Sophia Spring Clean Up 2016



THE TOWN OF SOPHIA 2016 SPRING CLEANUP SCHEDULE   Sophia has released its 2016 Spring Cleanup Schedule. The Public Works Department will collect Spring cleanup May 16-19 2016, as follows:   Monday:  First St., Akers St., Bez St., Bluehawk Lane, Church St., Front St., High St., Phillips St., Polk St., School Ave., Scout St., ...

Sophia Proposed Vacant Building Ordinance



Proposed Vacant Building Ordinance 1718.03 DEFINITIONS. (a)  For purposes of this article, “vacant building” means a building or other structure that is unoccupied, or unsecured and occupied by one or more unauthorized persons, for an consecutive period of forty-five days or more. Provided, that a new building under construction is not deemed a vacant...

Town of Sophia Conducting Community Survey for Comprehensive Plan



The Town of Sophia is currently in the process of developing a comprehensive plan.  The purpose of a comprehensive plan is to identify issues and concerns of residents that are negatively affecting the quality of life for those that live and work in Sophia. The plan will include detailed action items outlining specific steps...

Community Gospel Nights



11th Annual Community Gospel Nights  Monday June 22nd thru Friday June 26th Starting Nightly at 6:00 pm For More Information Contact Mark Hatfield at 304-890-7192 304-683-9292 Come out and join us for a blessed evening of music and fellowship!

2014 Fire Prevention Week



State Fire Marshal Encourages West Virginians To Take part in Fire Prevention Week October 5-11, 2014 Working smoke alarms can make a life-saving difference in a fire. That’s the message behind this year’s Fire Prevention Week campaign, “Working Smoke Alarms Save Lives: Test Yours Every Month!” Figures from the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)...

A First Taste of Moonshine



The story was published in “The Hearthstone Collection of Folklore, Nostalgia & History” 1988 edition. The young boy “Danny” in the Story is our own Mayor Danny Barr. The author of the story is Dr. Connie Cadle who is the younger sister of Mayor Barr. Danny stated that the switches stayed in the coal bucket...

Council Meeting Minutes Novemeber 2013



Town Council Meeting 11/21/2013   Meeting open at 7:00pm Prayer by Tom McKinney Pledge of Allegiance Minutes of the last meeting were approved as presented and motion made by Tom McKinney to accept Seconded by Ralph Sallie. Finance report – Linda Hatfield asked why there were two copies of the finance report with the...

Holiday Fire Safety



With the winter holidays coming up, one of the best gifts you can give your family is a safe home in which to celebrate the season. •  Pick a “safe” tree.re buying a cut tree for Christmas, check for freshness. A fresh tree has a good green color and needles that are hard to...

Register-Herald Article on Launch of Sophia Web Site.



September 21, 2013 Sophia debuts new website By Brandi UnderwoodRegister-Herald Reporter SOPHIA — After more than eight months of planning, the town of Sophia debuted a brand new promotional and interactive website Friday that seeks to better link community members with local events and happenings. Coordinated by the Blueprint Communities of Sophia and facilitated...

Fire Prevention Week October 6 – 12 2013



Preventing fires in your home by making sure you take safety precautions when cooking,  heating, smoking, using candles and other open-flame items, and maintaining appliances are the very best things you can do to protect your family from fire. “More fires start in the kitchen than in any other part of the home,” says Acting...