The Fayette Tribune, Oak Hill, W.Va.

Local News

January 30, 2013

Community Calendar — Thursday, January 31, 2013


-- SCD — The Southern Conservation District will hold a monthly board meeting on Feb. 14 at the SCD Building, 463 Ragland Road, Beckley, at 9:45 a.m. Normal business will be conducted. The agenda will be posted at the SCD office. For more information, please call 304-253-0261.

-- 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.


-- Concealed Weapons Class — New River Tactical will host a concealed weapons class on Saturday, Feb. 2 at 9:30 a.m. at the union hall in Cannelton. Cost of the class is $50. Anyone with questions can call John McGinnis at 304-421-4643.

-- Early Voting — Early voting for the school levy ends on Feb. 6. Voting locations include the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Building in Fayetteville, Montgomery City Hall and Danese Community Center.

-- Plateau Amateur Radio Hamfest — The Plateau Amateur Radio Hamfest is set for Feb. 16 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Lewis Community Foundation’s Christian Community Center, 469 Central Avenue, Oak Hill. Testing will be from noon until 2 p.m. For more information, contact Jane Hardy at 304-640-1120 or

Places to Go/Things to Do

-- 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, call Susan Jones at 304-651-9166, or Cliff Hess at 304-872-9330.

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