Small Business Success

On the morning of Saturday, November 26, as we sought to recover from the anxiety and exhaustion that gripped us in the aftermath of our frantic excursions into the chaos of the modern phenomenon known as “Black Friday,” many of…

Newcomers to Rural America – Brain Gain

The population of rural America has changed significantly during the past 40 years. Counter to popular narrative, since 1970 there have been newcomers aged 30-49 moving into small towns, which positively impacts our social and economic structures. At the same…

Glows Parade 2016

A light-hearted local tradition for 27 years! Parade Entry ONLINE REGISTRATION ABOVE: Parade floats and vehicles roll through Downtown Plaza in Fairmont adorned with lights and signs as parade goers look on to kick off the holiday season. Santa, direct…

Rural America’s Rebound

A Look at Rural America’s Rebound with Benjamin Winchester OVERVIEW The population of rural America has changed significantly during the past 40 years, which is commonly referred to as the rural rebound. Nationally, the rural population has increased by 11%…

Local Election and Forum Information

2016 Elections will be held Tuesday, November 8th Click here for the Martin County Polling Place Finder. Click here for the City of Fairmont Precinct Map. For more election resources, visit the Martin County website. Local Candidate Forums BROADCAST Candidate…