BLOUNT COUNTY FARMER’S MARKET offers a wide variety of local and homegrown produce. The market is open each Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday, from 7 a.m. until noon, at the Blount County – Oneonta Agri-Business Center. The market will be open tomorrow, July 4, for any last minute cookout needs. Homemade fried pies will be available while they last. Come early for the best selection.

BLOUNT COUNTY COURTHOUSE will be closed tomorrow, July 4, and Friday, July 5, in response to the governor’s declaration of a state holiday on Friday.

RIDE FOR MIRACLES The fourth annual event will be Sunday, July 7. Registration begins at 7 a.m. at Oneonta Walmart.Kick stands up at 8:30 a.m. Cost is $20 per bike and $10 per rider. All proceeds benefit Children’s Miracle Network. Contact Brenda or Joy at 205-625-6474 or Smitty at 205-353-9300 for more information.

ANNUAL SALAD LUNCHEON will be Tuesday, July 9, from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m, at Lester Memorial United Methodist Church. Donations will be accepted to benefit the Norma Bynum Scholarship Fund to help children in need to attend preschool and daycare.

SKYBALL MOUNTAIN COMMUNITY will have a public meeting Tuesday, July 9, at 7 p.m., at Corinth Baptist Church fellowship hall, to discuss an additional fire station on the mountain.All area residents are urged to attend to learn the available benefits.