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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.
Butcher to leave super’s post for job in Nicholas
Fayette County Schools Superintendent Keith Butcher announced Thursday that he will leave that position to take on the same role for Nicholas County Schools, beginning July 1.
Step into nature and leave stress behind you
Over two years ago I had an unfortunate injury that almost resulted in addiction to pain medicine. Since I had some knowledge of the pattern of addiction, I was lucky to catch myself before it caught me.
Mountain of Hope awards scholarships to OHHS students
A trio of deserving Oak Hill High School seniors was on the receiving end of scholarships from the Mountain of Hope organization during last week’s year-ending school awards ceremony.
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Graves disturbed at Pax Community Cemetery
Several graves at Pax Community Cemetery were disturbed the weekend before Memorial Day in apparent grave robbery attempts, and cemetery caretakers and others asked the public last week to help identify those responsible.
Official: County school system can’t support large number of facilities
The abundant cracks and leaks in some of Fayette County’s aging school facilities fell victim to spring’s heavy rains this month, and Ron Cantley, Fayette Board of Education’s operations director, said that patch jobs and short-term fixes aren’t going to do the job in the long run.
Water safety programs set this weekend
A frantic call for help, shocked and shattered family and friends standing on the riverbank, an agonizing search for a victim’s body by park rangers and rescue personnel.
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