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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HFT announces its 2014 season
The year 2014 brings exciting new opportunities to the Historic Fayette Theater. Once again, Main Stage shows will form the core of the presentations, while special programming comprises the Second Season. These shows are designated as Second Season because they are often pre-cast and offer HFT regulars new opportunities.
Help offered for ACA enrollment
March 31 is the final deadline to apply for private health insurance coverage through the Individual Marketplace created by the Affordable Care Act.
Going to the fair
Several area students participated in last Saturday’s Fayette County Social Studies Fair at Oak Hill High School.
Local food producers highlighted
The West Virginia Food and Farm Coalition will host an exhibition of local food producers in the Beckley/southern West Virginia area March 13 from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Dream Center.
Symphony, chorus spring season begins March 3
The spring season of the New River Youth Symphony & Chorus opens on Monday, March 3 at Oak Hill High School and musicians and singers are welcome to join.
Two notable Fayette County singers presented the national anthem prior to the Division 1 championship game at
the West Virginia Hometown Invitational Tournament at Midland Trail High School over the weekend.
New River Health issues enrollment challenge to schools
A group of Fayette County schools has been issued a challenge. It’s not just any ol’ school yard dare, though.
Meadow Bridge man arrested for allegedly firing gun
A Meadow Bridge man was taken to Southern Regional Jail after allegedly firing a gun outside and pointing the gun at his wife following an argument with his stepdaughter Sunday night.
Two arrested for drugs
Two men were arrested in Fayette County as part of an ongoing drug investigation, a press release from the county sheriff’s office said.
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