Category: News

A&E District Board Vacancies

Interested in serving on the Arts & Entertainment District Board of Directors, click here to self-nominate. Send completed applications to district@theartscouncil.com no later than May 16, 2017. The Board will review all applicants and intends to have the 2017-2018 Board elected no later than 1 July. Fillable pdf HERE

Published on: 24 April
Posted by: Sam Dubose

Request For Proposal – Graphic Designer

Fayetteville Arts & Entertainment District Request for Qualifications (RFQ) – Logo Design Deadline for Submissions: March 27, 2017   Purpose & Goals: The Downtown Alliance and the Arts Council of Fayetteville/Cumberland County are moving forward with the development of an Arts & Entertainment (A&E) District in the City’s Central Core. The A&E District plan was […]

Published on: 2 March
Posted by: Sam Dubose

Help Wanted!

We have two exciting work group meetings coming up as we begin to prepare for the economic transformation of our downtown. One of the groups deals with DESIGN ISSUES and the other work group focuses on ECONOMIC VITALITY. Summaries of each of the projects along with a draft Plan of Work can be found below. […]

Published on: 3 February
Posted by: Sam Dubose

Press Release: Arts & Entertainment District Planning Sessions

Press Release: Arts & Entertainment District Planning Sessions Contact: Sam DuBose                                                                                    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Phone: (910) 222-3382                                                                                   Sept. 14, 2016 Email: sdubose@faydta.org   Heart of Fayetteville Enlivened by Arts & Entertainment District   FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — The Downtown Alliance and the Arts Council of Fayetteville/Cumberland County today announced they are moving forward with the […]

Published on: 14 September 2016
Posted by: Sam Dubose

Public Meeting: Ann St. Bridge Project Review

The public is invited to attend a meeting to review the plans for the proposed replacement of the historic Ann Street Bridge over Cross Creek.  City Engineer Giselle Rodriguez and City representatives will be present to discuss the replacement plan and answer questions. Tuesday, August 2nd 5pm – 7pm The LaFayette Room, City Hall

Published on: 25 July 2016
Posted by: Sam Dubose

Press Conference 7/12/16

Downtown Press Conference:  Ambassador and Steward programs (Fayetteville, N.C.) – The City of Fayetteville – working in conjunction with the Downtown Alliance, Fayetteville Parking Service, the Fayetteville Police Department, Cumberland County Career Center and Eldon Meacham of ResCare Workforce Services – is hosting a press conference to announce several new positive developments for downtown Fayetteville. […]

Published on: 8 July 2016
Posted by: Sam Dubose

Special Downtown Meeting

Special Downtown Meeting: *MARK YOUR CALENDARS:  Tuesday, July 26th  5:30 PM Special meeting at The Arts Council, 301 Hay Street: *Main Street Market Study – Report presentation *Public Art Masterplan – Report presentation *Arts & Entertainment District – Report presentation This meeting is a must-attend for anyone interested in the future of our Downtown.   The Downtown […]

Published on: 1 July 2016
Posted by: Sam Dubose

City Council to Discuss Downtown Stadium Monday

City Council to Discuss Downtown Stadium Monday If you haven’t read it yet, an article in today’s Fayetteville Observer notes that the anticipated feasibility report for the proposed minor league baseball stadium will be presented to the City on Monday, and that an opportunity may exist to speed up the planned construction by locating it near […]

Published on: 16 June 2016
Posted by: Sam Dubose

Dogwood Festival Street Closures and Parking

Coming Downtown for Dogwood / 4th Friday / Earth Day festivities?  Here’s the info on street closures and parking:   STREET CLOSURES     AVAILABLE PARKING (orange areas)     ADDITIONAL STREET CLOSURE FOR SUNDAY EVENING FIREWORKS

Published on: 20 April 2016
Posted by: Sam Dubose

City of Fayetteville Receives Three Excellence in Communications Awards

City of Fayetteville Receives Three Excellence in Communications Awards  The City of Fayetteville was among 14 North Carolina governments to earn recognition in the Ninth North Carolina City & County Communicators’ (NC3C) Excellence in Communications Awards. The City won a First Place award and two Second Place awards. The awards were presented Thursday, April 14, […]

