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Fayette County Property Transfers

• Regency Homebuilders to Samuel Draper and Harmony Wilson for $177,012 (Waters of Hidden Springs) • HSBC Bank USA National Association to Laura Paulson and Louise Whelchel for $149,000 (Gardens of Hidden Springs) • Jeffrey Lester and Victoria Lester to James Cardin and Teri Cardin for $20,000 (Eastwood) • William Sadler and Shannon Saddler to […]

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Seven members of Fayette Academy’s varsity football team received special recognition this week in Div. II A West. Vic Shivers is head coach, with Hal Montague, Chris Shelton and Jason Bryan as assistant coaches. Front row, from left, are Peyton Bowling, second team lineman; Josh Dwyer, honorable mention linebacker; Nick Klein, second team offensive lineman; […]

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New ordinance establishes policy on use of automatic emergency alarm systems

The Oakland Board of Mayor and Aldermen unanimously passed an ordinance on final reading last week that establishes a policy regarding the use of automatic emergency alarm systems. Board members took the action Thursday night during their regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Alderman Billy Ray Morris and seconded by Alderman Kelly Rector. […]

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Oakland Elementary School hosted the 2015 Fall Festival from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Nov. 14 on the school campus. The event featured a silent auction, raffles, a Haunted Hallway and more. The proceeds from the festival go toward implementing the Accelerated Reader at OES. LEFT: Fayette County General Sessions Court Judge Jim Gallagher […]

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Pets come from all over to see Santa at Stockdale’s at 6250 Highway 64 in Oakland as the “Friends of Fayette County Animal Control” made it possible once again for owners to bring their pets and have a photo taken with Santa. Donations and sales of baked goods, t-shirts and stuffed animals will go towards […]

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Purchaser of BancorpSouth property willing to consider constructing town buildings on it

The purchaser of vacant property formerly owned by BancorpSouth has expressed a willingness to consider constructing Oakland town buildings on it. The property, which consists of 9.12 acres, is located at 7355 Highway 64 adjacent to Kroger. At the Oct. 15 meeting of the Board of Mayor and Aldermen, Mayor Chris Goodman said the property […]

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Coffee Connections

The Oakland Regional Chamber of Commerce’s Coffee Connections was recently held at The Bank of Fayette County in Oakland. Coffee Connections is a free networking event that will be at least every other month at different chamber businesses. November’s Coffee Connections will be at Kindred Spirit Style on Nov. 17. Pictured are Amanda Doyle Pickens, Jay […]

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Local students tour UT-Martin

On Nov. 5, Fayette-Ware High School and Fayette Academy dual enrollment students visited the University of Tennessee at Martin campus. While there, they toured many of the different buildings located within the quad, including the Andy Holt Humanities Building, Gooch Hall, the new Fine Arts Building, Boling University Center, and several others.  After touring, lunch […]

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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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