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DeKalb Regional Planning Commission Meeting

Feb 8, 2016
6:00 p.m.

The DeKalb County Regional Planning Commission will hold its regular monthly meeting on Monday, February 8 at 6:00 p.m. in the courthouse.

The agenda for the meeting is as follows:

Consideration of a final subdivision plat for property located on Corinth Church Road (Smith Division)

Consideration of a final lot line adjustment plat for property located near Hurricane Ridge Road (Richards adjustment)

Discussion regarding the possible closure of a section of Taylor Lane

Discussion regarding maintenance of Ford Road

Other business as necessary

Board of Education to Meet

Feb 11, 2016
7:00 p.m.
DeKalb Middle School

The DeKalb County Board of Education will meet in regular monthly session Thursday, February 11 at 7:00 p.m. at DeKalb Middle School. The board will also have a work session at 6:00 p.m.

The agenda is as follows:

Consider and act on Tenure

Consider and act on an agreement between the DeKalb County Board of Education and Jon Foutch concerning a property easement at DeKalb West School.

Personnel Report

Committee and School Reports

Any other business that may properly come before the Board.

The consent agenda:

Consider and act on DCHS FFA attending State Convention March 20-24 at Gatlinburg

Town of Alexandria Accepting Applications for City Recorder

Feb 4, 2016 to Feb 10, 2016
Alexandria City Hall

Applications for a new city recorder are being accepted at the Alexandria City Hall through Wednesday, February 10. The Alexandria Mayor and Aldermen will meet in special session on Friday, February 12 at 5:00 p.m. at city hall to hire a new city recorder.

DeKalb Middle School Events

Feb 9, 2016
DeKalb Middle School

DeKalb Middle School Events for February are as follows:

Feb 9th - Fall Picture Day

Feb 9th - Sweetheart Dance - 6-8 pm (DMS students only)

Feb 10th - TNReady Testing begins

Feb 11th - DeKalb Co. Board of Education Meeting at DMS

DCHS Basketball Booster Club Fundraiser

Feb 6, 2016
6:00 p.m.

At the DCHS home basketball game and Senior Night, Saturday, Feb. 6th against Gordonsville, Ford wants to give away a car!!!! Purchase a $5 ticket to be drawn for a chance to win a vehicle valued at $25,000. The name drawn will have to make a lay-up, foul shot, three point shot and a half court shot within a certain period of time. Money raised from ticket sales will go to the DCHS Basketball Booster club. Come on out and support your Tigers and Lady Tigers and maybe win a car!! Other rules apply, see a representative at the home games this week.

February Schedule of Events at Edgar Evins State Park

Feb 13, 2016
Edgar Evins State Park

Edgar Evins State Park has released the schedule of events there for February:

Saturday, February 13th

10:00 AM Millennium Trail Nature Hike: Join the Park Ranger for a 2.5 mile hike of the Millennium Trail. Spring is just around the corner, and spring wildflowers may be starting to pop out. Make sure to wear sturdy boots and dress appropriately for the weather.

Saturday, February 20th

10:00 AM Highland Rim Nature Hike: Join the Park Ranger for a 2 mile hike on the Highland Rim Nature Trail. With spring just around the corner, spring wildflowers may be starting to pop out. Make sure to wear sturdy boots and dress appropriately for the weather.

10:00 AM Couch to 5k Training Program: Meet Park Ranger Brad Halfacre at the Camp Store to kick off this year on the right foot! You will be given an information packet with information regarding our upcoming 5k race on April 30th. Participants will be meeting every Saturday at the park until race day to exercise and get in shape for the run.

Monday, February 22nd

7:00 PM Snow Moon Hike: Night hikes in the winter are much different than in the summer. With no leaves on the trees, the moon’s light is able to penetrate through the forest canopy, illuminating the winter landscape. Join the park ranger for a 2.5 mile night hike by the light of the second full moon of the year. Meet at the Millennium Trailhead and remember to dress appropriately and wear warm boots. Don’t forget to bring a flashlight or headlight.

DeKalb Democratic Party to Hold Mass Meeting

Feb 13, 2016
10:00 a.m.
DeKalb County High School cafeteria

The DeKalb County Democratic Party will hold a Mass Meeting for local and state Democratic candidates, Saturday, February 13, 2016, to kick off the election year. The event will take place at the DeKalb County High School cafeteria, beginning at 10:00 a.m. Join us to meet the candidates for Constable, City Council, School Board, Property Assessor, and State Representative. Mr. Bill Freeman, a potential candidate for the office of Governor, will be the keynote speaker. State Representative John Ray Clemmons of Nashville will be speaking for the Hillary for America campaign. Michelle Davis a volunteer with the Bernie Sanders campaign will also speak. See you on the 13th for live music, coffee, donuts, and conversation!

Justin Potter Library's Semi-Annual Book Sale

Feb 11, 2016 to Mar 4, 2016
Justin Potter Library

Justin Potter Library's Semi-Annual Book Sale will start on Thursday, February 11 through Friday, March 4. There will be books, audio books, videos, and magazines for sale at great prices. The library accepts donations of books and movies that are in good condition. They request no textbooks, magazines, or encyclopedia please. Come by and check out what the library has to offer. For additional information, contact Justin Potter Library at 615-597-4359.

Order of the Eastern Star Annual Fundraiser

Feb 6, 2016
5:00 p.m.
Smithville City Hall

The Smithville Chapter #374 the Order of the Eastern Star will have it's Annual Fundraiser, a Chili/Soup & Card Party on Saturday, February 6 at 5:00 p.m. at the community room of Smithville City Hall. Door Prizes will be available. Admission is $10 for adults and $7.50 for children age 10 and younger.


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