• BOE — The Fayette County Board of Education will convene as follows: special meeting (if needed), personnel RIF/transfer hearings – Monday, Feb. 23, 5 p.m., BOE office, Fayetteville; special meeting (if needed), personnel RIF/transfer hearings – Tuesday, Feb. 24, 5 p.m., BOE office; special meeting (if needed), personnel RIF/transfer hearings – Thursday, Feb. 26, 5 p.m., BOE office; special meeting/public hearing for proposed school calendar for 2015-16 – Monday, March 2, 5 p.m., BOE office; and regular meeting – Monday, March 2, 6 p.m., BOE office.

• Fayetteville Planning Commission — The Fayetteville Planning Commission will meet Feb. 23 at 6 p.m. at Fayetteville Town Hall, 125 North Court Street, Fayetteville. Following is the meeting agenda: call to order; approve minutes; old business — none; new business — welcome and introductions, review of draft zoning map, review of use table and definitions, and proposed schedule/next meeting; adjourn.

• New River Humane Society — The New River Humane Society meeting will be held at Los Vaqueros on the second Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. All are welcome to attend.

• Bridge Day Commission — The Bridge Day Commission meets the third Wednesday of each month at 1:30 p.m. in the county commission chambers at the Courthouse in Fayetteville.

• Fayette County Commission — The Fayette County Commission will meet at 9 a.m. on March 4, March 10, March 13, March 18, March 25, April 8, April 14, April 29, May 15, May 27, June 3, June 15, June 24, July 7, July 15, July 29, Aug. 5, Aug. 14, Aug. 26, Sept. 8, Sept. 15, Sept. 30, Oct. 7, Oct. 15, Oct. 28, Nov. 4, Nov. 13, Nov. 20, Dec. 2 and Dec. 15 in the Fayette County Commission chambers of the Fayette County Courthouse. The meetings are open to the public.

• Oak Hill High/Collins High Alumni Association — The Oak Hill High/Collins High Alumni Association meets the third Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Jones Avenue Church of God. All alumni and friends are invited to attend.

• Oak Hill Lions Club — The Oak Hill Lions Club meets each Thursday at 6 p.m. at Dory’s Grille, Holiday Lodge, Oak Hill. For more information, call 304-574-2836.

• Oak Hill Rotary — The Oak Hill Rotary Club meets every Tuesday at noon at the LifeBridge Fellowship Hall in East End Oak Hill. Call 304-640-1497 for more information. The first Tuesday of each month is Business Meeting day, and each following Tuesday has a member program scheduled, with guests invited to visit.


• Huse Memorial Spring Clean-up — Spring clean-up is set for March 3 at Huse Memorial Park & Mausoleum, 124 Park Drive, Fayetteville. Be sure to come by before March 3 to get any decorations you have placed on a grave that you wish to save. New decorations may be placed March 23. Items not allowed to be placed on a lot within the cemetery include, but are not limited to, the following: shepherd’s hooks, standup decorations, coping, curbing, decorative rocks, fencing, hedging, grave mounds, borders or enclosures. No decorations of any type are permitted in trees or cemetery plantings. Flags may be placed on graves on Memorial Day, the Fourth of July, Flag Day and Veterans Day. Flags should be kept to 12” by 18” in size or smaller. Flags are subject to removal by Huse Memorial Park Commission and the Town of Fayetteville 10 days after the holiday. Glass is prohibited at all times. Devotional lights of any type are prohibited in the cemetery.

• Fayetteville Filing — Fayetteville Town Recorder Zenda Carte Vance announces that any prospective candidates for the upcoming town election may start filing their announcements for candidacy on March 3. The filing period runs through March 17. Candidate filing forms will be accepted at Fayetteville Town Hall from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday during the filing period. The last day to submit candidacy forms will be Tuesday, March 17. Any filings through the mail must be postmarked no later than midnight on March 17. Filing fees will be accepted in the form of a personal check, a money order, cash or by a certified check. The municipal election will be held on Tuesday, June 9. Those elected will serve a four-year term. For further information, please contact the town recorder’s office at 304-574-0101.

• Food Pantry — The Ministerial Association Food Pantry will distribute food to those who qualify on Feb. 25 from 9 until 11 a.m. at the Lewis Center on Central Avenue, Oak Hill. Please bring identification and proof of current address. If you are unsure of the qualifications, come and talk to one of the workers. This service to the area is sponsored by the Fayette Plateau Ministerial Association.

• Robin Hood Tickets On Sale — “Robin Hood: A Merry Musical Adventure” opens March 13 at the Historic Fayette Theater in Fayetteville. Online tickets are on sale now at Tickets also will be on sale at the box office beginning Thursday, Feb. 12. For more information, visit the website at

• Living Well with Diabetes — The Southern Appalachian Labor School presents Living Well with Diabetes at the SALS Historic Oak Hill School, 140 School Street, Oak Hill, on Feb. 25 at 1 p.m. for people of all ages. Please attend to learn valuable tips for managing diabetes, Type 1 or Type 2. Healthy recipes and snacks will be available. Guest speaker will be Teresa Rosiek, Face to Face counselor for diabetics.


• Prayer Breakfast — The Fayette Association American Baptist Men’s Prayer Breakfast will be held at Shoney’s in Oak Hill on Feb. 28 at 9 a.m. All men and their friends and sons are invited to attend.

• Pray for America — Pray for America at the Fayetteville Baptist Church, 104 Ankrom Avenue, across from the Board of Education office, Fayetteville, on the first Thursday of each month at 12 p.m. A light lunch will be served and everyone is welcome. For more information, call 304-574-1074.


• Second Indianhead Division Association — The Mid Atlantic Branch of the Second Indianhead Division Association will have its annual reunion in Lancaster, Pa. May 1 to May 3 at the Continental Inn. All veterans of the Army’s 2nd Infantry Division are invited, in particular those in the states of New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, New York, Virginia, West Virginia, and the District of Columbia. For more information, call Harry Roye at 804-526-0828 or send an email to

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