March 4th, 2013
Jose Arellano and daughter Ruby Arellano look over the local art at the EMCC art display.
With no opposition heard, the Clay County Board of Supervisors moved forward Monday with the next phase of its economic development project through which the county hopes hundreds of jobs will land in Clay County.
Last month the board heard from Gordon Flowers, Chairman of the Golden Triangle Development LINK, who requested that the board ready themselves to issue bonds in the event that a major industry decided to locate to Clay County.
Hosted by the West Point/Clay County Arts Council, Friday Night Jams will start this Friday night, March 8th. The jam session will be from 7-9:30pm at the Parks and Recreation Building in Marshall Park.
Friday Night Jams are open to everyone, but keep in mind this is an informal playing event with no preset program or tune list. And the sessions will be family-friendly events, where no smoking or alcohol is allowed, but people are welcome to bring refreshments to share.
Wondering whoâs gotten booked into the Clay County Jail lately?
Well, soon, folks wonât have to wonder because starting this June the public will be able to look online to see whoâs been booked in and out of jail and see what theyâre charged with.
I have to be totally honest and say that sometimes Iâm at a loss for something to do. It doesnât happen often, or not often enough. This week was not one. I spent almost every morning at the high school taking pictures of the kids for the anti-bullying campaign. I thought it was a great way to make kids think about how they treat one another. I was very pleased that Principal Mario Willis asked me to come and was so gracious in helping me find the right kids. I had a good time with students.
Theresa Baileyâs class had been saving their pennies, change, and dollars for their 100th day of School Celebration. They goal was to raise $100 for the 100th day of school to go to the West Point Animal Shelter. They raised the $100 and to accept the money and to show their appreciation WPCCAS Director Lisa Henley brought puppies Merle and Miller in to visit with the Church Hill students. Their donation along with another donation aided in the Heartworm treatment of another dog named Dakota, who was very sick.
By Kathy Dyess,
Special to the
Daily Times Leader
A mighty Spring Storm will hit downtown West Pointâa âperfectâ storm of Art, that is! Creativity will fill the air as more than 50 fine artists, crafts men and women display their art in the first annual Historic Downtown Art Walk, Saturday, April 13th.
The staff of the Hampton Inn and Suites of West Point truly have something to be proud about, as they were notified just last week that they will soon be the recipients of the Hilton Circle of Excellence Award.