Archive | April 10, 2015

Easter in Oakland

Neal Halvorson, Director of the Oakland Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts declared the 2015 Oakland Parks and Recreation Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday a “huge success.” Approximately 3,000 eggs were placed on the fields for the youngsters to gather into their Easter baskets. Halvorson said not only was he happy for the large turnout, but […]

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Early birds will be rewarded at Fayette Cares plant sale

Early birds get the best opportunities for the April 18 Fayette Cares Plant Sale from 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at First Citizens National Bank in Oakland in front of the Kroger. Those who shop early, purchase early gift certificates and start digging early will come away with free plants and gifts. Shoppers will receive $5 of […]

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Board defeats ordinance that would have re-zoned properties north of Highway 64

The Oakland Board of Mayor and Aldermen has unanimously defeated an ordinance on first reading that would have re-zoned properties north of Highway 64. Board members took the action during their March 19 regular monthly meeting. The ordinance also would have re-zoned properties north and east of Phase V of the Hickory Withe Estates Subdivision […]

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Oakland teen takes top honors at Tennessee Scholarship Pageant

Oakland’s Katlyn Cheyenne Bryant recently took home top honors when she was crowned the 2015 Miss Tennessee National Teenager at the LaQuinta Inn in Smyrna, Tenn. Bryant, 17, is the founder of the Philanthropy Club at Fayette-Ware Comprehensive High School and is an officer in the Skills USA club. She is also on the honor […]

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