Fayetteville cancels July 4th festivities

FAYETTEVILLE, WV (WOAY) – The Town of Fayetteville has voted to cancel all Fourth of July festivities, including the fireworks.

The town announced on Facebook that this includes the activities that will take place on Friday, July 3, as well.

While town officials say it is “disappointing,” they made the decision based on recommendations from the health department¬† and other local leaders with the safety of the community in mind.

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Anna Saunders is a weekend reporter for WOAY. With a diploma from Princeton Senior High School and a mother from Fayette County, she is no stranger to the area. She received a degree in Media Arts and Design from James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia and wanted to return home to start her career as a reporter.