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County Commission to Meet

May 29, 2018
6:30 p.m.

The DeKalb County Commission will meet in regular monthly session Tuesday, May 29 at 6:30 p.m. in the downstairs courtroom of the courthouse.

The agenda is as follows:

Local Option Sales Tax Report

DeKalb County Fire Department's Citizen Hero Award

Budget amendments

Discuss bids for Four Seasons Fire Hall

Discuss Three Star Program requirements

Discuss surplus property

Discuss SITUS Sales Tax Report


Any other business properly presented.

THP to Conduct Sobriety Checkpoint

May 25, 2018
US 70

The Tennessee Highway Patrol will be conducting a Sobriety Checkpoint on Friday, May 25th on US 70. The THP will also be conducting a Seatbelt Checkpoint ON Wednesday, May 30th on State Route 146.

Brush Creek Cemetery Decoration Day

May 27, 2018

Decoration services and a business meeting for Brush Creek Cemetery will be Sunday, May 27, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. For anyone unable to attend, mail donations to Sue Collins, 18 Switchboard Rd., Brush Creek, TN 38547.

DeKalb County Fire Department-Liberty Engine 65 Benefit

Jun 9, 2018
4:00 p.m.
DeKalb West School

The DeKalb County Fire Department-Liberty Engine 65 Benefit will be Saturday, June 9 from 4 p.m. until? at DeKalb West School. Enjoy ALL YOU CAN EAT Gumbo, Catfish, and Chicken with all the trimmings. A LIVE Auction begins at 7 p.m. Prices are $12 for adults and $6 for kids age 6-10. Children 5 and younger can eat FREE. If you are interested in donating auction items, cakes, or pies, call 615-464-3166 or 615-536-5987. All donations are greatly appreciated.

American Legion and Auxiliary Memorial Day Program

May 28, 2018
10:00 a.m.
County Complex

The American Legion and Ladies Auxiliary will have a program on Memorial Day at the County Complex. The program will begin about 10:00 preceded by special music. The guest speaker will be Ben Franklin, with Larry Green and Don Rigsby leading prayer at the Complex and at the wreath laying ceremony respectively. Boy Scout Troop 347 will present the colors..Our fallen soldiers will be remembered. Everyone is invited.

Justin Potter and Alexandria Libraries Summer Reading Program

May 31, 2018 to Jun 28, 2018

The Justin Potter and Alexandria Libraries Summer Reading Program will begin on May 31 through June 28. Children of all ages set their own reading goal and will receive a participation certificate and other goodies at the Final Party on June 28 at the County Complex Theater. This year's theme is "Libraries Rock".

Justin Potter Library's Summer Reading Events: All events will be held at the library except the Final Party on June 28th.

Thursday, May 31 at 2 p.m.-Opening Party with Barry Mitchell "Readers Rock" Program. Strike Up the Band with the magical mirth, music & mayhem of Mr. Barry & Sam the Tune Turtle.

Thursday, June 7 at 2 p.m.-Edgar Evins State Park Rangers & Animal Friends.

Thursday, June 14 at 2 p.m.-Mr. Bond the Science Guy

Thursday, June 21 at 2 p.m.-Libraries Rock Story time and activities with Board of Education group.

Thursday, June 28 at 2 p.m.-Final Party with Kevin Kidd's Family Band at the DeKalb County Complex Theater.

For more information, call Justin Potter Library at 615-597-4359 or visit Facebook or the website at

Alexandria Library Summer Reading Programs:

Story Times with Activities on Wednesday, June 6, June 13, and June 20 at 2 p.m. For more information call the Alexandria Library at 615-529-4124.

Pre-K Applications Still Available

May 11, 2018 to May 31, 2018
DeKalb County Board of Education

Any parent interested in applying for the Pre-K program for their child may pick up an application at DeKalb County Board of Education. Children need to be 4 years old on or before August 15. Parents/Guardians should bring the following items for their child: Original Birth Certificate, Current Physical Examination, Current Certification of Immunization, Proof of Income for all Household Members,and Proof of Residency


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