Archive | April 24, 2015

Fayette-Ware students will have access to college credits

Plans are underway for students at Fayette-Ware Comprehensive High School to have access to two college courses offered through the University of Tennessee at Martin, beginning with the fall 2015 semester. Juniors and seniors will be able to enroll in English 111 (first-level English composition) and Math 140 (College Algebra and Elementary Functions). This opportunity […]

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Eagle Scouts

From left, local Boy Scouts Devin Burrell, Colin Moody and Preston Underhill were recognized during Thursday’s Oakland Board of Mayor and Aldermen meeting for earning the rank of Eagle Scout. Mayor Chris Goodman (right) congratulated the three young men during the meeting.

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Ordinance would amend this year’s budget to allocate CDBG Disaster Recovery funds

The Oakland Board of Mayor and Aldermen passed an ordinance on first reading last week that would allocate funds received for a Disaster Recovery Project. Board members took the action Thursday night during their regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Alderman Kelly Rector and seconded by Alderman Billy Ray Morris. The motion was […]

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Local farmer donates to Fayette nonprofit

Fayette Cares has received a $2,500 donation from local farmer Reuben Rhea and America’s Farmers Grow Communities, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund. The organization recently expanded their homeless shelter and will use the funds to operate a passenger van. “This new equipment will allow our charity to aid clients in accessing critical services, employment opportunities, […]

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