The annual Fayette County High School football awards banquet will be held
Friday, Feb. 5 at the Fayette
County High School Commons at 6 p.m. All family and friends of the Tigers are
invited to attend the ceremony.
All guests will pay $5 at the door. A meal will be provided.
FEBRUARY 5 - APRIL 15
AARP TAX AIDE
The AARP Tax Aide Volunteers will begin preparing tax returns at the Fayette
Civic Center Feb. 5 and work until April 15. The volunteers will be at the
Fayette Civic Center every Friday from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. with the exception
of March 25, Good Friday. Taxes are done by appointment only. You do not have
to be an AARP member or have a certain age or income. Information needed
includes last year’s tax return, social security cards for everyone in your family and a picture
ID, as well as a check from your checking account for direct deposit if you are
due a refund. Proof of health insurance is also required. If you received forms
from the IRS because you purchased health insurance through the market place
then you will need those forms, and you must
file a tax return, even if you had no earned income. For an appointment or tax
related questions call Sam
Colburn at 205-270-0104 or 205-932-6445.
BRUNSWICK STEW SALE
A Brunswick stew sale sponsored by the Newtonville Community Center and Walnut
Lane Volunteer Fire Department will be held Saturday, Feb. 7 from 11 a.m. until
2 p.m. at the community center. $30 for a gallon and $15 for a half-gallon.
Call 932-4331, 904-9597 or 932-6599 to reserve or buy at the center.
All proceeds go to support the center and fire department.
EARLY CHILD DEVELOPMENT
Early Child Development: Investing in Healthy Infants and Toddlers will be held
Monday, Feb. 8 from 6 - 8 p.m. at the Fayette County Extension Office behind
Walmart. A free meal will be served. The program is for
any adult interested in the well being of prenatal to three-year-olds. The class
is approved for two hours of education for social workers, childcare providers,
foster parents and parenting. Register by calling 932-8941 no later than Feb. 8
at Noon. The program is sponsored by Alabama Cooperative Extension System and
the facilitator is the David Mathews Center for Civic Life in Montevallo.
FCHS BASEBALL BANQUET
The Fayette County High School baseball banquet will be held Thursday, Feb. 11
at the Earl McDonald Auditorium on the Fayette Campus of Bevill State Community
College. Tickets are $25 per person. Carryout pick up begins at 4:30 p.m. and
the banquet begins at 6 p.m. Guest speaker will be Sherman Williams, who played
on the 1992 University of Alabama championship team. For more information or
tickets, contact Belinda Ary at 932- 1878. Tickets are also available from any
baseball booster or player.
LAWRENCE MILL FUNDRAISER
The Lawrence Mill Volunteer Fire Department will have a soup - chili fund raiser
Friday, Feb. 12 at Lawrence Mill Community Center from 4-7 p.m. Plates are $6
and include soup or chili, bread or crackers, drink and dessert. Dine in or
carry out. For more information call 932-4031 or 932-6178.
EMERGENCY AND DISASTER PREPAREDNESS EVENT
An emergency/disaster preparedness event, sponsored by Fayette Medical Center
Volunteers to give back to the community, will be held Saturday, Feb. 13 at the
Fayette Civic Center. The day will include guest speakers, children’s activities, food vendors, retail vendors, information tables, animals and
health checks. Everyone is welcome. For more information contact Rena Cowart,
FMC Volunteer Coordinator, at 205- 932-5966.
TOGETHER WE CANPARENT
Together We Can Parent is a series of lessons taught by Melanie Allen, Family
and Child Development Agent with the Alabama Cooperative Extension System
(ACES). Classes start Tuesday, Feb. 16, from 10 a.m. - Noon at the Marion
County Extension System office at 372 7th Ave. SW, Hamilton in the Courthouse
Annex. All sessions will be from 10 a.m. - Noon on Tuesdays in Feb. and March.
Topics to be covered include Getting
Started/Goal Setting and Building a Strong Family; Ages and Stages of
Development and Discipline; Healthy Relationships, Step Families and
Co-Parenting; Communication and Conflict Management; and Stress Management and
Planning for the Future. Participants receive a certificate of completion,
which is good for parenting, foster/ house parents, child care providers or
anyone needing education/training hours. To register, call our local County
Extension office. In Fayette County, call 932-8941.
