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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24 UCW JANUARY 16-22, 2019 WWW.UPANDCOMINGWEEKLY.COM CUMBERLAND For more information, contact Cumberland County Community Development at 910-323-6112. Income restrictions may apply. Funding is provided by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Public Meetings Learn about housing programs and other activities offered to eligible Cumberland County residents through the Community Development Block Grant and Home Investment Partnerships Program. Feedback from residents on community needs will help prioritize projects to be undertaken in the upcoming program year. Monday, January 28 at 7 p.m. Godwin Town Hall 4924 Markham Street Godwin, NC Monday, February 4 at 7 p.m. Falcon Town Hall 7156 South West Street Falcon, NC Monday, February 11 at 7 p.m. Spring Lake Town Hall 300 Ruth Street Spring Lake, NC Tuesday, February 12 at 7 p.m. Wade Town Hall 7128 Main Street Wade, NC Tuesday, February 19 at 7:30 p.m. Linden Town Hall 9456 Academy Street Linden, NC Cumberland County Community Development News for Cumberland County Residents co.cumberland.nc.us Cumberland Matters Citizens' Academy Cumberland County Learn how County departments work to provide vital services. Accepting Applications C umberland County is accepting applications for the 2019 Citizens' Academy, to be held this spring. Dates will be announced. is free academy is held on six consecutive Tuesdays from 6 – 9 p.m. at various county government locations. Citizens' Academy helps people gain a better understanding of what county government does and how the various departments play a vital role in the community. From the school nurse program to waste disposal, from providing flu shots to finding homes for foster children, Cumberland County Government is a dynamic and complex entity of employees dedicated to serving the public. Sign up for Citizens' Academy to learn more about the county. e academy is also geared toward citizens who wish to serve on an appointed board or commission, or even just for personal leadership development. You must be a Cumberland County resident to apply. Class size is limited and filled on a first-come, first-serve basis. Visit the county's website at co.cumberland.nc.us, email jsoles@co.cumberland.nc.us or call 910-321-6579. Water Bath Canning: Simple Cinnamon Apple Syrup Thursday, Jan. 24 from 9 a.m. - Noon Learn about basic water bath canning and make a jar of delicious apple syrup. $10 fee due by Jan. 18. To register: cumberland.ces.ncsu.edu 910-321-6405 Classes held at: Cooperative Extension 301 E Mountain Drive Fayetteville, NC 28306 Better Living Series Growing Orchids Thursday, Jan. 24 from Noon - 1:30 p.m. Local orchid expert Keith Clayton will demonstrate proper ways to grow beautiful orchids in your home. $10 fee due by Jan. 18. January Workshops Jimmy G & Sweet Tea from Carolina Country 100.1 WFAY host the ONLY Country Music Awards Show for the Carolinas! Saturday night, January 26 th at House of Blues-Myrtle Beach Buy your tickets now at CCMAshow.com!

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