Up & Coming Weekly

January 15, 2019

Up and Coming Weekly is a weekly publication in Fayetteville, NC and Fort Bragg, NC area offering local news, views, arts, entertainment and community event and business information.

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2 UCW JANUARY 16-22, 2019 WWW.UPANDCOMINGWEEKLY.COM WCLN 105.7 UNIVERSAL TRUTH. AUTHENTICALLY LOCAL. what faith sounds like 484-6200 www.upandcomingweekly.com Turn to our calendar every Wednesday and see what's happening! Community Café Conversation Scheduled for Jan. 17 The City of Fayetteville will hold its annual Community Café Conversation on Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019 at Smith Recreation Center, located at 1520 Slater Ave. The event will be held from 6 to 8:30 p.m. and allows Fayetteville citizens to answer questions that can help shape the future of the community. Questions that will be asked include, but are not limited to: • What are the top priorities for the City of Fayetteville? • What does success look like? • How can the City promote transparency and accountability for results? • Input from the questions will be incorporated into the City's Strategic Plan, which guides future efforts and budget decisions. Registration to the event is limited to 80 participants, so citizens are encouraged to reserve their seat quickly by calling the City at 910-433-1474 or cafeconversations@ci.fay.nc.us. A drawing will be held at the end of the event for gift certificates to several local businesses as a way of saying "thank you" to the participants. For information about the City's Strategic Plan, visit: http://fayettevillenc.gov/government/city-departments/strategic-performance-analytics/strategic-planning. For information about the City's Organizational Performance, visit: http://fayettevillenc.gov/government/city-departments/strate- gic-performance-analytics/organizational-performance and http://tracstat.fayettevillenc.gov. If you have questions regarding the City's Strategic Plan, please feel free to contact Rebecca Jackson, Strategic Performance Analytics Director, at 910-433-1068 or rajackson@ci.fay.nc.us. City Announces MLK Holiday Schedules The City of Fayetteville's government administrative offices, including City Hall, are closed on Monday, Jan. 21, 2019 in recognition of the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday. The following are schedules for resident service-focused departments: Solid Waste Garbage and yard waste for Monday, Jan. 21 will be collected on Wednesday, Jan. 23. Recycling will be collected on regular schedule on Monday, Jan. 21. If any collection service is missed, residents should leave their carts at the curb and, if needed, call 910-433-1FAY (1329). Fayetteville Area System of Transit (FAST) • Regular Service 433 Hay Street Fayetteville, NC 28301-5537 www.FayettevilleNC.gov (910) 433-1FAY (1329) /cityoffayettevillegovernment Insta Follow Your City on Social Media: Engaging You About Your City Government Engaging You About Your City Government KENNETH MAYNER, MPA, Chief Branding Officer, City of Faye eville Corporate Communica ons Department, Contribu ng Writer. Parks & Recreation Parks & Recreation will observe the following abbreviated schedule on Monday, Jan. 21: • Administrative offices are closed. • All parks will be open to the public. • General purpose recreation centers operate from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. • Senior Center and Gilmore Therapeutic Rec Center operate from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. • Tokay Senior Fitness Center operates from 7 a.m. - 3 p.m. • Clark Park Nature Center operates from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. • N.C. Veterans Park operates from Noon - 4 p.m. Sign Up For the City's E-Newsletter The City of Fayetteville has a citizen E-newsletter titled City Happenings. The E-newsletter keeps residents informed of what the City is doing to support them. It is published to subscribers every two weeks on a Mondays. Content includes news releases, videos produced by FayTV, a data center with links to important information on the City website (calendar, Permits, Council District Finder, Council meeting agendas, Open Data Portal, TracStat, etc.) and recent news articles relevant to the City. It is aesthetically pleasing to see and read. Residents can subscribe by directly clicking: http://eepurl.com/dj4W5T. Citizens can also subscribe to the E-Newsletter on the City's website under Around the City by logging onto www.FayettevilleNC.gov. There is also a subscription link at the top of the City website that says: "Subscribe to e-News."

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