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HFT plans mini-camps
The Historic Fayette Theater this year is fortunate to offer not just one, but two summer Youth Drama Camps. The new format of this year’s camps is a “Mini Camp, with Big Fun.
Kick-off event set Saturday for Mount Hope community garden
Sure, growing a community garden is about eating well, and living a healthier lifestyle. But it’s also about so much more.
BOE candidates make statements on goals
Following the Meet the Candidates event sponsored by the Fayette County Chamber of Commerce on April 23, some candidates expressed their desire for more access to the public as a group and so the Chamber set about to make that happen.
Elmore named to Fayetteville council
Fayetteville Town Council introduced a new council member and tackled the old business of nuisance properties and the transition to a new mass transit authority during its regular meeting Thursday.
Final lecture in Coal Heritage Series Tuesday
Historic coal camps have long been considered a place where the operator had control over the residents. While many fond memories of good neighbors and strong families persist, most agree that the operator wielded a certain power.
Ag department requesting funds for black fly spraying
Fly fishermen, whitewater rafters and other river aficionados are likely to have to stock on up on insect repellent this spring, as a budget shortfall in the West Virginia Department of Agriculture’s black fly suppression program has meant fewer applications of Bti — a pesticide toxic only to black fly and mosquito larvae — on area rivers.
Permanent home for farmer’s market to be dedicated in Saturday ceremony
A Fayette County man will be honored for his commitment to a newly completed community project Saturday in Oak Hill.
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Wide array of topics covered in Chamber’s candidates event
Senate gridlock on both the state and national levels and government transparency dominated conversations at the Fayette County Chamber of Commerce “Meet the Candidates” forum Wednesday at Holiday Lodge.
Meadow Bridge High to receive extra funds from ed department
After the prospect was initially vetoed by Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin in March, Fayette County School Superintendent Keith Butcher announced last week that the county will indeed receive funds for Meadow Bridge High School after all.
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