Due to the threat of rainy and inclement weather on the original Fayette Christmas Parade date of Dec. 5, the parade was postponed and has been rescheduled for Monday, Dec. 12.
The Fayette County Board of Education held its regular monthly meeting on Nov. 29 at Fayette Elementary School. All board members were present for the meeting. Before starting the meeting, Superintendent Jim Burkhalter, along with board members Tom Hubbert and Tierre Agnew, each took the oath of office for a new term at their respective positions.
Fayette County Schools appear to be near or above the state’s averages on key indicators for the recently released 2021-22 “report cards.”
The annual Fayette Christmas Parade will be held this year on Monday, Dec. 5, with lots of lights, sounds and Christmas cheer to delight children and adults of all ages. Co-Chairperson Marla Kizzire said that anyone wishing to place an entry in the parade can see her or Co-Chairperson Belinda Watts prior to the parade, or they can just show up between 5-6 p.m. on the day of the parade at the old vacant shopping center lot.
The Fayette County Commission held a meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 15 to discuss various items of business. Prior to the beginning of the meeting, newly elected Commissioner David Hubbert took the oath of office, and Commissioner Brad Cox was also administered the oath of office to begin a new term. All commissioners were present for the meeting.
After its humble beginnings in 2020, “An Old Fashion Christmas” returns to downtown Fayette for its third season on Thursday, Dec. 1. Myra Nichols said that she thought of the idea of “An Old Fashion Christmas” to replace some of the void that was left in Fayette during the Christmas season after “The Gospel According to Scrooge” ceased to be performed.