Visitors to Emporia would spend more money in town if the city made some minor changes to its signage and took another step to continue beautifying certain places like downtown.
Several activities are taking place this weekend in and around Emporia.
Flint Hills Technical College continues crafting their strategic plan as they get ready for a new school year.
Foster children placements with TFI Family Services will now resume, after a two-week investigation through state agencies put placements on hold.
Shortly before Christmas, Britanie Ramirez told area residents about a fundraising project to build a water well in India through her daughters, Leila, Landyn and Liviana. The community stepped up as it always does, generating $3,000 for the well.
Fundraising efforts for Heidi Pineda continued Thursday in the form of Zumba.
Local 4-H kids and their families got a special treat once again this year, in the form of a pool party at the Lee Beran Rec Center Thursday.
The United Way's annual fundraising drive is off and rolling.