Up & Coming Weekly

January 21, 2020

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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WWW.UPANDCOMINGWEEKLY.COM JANUARY 22-28, 2020 UCW 31 e 2020 annual property tax listing period runs through Jan. 31. Listing forms must be updated, signed and returned and must be postmarked no later than Jan. 31 to avoid the 10 percent late listing fee. co.cumberland.nc.us/tax Property Tax Listing In 2019, Cumberland County Animal Control achieved its lowest euthanasia rate in the last four years. e department adopted out 183 more cats and dogs than it did in the previous year. "Our ultimate goal is to never have to euthanize an adoptable animal, and we appreciate all the help from our community partners, the Fayetteville Animal Protection Society, numerous rescue groups, our volunteers and our foster parents who make our task much lighter," said Animal Control Director Elaine Smith. Animal Control adopted out 2,829 dogs and cats in 2018 and was able to raise that number to 3,012 in 2019. e number of cats and dogs euthanized in Cumberland County dropped from 3,790 down to 3,241 from 2018 to 2019. Find your next pet at the shelter at co.cumberland.nc.us/animal-control. e shelter is at 4704 Corporation Drive in Fayetteville. Adoption Up, Euthanasia Down C ounty Manager Amy Cannon was recently recognized by the International City & County Management Association (ICMA) for 30 years of service to local government. e ICMA Local Government Service Awards Program recognizes and celebrates members' dedication to public service and professional management at the local level. Awards are based on the number of years of full-time employment in local government. Cannon is an ICMA Credentialed Manager. She has been the county manager since June 2014 and is the first woman to serve in that position. She previously served as the deputy county manager and assistant county manager for financial and administrative services. She was the County's finance director from 1998 to 2013. Cannon began her career in local government as an internal auditor with the City of Fayetteville and has worked for Cumberland County since May 1990. She is a Fayetteville native and graduated from Seventy-First High School. She earned an accounting degree from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and is a North Carolina Certified Government Finance Officer. County Manager Recognized Cannon 30 Years of Public Service Become a better advocate for your health or for the health of someone else, learn how to better communicate with your health providers and how to do self-research. Call (910) 483-7727 ext. 1425 to register. ursday, Jan. 30 at 5:30 p.m. Spring Lake Branch Library 101 Laketree Blvd. Monday, Feb. 17 at 6 p.m. Bordeaux Library 3711 Village Dr. Engage for Health One-Stop early voting for the March primary election begins Feb. 13 and ends Feb. 29. One-stop voting will be held at the Cumberland County Board of Elections and six other locations. e primary election is Tuesday, March 3. Citizens may register to vote at all One-Stop early voting locations and at the Board of Elections office. e office is open Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call 910-678-7733 or go to electionready.net for more information. Voters will not be required to show photo ID for the March 3, 2020 primary election. In a Dec.31 order, a federal district court blocked North Carolina's voter photo ID requirement from taking effect. e injunction will remain in place until further order of the court. Polls will be open at all precincts for the March 3 primary. e primary is for various federal, state and local offices including president, governor, N.C. State House Districts 43, 44 and 45, Judicial District 12 and two Cumberland County Board of Commissioners seats. Go to ncsbe.gov to see a full list of elected offices in Cumberland County. For more information, call 910-678-7733 or go to co.cumberland.nc.us/election-board. One-Stop Early Voting Begins February 13 One-Stop Voting Locations & Hours Feb. 13 – Feb. 21 and Feb. 24 – Feb. 29 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the following locations: Cliffdale Recreation Center 6404 Cliffdale Rd., Fayetteville North Regional Library 855 McArthur Rd., Fayetteville Hope Mills Recreation Center 5766 Rockfish Rd., Hope Mills East Regional Library 4809 Clinton Rd., Fayetteville J.D. Pone Recreation Center 2964 School Rd., Hope Mills Smith Recreation Center 1520 Slater Ave., Fayetteville e Board of Elections will be open for One-Stop voting Feb. 13 – 14, Feb. 17 – Feb. 21 and Feb. 24 – Feb. 29. Hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on all dates except Saturday, Feb. 29, when hours are 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. e Board of Elections is in the E. Newton Smith Center at 227 Fountainhead Lane. News for Cumberland County Residents co.cumberland.nc.us Cumberland Matters Dental Insurance Product not available in all states. Includes the Participating Providers and Preventive Benefits Rider. Acceptance guaranteed for one insurance policy/certificate of this type. Contact us for complete details about this insurance solicitation. This specific offer is not available in CO, NY; call 1-888-799-4433 or respond for similar offer. Certificate C250A (ID: C250E; PA: C250Q); Insurance Policy P150 (GA: P150GA; NY: P150NY; OK: P150OK; TN: P150TN). 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