The Latest Newsletter Edition

Go vote!

Voting is quick, it’s easy, and it’s important. Every vote matters, especially in local elections that are won in the double-digit vote margins.

With early voting, head down to the Election Commission at 208 Davidson Street East – Room 106 to vote.

With interviews, this week, I’ve got new ones with the candidates for mayor as well as one with a county commission candidate.

-> Listen to my chat with mayor candidate Rick Head here.

-> Listen to my chat with current mayor Bill Newman here.

-> Listen to my chat with district seven commissioner candidate Glen Douglas here.

And make sure to check out the Guide to the County General election here. It’s all of the interviews and announcements from candidates running for office. It’ll be continually updated through election day so you’ve got the most up-to-date info to cast your vote.

Early voting ends on July 28th. If you don’t have time between now and then to vote, make sure to set aside time on the August 2nd Election Day!


Events Happening This Weekend

Music in the Park with Travelin Kind – July 19th at 6pm
Bring your blankets or lawn chairs along with a picnic to enjoy free music in the park!

Campaign Town Hall – July 19th at 6pm
Everyone come out and talk with Rick Head, County Mayor Candidate as well as other Commissioner and School Board Candidates. Town Halls are sponsored by the Rick Head for Mayor campaign.

Community Works Yoga – July 19th at 6:30pm and July 21st at 9:30am
A gentle yoga class open to all levels and ages that encourages connection, awareness, and harmony of body and breath. Hosted at 102 Elk Avenue North in Fayetteville above the community garden, this space provides the perfect place to develop your individual yoga practice with the help of  knowledgeable RYT-200 Heather Clemons.

Back to School Mobile Pantry – July 21st at 10am
We will start registration at 8:00am and anyone coming for food or backpacks there will be ONE line this year for both! Everything is on a first come, first serve basis. Also, we will have the line under tents in the shade so you hopefully won’t have to wait out in the sun!

Simply Fabulous and Strangers with Friends – July 21st at 5pm
McBurg Community Center will host Simply Fabulous, accompanied by Strangers with Friends, as its musical entertainment during its community event Saturday, July 21. Waygu burgers, fries and baked beans will be available for purchase from 5 to 6:30 p.m.

Make sure to check out the community calendar for more events and info on all of these.


That’s a wrap for me this week. Have an awesome weekend!

– Chase Clemons | Founding Editor


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