As a prelude to the Oak Hill Christmas parade on Thursday, Dec. 6, the Collins Middle School Select Chorus, under the direction of Danna Davis, will perform Christmas favorites at the city amphitheater. They will perform selections from “The Polar Express,” “Glee” and other favorite songs. Also performing will be five members of Collins Middle 6th Grade Chorus. The CMS Select Chorus is made up of 7th and 8th graders who have auditioned to sing in the group, which has performed at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Country Tonite Show in Pigeon Forge, Tenn., and has made recordings in Studio B in Nashville, Tenn. They also do performances in and around the community in churches and community organizations, such as the Fayette Study Club and the Oak Hill Lions Club.
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Late Sen. Robert K. (Bob) Holliday to be memorialized
The Fayetteville courtroom of Chief Judge John W. Hatcher Jr. of the Twelfth Judicial Circuit will provide a time and place for friends from across the county and state to pay tribute to the late Sen. Robert K. (Bob) Holliday.
Fayetteville celebration pairs entertainment with environment
When you’re finished with this newspaper, what are you going to do with it? Will you just chuck it in the trash or will you recycle it? A local celebration has the goal of opening your eyes to what everyone can do to help the environment, from building with junk to clean coal technology.
Commissioners say Mega-Site would benefit entire region
With four counties in a seeming competition for what would be a major economic development coup, it might be safe to assume that county commissioners from all four would be ready to throw down the gauntlet to promote their turf.
No sale for sewer system
Oak Hill city council met in regular session Monday to talk ordinance adoption and smoking issues reported in Oak Hill City Park, which was an issue recently raised to Oak Hill City Manager Bill Hannabass.
New River Gorge Regional Development Authority looks to develop ‘mega-site’
Local leaders are looking for a large return on the region’s major assets — four-lane highways and the Raleigh County Memorial Airport — in the form of a 500-acre Mega-Site, which could attract a bumper crop of economic engines in technology, cognitive science, clean energy and manufacturing industries.
Lions’ annual style, variety show Friday
The Oak Hill Lions Club’s 71st annual Style and Variety Show is slated for 7:30 p.m. on Friday, April 11 at the Oak Hill High School Auditorium. Admission is $2.
Fayette law enforcement deals with tax filing scam
According to a release from Sheriff Steve Kessler, the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a scam involving the filing of false tax returns.
NRGRDA seeking to educate area residents on historic preservation
It’s said that those who don’t learn from history are doomed to repeat it.
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