The Fayette Tribune, Oak Hill, W.Va.

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March 24, 2013

Community calendar — Monday, March 25, 2013


Fayette County Commission — The Fayette County Commission will meet Friday, April 5 — regular meeting; Tuesday, April 16 — special meeting to lay levy, 9 a.m.; Friday, May 3 — regular meeting, 9 a.m.; Friday, May 17 — regular meeting, 9 a.m.; and Friday, May 31 — regular meeting, 9 a.m., in the Fayette County Commission chambers of the Fayette County Courthouse. The meetings are open to the public.

Board of Education — The Fayette County Board of Education will meet as follows: special meeting (Local School Improvement Council Meadow Bridge area schools) — Monday, March 25, Meadow Bridge High School, 6 p.m.


Craft Show — The 1st annual Craft Show sponsored by the Fayette County Cancer Support Group will be held Saturday, May 4 from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. at the Lewis Community Center, 469 Central Ave., Oak Hill. Admission will be by donation for the show, which will feature beautiful crafts from an array of talented artisans. Door prizes will be presented hourly and refreshments will be available. Vendor space is available at a cost of $35 per booth. For more info, call 304-640-1120. All proceeds from the event will go to the American Cancer Society’s annual Relay for Life.

Food Pantry — The Ministerial Association Food Pantry will distribute food to those who qualify on March 27 at the Lewis Foundation Christian Community Center (the old Armory) on Central Ave., Oak Hill, from 9 to 11 a.m. Please bring identification and proof of current address. If you are unsure of the qualifications, come and talk to one of the workers. This service to the area is sponsored by the Fayette Plateau Ministerial Association.

Tax Notice — On July 15, 2012, the Fayette County Tax Office sent tax bills out to all known taxpayers.  However, some tax bills have been returned due to a bad address or name. But, as property owners, you are still liable for the tax. Not receiving a tax bill, does not alleviate the tax burden. Failure to pay can result in late charges or loss of property. The Tax Office would like to remind the taxpayers all property taxes not paid by April 1 will be advertised as delinquent. Therefore, an additional $20 fee will be added to each delinquent tax bill. To avoid this charge, payments must be received or postmarked on or before March 31. The Fayette County Tax Office will be glad to assist you with any questions you may have concerning your taxes. In order to handle all calls more efficiently, please have tax document, account number or ticket number available when you call. Also, for your convenience, please visit the website at

Disaster Preparedness Fair — There will be a disaster preparedness fair April 13, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Fayetteville High School gym, 515 W. Maple Ave., Fayetteville. For more information, contact Jane Hardy at 304-640-1120 or

ARC Blood Drives — The following blood drives are scheduled in the area this month: March 28 — Fayetteville High School, Fayetteville, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Also, walk-ins are welcome at the Inez O’Brien Donor Center in Beckley each Wednesday from 12 to 6 p.m. If you have any questions about blood drives, feel free to call 540-580-3908 or e-mail

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