DR. SAHAWNEH MEMORIAL Pinebrook and Cross Creek subdivisions in Oneonta (Scenic Trail, Twin Oaks Drive, and Deer Trace) will have a drive-thru white Christmas memorial celebration in memory of Dr.Tom Sahawneh today, Dec. 23, through Saturday, Dec. 26.

BLOUNT COUNTY COURTHOUSE In an effort to control the spread of COVID-19 and provide recovery and quarantine time to staff, the courthouse is closed to the public through Friday, Dec. 25. It will reopen Monday, Dec. 28. Services will be available by phone with the exception of Dec. 24 and 25.

NECTAR COMMUNITY PAVING PROJECT is selling Boston butts ($40) and tenderloins (two for $25) for New Year’s Day. Orders are due Sunday, Dec. 27. Pick up will be Wednesday, Dec. 30, from 4 p.m.until 6 p.m., at Nectar Community Center by Town Hall.To place orders phone: Belinda Rogers at 205-487-9506, JoAnne McCay at 205-438-0083, Dennis Brakefield at 205- 446-0147, Frida Horton at 205-616-0143, Marquetta Nix at 205-237-4225, Glynis Best at 205-353-9544, Shelia McAnnally at 205- 999-8121, or Sue Gaither at 205-559-7780.

BLOUNTSVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY Winners of the Friends of the Locust Fork River 2020 Art & Photo contest will be on display during December. Hours are Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. until 5 p.m., and Saturday, 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. Phone 205-429-3156, visit, or follow the library on Facebook at Blountsville Public Library for info.

BROOKSVILLE VOLUNTEER FIRE & RESCUE will have a fish fry Saturday, Jan. 16, from 4 p.m.until 7 p.m.The $12 plate includes choice of fish, chicken, shrimp, or a combination and fries, slaw, hush puppies, pickle, onion, drink, and choice of homemade dessert.

ONEONTA BASEBALL AND SOFTBALL REGISTRATION is now open on the website (oneontaal. Please phone 205-625-3534 with any questions.