Good News Fayetteville


We want to highlight some of the positive things going down in town this week to bring a smile to your face. Thank you to all the essential folks and helpers who are serving on the front lines and supporting our community!

West Virginia Hero’s of 2020

Jay Young with Adventures on The Gorge has started the West Virginia Heroes of 2020 Series showcasing the helpers, heroes and volunteers who are stepping up in the midst of the global pandemic to make their communities better places and to ease our path in these difficult times. The latest episode features Tim Naylor who is a rock star for the Fayetteville community. Tune in to hear about Tim’s latest community video projects uplifting our town. He will also be discussing the Fayetteville Virtual Talent Show. Check out the video here

Intro To Float Fishing Class with Ace Adventure Gear

Join us at ACE Adventure Gear for an insider’s look at float fishing and what’s working here in Southern WV. Float Fishing in Southern WV – We will discuss what, when, where, and why with a focus on our area specifically. These classes are FREE to attend!

The Grove Concert Streaming Series

The Grove is doing a Streaming Concert Series for local and regional artists to perform from the safety of their home, LIVE on The Grove’s Facebook Page. We’ve got some amazing WV musicians lined up for this month, and more to come! 
Artists will be putting out a “tip jar” link, and all funds go directly to them. Tune in, enjoy, and support WV music! Featuring: William Matheny ,The Sea The Sea, Sar Rudy of Hello June , Matt Mullins & The Bringdowns Jason Lockart , Tofujitsu ,and Shawn Benfield

Fayette County Virtual Talent Show

Saturday April 25th at 7pm

A virtual talent show so residents of Fayette County can show off their talents and win some prizes during the Stay At Home Order. Submit a video 90 seconds or less to be entered in to the talent show. Prizes and judging to be determined. Only rules are you must be a resident of Fayette County or have strong ties to Fayette County and your video must be new and shot following all rules of social distancing. All prizes will be gift cards to local businesses.

Wild Art & Wonderful Things Art Sale

Brannon Ritterbush, owner of Wild Art and Wonderful Things is hosting a weekly live art sale showcasing local artists. You can tune into the Wild Art & Wonderful Things Facebook page this Saturday at 12pm to join in the fun. This week’s sale will be featuring some lovely paintings by even more lovely local artists. 

framed, glass oil paintings by Robin Meadows
print by Adam Mathews (Pikuled People Art)
canvases by Clay Bolar
canvases and prints by Ginger Danz Art
… And more! 

Mayor Norman Daily Updates 

Mayor Norman (the cat) at Maggie’s Pub is certainly spreading positivity to the community by posting his daily antics (courtesy of Josh Gray) during this business shutdown. Norman has many many admirers and Josh is helping him deal with the social distancing and we are all here for it. Check Maggie’s Pub on Facebook to follow Norman’s daily log. Here is an update. Norman’a log has inspired some to donate to the New River Humane Society!

Wild Mountain Soap Company Shining Leading The Way

A Fayetteville soap making company is sending soap all over the U.S and providing soap for first responders in our community!

Kindness Spotlight

Fayette County Emergency Food Assistance Center

Thank you to all the volunteers at the Fayette County Emergency Food Assistance Center for continuing to serve our community!


Arrowhead Bike Farm Open By Appointment for Local Bike Repairs and Tune Ups

Share Your Good News

If you have good news we would love to hear it. Tag us at #fayettevillewvstrong to share your good news. If you have a story of kindness share it. If you see a great helper in our community tell us about it so we can share.

Restaurants Offering Weekly Specials

Southside Junction Tap House -6pm-9pm Thursday – Sunday

Guess who is back at Southside Junction Tap House?

Pies & Pints– Full menu Curbside Pickup

Wood Iron Eatery– Full menu open for curbside

You DONUT want to miss out on the treats Wood Iron is cranking out

Cathedral Cafe– Daily Specials, family meals and full menu along with general store items

The 304– Daily Specials and full menu 

Wanderlust Creative Foods– offering daily meals check in to order for next day

Everyday they will provide a meal that is simple and easy to heat up. Every component of the meal will be vacuum sealed (as shown) and ready to eat. The protein will be suggested to grill or sear but is sous vide to the appropriate temperature. All you will need is a pot of boiling water. The meals will be prepared for 2 or 4, but upon request we will cater to your needs. The meals will be given to you in the boxes shown with the entree. Pre order ONLY, so call or message us on Facebook to get yours! 

Kobe Asian Fusion– full menu take out

Tudors – Drive through full menu

Dunkin Donuts – Drive through full menu

The Stache – open for to go orders at the door, you can also pick up pints of ice cream 

Gino’s – Drive through full menu 


You can help support our small businesses in town by buying gift cards to use in the future. 

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