On February 16, the Braxton County Board of Education conducted a regular meeting. It was called to order at 6:00 pm by Board President DeAnna Whipkey. Vice President David Hoover led those in attendance with a non-denominational opening prayer.
During last week’s Braxton County Commission meeting Paula Cunningham ask Commissioners to support a grant application through Homeland Security that the Gassaway Volunteer Fire Department was applying for. The representative explained that the support would not obligate the Commission for any monetary donation but could help the GVFD in the application process. The department is applying for $187,000 to buy new SCBAs (Self Contained Breathing Apparatus). Larry Clifton made a motion to provide a letter of support for the fire department.
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The Honorable Richard A. Facemire recently completed several court orders in the Braxton County Circuit Court. Braxton County Prosecuting Attorney Jasmine R.H. Morton represented the state during these proceedings.
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Burnsville Lake hosts online photo contest
On Groundhog Day, February 2nd, the Burnsville Lake, US Army Corps of Engineers announced via Facebook their most recent online photo contest.