Community wide yard sale at C. W. Gose Park on Saturday, October 4, 2008. Call today to reserve your spot 423-526-1941 or 423-626-4239. Spots will be $10 each.
Crazy Aunt Sadies Yard Sale
Town of Cumberland Gap Crazy Aunt Sadies Yard Sale will be on October 4, 2008 from 6:00 am - ? Register online at www.townofcumberlandgap.com or at Cumberland Gap Town Hall. For more info call 423-869-3860
Shower for Ann Widner
On March 3, 2008 Ann Widner lost her home and her daughter Rita to a house fire. A shower given by family and friends will be held for her at Midway School on October 4, 2008 from 2 - 4. If you wish to send a gift it can be dropped off at Hair Etc. to Bernice.
W. H. Collins Cemetery is still in need of donations. Please send all donations to Citizens Bank, New Tazewell branch, 130 S. Broad Street, New Tazewell, TN 37825, c/o W. H. Collins Cemetery Fund.
Ninth Annual 12-Mile Yard Sale
The day is fast approaching for the 9th Annual 12-Mile Yard Sale in the clinch Valley area. The sale will be held on Saturday, October 4th beginning at 8:30 AM rain or shine. Look for signs to guide you to Clinch Valley Rd. about 8 miles north of Rogersville. Residents and non-residents alike are welcome to set up and sell items. Please call 272-4997 for information. There is no cost involved to sellers.
The Claiborne County Public Library will be having its annual book sale the week of October 6th - 11th. Come by and check out the bargains. Nothing will be over a $1.00. For more information call the library at 626-5414.
Financial Aid Presentation
On October 6th, 2008 WSCC Office of Enrollment and Development will be hosting a financial aid presentation for parents and students graduating in spring 2009. They will be presenting general financial aid information useful for any post-secondary school. The information will include TSAC information, deadlines and information necessary to file the FAFSA application. Additionally, at the conclusion of the presentation, they will conduct a drawing for a one-time $500.00 scholarship to be awarded to a student planning to attend Walter State in the fall of 2009. The times are from 6-7:30 and the date is October 6th, 2008. They must be present to win the scholarship.
ACT Workshop/ PLAN TEST
There will be an ACT workshop on October 7&9 from 2-4 at Claiborne High School. Juniors and Seniors are encouraged to sign up now while space is still available. The PLAN test will be given at Claiborne High School on October 28, 2008 to all 10th grade students. The PLAN test a component of the ACT College Readiness System will serve as a midpoint measure of academic progress in high school. This test is a predictor of success on the ACT, an early indicator of college readiness. All parents need to make sure your students are in attendance this date.
Calling all girls ages 5 - 17. It’s not too late to join Girl Scouts. We now have new troops waiting for you. If you like crafts, cooking, camping, earning badges, or just having fun, come join us.
We will have registration night on October 9 from 5 - 6:30 at the New Tazewell United Methodist Church. For more information, call Kristen at 526-2594.
Claiborne High School
The Claiborne High School greenhouse is now selling fall mums. The greenhouse is open Monday - Friday from 8:00 - 2:30. Stop by the greenhouse or call Jamie Mundy at 626-7474 for more information.
C. W. Gose Playground Equipment
There will be a dedication of new playground equipment at C. W. Gose Park, Thursday October 2 at 9:30 AM. This new equipment was made possible by New Tazewell Wal-Mart selling the most Post-It notes. Everyone is invited to attend.
Claiborne Co. Sanitation Department
The CCSWA will meet Tuesday, October 14, 2008, at 7:00 PM, in the small courtroom of the Claiborne County Court House for their regular meeting.
Claiborne Co. Planning Commission
The Claiborne County Regional Planning Commission will hold its regularly scheduled meeting at 12:30 PM on Tuesday, October 7, 2008 in the meeting room of The Alpha School, New Tazewell, Tennessee. Members will meet at 11:30 for lunch. The public is welcome to attend.
Tazewell Planning Commission
The regular meeting of the Tazewell Planning Commission will be held at 5:30 PM, on Tuesday, October 7, 2008 in the Tazewell City Hall.
New Tazewell Planning Commission
The New Tazewell Planning Commission meeting will be held at 7:00 PM on Tuesday, October 7, 2008 in the New Tazewell City Hall. The public is invited to attend.
Springdale Elementary School Fall Carnival will be October 3rd, 2008. Rides and bingo from 6 - 8:30. Auction begins at 8:45. Admission: Adults and Children, $1.00 at the door. Activities include: country store, face painting, balloons, fish pond, basketball throw, Coke ring toss, Kongo crazy slide, moon walk, laser tag, bungee run, obstacle course, joust.
There will be a chili supper from 5 to 7:30 on Friday, October 3 in the cafeteria at Claiborne High School before the Homecoming game. Meal includes chili, side dessert and drink. $5.00 per meal.
The Fall Queen Pageant will be held October 18 at #:00 in the multi-purpose room at Claiborne High School. All contestants will receive a trophy, with the winner receiving a crown, banner, and a trophy. For information, call Mandalyn at 423-526-1941, Gloria at 423-626-8835 or Annette at 423-626-8032.
Yard sale Saturday October 4, 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM at Shawanee Baptist Church Family Life Center, 780 Shawanee Road, Shawanee TN.
Dogwood F.C.E. Homemakers Club
The next monthly meeting of the Dogwood Homemakers Club will be on Tuesday, October 7. The meeting will be held at 1:00 PM at the Tazewell Senior Center. All are welcome.
Yard Sale for Animal Shelter
October 11th, 8 AM multi-family rummage sale in the parking lot of Ball Realty & Hardware - Hwy 25E. All proceeds go to the Claiborne Animal Shelter Building Fund. Your donations of money or items to sell are badly needed and appreciated. WE NEED YOUR SUPPORT!!! Rain date 10/18. Contact Pat at 626-2550 or Ann at 626-9629.
Midway Fall Festival
Midway Elementary School is holding it’s annual Fall Festival on Friday night, October 10th at Midway games & fun beginning at 5:00 p.m. followed by an auction at 8:00 p.m. Come and join us for a night of family fun.
National 4-H Week
October 5-11, 2008 4-H SET, Science Engineering & Technology. Explore your future with 4-H SET. Interested in volunteering, joining or learning more? Contact your county 4-H office at: 423-626-3742.
Keeping It Green
Farm Credit Services would like to thank the 4-H staff and volunteers during National 4-H Week. Contact your local 4-H today for more info on their wonderful programs supporting our youth! October 5-11, 2008 www.4-H.org
Benefit Auction on Saturday October 4th at 2:00 p.m. for Russell C. Hamilton of Harrogate, TN. Owner in bad health: Must dispose of several TRUCK LOADS of flea market merchandise: Knives, coins, sports cards, Nascar, Mickey Mouse Collection, Home Interior, Brass, Silver, Dolls, Toys, Etc. Collectable Glassware: China, Milk Glass, McCoy, Fostoria, Hall, Ironstone, 38 pc’s Bring a lawn chair, get comfortable, buy bargains and have FUN. On 25E Tazewell, Tn Across street from Giles Flea Market. For more info call (865) 274-2399.
Humane Society Motorcycle Ride
2nd Annual Motorcycle Ride to Benefit the Union County Humane Society Help “Retire the Mortgage” of our New Facility Beautiful Scenic 100-mile Poker Run through Union, Grainger & Claiborne Counties Registration starts at 10am Bikes Out at Noon FOOD——PRIZES——PET ADOPTIONS & MORE!!!! More info available at: http://unioncountyhumanesociety.org/ridelikeananimal.htm