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Fayette-Raleigh MPO planning moves forward
After the 2010 census found over 50,000 people living in Fayette and Raleigh counties along U.S. 19 and W.Va. 16, it allowed the area to be designated as urban.
Opportunity For Growers meeting set
Brian Sparks, WVU Extension agent for Fayette and Nicholas counties, and Sunday Road Baptist Church in Hico, will host an Opportunity For Growers and Natural Resources Workshop on Tuesday, Feb. 18, at 1 p.m.
- Congressional hearing
- Black History Month
Fayette school year may get a little longer
If next year’s winter is a rough one, schools in Fayette County could run from Aug. 13 to June 30 for the 2014-2015 year. Fayette County’s Director of Food Service told board members in a special hearing that a new law is the reason for the changes. Right now, the new calendar isn’t set in stone and can be changed with public input.
House committees hear speakers demand tougher regulations on state water resources
The group of speakers at Monday’s public hearing on the chemical spill into the Elk River Jan. 9 had a lot of differences. Men with pony tails and men in business suits. Women in professions and stay-at-home moms. Old and young, they came from the most affluent parts of Charleston and the poorest sections of the region to speak to members of three House committees. But nearly all 53 of their voices were united in one chorus.
Finding a balance vital following chemical spill
With strong opinions on either side of the issue, a speaker for the Plateau Action Network says finding a balance between the sides is important when dealing with the Elk River chemical spill that happened in January.
- Fayetteville Town Council agenda announced
Oak Hill City Council announces agenda
The agenda follows for the Oak Hill City Council meeting Feb. 10 at 6:30 p.m.
Oak Hill mother, son arrested
An Oak Hill mother and son who allegedly paid a $140 bill to a local pizza delivery driver with a stolen check were arrested Saturday on forgery charges, according to Fayette County Magistrate Court documents.
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