The Fayette Center for Manufacturing and Innovation had a ribbon cutting ceremony Monday September 22, 2014. Attendees representing city, county, area and state government agencies were in attendance along with representatives from the University of Alabama, Bevill State Community College and others. The Fayette Area Chamber of Commerce hosted the event. The Business Incubator came […]
Absolutely Alabama host Fred Hunter of WBRC FOX channel 6 in Birmingham recently visited the Fayette Art Museum. He speaks with Anne Perry Uhlman and Glenda Robinson about the treasures to be found in Fayette. You can watch the interviews here.
John and Doris Brasher were recently presented the National Garden Club Special Achievement Award of Merit for their work with female inmates in community beautification. There are several points around our city where Fayette Garden Club members have invested their talents and time to make Fayette an eye-pleasing place to live. The Brashers took a […]
The Fayette Art Museum came into existence by the efforts of people that appreciated the importance and value the arts add to a community. This is the story of Fayette native Lois Wilson and her contribution to the town she grew up in. This prize-winning one-hour documentary aired statewide on June 22, 2014 by Alabama […]
WCBI television personality Jillian Garrigues interviews Anne Perry-Uhlman, Director of the Fayette Art Museum, about the unique “Hidden Treasure” in Fayette. The newly formed Sipsey Arts Alliance has created more awareness of the Fayette Art Museum and its collection of many well known artists. View the video of this interview here.
A new arts appreciation group has formed to promote the work of local artists. Their first public exhibition will be the Spring Art Show at the Fayette Civic Center April 12th from 9 am to 4 pm. With over a dozen artists displaying their hand-crafted items representing many art forms, there will be a wonderful […]
“It’s a great day for Fayette!” was a phrase repeated several times in the announcement of the formation of Fayette Fabrication. Governor Bentley and Fayette area leaders celebrated today the opening of an Alabama-owned start-up company that will manufacture and refurbish the “racking systems” used to transport finished parts from the automotive supplier firms to […]
What’s Working, a production of Alabama’s 13, recently came to Fayette and were pleased at what they saw. Bettina Boateng, Producer Danielle Devours and Photojournalist Ben Bryson came to see how our officials worked together during the holiday season to make it a most enjoyable and pleasant time and how people are looking ahead to […]
Fayette has begun training for the Yellow Dot program to help first responders save lives in emergencies.The “Yellow Dot” program is a cooperative effort of local Law Enforcement, Fire & Rescue, Emergency Medical Services, Senior Groups and concerned citizens. Fayette will be one of the first counties to implement this plan for its citizens. For […]
Mayor Nelson has been recognized by the Alabama Communities of Excellence in their 2013 ACE Star Award ceremonies as Outstanding Mayor. The ACE Star Awards recognize those individuals who have performed above and beyond the call of duty and embody the principles of the ACE Program, which is a comprehensive development program designed to assist […]