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DWS Junior Beta Club Seeks School Supplies for Gatlingburg Victims

Dec 10, 2016 to Dec 31, 2016

The DeKalb West School Junior Beta Club is conducting a drive for school supplies for K-8th grade students who suffered a tremendous loss from the wildfires in Gatlinburg. All school supplies, except book bags, are needed. You may drop them off at DWS next week until Dec. 16 at the school office.

Solid Waste Committee Meeting

Dec 12, 2016
7:00 p.m.

There will be a solid waste meeting of the DeKalb County Commission on Monday December 12th at 7:00 pm at the DeKalb County Courthouse

Center Hill Lake Light Fest

Dec 8, 2016
The Retreat at Center Hill Lake

Center Hill Lake Light Fest, a fun holiday tour of lights, will be December 8-30 at the Retreat at Center Hill Lake, a Timothy Hill Retreat Center. Thursdays through Sundays from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. Closed on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Only $10 per car. All proceeds from this event will benefit Timothy Hill, a non-profit providing residential programs, retreat centers, and vocational training. Bring the family to enjoy a brilliant display of Christmas cheer as you drive through the Retreat at Center Hill Lake. Hot chocolate will be provided. Located at 358 Relax Drive, Smithville.

"Christmas at the Library"

Dec 15, 2016
6:00 p.m.
Justin Potter Library

Justin Potter Library will have their Christmas program "Christmas at the Library" on Thursday, December 15 at 6:00 p.m. Entertainment will be provided by the Edgar Evins Park Rangers who will be bringing their animal friends and afterward there will be a special visit from Santa. Please join them at the library for this festive time and bring your cameras for pictures with Santa. Be sure to attend the Christmas on the Square festivities starting at 5:00 p.m. at the courthouse before you come by the library. For additional information call the library at 615-597-4359

Amateur Radio Club Meeting

Dec 15, 2016
6:30 p.m.
Cannon County High School

A meeting of the DeKalb/Cannon County Amateur Radio Club will be held on Thursday, December 15th, 2016 - 6:30 PM at the Cannon County High School, 1 Lion Drive - Room 115, Woodbury, TN 37190. All local amateur radio operators and those interested in amateur radio are invited to attend.
Amateur radio operators also called “hams” communicate with other operators in the local area, statewide, nationally, and even worldwide. Hams also aid during times of emergencies with vital communication links. The DeKalb/Cannon County Amateur Radio Club is an affiliated club of the American Radio Relay League. Call 615-597-9563 for more information or check out the club's webpage at

Volunteers Needed for UCHRA Commodity Program

Dec 6, 2016 to Dec 31, 2016

The Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency (UCHRA) is asking for volunteers across the Upper Cumberland who would like to help people in need with their commodities.

There are two types of volunteers that UCHRA needs:

(1)People who will volunteer and help across all fourteen counties, amounting to about 45 hours every two months.

(2)People who will volunteer and help specifically in their county, amounting to about 3 hours once every two months.

Each location requests up to three hours of service every two months. The help requested of volunteers includes unloading 25 lb-bags of non-perishable food for local people in need. All volunteer hours take place on Tuesdays or Thursdays.

To sign up today, contact your local UCHRA county office. You may also contact Danny Hill (Field Operations Program Specialist) at or 931 528-9638.

LBJ & C Head Start Centers to be Closed for Holidays

Dec 19, 2016 to Jan 2, 2017

The L.B.J. & C. Development Corporation Head Start Centers will be closed December 19 through January 2. Children and staff will return to the Head Start Centers on January 3, 2017. The L.B.J. & C. Development Head Start Central Office will be closed December 22, 23, 26 and January 2.

DeKalb Schools to be Closed for Christmas Break

Dec 22, 2016

DeKalb County Schools will be closed for Christmas break December 22 through January 3. Wednesday, December 21 will be the last day students attend before Christmas break and that will be an abbreviated school day. Wednesday, January 4 will be a stockpile day for teachers. Students will return after the holidays on Thursday, January 5.

DCHS December Basketball Schedule:

Dec 12, 2016
6:00 p.m.

DCHS December Basketball Schedule:

Monday, December 12: White County- 6 p.m. (Sparta)
Tuesday, December 13: Livingston Academy- 6 p.m. (Livingston)
Thursday, December 15: Warren County- 6 p.m. (Smithville)


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