fairview: Community Memories - 05/02/07 05:23 AM
I was at a meeting with a group of concerned citizens in the Fairview  community a couple of weeks ago listening to the woman who had organized the effort ten years ago  to get Charlotte Highway (the main road running through Fairview) designated as a North Carolina Scenic Byway.  This designation basically means the state views the road as scenic and prevents billboards from being placed along side the road. This lady was an ordinary mother and housewife but somehow ended up spearheading this huge community effort to save a highway from being sullied with billboards.
The story was really inspiring as the … (7 comments)

fairview: Fairview Heritage Coalition Meeting - 03/20/07 02:18 PM
The third meeting of the Fairview Heritage Coalition was on March 10th, 2007. There were approximately 15 people in attendance. The meeting was a follow up to two prior community meetings dealing with the tremendous amount of development that is occurring in Fairview. A steering committee has been formed along with task forces dealing with growth/management and land planning issues, property taxes, and water/environmental issues. Chairpersons have volunteered to lead each task force. The next steering committee meeting will be on March 24th to discuss various organization issues. I have volunteered to be on the steering committee given my prior experience … (1 comments)

fairview: Fairview Community Group to Meet - 03/08/07 11:16 AM
The residents of Fairview will be having their third meeting this Saturday, March 10th at the library to discuss over-development and how they might be able to influence this process as more and more land is succumbing to subdivisions. The Western North Carolina Alliance has also been participating in these meetings and is helping the community organize to deal with this pressing issue. Community members have been discussing and focusing on community sustainability and how to preserve the quality of life they have come to love.    
There will be a steering committee meeting on Saturday, March 24th at 9:30am.


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