News Releases

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  • Aug. 20, 2019
    The Cumberland County Board of Commissioners approved a request from Sheriff Ennis Wright to rename the Sheriff’s Office Training Center for former Sheriff Earl “Moose” Butler during their regular meeting Aug. 19.

  • Aug. 19, 2019
    The Cumberland County Animal Shelter helped 162 animals find forever homes Saturday, August 17.

  • Aug. 19, 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.

  • Aug. 14, 2019
    One-Stop early voting for the 9th Congressional District election begins Aug. 21 and ends Sept. 6. Early voting will be held at the Cumberland County Board of Elections and East Regional Branch Library.

  • Aug. 13, 2019
    During their agenda session meeting Aug. 13, the Cumberland County Board of Commissioners voted to consider an Interlocal Agreement between the Fayetteville Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (FAMPO) and the Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (CAMPO) to partner on a passenger rail study.

  • Aug. 12, 2019
    The Cumberland County Animal Shelter is partnering with WRAL and Mix 101.5 for the nationwide Clear the Shelters pet adoption event Saturday, Aug. 17 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. On this day only, the shelter, located at 4704 Corporation Drive, will waive adoption fees for dogs and cats.

  • Aug. 12, 2019
    The Cumberland County Senior Community Service Employment Program has been awarded a grant of $482,979 from Senior Service America, Inc. Almost 90 percent of the grant money will go toward providing temporary employment to at least 94 low-income older adults in Cumberland County and five other counties.

  • Aug. 08, 2019
    The Cumberland County Courthouse will remain closed on Friday, Aug. 9. All other County buildings and offices will operate on normal schedules, including the Law Enforcement Center which is next door.

  • Aug. 07, 2019
    The Cumberland County Register of Deeds office received an International Association of Government Officials Innovator Award at the association’s annual conference held in Houston in July.

  • Aug. 05, 2019
    The Center for Digital Government and the National Association of Counties (NACo) have recognized Cumberland County as one of the top-10 counties for best technology practices. Cumberland was ranked ninth in the nation in the category of counties with a population of 250,000 to 499,999.

  • Aug. 05, 2019
    Cumberland County Attorney Rick Moorefield has been named Outstanding County Attorney for 2019 by the North Carolina Association of County Attorneys. Moorefield was recognized at the association’s annual summer conference in July.

  • Aug. 05, 2019
    For the 29th consecutive year, Cumberland County has received the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada. ​

  • Aug. 02, 2019
    The Cumberland County Department of Public Health is celebrating National Breastfeeding Month in August with an awareness and outreach campaign featuring the theme “Support Changes Everything.”

  • Aug. 02, 2019
    The Cumberland County Public Library and Information Center was awarded a $10,000 grant for the Summertime Kids project to provide books and book bags to children attending summer camps throughout the County.