CLEVELAND ELEMENTARY AND HIGH SCHOOLS All students will transition to remote learning today through Tuesday, Nov. 10., due to COVID-19. Updates will be posted on our website as they become available.
TOWN OF SNEAD TRUNK-R-TREAT will be Saturday, Oct. 31, from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m., at the town park. Groups and individuals are invited to pass out candy.
AMERICAN LEGION POST #72 FISH FRY fundraiser will be Saturday, Nov. 7, from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m., at Charlie B’s Restaurant in Oneonta.Meals are $10 each and available for drive-thru pickup. Limited seating on site. Post #72 is also looking for veterans who need assistance with nonperishable food items. Contact Cmdr. Gary Clements at 205-274-0306 for more information.
FLAG FOOTBALL CAMP for all first through sixth grade boys and girls will be Wednesday, Nov. 11, from 8 a.m.until 3 p.m. (lunch provided), and Saturday, Nov. 14, from 8 a.m.until 11 a.m.Registration fee is $25 per child. Find more information and registration information on the Sports For Christ and Cleveland First Baptist Church Facebook pages or www.clevelandfirstbaptistchurch.com.
ONEONTA CITY HALL continues to update and integrate features with their new phone system. The menu options have changed to include only one of four options before speaking with an individual. If you dial 205-274- 2150, you have: Option 1 Court, Option 2 Fire, Option 3 Police, Option 4 All City Business/Operator. Traditionally, each department had a direct line.This option continues with the following numbers assigned to those departments. Main Menu 205-274-2150; Ed Lowe (Community Development) 205-813-7181; Revenue 205-813-7182; City Clerk 205-813-7183; City Administrator 205- 813-7184; Human Resources 205-813-7185; Public Safety Director 205-813-7186; Police Investigations (ring all) 205-813-7187; Police Chief 205-813-7188; Fire Department (ring all) 205-813-7189; Fire Chief 205-813-7190; Building Inspections (ring all) 205- 813-7191; Bookkeeper 205-813-7192.
BAMACARRY OF BLOUNT COUNTY will meet Thursdays, Nov. 12, and Dec. 10, at 6:30 p.m., at SwampTails in Oneonta. All gun rights enthusiasts are invited.
20TH ANNUAL CHRISTMAS LIGHTS AT PALISADES PARK Businesses, churches, civic groups, or families may register through Sunday, Nov. 15, to decorate a spot. Decorating will begin in November and the exhibit opens to the public Tuesday, Dec. 1. Prize money will be awarded. Phone the park at 205-274-0017 for information. Registration forms are available at the park office or at www.blountcountypark.com/activities/christmas.
HAYDEN CHRISTMAS PARADE will be Tuesday, Dec. 1, at 7 p.m. The parade route will be from Hayden Primary School to Hayden Town Hall. No applications are necessary. Check in and line up begins at 5:30 p.m, at Hayden Elementary School. No horses or other livestock and no Santas on any float. Lighting will be provided for spectators along the route. Contact West Blount Fire District, Town of Hayden, or West Blount Chamber of Commerce for more information.
SENIOR RESOURCE CENTER Help to find the best Medicare plan is available for seniors and disabled residents in North Alabama. Senior Resource Center, located in Locust Fork, is available to help during the annual open enrollment period (now through Dec. 7). Other assistance is also available through the agency. Phone 205-680-2068 or 800-596-4371 for information.