Fayetteville

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A large elm tree located on the north side of Washington Regional Medical Center’s campus is being designated one of the “Amazing Trees of Fayetteville” by city staff. It's the second tree to be honored in this new program.

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Later this year, Fayetteville will host the 2020 Pan-American Cyclocross Championships at Centennial Park at Millsap Mountain. Cyclocross is a short track bike race that involves numerous obstacles like shin-high barriers and stairs that riders have to navigate as they go around the course. 

The City of Fayetteville is now accepting compostable food waste from residents as part of its goal to divert at least 40 percent of all waste sent to the landfill by 2027. Composting is essential to meeting that goal because food waste makes up 18 percent of the total waste going to the landfill. Food waste will be accepted at two locations, for more information, click here.

Courtesy / City of Fayetteville

Last night, the Fayetteville City Council took up another discussion of where to build a new parking deck that will replace the parking lot across from the Walton Arts Center. The deck has to be constructed before the city can begin working on the civic plaza that is part of the Cultural Arts Corridor project approved by voters last year.

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When the Fayetteville Farmers' Market returns to the downtown square in 2020, it will completely shut down the area to vehicle traffic every Saturday from April to November, which means cars will no longer be allowed on Center Street between Block and East Avenues.

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