Friday, May 9, 2008

Another great reason to visit A Taste of Fayette (and stop by the Art Show on the Old Courthouse Square!):

New for Taste of Fayette:
The Fayetteville Fire Department and Fayetteville Police Department will offer interactive activities for children during the 7th Annual Taste of Fayette. Children will be able to learn about firefighting and see a real fire truck.

The Fayetteville Police Department Crime Lab is providing fingerprinting for children and DNA swabbing. The fingerprints will be on cards that parents can take home and file away to use in case of an emergency situation. They can also take the DNA swab as well. The Crime Lab will provide envelopes to place these items in.


Chambliss Announces Agreement on Farm Bill Conference Report
U.S. Senator Saxby Chambliss (R-Ga.), Ranking Republican Member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, today announced key negotiators have reached an agreement on the farm bill conference report. Leaders will seek signatures on the report language from members of the Senate-House Farm Bill Conference Committee this week. Sen. Chambliss championed several provisions in the bill including a measure to exempt IRS-approved education and retirement accounts from counting against the asset limit for food stamps...

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