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Posted on: February 22, 2024

Fayette County Jail Completes Historic Move

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A virtual tour of the new jail is now available on Fayette TV's YouTube channel.

Uniontown, PA - The new Fayette County Jail is officially operational, following a safe and successful transfer of all inmates Wednesday.

 

A tremendous undertaking, the move was completed through coordination of the Fayette Count...

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Posted on: February 20, 2024

Washington's Grist Mill at Heart of Fayette County History

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George Washington once owned more than 1600 acres in what is now Perryopolis.

Uniontown, PA - George Washington has long been synonymous with Fayette County’s history, but a volunteer organization is working to shed light on a lesser-known part of his local legacy.

 

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Posted on: February 16, 2024

Random Acts of Kindness Brighten Citizens' Days

RAOK Day

Random Acts of Kindness Day is celebrated nationally every Feb. 17.

Uniontown, PA - When February rolls around, a lot of people start thinking about Valentine’s Day and romantic love. But February also highlights love of your neighbor and fellow man, as Random Acts of Kindness Day is celebrated Feb. 17....

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Posted on: February 15, 2024

Environmental Leaders Receive 'KPB' State Awards

Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Awards

Fayette County Recycling Coordinator Sheila Shea and former Wharton Township Supervisor Jim Means received awards from Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful.

Uniontown, PA - Two revered environmental champions were honored during the Fayette County Commissioners’ monthly meeting today.

 

Fayette County Recycling Coordinator/Stormwater Manager Sheila Shea and former Wharton Township Su...

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Posted on: February 9, 2024

CACTC Celebrates School, Community During SkillsUSA Week

SkillsUSA Recognition Day

Career and Technical students had a busy week full of workforce development, leadership and personal skills, competitions and more.

Uniontown, PA - For students attending career and technical schools, Feb. 5-9 is SkillsUSA Week. At Connellsville Area Career and Technical Center (CACTC), students are using the week to show appreciation to their own, as well as reach out to the...

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Posted on: February 5, 2024

Brownsville Revives Wrestling Program

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The school district recently hosted their first home match in almost 20 years.

Uniontown, PA - Wrestling is back in the Brownsville Area School District, thanks in large part to one determined parent.

 

It took Martin Vojacek two audiences with the school board and a lot of hard work, but the Falcons are enjoying the...

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Posted on: January 23, 2024 | Last Modified on: April 30, 2021

Fayette County Infrastructure Bank Launches 2024 Program

FCIB 2024 Launch

The program funded more than $14 million in loans in its first two years.

Uniontown, PA - The Fayette County Infrastructure Bank (FCIB) is officially open and will begin accepting applications for 2024 funding February 1.

 

In its first two years, the program funded more than $14.1 million in loans, as recommend...

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Posted on: January 12, 2024

Ryse Pro Wrestling Entertains, Gives Back To Communities

January 13th Event

The family-friendly entertainers wow crowds all year long from their space in Uniontown Mall.

Uniontown, PA – As the saying goes, “If you want something done right, do it yourself.” That’s how Jason Clements – aka Brandon K – ended up the co-owner of Stronghold Entertainment&...

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Posted on: January 8, 2024

4-H Educator Receives National Recognition

NAE 4-H Youth Development Professionals Conference

Jennifer Deichert has dedicated her life to educating Fayette County's youth.

Uniontown, PA - A few months ago, Jennifer Deichert celebrated 10 years as a Fayette County 4-H educator, marking a decade of dedication to the development and education of the county’s youth.

 

Deichert has earned several accola...

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Posted on: January 3, 2024

Fayette County V.O.A.D. Leaders Earn State Awards

VOAD Awards

Greg Crossley and Roy Shipley Jr. received the Rev. Shirley Norman Memorial Award for their dedication to protecting Fayette County communities.

Uniontown, PA - Two Fayette County volunteers recently received top honors during the Keystone Emergency Management Association’s annual conference.

 

Greg Crossley, Chairman of the Fayette County Voluntary Organizations Active i...

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Posted on: January 3, 2024

Big Brothers Big Sisters Bond Over Baking

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"Big Sister" Ashley Howes designs events for older program participants.

Uniontown, PA - What do you do when you can’t find what you need? Well, sometimes, you make it yourself.

 

That’s the life lesson Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Laurel Region member Ashley Howes wanted to teac...

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Posted on: January 3, 2024

Grants, Volunteers Bolster Fayette County Parks

UMWA at German-Masontown Park

Dunlap Creek, Jacobs Creek, and German-Masontown parks are heading into 2024 on a high note.

Uniontown, PA - When Christmas came early for German-Masontown Park, volunteers stepped up to deck the halls appropriately.

 

Noble Environmental awarded Fayette County a $2,500 grant through their Christmas In July Program, to be used for...

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Posted on: January 3, 2024

Local Organizations, Businesses Awarded $1 Million in Tourism Grants

2024 Fayette County Tourism Grant Award Recipients

The 2023 ceremony marked the largest grant cycle in program history.

Uniontown, PA - Recipients of the 2024 tourism grants were announced Dec. 11 at the State Theatre Center for the Arts in Uniontown. GO Laurel Highlands Executive Director Ann Nemanic said the grant committee received 70 applications this...

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Posted on: December 12, 2023

Fayette County First In State For Early Intervention

BHA Early Intervention

Local families helped the organization's Office of Child Development & Early Learning achieve the feat.

Uniontown, PA - Fayette County Behavioral Health Administration (BHA) is celebrating more than just the holidays – thanks to their outstanding achievement in Early Intervention Services.

 

Early Intervention consists of services ...

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Posted on: December 21, 2023

Adopted 2024 General Fund Budget

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View the adopted 2024 general fund budget as of December 21, 2023.

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Posted on: November 17, 2023

Commissioners Approve Proposed Budget

Approved 2024 Proposed Budget (PDF)

View the 2024 proposed budget that commissioners approved on November 16, 2023.

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