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Hilltop couple arrested in deaths of children
The parents of two Fayette County children who were reported dead inside their home March 11 were arrested Wednesday on charges that they negligently used drugs and alcohol and then slept with their children, causing the two victims’ death by suffocation, Fayette Sheriff’s Capt. Jim Sizemore reported.
Nominations accepted for Fayetteville Citizen of Year
In preparation for the annual 4th of July celebration in Fayetteville, the GFWC Fayetteville Junior Woman’s Club once again is taking nominations for Fayetteville Citizen of the Year.
County schools raise over $10K for AHA group
The American Heart Association is proud to announce that Fayette County schools helped bring in over $10,000 towards the fight against our #1 killer: Heart disease. Fourteen out of the 18 schools in the district completed a Jump Rope For Heart event with their students in an effort to raise life-saving funds for the American Heart Association.
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New concert facility unveiled at ACE
The ribbon was cut and the stage was christened Thursday evening as ACE Adventure Resort officially unveiled its new 12,500-capacity festival ground on the resort’s Mountaintop West Campground near Oak Hill at an event that also served as the Beckley-Raleigh County Chamber of Commerce’s monthly Business after Hours.
Photo contest opens today
In celebration of the 35th anniversary of Bridge Day, event organizers have teamed up with the West Virginia Division of Tourism to sponsor a photo contest that will offer participants a chance to share pictures of their time spent in West Virginia with friends, family, pets or on solo getaways.
- Ending one journey, embarking on another
CCCWV once again wins Courtesy Patrol contract
Beckley-based Citizens Conservation Corps of West Virginia was the winner of the contract for the Courtesy Patrol, which assists stranded motorists along the state’s four-lane highways.
Fayette board discusses grad rates
The Fayette County Board of Education met for its regular meeting Monday, during which it discussed topics such as graduation rates and the departure of current superintendent Keith Butcher.
Leadership program recognizes graduates
The non-profit Fayette County Education Fund held its annual graduation banquet for students completing the Leadership Fayette County program on Sunday, May 11 at the Oak Hill Holiday Lodge.
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