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Old Driver Services building to be torn down for fire station

The vacant home of the Department of Driver Services is set to be razed and replaced by a fire station following a unanimous vote at Thursday night’s County Board of Commissioners meeting. The Department of Driver Services (DDS) building has been vacant since November 2016. Problems with the building, including excessive moisture and significant remodeling…

County votes to support controversial ‘religious freedom’ bills

Passions were inflamed at Thursday night’s County Board of Commissioners meeting with discussion of discrimination and religious freedom. Offered up by Commissioner Randy Ognio, a controversial resolution would see the county ask the Congress of the United States (with House Resolution 514) and the state congress (with Senate Bill 233) to protect religious freedom by…

Library hosting Jan. 19 talk on protecting against scams

Join the Fayette County Public Library for a conversation about news impacting residents with the return of Hot Off the Press: Coffee, Conversation, and Community. Scam Alert will be the theme as Judge Robert Ruppenthal and Captain Ethon Harper with the Fayette County Sheriff’s Department Criminal Investigations Division discuss ways to avoid bank fraud, identity…

Tigers on TV

FCHS puts students on camera, behind the scenes by Riley Hicks When Jamey Trask first decided to help coach the Fayette County High School football team, he never imagined it eventually would lead him down a whole new road. What started as putting together highlight tapes for football players helped Trask find a passion for…

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