Julie Williams Young, candidate for 1st District County Commission (Alexandria, Temperance Hall, and Edgar Evins Communities) will host a campaign meet and greet Tuesday, July 19, 2016 beginning at 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. at Big Rock Market, 1193 Wolf Creek Road, Silver Point, Tennessee. Join us for refreshments and discussion about the issues impacting District 1 and DeKalb County.
DeKalb County Schools will re-open with registration for all students on Wednesday, August 3.
Thursday, August 4 will be an administrative day for teachers only
The first full day of school for all students will be Friday, August 5
A system wide in-service day will be Friday, July 29
All teachers will report to their individual schools on Monday and Tuesday August 1 & 2
UT Extension Agent April Martin will be doing cooking demonstrations at the DeKalb County Farmer’s Market this summer. Come by for a sample of nutritious recipes using fresh fruits and vegetables. The dates she will be there are: July 16, August 6, and August 13. Collect a recipe card each time. If you collect 3 and bring back you will get a free thermal tote bag.
Dr. April Martin of the UT Extension Services has announced that canning classes will be held during the month of July as follows:
Monday, July 11: 5:30—8:30 pm for Jams/jellies
Wednesday, July 13: 9:00—12:30 p.m. for Jams/jellies
Monday, July 25: 9:00—12:30 pm for Salsa
Monday, July 25: 5:30—8:30 pm for Salsa
Thursday, July 28: 9:00—12:30 pm for Vegetables
Thursday, July 28: 5:30—8:30 pm for Vegetables
The cost is $20 per course (covers food and supplies). Payment due prior to class at UT Extension, 722 S. Congress Blvd. in Smithville
Classes will be held in the commercial kitchen at the new Community Center across from Food Lion
Call UT Extension at 615-597-4945 to register at least FOUR days before each course
Anyone interested in playing baseball at DCHS next year, there will be open skill development practices July 12,14,19,21,26 & 28th from 8:30-10:30 a.m.
As the 3rd Thursday comes after the 3rd Saturday in July, the Open Pantry at the Alexandria United Methodist Church will be held on the 4th Saturday, July 23 between 9 AM and 11 AM. Returning clients please bring back empty boxes. This Open Pantry serves the communities of Alexandria, Brush Creek, Dowelltown, Liberty, and Watertown.
The latest DVD: CHURCHES IN DEKALB COUNTY 1800 to 2016 by DeKalb County historian Tommy Webb is now available for purchase at the Law Office of Cripps and Cox Attorneys. Price $20.00. Also available: CIVIL WAR IN DEKALB COUNTY AND SLAVERY IN DEKALB COUNTY.
All sales go to support the DEKALB County Animal Coalition
A Well-Child Physical Exam is required for all children entering Head Start, Pre-K and Kindergarten. Please call to schedule an appointment at the DeKalb County Health Department at 615-597-7599
If you like to play Rook and are age 60 or over and enjoy spending time with great people, grab a partner and join them at the DeKalb/Smithville Senior Center located at 718 South Congress Boulevard, Smithville between the County Complex and the UT Extension Agency. They play on Wednesday afternoons from 1-4 p.m.
The DeKalb County Election Commission reminds political candidates and voters of the following KEY DATES relating to the August 4, 2016 ELECTIONS
JUNE 15, 2016 (before NOON): WRITE-IN DEADLINE
JULY 5, 2016: VOTER REGISTRATION DEADLINE
JULY 15, 2016 :FIRST DAY OF EARLY VOTING
JULY 30, 2016 :LAST DAY OF EARLY VOTING
JULY 28, 2016 LAST DAY ELECTION COMMISSION CAN PROCESS ABSENTEE REQUEST
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