LITTLE MISS BERRYPAGEANT
Berry High School will host the annual Little Miss Berry pageant Saturday, Feb.
20 at the BHS George Traweek gym at 6 p.m. Registration forms may be picked up
from the Berry High School office or local restaurants, Tuugies II and Eagle
Rock Grill. Registration forms are also available to be printed directly from
the Berry High School website. To register, complete the form and return it
with the $20 registration
fee to the BHS main office by Feb. 12. No late registrations will be accepted.
Contestant categories include non-walker, walker - three-year-olds,
four-five-year-olds, Kindergarten - first grade; second - third grade and
fourth - six grade. Contestants in grades fourth - sixth must be Berry
Elementary School students in order to be eligible to participate. Pageant
admission is $5. Everyone must pay admission except the contestant.
LAMAR COUNTY RELAY FOR LIFE PAGEANT
The Lamar County Relay for Life Beauty Pageant will be Feb. 20 at 2 p.m. in the
Lamar County High School gymnasium. Pageant is open to any county and state,
females age birth to 18 years. Forms can be picked up at Debra Porter Formals
in Fayette, Family Health Pharmacy in Sulligent, West Alabama Bank in Millport,
Chiropractic Center of Vernon. Deadline for entries is Feb. 11. For more
information contact pageant directors Dr. Caroline Josey-DuBose or Becky Irvin
at (205)695- 7570 or (205)712-1746.
FFA STRAWBERRY SALE
Fayette County High School FFA is selling strawberries. Flats are $22 each and
individual cartons are $3 each. Sale runs until Feb. 26. Strawberries will
arrive during the week of March 14-19. Call Trent Wells at
205-471-1303 to place an order.
MISS FAYETTE COUNTY PAGEANT
The third annual Miss Fayette County Pageant, presented by Progress Club II,
will be held Feb. 27 at the Fayette Civic Center. Age divisions will be from
birth through 12th grade. Entry forms may be picked up at all Fayette County
Schools, Debra Porter Formals and the Fayette County Memorial Library. Deadline
to enter is Feb. 5. Among other awards, Progress Club II will award a $500
scholarship to one eligible 11th or 12th grade girl. See entry form for more
DAL-TILE RELAY FOR LIFE PAGEANT
The third annual Relay for Life Pageant sponsored by Dal-Tile will be held
Saturday, March 5 at the Fayette Civic Center at 1 p.m. Deadline to enter is
Thursday, Feb. 18. Entry fee is $25 and payable to the American Cancer Society.
Attire is Sunday wear only for both boys and girls. For more information call
Stephanie Tucker at 205- 270-9319, Chasdity Stoker at 205-442- 5249 or Debra
Maddox at 205-270-6322.
FMC 5K AND FUN RUN
The Fayette Medical Center 5K and Fun Run will be held Saturday, March 12,
starting and ending at the FMC Long Term Care parking lot entrance in Fayette.
The 5K begins at 8:30 a.m., with the Fun Run starting soon after. Awards will
be given only to top qualifiers of the 5K. A wellness area will be open from 8
- 11 a.m. Dietitians, therapists and fitness experts will be available to
discuss nutrition and fitness. Door prizes from local businesses will be
available throughout the event. Individuals must be present to win. Event
proceeds will go to the FMC Volunteer Auxiliary to meet various needs of the
hospital. Registration will begin at 7:30 a.m. in front of Fayette Medical
Center near the Outpatient Therapy building. The 5K costs $25 which includes a
goody bag and T-shirt. The Fun Run fee is $10 and does not include the goody
bag or T-shirt.
CHRISTIAN CENTER OF CONCERN
The food bank at the Fayette Christian Center of Concern is open the first three
Wednesdays of each month from 8 - 10:30 a.m. The center appreciates and accepts
donations from individuals, churches and organizations. Tax deductible
contributions may be mailed to P.O. Box 554, Fayette, AL 35555.