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PCHS FOOTBALL TICKETS Polk County High School season tickets are now on sale. The price is $50 and includes reserved seats and passes to all 5 home games. Call Bruce Underwood at 423-650-0914 and leave a message to get your tickets!

VACCUM CLEANER PART If you bought a vaccum cleaner at the yard sale at First Baptist Church on June 9th, call 715-7723 to claim your missing dirt container. It was accidentially removed before the sale for cleaning. Sorry for the inconvience.

SIGN STOLEN from Joker Joe’s. Stolen from the Ocoee side of Hwy. 411. If you’ve got information, or know someone who does, contact Sue Stone at Joker Joe’s.

MCCAYSVILLE CHURCH OF GOD Loud and exciting weekend at McCaysville Church of God Aug. 10-12 with guest speaker Richard Kitchens, Aug. 10 Special music will be provided by North Mt. Zion Church of God choir, Aug. 11 the group Surrender will be playing and singing, Sunday our own McCaysville Church of God Choir and Praise Team will be ministering, This is going to be the weekend that will change your life, Services will be begin at 7 pm Friday and Saturday, and 11 am and 6 pm on Sunday. Everyone is welcomed.

AARP Safe Driving Class The AARP Safe Driving Class will be held at McCaysville Church of God Family Life Center, 1477 Blue Ridge Dr, Blue Ridge, GA. Class will be held on August 11 from 9:00 to 3:30. Light lunch will be served. AARP Members $12; Non-Members $14; July/Aug SPECIAL for Teachers $5 To Register please email aarpbrsafedrive@yahoo.com or call 706 632-5741.

GOSPEL SINGING BENEFIT at The Show Barn in Benton, August 11, 2012 from 2 pm until ??? Featuring Mercy Calls, Fellowship Singers, Spurgeons Boys Bluegrass and much more. Proceeds will benefit Justin and Sabrina Wilcox and their children, to help with medical bills, therapy, and treatment for Sabrina. Auctions and doorprizes at event. To make donations call Maxine Brock at 423-241-1322.

BACK COUNTRY HORSEMEN August 16, Southern Appalachian Back Country Horsemen will meet at 6:30 p.m., at Tri-State Exhibition Center, exit 20, Cleveland, TN.  There will be a showing of the Montana PBS special “Three Miles an Hour” about Smoke Elser.  For more information contact Lynne Walsh, 423-238-5540.

PITBULL SPAY/NEUTER On August 21 SHARP is sponsoring a Wally’s Friends “Primp your Pit” spay or neuter clinic.  Get your Pit Bull spayed or neutered for 20 dollars this includes free nail trim. This is made possible by a special Pet Smart charity   Please call early 423 877- 9966 and mention ad.   Pick up will be at Burgess hardware.  

80TH BIRTHDAY FOR RUBY HEADRICK WILCOX A party will be held for Ruby Louise Mitchell Headrick Wilcox, daughter of George Washington and Viola Mitchell on August 12th from 2 pm until 5 pm at Camp McCroy (4H camp) on Hwy 30 in Reliance. Friends, family, and Church family past and present are invited. Bring a covered dish to share and your family. If you have any old photos of Ruby, please bring them to share! There will be entertaionment, food, refreshments, and the time to share memories! Please come and join us for Ruby’s 80th Birthday and the Reunion of friends & family!

COUNTY FAIR will be held on September 10th-15th. Call 338-8648 to reserve a booth now!

All things WOOD.  The work of Marty Stover will be featured in the front window of the Valley River Arts Guild Gallery for the month of June. Marty enjoys the challenge of designing and making unique pieces of furniture and household accessories.   The gallery is located at 33 Valley River Ave. in downtown Murphy. You can view more of the artists work in the gallery. You can contact Marty with questions at revots@hughes.net or 828-494-9311.

CALL TO ALL ARTISTS Be a part of the Murphy Art Walk, First Fridays, May through November, 5:00 – 8:00 pm in downtown Murphy, NC. (May 4, June 1, July 6, Aug. 3, Sept. 7, Oct. 5, Nov. 2) Join our Artist Registry to be used by 21 downtown businesses participating in Art Walk. They are looking for 2D, 3D, and Performance artists to feature at their places of businesses on these dates. Join by visiting www.ValleyRiverArts.com , or contact Alex Peers at flutie1999@yahoo.com or (404) 372-9610 with your name, email, phone, website, and a short description of your art. This is event is sponsored by the Valley River Arts Guild.

COPPER BASIN HIGH SCHOOL REUNION Class of 1977, 35 Year Reunion, to be held Saturday, June 30th from 6-9 pm. RSVP to Sonya Russell-Edwards by May 30th. snyhwkns@yahoo.com or leave a message at 954-575-9737.

PCHS 20 YEAR REUNION Class of 1992, August 25, 2012 at the Savannah Oaks Winery in Delano. Questions? Email pchs20th@yahoo.com . Find us on Facebook at PCHS 20th Class Reunion.

SAFE HAVEN Animal Rescue is in need of people who have fenced in yards to foster dogs.  We provide all food and veterinary care including spaying and neutering. Our existing foster families are overwhelmed with the number of dogs in our possession.  We work hard to find forever homes by advertising on Petfinder and Pooches on the Move. Last year we found great homes for 80 dogs.  Please call the SHARP line 299 3640.

EAST AND WEST POLK LIBRARY HOURS East Polk-Mon., Tues., Thurs. & Fri. 1:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. Sat 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. West Polk-Mon., Wed., & Fri. 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. and 1-4:30 p.m.

LOW INCOME HOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE available through SETHRA by calling (423) 338-2335 or (423) 496-2644.


REGULARLY SCHEDULED MEETINGS

-County Commission will be 3RD Thursday at 7 p.m., alternating between the Benton Courthouse and Ducktown Senior Center.

-School Board, 2nd Monday, 7 p.m. at the various schools.

-Benton Town Commission lst Monday, 5 p.m. at Benton Town Hall.

-Copperhill City Council 3rd Monday at 6 p.m. at City Hall.

-Polk County Planning Commission, 3rd Tuesday, 6:30 p.m. alternating between the Ducktown Courthouse and Benton Courthouse.

-Ducktown City Commission 1st Thursday at 7 p.m. at City Hall.

-Ocoee Ruritan Club, 1st Thursday, 7 p.m. at the Fire & Rescue Hall in Ocoee on Hwy. 411.





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