Published on: 19 April 2016
Posted by: Sam Dubose

Members of the Fayetteville Police Department to Visit White House

Members of the Fayetteville Police Department to Visit White House As a result of the hard work and dedication to the community of Fayetteville, Chief of Police, Harold E. Medlock, Captain James Nolette, and Crime Analyst Kimberly Richards have been invited to the White House on Friday, April 22, 2016, to discuss the Fayetteville Police […]

Published on: 19 April 2016
Posted by: Sam Dubose

Downtown Alliance Quarterly Meeting April 12

The Downtown Alliance will host its Quarterly Meeting at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, April 12, 2016 at The Arts Council. All downtown merchants, residents, restaurateurs and interested guests are welcome to attend. Speakers and Topics for this meeting will include: Lee Jernigan, City of Fay – Downtown Parking Capt. C. Davis, FPD – Cadet Patrol […]

Published on: 6 April 2016
Posted by: Sam Dubose

FAST Hosts Small Business Workshop

FAST Hosts Small Business Workshop (Fayetteville, N.C.) – The Fayetteville Area System of Transit (FAST) will host a small business workshop on Thursday, April 14 from 3 to 5 p.m. The workshop is located at the FAST Office on 455 Grove St. The workshop theme is “Smart Ways to Market Your Business to the Prime […]

Published on: 5 April 2016
Posted by: Sam Dubose

Public Asked to Comment on One-Year Action Plan

Public Asked to Comment on One-Year Action Plan The City of Fayetteville’s Community Development Department encourages residents to participate in a public comment period for its 2016-2017 Annual Action Plan. The Community Development Department has made available the One-Year Action Plan until April 27 on the City website at www.FayettevilleNC.gov and other locations. The One-Year Action […]

Published on: 31 March 2016
Posted by: Sam Dubose

Press Release: City Announces Good Friday Schedules

City Announces Good Friday Schedules (Fayetteville, N.C.) – The City of Fayetteville has announced its Good Friday schedules for March 25, which include:   Government Administrative Offices Administrative offices, including City Hall, are closed on Good Friday.   (FAST) Transit The Fayetteville Area System of Transit (FAST) has regular bus service on Good Friday.   […]

Published on: 21 March 2016
Posted by: Sam Dubose

Fayetteville Beautiful Cleanup Scheduled for April 2

Fayetteville Beautiful Cleanup Scheduled for April 2 The Fayetteville Beautiful annual Citywide Cleanup is scheduled for Saturday, April 2. Participants are asked to arrive between 8-9:30 a.m. at the Cross Creek Park entrance on Green Street. Orange bags, gloves and bottled water will be distributed to citizens to use during the litter pickup. The mission of […]

Published on: 7 March 2016
Posted by: Sam Dubose

Fayetteville OutFront Meeting Being Held March 8

Fayetteville OutFront Meeting Being Held March 8 The City of Fayetteville is holding an OutFront community awareness meeting Tuesday, March 8 at 6 p.m. at Northwood Temple, located at 4250 Ramsey St. Residents will have the opportunity to ask questions and provide feedback about City services to the City’s senior management team. The event will […]

Published on: 29 February 2016
Posted by: Sam Dubose

Parks & Rec Town Hall Meeting

Parks & Rec Town Hall Meeting The City of Fayetteville invites residents to participate in the Facebook Town Hall Meeting for Fayetteville-Cumberland Parks & Recreation on Friday, March 4 from Noon – 1:00PM. The main purpose of the Town Hall Meeting is to inform the public about the Parks Bond referendum, scheduled for Tuesday, March […]

Published on: 27 February 2016
Posted by: Sam Dubose

DTA Press Release re: Parks & Rec Bond

PRESS RELEASE FROM THE DOWNTOWN ALLIANCE: The Downtown Alliance Endorses Parks and Recreation Bond Fayetteville, NC – February 23, 2016 – At its monthly meeting this morning, the Downtown Alliance Board of Directors voted unanimously to endorse the City of Fayetteville’s Parks and Recreation Bond referendum. The Parks and Recreation bond will provide funding for […]

Published on: 23 February 2016
Posted by: Sam Dubose