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September 13, 2016

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SEPTEMBER 14-20, 2016 UCW 27 WWW.UPANDCOMINGWEEKLY.COM NATHAN WALLS, Public Informa on Specialist, City of Faye eville Corporate Communica ons Department, Contribu ng Writer. 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 Cape Fear Mountain Bike Trail Expands Recreational Amenities Fayetteville-Cumberland Parks and Recreation (FCPR) officially welcomed a new recreational activity at Clark Park on May 26 when nearly three miles of mountain bike trail were opened. A small ceremony was held as a celebration of gratitude to all of the people who worked hard to make the trail possible. Without the help of volunteers from Fort Bragg and the local community, the trail would not have become a reality so quickly. The idea for the trail was proposed in the fall of 2015. After scouting other trails in the area, attending a workshop in Elizabethtown on sustainable trail design and attending trail building days, Ranger Jacob Brown and Parks Division Crew Supervisor Jonathan Jackson went to work. Throughout construction, there were many individuals and groups that came out to provide support and labor to cut in the trail. FCPR established a partnership with The Bicycle Shop to provide input and assistance on creating a smoother ride. Trail access is located one mile north of Clark Park, traveling towards Methodist University (not far from the intersection with Eastwood Avenue). It consists of two sections on opposite sides of the Cape Fear River Trail. The first half mile is more technical with tighter turns and rollers, suitable for experienced riders. After crossing the river trail, it becomes a meandering woodland trail for beginners. Work to lengthen the trail and alter areas prone to erosion will continue with a projection of establishing nine miles for riding that will enhance the existing Cape Fear River Trail. Pick Up the Latest Parks & Recreation Activities Guide The latest Activities Guide from Fayetteville-Cumberland Parks & Recreation is now available at your local recreation center. To view or download the Fayetteville-Cumberland Parks & Recreation Activities Guide online, log onto www.fcpr.us. Subscribe to the City's YouTube Channel Content from the City of Fayetteville's government access channel, FayTV, and other videos, including City Council Meetings, can be accessed on the City of Fayetteville's YouTube channel. Administered by the Corporate Communications Department, the YouTube channel is updated on a regular basis with fresh City-related content, including the City's bi-weekly show, "Fayetteville In Focus," and Fayetteville PWC's "Your PWC Connections." Subscribing to the channel allows citizens to be alerted with a notification from Google when new content is available on the City's channel. To subscribe to the City's YouTube channel, go to http://www.YouTube.com/CityOfFayettevilleNC or scan the QR code below with your smartphone. "Best Price Guaranteed" 2703 Raeford Road www.BizCardXpress.com • Banners • Business Cards • Real Estate Signs • Business Forms • Business Promotional Specialties Your Community Handbook News, Views, Arts and Entertainment. Fayetteville's Community Newspaper providing useful information for you every week. www.upandcomingweekly.com 910.484.6200 Update Inside UPDATE INSIDE CUMBERLAND MATTERS Bring Your Love Downtown The Night They Invented Champagne Entertains FEBRUARY 9-15, 2011 FEBRUARY 9-15, 2011 VOLUME 16 ISSUE 06 VOLUME 16 ISSUE 06 Focus On Fayetteville INSIDE I Love Downtown Fayetteville Quacks Up Duck Derby Slated

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