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  • Jan. 17, 2020
    During the Jan. 21 meeting, the Cumberland County Board of Commissioners will consider approving an engineering services agreement for Phase 1 of the Gray’s Creek Water and Sewer District water main extension project.

  • Jan. 17, 2020
    The Cumberland County Public Library and the Museum of the Cape Fear will host the 19th annual Civil War & Reconstruction Quiz Bowl Thursday, Jan. 23 at Headquarters Library, 300 Maiden Lane, at 7 p.m.

  • Jan. 17, 2020
    Cumberland County Register of Deeds has a new service provided free of charge to citizens and real property owners in Cumberland County. The new Property Notification online service will send an e-mail to registered users when a name they have registered appears on a document filed in the office.

  • Jan. 16, 2020
    Spectra Venue Management, the company that manages the Crown Complex for Cumberland County, has hired a company to conduct a market analysis and feasibility study for a new facility to replace the Crown Theatre and Arena.

  • Jan. 15, 2020
    The Cumberland County Public Library and Information Center is holding Engage for Health programs to help increase their doctor-patient communication. The first session is Jan. 18 at 1 p.m. at Hope Mills Branch Library.

  • Jan. 15, 2020
    Cumberland County Emergency Services Director Gene Booth has completed the Leading for Results course at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Government.

  • Jan. 15, 2020
    The Cumberland County Department of Public Health will hold a nurse recruitment job fair January 17 from 9 to 11 a.m. and 1 to 2:30 p.m. in the 3rd floor Board Room of the Public Health Center, 1235 Ramsey St.

  • Jan. 10, 2020
    Cumberland County Government offices and the court system will be closed Monday, Jan. 20, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

  • Jan. 09, 2020
    The Friends of the Cumberland County Public Library, Inc. will host D.G. Martin, host of WUNC-TV'S "North Carolina Bookwatch" on Sunday, Jan. 12 at Headquarters Library, 300 Maiden Lane, at 2 p.m.

  • Jan. 08, 2020
    County Manager Amy Cannon was recently recognized by the International City & County Management Association (ICMA) for 30 years of service to local government.

  • Jan. 08, 2020
    In 2019, the County achieved its lowest euthanasia rate in the last four years. As a result, the department was able to adopt out 183 more cats and dogs than it did in the previous year.

  • Jan. 07, 2020
    Cumberland became the 51st agency worldwide and the sixth in North Carolina to receive this international accreditation, which puts Emergency Services among an elite group of dispatch centers recognized as an Accredited Center of Excellence.

  • Jan. 07, 2020
    Cumberland County Veterans Services has been ranked No. 1 in the state for Geographic Distribution of Veterans Affairs Expenditures for fiscal year 2018.

  • Jan. 06, 2020
    The Cumberland County Department of Social Services is holding a special Saturday sign-up event for the Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP) on Jan. 11 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at DSS, located at 1225 Ramsey St. All qualified households may apply for LIEAP.

  • Jan. 06, 2020
    During their regular meeting Jan. 6, the Cumberland County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved appropriating $10,500,000 of General Fund Balance to the Capital Investment Fund for the exploration of public water expansion in the Gray’s Creek area to address contamination issues.

  • Jan. 06, 2020
    Beginning in January 2020, eligible items checked out at Cumberland County Public Libraries will be automatically renewed on the due date.

  • Jan. 06, 2020
    Watch the Commissioners meeting live, starting at 9 a.m. The Board of Commissioners meetings are also broadcast on Spectrum Channel 5, Fayetteville/Cumberland Education TV.