This is an excerpt from Tom Worthan’s “State of the County” address.  You can watch it tonight at 8pm on DCTV 23 or read it online at .  It’s very informative.  The excerpt (preceded by an account of the tornado in the Fairplay area):

“But all was not bleak for Fairplay. On May 16th, Governor Perdue signed the State budget that included 2 million dollars for a new library in the Fairplay community. Later in the year, almost 200 families responded to our survey asking what they wanted included in the library, and its planning is now underway with construction scheduled to begin in early 2010.”