Archive | November, 2015

Ordinance would provide definitions, standards for automotive dealerships, mobile home sales

The Oakland Board of Mayor and Aldermen has unanimously passed an ordinance on first reading that would provide standards for automotive dealerships and mobile home sales. Board members took the action during their Oct. 15 regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Alderman Kelly Rector and seconded by Alderman Billy Ray Morris. The proposed […]

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Oakland Elementary School Principal Theron Sanders waves during the Fayette-Ware Football Homecoming Parade in Somerville last week.

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Fayette Cares charity auction offers absentee bidding

Tantalizing trips, tastings, and trinkets will be found at the Nov. 7th charity gala A Night of Southern Elegance benefiting Fayette Cares. Can’t attend the sold out event? Fear not. Absentee bidding is available. Whether you’re looking for a family vacation, golfing trip, or a girl’s getaway, vacation packages abound at this special event. Enjoy […]

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Ordinance would establish policy on use of automatic emergency alarm systems

The Oakland Board of Mayor and Aldermen has unanimously passed an ordinance on first reading that would establish a policy regarding the use of automatic emergency alarm systems. Board members took the action during their Oct. 15 regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Alderman John Troncone and seconded by Alderman Kelly Rector. The […]

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Mayor talks growth, finances at annual State of Town address

Oakland Mayor Chris Goodman emphasized town growth, financial responsibility and Public Works projects last Wednesday during his third State of the Town address at Revolution Church. The annual address was sponsored by the Oakland Regional Chamber of Commerce and BancorpSouth. Goodman began the address by thanking the town’s four aldermen and other staff leaders. “While […]

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