• 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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Applications for the ‘Local Authors’ Showcase’ Accepted Now

May 23, 2022, 14:19 PM by User Not Found

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – The Cumberland County Public Library is accepting applications for its annual Local Authors’ Showcase starting today.

The application period will run from May 23 through August 15. Applications will be approved on a first come, first served basis. Apply online at https://forms.gle/WPY6xfc57BmjzS8a9 or complete and return the physical application found at cumberland.lib.nc.libguides.com/ld.php?content_id=66728858.

This event, which has been put on hold since 2019, will be held September 17 from noon to 2:00 p.m. in the Headquarters Library Building at 300 Maiden Lane. Local authors will have the opportunity to network with other writers and writers’ groups as well as advertise and sell their publications.

The Headquarters Library is the home of the CCPL system’s Local Author Collection, a non-cataloged selection of books by local writers. Authors wishing to attend the showcase are encouraged to visit the collection and consider contributing their books.

For more information on the 2022 Local Authors’ Showcase or to have your publication added to the Local Author Collection, please contact Dillon Heath at dheath@cumberlandcountync.gov or Casey Ausborn causborn@cumberlandcountync.gov of the Cumberland County Public Library.

For more information about the Cumberland County Public Library, please visit their website at cumberlandcountync.gov/library and follow them on social media.