News and Press Releases

All media and public record requests and requests for interviews are to go through the Corporate Communications Office by calling Nathan Walls at (910) 433-1578, emailing, or writing to 433 Hay Street Fayetteville, NC 28301, attention Corporate Communications. The office responds to requests for information Monday through Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., and after hours in cases of emergency. In order to ensure the most timely and accurate response possible, media is to contact the Corporate Communications office with all requests.
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    11/24/2015 7:24 PM

  • City Announces Thanksgiving Schedule
    City Announces Thanksgiving Schedule

    The City of Fayetteville has announced its Thanksgiving schedule for its services and would like to emphasize that Thursday’s garbage and yard waste will be collected Wednesday, Nov. 25.

    11/23/2015 4:05 PM

  • Community Forums to be held for Fayetteville Police Department “Body Worn Camera” discussions
    Community Forums to be held for Fayetteville Police Department “Body Worn Camera” discussions

    During the month of December, The Fayetteville Police Department will be hosting three community forums, one in each of the three patrol districts, to discuss with our citizens the use of body worn cameras by police officers.

    11/20/2015 8:36 AM

  • City and County Host Environmental Services & Solid Waste Management Facebook Town Hall

    The City of Fayetteville and Cumberland County invite residents to attend a Facebook Town Hall Meeting featuring the City Environmental Services and County Solid Waste Management Departments on Nov. 23 from noon to 1 p.m.

    11/18/2015 10:59 AM

  • Citizens Encouraged to Attend Riverfront Development Open House

    The City of Fayetteville’s Planning and Code Enforcement Services Department invites the public to their open house event at the Fayetteville Arts Council at 310 Hay Street on Thurs., Nov. 19th from 4 – 7 pm to help provide feedback on the existing conditions and master plan ideas for the future development of the Cape Fear River.

    11/16/2015 2:55 PM

  • Mayor’s Conference Call Addressed Vets Homelessness

    Today, Julián Castro, the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), called to express his gratitude to Mayor Nat Robertson, the City and Cumberland County agencies for their efforts in helping end veterans homelessness in Fayetteville.

    11/13/2015 6:14 PM

  • Historic Resources Meeting Cancellation Notice

    Fayetteville Historic Resources Commission (HRC) scheduled for Tuesday, December 22, 2015, @ 4:00 p.m.

    11/13/2015 4:21 PM

  • Special Meeting Historic Resources

    4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, the 15th day of December, 2015 in the Lafayette Conference Room, 1st Floor, City Hall, 433 Hay Street, Fayetteville, NC.

    11/13/2015 4:07 PM

  • FAST Helping Food Bank Kick Off Heart of Carolina Food Drive

    On Tuesday, Nov. 24, the Fayetteville Area System of Transit (FAST) will help kick off Second Harvest Food Bank’s annual Heart of Carolina Food Drive. Customers can ride for only 25 cents in exchange for a canned good when boarding the bus or FASTtrac! vehicle.

    11/12/2015 3:26 PM

  • City Receives Digital Cities Ranking
    City Receives Digital Cities Ranking

    The City of Fayetteville has been recognized with a Digital Cities Award, coming in fourth place nationally for our city size classification. This recognition is credited to the City’s Information Technology staff’s work on maintaining transparency and engaging its citizens. The annual survey recognizes leading examples of cities using technology to improve services and boost efficiencies.

    11/09/2015 8:43 AM

  • Fire Department Holds Recruitment Workshop
    Fire Department Holds Recruitment Workshop

    The Fayetteville Fire/Emergency Management Department will hold a ‪recruitment workshop Saturday, Nov. 14 at the Airport Training Facility (3065 Radar Road). The workshop will focus on methods that ‪‎help candidates improve their performance during ‪‎testing. Two sessions will be held from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 to 5 p.m. Candidates only need to attend one session.

    11/09/2015 8:40 AM

  • Parks & Recreation Begins Applying Non-Resident Fee
    Parks & Recreation Begins Applying Non-Resident Fee

    Fayetteville-Cumberland Parks & Recreation (FCPR) recently implemented a non-resident fee policy that allows program participation and the use of their facilities to non-residents who live in other counties. Additionally, the non-resident policy will permit residents of municipalities within Cumberland County who are not participants of the Recreation Tax district to participate in FCPR programs.

    11/09/2015 8:39 AM

  • Change Your Clock, Change Your Battery
    Change Your Clock, Change Your Battery

    The Fayetteville Fire/Emergency Management Department would like to remind residents that with Daylight Savings Time ending Sunday, Nov. 1, it’s time to “Change Your Clock, Change Your Battery.” When daylight savings time begins and ends, residents are encouraged to change their clock’s batteries.

    10/30/2015 2:36 PM

  • Free Flu Shots Available for Uninsured and Underinsured

    For anyone with questions, they may contact Cumberland HealthNET at (910) 483-6869.

    10/29/2015 4:43 PM

  • Fire Departments Use New Dispatch Technology

    (Fayetteville, N.C.) – The Fayetteville Fire/Emergency Management Department is using a new technology to enhance services provided to the community. The department has transitioned away from deploying responses based on map zones and geographical response plans and has implemented a closest-unit fire dispatch protocol facilitated by GPS technology.

    10/29/2015 4:42 PM

  • City Coordinating Removal of Excavator from Branson Creek

    City staff is coordinating the removal of a submerged excavator from Branson Creek in the McBain Drive area. The equipment was being used by a contractor, who was working on a City Stormwater project.

    10/29/2015 4:39 PM

  • It’s Leaf Season!
    It’s Leaf Season!

    Fall is upon us, and most of our trees have lost their leaves. Fallen leaves can be fun to play in and kick around, but can also be a source of stormwater pollution. As you rake leaves, the City of Fayetteville Stormwater Division wants you to remember a few things.

    10/27/2015 2:38 PM

  • City Holds Fayetteville OutFront Meeting Nov. 10

    The City of Fayetteville will hold its second Fayetteville OutFront meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 10 at 6 p.m. at Fayetteville City Hall, located at 433 Hay St. Residents will have the opportunity to ask questions and provide feedback about City services to senior management, including City Manager Ted Voorhees. The format is interactive and engaging and is designed to invite residents’ ideas and dialogue.

    10/27/2015 2:36 PM

  • Stone Announced as Engineering & Infrastructure Director

    City Manager Ted Voorhees is pleased to announce that Robert Stone will begin as Director of Engineering & Infrastructure today, Oct. 26. Stone brings to his directorship nearly 25 years of engineering experience with the North Carolina Department of Transportation (N.C. DOT).

    10/27/2015 2:35 PM

  • City and County Seek Citizens for Economic Development Board

    The City of Fayetteville and Cumberland County are seeking applications from citizens interested in serving on the board of directors for a new non-profit economic development corporation that will be funded jointly by the two local governments.

    10/20/2015 4:59 PM