Lifelong Fayette resident and former teacher, principal and superintendent Jeffie Lawrence will be showcasing his art and craft collection of miniature houses that he has built during this year’s Fayette Arts Festival, to be held at the Fayette Civic Center and Art Museum from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 9.
The Fayette County Board of Education honored two Hubbertville School students and presented the students with signed Alabama Senate resolutions congratulating them for their accomplishments during its Aug. 22 meeting. All board members were present for the meeting.
Board president Tom Hubbert opened the meeting with prayer, and board member John Aaron led the Pledge of Allegiance.
Longtime FCHS employee Curt Rainey served as a honorary captain and was recognized during the Fayette - Cordova pre-game ceremony for his 40 plus years of service to Fayette County High School. He was hired at the school in Jan. 1958 as custodian, and also performed maintenance and groundskeeping work at the school until retiring in 1998. He was presented a plaque in recognition of his service during the ceremony.
The Fayette City Council held its regular council meeting on Aug. 22. Councilwoman Aliska Hughes-Monroe and Councilman Eddy Campbell were absent from the meeting, with all other council members present. Prior to the start of the meeting, Chris Huynh led the council in prayer and Fayette Junior Council Mayor Emily Huang led the Pledge of Allegiance.
Due to near-record temperatures this week, the kickoff for the Fayette-Cordova football game at John Morgan Brown Stadium on Thursday, Aug. 24 is being delayed until 8 p.m. Also, Hubbertville’s home game against University Charter School on Friday, Aug. 25 is starting at 7:30 p.m. instead of 7 p.m.
The Fayette Farmers Market had a very successful summer season, and plans to reopen sometime in October with a variety of greens, pumpkins, gourds, baked goods and canned goods. Fayette Farmers Market Manager Lann Stewart said that the response to the Saturday market this year was “great,” with more vendors participating and more produce for sale than at last year’s market.