Archive | February 6, 2015

Local students celebrate 100th day of school

Fayette County Schools celebrated the 100th day of school last Tuesday. On the first day of school, classes began keeping track of the number of days that they have been in school in anticipation of the 100th day. Teachers celebrated with various mathematical concepts using the number 100. At Buckley-Carpenter Elementary, Mandy Collins’s kindergarten students […]

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Russell recognized for assisting with drug bust

Oakland Officer Tim Russell was recognized at the monthly meeting of the Oakland Board of Mayor and Aldermen for his recent help in making a drug related arrest with the 25th Judicial Drug Task Force. Oakland’s share of the arrest netted the town $100,350. ABOVE: From left are Oakland Police Chief Chris Earl, Officer Tim […]

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Wildcats rolling

The Fayette-Ware boys’ basketball team improved to 18-9 on the season Friday night after downing Chester County 85-65 during Homecoming Night. The Wildcats will cap off their regular season Tuesday night against Jackson South Side. Fayette-Ware is seeking revenge against a Hawks team that won a close 79-74 home game in January.

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Homecoming Queen

On Jan. 30, Fayette-Ware High School announced Aleah McKinnie and Calvin Lester as the 2015 Homecoming Queen and King. Lester is the son of Tricia and Bo Lester. McKinnie is the daughter of Latonya Hussey. The Queen’s Crown Bearer was Saniyah Jacks. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George E. Hester II and […]

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Ordinance would revise Municipal Code to set billing procedures for water, sewer

The Oakland Board of Mayor and Aldermen has unanimously passed an ordinance on first reading that would establish billing procedures and rates for water and sewer. Board members took the action during their Jan. 15 regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Alderman Karl Chambless and seconded by Alderman Kelly Rector. The proposed ordinance […]

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