Archive | May 1, 2015

Oakland’s “yellow building” on Highway 64 was demolished last week. The building was located next door to the recently demolished Cordova Automotive, which will soon be the site of a Murphy Oil Express Fueling Station. The building housed restaurants like Mr. Burrito’s, Gus’s World Famous Fried Chicken and Soul Food Heaven, among others.

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Three seniors enlist in Marine Corps

This summer, Fayette-Ware High School seniors Matthew Roach, Caleb Malone and Matthew Leifer will be aspiring to defend the nation. All three enlisted into the Marine Corps this past fall and will be going to the Marine Corps Recruit Depot in Parris Island, S.C. for 12 weeks this summer. They will be training where more […]

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A Community Shred-It Day was held on Saturday to celebrate Earth Day. The event was sponsored by the Oakland Parks and Recreation Department and the Oakland Beautification Board. Food donations were collected and given to Feeding Fayette Food Bank. Neal Halvorson, director of Parks and Recreation, the event “not only provided citizens with an opportunity […]

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Cordova Automotive at 6715 Highway 64 in Oakland, across the street from Walmart, was demolished earlier this month to make way for a Murphy Oil Express Fueling Station.

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Ordinance amends Oakland budget for remainder of current fiscal year

The Oakland Board of Mayor and Aldermen unanimously passed an ordinance on final reading last week that amends the town’s budget for the remainder of the current fiscal year. Board members took the action Thursday night during a special called meeting on a motion offered by Alderman Kelly Rector and seconded by Alderman Karl Chambless. […]

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