VETERANS DAY AT HAYDEN ELEMENTARY The school invites the community’s help in holding a ceremony Wednesday, Nov. 9, to recognize local veterans as well as active members of the Armed Forces, who are invited to lunch beginning at 11 a.m. and a program at 12:30. The school would like to have pictures of them as well as of deceased veterans to be included in a PowerPoint presentation. If you have questions, pictures, or ideas on how to make the occasion more meaningful not only for students but for the veterans as well, you are asked to contact Dr. Shelly Vail-Smith or Dana Armstrong at Hayden Elementary School.

SUSAN MOORE PARK AND REC BOARD will serve breakfast Saturday, Oct. 1, at the community center beginning at 6:30. Eggs, bacon, sausage, biscuits, gravy, and drink, take-outs available. Proceeds go to Susan Moore Park.

SOLID WASTE AUTHORITY MEETING The Blount County Solid Waste Authority will meet at 3 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 6, in the county commission chambers, in the county courthouse in Oneonta. Persons interested in attending should call Bob Shows, 680-0009 or 515-0765 for information or to be added to the agenda.

LOCUST FORK VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT will have a multi-family fundraiser yard sale Saturday, Oct. 1, 7 a.m. till ? Krispy Kreme doughnuts will be for sale for $5 per dozen.

MARTHA ELIZABETH CHAPTER #367 Order of the Eastern Star will have a huge yard sale at the Locust Fork Masonic Lodge, Spunky Hollow Road, Saturday, Oct. 1, 7 a.m. till ? Inside, outside, sun, or rain. Large variety of clothing, household goods, etc. Benefits the chapter.