Up & Coming Weekly

April 16, 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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APRIL 17-23, 2019 UCW 31 WWW.UPANDCOMINGWEEKLY.COM CUMBERLAND T he State Board of Elections unanimously voted to hold a new election in the 9th Congressional District, which includes part of Cumberland County. e primary election will be held May 14. Only registered Republican and unaffiliated voters can vote in the primary election. Absentee voting has already started and ends May 6. One Stop voting begins April 24 – May 10, Monday – Friday 8 a.m.- 5 p.m. at the Board of Elections Office only. Registration closes on April 19. e Gray's Creek Ruritan Club and Cumberland County dedicated new playground equipment at Hall Park in the Gray's Creek community on April 5. e playground project was funded with a $25,000 donation to the Ruritan Club from Chemours and matching recreation dollars from Cumberland County. Pictured from le are Dave Brockett (Gray's Creek Ruritan Club), Gray's Creek Ruritan Club Vice President and Secretary Helen Brockett, N.C. House District 45 Rep. John Szoka, Cumberland County Commissioner Glenn Adams, Chemours Plant Manager Brian Long and Gray's Creek Ruritan Club Treasurer Frank Roberts. Also pictured are the Brocketts' grandchildren Liam and Trae Bates. A second primary will be held Sept. 10, if necessary, followed by the general election on Nov. 5. If a second primary is not necessary, the general election for the 9th Congressional District will be Sept. 10. e Cumberland County Board of Elections is located in the E. Newton Smith Center, 227 Fountainhead Lane, Fayetteville. e office is open Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call 910-678-7733 or go to co.cumberland.nc.us/election-board for more information. News for Cumberland County Residents co.cumberland.nc.us Cumberland Matters Gray's Creek Playground Celebration A key component for creating a luscious yard or garden is pollinators. During the Meet Your Pollinators class you'll discover ways to attract, support and manage pollinating insects. e class will be held May 2 from noon to 1:30 p.m. Registration and the $10 fee are due by April 26. is class is part of the Cooperative Extension's Better living series and is offered at the extension office at 301 E Mountain Drive. For more information or to register call 321-6860 or visit cumberland.ces.ncsu.edu. Mt Your Poinators Beer Living Series Container Gardening with Maggie Stuckey Saturday, May 4 at 2 p.m. North Regional Branch 855 McArthur Road Learn how to grow vegetables, herbs, fruits and even edible flowers in a container. Noted author Maggie Stuckey will demonstrate the basics of assembling a container, which she will give away. Southeastern Regional North Carolina Poetry Festival A 4 day event in Fayetteville, the poetry festival will have workshops, open mics, themed events and more. Headquarters Library will host a creative writing workshop and open mic night on April 24 from 5:30 to 7:45 p.m. @ Your Library cumberland.lib.nc.us 9 th Congressional District Primary Election WCLN 105.7 UNIVERSAL TRUTH. AUTHENTICALLY LOCAL. what faith sounds like From all of us at Up & Coming Weekly ...

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