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Heat Causing Solid Waste and Yard Waste Pickup Delays

Heat has significantly impacted the readiness of our solid waste and yard waste trucks. As a result, we haven’t had enough available trucks to maintain solid waste and yard waste pickup schedules. Equipment issues with these trucks in such hot and humid conditions as we’ve experienced over the last few weeks are not uncommon. We apologize to residents for the inconvenience. Our first priority is to pick up solid waste (green carts). Our staff is currently working on its off days of Wednesdays and Saturdays to catch up on missed routes. Our second priority is yard waste (brown carts) and it may not be collected this week. At this time, it is recommended to leave solid waste out for pickup and it will be collected as soon as possible. We hope to be back on schedule next week and will keep residents informed on our progress. 

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Christmas in the Park is Dec. 6-20

Post Date:11/27/2018 12:10 PM

(Fayetteville, N.C.) — Christmas in the Park, celebrated annually at Arnette Park, will be held this year from Dec. 6 through 20 from 6 to 9 p.m. Arnette Park is located at 2165 Wilmington Hwy., accessed from exit 100 off Hwy. 87/MLK Expressway.

Fayetteville-Cumberland Parks & Recreation invites the public to bring family and friends for a leisurely stroll on a ½ mile paved walking trail while taking in the sights and sounds of the Christmas season. Guest will enjoy entertainment provided by local artists, roast marshmallows at the fire pit and get creative at the craft station. The public can also relax and watch favorite holiday movies on the outdoor movie screen, take a ride on the Christmas Express train and visit with Santa!

Prices for the event include:

Admission: $10 per family vehicle, $30 per commercial vehicle and $75 per motorcoach/bus

Photos with Santa: $5 per photo (no personal cameras)

Marshmallow Roasting: $1 per stick, $1 per four marshmallows (no personal supplies)

Train Ride: $1 per person

Kid’s Craft Projects: $1 per craft

Cash only for every activity

No pets are allowed; service animals only.

Arnette Park is a beautiful combination of developed facilities and natural woodland spanning 100 acres adjacent to the Cape Fear River.

For more information, call (910) 433-1547. For inclement weather, call (910) 306-7325.

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