Archive | December 31, 2014

Tours of Buckley-Carpenter Elementary begin Jan. 8

On Dec. 9, Yates Construction and Fleming and Associates handed over the keys to the new Buckley-Carpenter Elementary School. Fayette County Schools conducted tours for the community last week. The Buckley-Carpenter Opening Ceremonies and Ribbon Cutting will be held on Jan. 8 beginning with tours at 3 p.m. and closing with the cutting of the […]

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Wildcats host Larry Ransom Classic

The Fayette-Ware Wildcats fell to Craigmont 76-71 Saturday night in the first round of the Larry Ransom Christmas Classic at Fayette-Ware High School. Fayette-Ware jumped out to a 20-7 lead in the first quarter. However, Craigmont (8-5) outscored the Wildcats 24-11 in the second quarter to tie the game at halftime. Both teams traded baskets […]

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Local police travel to New York to pay tribute to NYPD officers

On Dec. 28, Oakland Police Chief C. Earl and officers J. Patricio and J. Isbell had the opportunity to celebrate the life of Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu in New York City. More than 25,000 police officers from around the country joined to pay their respects at the Christ Tabernacle Church, in the Glendale neighborhood. […]

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Aldermen award contract for annual monitoring of Northwoods Branch drainage improvements

The Oakland Board of Mayor and Aldermen has unanimously awarded a contract for annual monitoring of drainage improvements in the vicinity of Northwoods Estates subdivision. Board members took the action during their Dec. 18 regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Alderman Kelly Rector and seconded by Alderman Billy Ray Morris. The board unanimously […]

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