Mount Hope Council — The city council of Mount Hope will hold a special meeting on Tuesday, July 23, at 7 p.m., at Mount Hope Housing Authority Community Room, Midtown Terrace, for approval of budget revisions for Coal Severance and General Fund and discussions of pay increases for city employees. Any interested party may appear before the council and be heard.
Special BOE Meeting — The Fayette County Board of Education will hold a special meeting on Saturday, July 27, at 10 a.m., to meet with members and superintendent of other county boards of education belonging to Regional Educational Service Agency IV to identify administrative, coordinating and other county level services and functions that may be shared between or among the county boards, especially when resignations, retirements, staffing realignments or similar events may occur, all as required by the provisions of West Virginia Code §18-2-26a enacted by the Legislature at its 2013 regular session. This special meeting will not be held at the board’s usual meeting place. Instead, it will be held at The Summersville Convention & Visitors Bureau, 3 Armory Way, Summersville.
Caregiver Support Group — A caregiver support group meeting/training entitled “How to Manage Medications” will be held on Monday, July 22 at 1 p.m. at the Fayette Senior Center, 108 Lewis Street, Oak Hill. Contact either Janet Zamiela or Bridgette Williams at 304-465-8484 if you have any questions.
Board of Education — The Fayette County Board of Education will meet as follows: special meeting (work session) — Monday, July 22, BOE office, 6 p.m.; and regular meeting — Monday, Aug. 5, BOE office, 6 p.m.
Fayette County Commission — The Fayette County Commission will meet Friday, July 26 — regular meeting, 9 a.m.; Friday, Aug. 9 — regular meeting, 9 a.m.; and Friday, Aug. 23 — regular meeting, 9 a.m. in the Fayette County Commission chambers of the Fayette County Courthouse. The meetings are open to the public.
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The local Maurices is involved in a project aimed at making the school transition a little easier this fall for foster children in the area.
Children’s Health and Safety Fair scheduled for August 1
Montgomery General Hospital and Dr. Traci Acklin have announced that the 2014 Children’s Health and Safety Fair will be held on Friday, Aug. 1 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the hospital.
Theater to hold auditions
Open auditions are set for Tuesday and Thursday at the Historic Fayette Theater for the comedy/drama “Belongings”. Auditions will be held at the theater in Fayetteville at 7 p.m. each evening.
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Free concert series
The next free public concert in the Lively Family Amphitheater Summer Concert Series is a performance Saturday at 6 p.m. by popular band Taylor Made.
Energy Express open house set
Energy Express, an award-winning summer reading program serving 35+ children in Fayette County, will host a free open house for members of the Beards Fork SALS community. The event takes place on Thursday, July 24, at 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
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Explore town’s rail heritage
Discover what life was like in one of the New River Gorge’s most renowned towns as you join National Park Service rangers and Operation Lifesaver on Saturday, July 19 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to explore the historic railroad town of Thurmond.
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