• Medicaid Expansion Starts Dec. 1 – Cumberland County DSS will host an in-person application event Saturday, Dec. 2 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 1225 Ramsey St., Fayetteville. You can also apply online at epass.nc.gov. For more information, go here

  • Cumberland County Public Utilities is issuing a boil water advisory for customers of the Southpoint Water System following a water main break. More information here.

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Sheltered Animals Receive Christmas Meal

Dec 16, 2021, 08:32 AM by User Not Found

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – The Friends of Cumberland County Animals (FOCCAS), a non-profit that supports pets and their owners in Cumberland County, have organized a Christmas meal for the shelter animals on Dec. 17 at 10 a.m. Approximately 75 dogs and 100 cats will enjoy this animal-friendly meal. 

The event is not open to the public.

Animal friendly items on the menu include:

  • Cooked boneless turkey breast or boneless chicken breast (no whole or frozen turkeys)
  • Canned tuna or sardines (NO flavor added – packed in water NOT oil)
  • Canned chicken (NO flavor added)
  • Sweet potatoes (plain)
  • Baby carrots
  • Bananas
  • Apples
  • Applesauce (unsweetened)

For more information about FOCCAS and how to assist the group with events and other outreach programs, visit their Facebook page at facebook.com/CCACanimalfriends. For volunteer information with Animal Services, visit the County’s website cumberlandcountync.gov/animalservices or call Animal Services at 910-321-6852.

Media wishing to attend will need to R.S.V.P. at (910) 321-6852.