Fayette County Commission — The Fayette County Commission will meet Wednesday, Feb. 6 (Board of Equalization and Review, mineral, at 9 a.m. and industrial at 9:30 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: regular meeting — Monday, Feb. 4, BOE office, 6 p.m.; regular meeting — Monday, Feb. 18, BOE office, 6 p.m.; special meeting (personnel if needed) personnel RIF/transfer hearings — Thursday, Feb. 21, BOE office, 6 p.m.; and special meeting (Local School Improvement Council, Midland Trail area schools) — Monday, Feb. 25, Midland Trail High School, 6 p.m.
Early Voting — Early voting for the school bond levy ends on Feb. 6. Voting locations include the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Building in Fayetteville, Montgomery City Hall and Danese Community Center.
Places to Go/Things to Do
Storytime — It’s Amelia Bedelia’s 50th birthday and School Street School House will be hosting a special storytime hour. All families are cordially invited to come from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 29, to listen to Amelia Bedelia stories and eat lemon meringue pie. Also, don’t forget to register for a raffle for a basketful of Amelia Bedelia books and a recipe for lemon meringue pie. Tickets for the raffle are $1 each. For more information, contact Tracy Kincaid at 304-228-2180 or firstname.lastname@example.org. School Street School House is located in the annex building behind the Historic Oak Hill Elementary at 140 School St., Oak Hill.
Battle of the Bands — There will be a Battle of the Bands March 1 from 6 to 10 p.m. at the Summersville Convention Center. Cost is $10 per person. All genres of music are welcome: country, rock, bluegrass, praise and worship, rap, etc. First, second and third prizes will be awarded. All proceeds will go to the American Diabetes Association. For more information, call Susan Jones at 304-651-9166, or Cliff Hess at 304-872-9330.
Special Service — There will be a special church service with Fayette County Deputy Sheriff Rob Legg singing and a special guest speaker at the Garten P.H. Church, Gatewood Road, Fayetteville, on Saturday, Feb. 2 at 6 p.m. All are welcome to come and enjoy a night of fellowship and anointed singing.
Free Training — Attention all teachers, parents and homeschoolers: Pam Casto from NASA will be at School Street School House giving a training on Echo the Bat and Dinosaurs from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 29. Anyone interested in this free training is welcome to attend. For more information, contact Tracy Kincaid at 304-228-2180 or email@example.com. School Street School House is located in the annex building behind the Historic Oak Hill Elementary at 140 School St., Oak Hill.
Benefit Bake Sale — There will be a benefit bake sale for Susie Pierson Saturday, Feb. 2 at 9 a.m. at the old Tudor’s building in Gauley Bridge. Cakes, cookies, candy, brownies, and homemade bread will be available for purchase. If you are unable to come but can help by baking something, please call Sandy Sparks at 304-779-5087, and it will be picked up Friday, Feb. 1. If you would like to make a donation, you can mail it to: Sandy Sparks, PO Box 319, Boomer, WV 25031. Make checks payable to Susie Pierson. Chances also will be available to win a homemade baby quilt or a basket of homemade candles ($2 per chance or 3 for $5). Susie has been battling cancer for eight years and has to travel again to Duke University Hospital in February to have her arm amputated. Please say a prayer for her also.