Cumberland County, is today, May 14.

  • May. 10, 2019
    the Cumberland County Schools (CCS) and the Greater Cumberland County Sector Partnership announced a new student wellness program - MATCH Wellness.

  • May. 09, 2019
    A ribbon cutting ceremony May 17 at 10 a.m. will mark the reopening of the Cumberland County Department of Public Health’s Baby Store.

  • May. 02, 2019
    Eligible North Carolinians whose homes were damaged by Hurricane Matthew have until May 31 to apply with ReBuild NC for help with repairs or rebuilding.

  • May. 02, 2019
    The Cumberland County Animal Control Shelter is seeking foster families to provide temporary care for animals until they are ready for adoption. Although fosters are needed for all animals, there is a great need for kitten fosters.