Grayson Utilities is flushing fire hydrants through
April 30th. Some low water pressure or discoloration of water may
occur during the process.
Miss Grayson Scholarship pageant is set for 2 pm April 4th at East
High. For entry information Contact Dee Dee Shufflebarger at
Carter Co. unemployment rate for Feb was 11.1 % , fourth highest
in the State.
SPRING FOREST FIRE SEASON IS UNDERWAY! No outdoor burning within
150 feet of wooded areas except between 6pm and 6am. NO burning on
Carter Co. Board of Education has set the calendar for the fall
with teachers having planning and preparation days August 3-5th
and first day for students will be August 6th. This school
year will end with the last day for students June 1st. West Carter
graduation will be Friday, May 29th at 7 pm and East Carter on
Saturday, May 30th at 10 am. Memorial and Election Day will still
be taken as days off.
Grayson City Council continues to work on its Policy and Procedure
manual for the City and City employees.
County Emergency Management team has organized local committee.
Officers appointed were Larry Collier, Paul Thomas,
Travis McHenry, and Crystal Damron
The committee will be meeting quarterly.
The Recreation Alliance has applied for its
first grant from Land and Water Conservation Fund to begin
fund-raising for the new 34 acres park off East Main St. in
Exec. Mike Malone prepares to speak at the first State of
Carter County Banquet
Grayson Chamber announces its annual Bridal Expo will be held
Sunday, April 12th from 1:30-4pm at Carter Caves State Park. More
information is available by calling the Grayson Chamber office at
The "12 Weeks of Summer" Calendar committee is currently
requesting confirmed events taking place in Carter County for
dates May 21st-August 15th to be submitted for the 2015 calendar
brochure. There is no charge for submissions, however submissions
must include the date, event name, location, time, and contact
person and phone number. Calendar sponsorships spots are also
available. For more information call
A Veterans Benefits Field Representative will be at the Carter
County Courthouse in Grayson on Monday, April 6th from 9 am until
noon. Veterans and their dependents will receive assistance filing
for Federal and State veterans benefits. For further information,
please call toll free 1-866-244-8970 to speak with a Veterans
Benefits Field Representative.
Coupon Club will be starting April 2nd at 5:30pm at the Carter Co.
Extension Office in Grayson. It will be held the 1st Thursday of
every month, bring coupons to share and clip. Short lessons and
recipe sample each month, and the club is free.
The American Legion Ladies Auxiliary Post 342 would like to
welcome everyone to their annual Easter egg hunt. Children up to
age 10 are eligible to participate. Event will be held on Saturday
April 4th at 1 pm at the American Legion Post in Willard.
Prime Time Reading will be held at the Rocky J. Adkins public
library in April and May on Tuesday evenings, except for the
last week of April when it will be held on Monday the 27th. To
register call 606-738-5796.
The Oldtown Volunteer Fire Dept. will be having a song fest
Friday, April 3rd. Country cooking is available at $6.00 a
plate, includes drink and dessert. Food will be served at 6pm
and music starts at 7pm.
The West Carter Adult Education Center is hosting a Mother and
Father's Day Tribute Contest. Contestants are asked to write a
tribute to their mother and/or father, with the winner will
receive a "Dinner Card for Two." All contestants for the
Mother's Day Contest must pre-register by April 17th. All
contestants for the Father's Day Contest must pre-register by
May 22nd. Any person can participate in both, but they must
submit two separate writings. Call 286-0137 for more
A thrift store
sponsored by FCC Grayson youth group will be opening on Main
Street (beside Farmer's hardware) this Saturday and will be open
every Saturday throughout April and May. Open 8-5 and all
proceeds will benefit youth mission trips and community service
projects. Lot of items! Clothing, shoes, housewares, toys and
Northeast Head Start Program and Carter County Preschool are now
recruiting children for the 2015-2016 school year. Children who
will be 3 or 4 years of age before August 1, 2015 are welcome to
apply to Head Start. Children who will be 4 before August 1, are
welcome to apply to the pre-school program. Recruitment day has
been scheduled for April 17, 2015. Applications will be taken
from 9am until 2:30pm at the centers.