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Community Announcements 4-24-19

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Recycling Center new hours
Due to our partnership with First Tennessee Human Resource Agency’s Senior Community Service Employment Program, the Johnson County Recycling Center is now open six days a week from 8:30-12:30.

Sunrise Quilt Guild Quilt Search
This years Tennessee Sunrise Quilt Guild quilt show to be held August 30-31 in conjunction with the Long Journey Home celebrations will feature antique/vintage quilts from Johnson County made prior to 1970. Please let us know if you have a quilt you would like us to consider for the show. We will be happy to consider family quilts, inherited items, or quilts purchased in Johnson or surrounding counties. Quilts may be of any size or condition. Selected quilts may be displayed, presented during the traditional bed-turning, or brought for a “you show, we tell” session where quilt owners may show a quilt and ask questions about it. If you own a quilt you would like considered for display, please contact Candace St. Lawrence at 423-768-3877.

Friends of the Library Sale- May 2-4
Friends of the Johnson County Public Library Book Sale will be held May 2-4. Pre-Sale to Friends Members Only: 5-7 p.m .Friday: 9-5p.m.
Saturday 9-1p.m

Pond Mtn. Trout Rodeo- May 11
The Pond Mountain Fire & Rescue Trout Rodeo will take place on Saturday, May 11. Breakfast starts at 7 am. Fishing starts at 8 am and ends at 3 pm. 12 and older $10 to fish. 6-11 years old $8 to fish. Children under 6 fish for free with a paying adult. Lots of prizes, food and fun! Come on out and enjoy a great day with your family! For more information, visit Pond Mountain Volunteer Fire – Rescue on Facebook or call Chief Lee Denny at 336-385-9118.

Raising Funds

Trade Mother’s Day Lunch- May 5
Mother’s Day Lunch Sunday, May 5 from 11 am to 2 pm. Dinner will be chicken and dumplings, mashed potatoes, green beans, bread, dessert, and a drink. Adults: $8 Ages 5-12: $5 4 and under: free. Drawing for mother’s day basket. Benefit for trade Center Chain of Love. Call 423-895-2213 or find us on facebook for more info.

Levi Retirees Dinner- May 3
The Levi Retirees will hav a dinner to benefit CBM of Johnson County on Friday, May 3 from 5 PM – 7 PM. Adults: $10 | Kids (6-12): $5. Carry out is available.


Notice of Public Meeting- April 26
The Johnson County Election Commission Notice is hereby given that The Johnson County Election Commission will be holding a Special Meeting. Relevant information regarding the meeting is as follows: Date: April 26, 2019 Time: 12NOON Place: Johnson County Election Commission Office At the time this notice is being prepared, the election commission expects the agenda of its meeting will include: 1.Regular Meeting Items 2. Approve Budget 3. List Maintenance Johnson County Election Commission 158 Election Ave, P.O. Box 106 | Mtn. City, TN (423) 727-8592 |
8 a.m. – 4 p.m. [email protected] |

VFW Post 6908 Meeting- May 4
VFW Members and Auxiliary will meet Saturday, May 4 at the VFW Building at 179 Depot Street. Members start gathering in around 5:30 PM and a carry-in meal is served at 6 PM with a regular monthly meeting following. Any eligible veteran of Foreign Wars or Active Duty Military is invited to attend. VFW 6908 is a smoke-free and alcohol-free Post. For more information, contact James D. Payne, Commander (423) 727-7362.

Town Meeting- May 7
The Town of Mountain City Board of Mayor and Aldermen will meet in regular session on Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. at City Hall. There will be a Public Hearing and Second and Final Reading of Ordinance #1630, the Town of Mountain City Alcoholic Beverages Ordinance. There will also be a Public Hearing and Second and Final Reading of Ordinance #1632, the Town of Mountain City Beer Ordinance. The public is urged to attend. If any additional information is needed, please contact City Recorder Sheila Shaw at 423-727-8005.

Things to Do

Johnson County Hikers- April 26
Join Johnson County Hikers for their first 2019 Hike on Friday, April 26. We will meet in the Food Lion parking lot at 8:45 AM and leave at 9 AM sharp. We will hike part of the Virginia Creeper Trail known for its Spring wild flower display. This trail is about 5 miles on a mostly flat surface. Bring a walking stick, lunch, plenty of water and sunscreen or a hat. If you have questions call Carol at 727-5947.

Free Dog Vaccinations- April 27
It’s time for the Johnson County Human Society’s and Dr. Sara Anderson’s 3rd annual Protect Your Dog Day. Bring your dog (and records) to Ralph Stout Park on April 27 between 11 AM and 4 PM for free rabies and 5 way vaccinations. ID tags and microchipping will be available for a charge.

Storytelling at Senior Center- April 29
Wanda Payne will be the guest storyteller at the Johnson County Senior Center on Monday, April 29, 2019 at 11:30 a.m. Her story will be the “History of Mountain City.” It will include the formation of Taylorsville later named Mountain City and when and why the name was changed. Wanda will share some interesting events and interesting people who played a role in the development of our little town. Storytelling is always the last Monday of each month during lunch. If you would like to share a story with the Center, contact Minnie Miller at 727-6993. Miller says everyone has a story to tell; some are funny and entertaining, some are serious, and some are lessons of history.

Heritage Hall- May 3-5
Friday & Saturday, May 3 & 4; Sunday, May 5, 3pm; The Johnson County Community Theatre will present The Beverly Hillbillies: The lovable Clampett family rides onto the stage for a spell of hillbilly hilarity. Starting in the Clampett’s mountain cabin, the play follows them through the discovery of oil, their improbable invasion of hi-falutin’ Beverly Hills society and the absurd adventures and ridiculous romances they encounter there. Everyday life will be a bit “different” for those the Clampetts meet in “Californy.”Online tickets are now available. Online tickets will go off sale at 2 PM the day of each event. You may still purchase walk-up tickets at the door (CASH ONLY). For more information, check or call (423) 727-7444.