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Posted on: January 25, 2023

NFCMA Inaugural Infrastructure Bank Loan Recipient

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The first loan will benefit three different North Fayette County Municipal Authority projects.

Uniontown, PA - North Fayette County Municipal Authority (NFCMA) will tackle three much-needed projects with a $4.5 million Fayette County Infrastructure Bank (FCIB) loan. 

 

NFCMA officials accepted the first loan installment Tue...

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Posted on: January 20, 2023

FACT Unveils New Logo

FACT Logo Unveiling

The logo is Fayette Area Coordinated Transportation's first step toward rebranding in 2023.

Uniontown, PA - The Fayette County Office of Human and Community Services - Fayette Area Coordinated Transportation (FACT) officially launched its rebranding campaign Thursday. 

 

Director Rudy Dutko joined the Fayette County Comm...

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Posted on: January 12, 2023

Bridge 73 Reopening Benefits Local Businesses, Communities

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The bridge closed in 2014, due to advanced deterioration.

Uniontown, PA - For nearly nine years, Bridge 73 served as a literal roadblock to everyday life in several Fayette County communities. 

 

Known locally as Miedel’s Bridge, Bridge 73 connects Bullskin to Connellsville tow...

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Posted on: January 4, 2023

'Faces & Places' Designees Made For Memorable 2022

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Each month's honorees significantly impacted our Fayette County communities and citizens.

Uniontown, PA - It’s been a notable year for Fayette County, with numerous people and places earning honors, giving back, or bringing good times to their communities. From a local YMCA’s commitment to improving members&rsq...

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Posted on: January 4, 2023

Fayette County Recommends Projects For LSA Funding

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Nearly $700,00 in funding was recommended for 21 projects.

Uniontown, PA - The Fayette County Board of Commissioners recently approved their funding recommendations for the 2022-23 Local Share Account (LSA) program. 

 

This year, more than 50 project proposals from across the county were ...

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Posted on: December 27, 2022

Connellsville Area Homes Win Annual Decorating Contest

Connellsville Annual Christmas Home Decorating Contest

Four homes were chosen as the most beautifully decorated of 2022 in the annual contest, which began nine years ago.

Uniontown, PA - All votes have been counted and the judges made their decisions. Four Connellsville-area homes have been chosen as the most beautifully decked out in their holiday finery.

 

Connellsville Mayor Greg Lincoln announc...

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Posted on: December 19, 2022

Fair Royalty Stops By Courthouse For Holiday Tour

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2022 Fayette County Fair Queen Izzy Poorbaugh and Princess Madison Davis enjoyed meeting the commissioners and touring the courthouse.

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Posted on: December 19, 2022

Fayette County Communities Give Back For The Holidays

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Both organizations and individuals are embracing the spirit of generosity this season.

Uniontown, PA - It’s the season of giving, and Fayette County organizations and individuals have embraced the spirit of generosity, providing clothes, toys and food for those who are less fortunate or simply in need of some holiday chee...

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Posted on: December 15, 2022

Fayette County Emergency Radio System Upgraded

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Two new radio tower sites will offer better coverage for first responders.

Uniontown, PA - The Fayette County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) has upgraded its emergency radio system, improving services for citizens and first responders alike. 

 

In December 2020, Fayette County Commissioners Dave Lohr,...

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Posted on: December 13, 2022

Frazier Students Shadow County Officials

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The middle school gifted students spent the day learning about county government from a variety of departments.

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Posted on: December 13, 2022

Fayette County Man Receives State Farm Bureau Award

Darrell Becker

Darrell Becker has been a member of the Fayette County Farm Bureau for 30 years.

Uniontown, PA - Anyone who has been involved in the agriculture industry in Fayette County for any length of time no doubt knows of the Becker family. The Beckers have been involved with the Fayette County Farm Bureau for decades, educating the p...

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Posted on: December 6, 2022

Closing of the UCC Building Permit Office

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The Fayette County UCC Office will no longer take building permits after December 30, 2022 due to the retirement of the Paul Pato, the UCC Administrator.

The Fayette County UCC Office will no longer take building permit applications after December 30, 2022 due to the retirement of the Paul Pato, the UCC Administrator.  We will take applications up until December 30, 2022 at 4:00pm.  Pleas...

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Posted on: November 30, 2022

Fayette County PR Initiative Celebrates Five Years

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The Public Relations Initiative has earned the November 2022 'Faces & Places' designation.

Uniontown, PA – Back in 2017, when Fayette County made the news, it was most often for something less than flattering. So, the Fayette County Public Relations (PR) Initiative was born to combat the stream of negativity and let members o...

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