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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 474-7565.

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 windy days.

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 Grayson. 

Judge 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 474-4401.

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 cartercountycommunitypartners@gmail.com.

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 information.

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 much more. 

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.


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