Farmland Protection Board — The Fayette County Farmland Protection Board will have its regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday, Nov. 13 at the Fayette County Courthouse in Fayetteville. The meeting will be held in the Fayette County Commission Office. The public in invited to attend. Please address any questions or concerns to Rick Rutledge, program coordinator, at 304-573-5448 or e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Democratic Executive Committee — The Fayette County Democratic Executive Committee will meet on Thursday, Nov. 15, at 6 p.m. at the Fayette County Courthouse for a regular meeting. All Fayette County registered Democrats are welcome. For more information, you may contact Marion Tanner, chairperson, at 304-228-5394.
Board of Education — The Fayette County Board of Education will convene as follows: regular meeting — Monday, Dec. 3, BOE office, 6 p.m.; and regular meeting — Monday, Dec. 17, BOE office, 6 p.m.
Fayette County Commission — The Fayette County Commission will meet Tuesday, Nov. 13 (special, canvass, General Election); Friday, Nov. 16 (regular); Friday, Nov. 30 (regular); Friday, Dec. 7 (regular); Friday, Dec. 14 (regular, Courthouse Christmas dinner) at 9 a.m. in the Fayette County Commission chambers of the Fayette County Courthouse. The meetings are open to the public.
Fayette Association of Retired School Employees — FARSE meets the fourth Saturday of each month at 10:30 a.m. at the Quality Inn, Fayetteville. Current meetings are scheduled for Nov. 17; March 23, 2013; April 27; and May 18. Changes are made only when the date interferes with a holiday weekend. Please contact Mary Alice Casebolt, president, at 304-877-3488; Darlene Allen, vice president, at 304-469-4859; or Angelita Berry, secretary, at 304-438-5578, if you have questions. Please keep this in a convenient place and refer to it as needed to plan to attend all six of the meetings.
Food Pantry — The Ministerial Association Food Pantry will distribute food to those who qualify on Nov. 14 at the Lewis Community Foundation Christian Community Center (the former 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.
Christmas Craft Show — The Historic Oak Hill School (HOHS)/SALS will host a Christmas Craft Show on Saturday, Nov. 24 and Sunday, Nov. 25, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Historic Oak Hill School on 140 School Street, Oak Hill. HOHS will offer concessions from the dining hall while local craft artists will be on hand to sell their hand-crafted items. This is a perfect opportunity to find that special gift for that hard-to-buy-for person on your Christmas list. Most vendors will accept cash, credit and checks as payment for the items. The admission is set at $2. The vendor fee is $35 for non-electric and $50 for electric hook up. The fee covers Saturday and Sunday booth rental. Options for booth set up will be Friday, Nov. 23 from 2 to 4 p.m. or Saturday, Nov. 24 at 8 a.m. Anyone interested in participating as vendor, please contact Vickie Smith, 304-640-3792; Barb Painter, 304-673-6370; or Erica Horton, 304-465-4246.
MTA Anniversary — The month of November marks Mountain Transit Authority’s 35th anniversary of operation. As a “thank you” for the continued support of the MTA, all rides on any of the MTA buses will be 35 cents, one-way, to any of the scheduled destinations on Wednesday, Nov. 14. “Hop a bus” on that day and discover the convenience and savings of using public transportation.
MTA — The Mountain Transit Authority will be closed Monday, Nov. 12, for Veterans Day. Regular operations will resume on Tuesday, Nov. 13. Schedule information can be obtained by calling 304-872-5872.