Community Bulletin Board
Updated: December 18, 2014
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New Life Missionary Baptist Church located 1125 Lake City Hwy will be having a revival Dec 27-31 @ 7:00. Sunday night will be @ 6:00. Dec 31 will be a watch service, singing the old year out and new year end. Special singing and preaching nightly. EVERYONE INVITED
Now through December 21 Lakeview Baptist Church is having a food and toy drive and the Lakeview Baptist Church Christmas program is December 21 at 11:00 am. The address is 3330 West Wolf Valley Rd Clinton.
Main Street Baptist Church in Rocky Top, TN invites you to a pair of Christmas events. On Monday, December 22nd a Living Nativity will be presented beginning at 5 pm in the MSBC parking lot. On Wednesday, December 24th, the Christmas Eve worship and celebration begin at 11 pm.
The “crowd funding” website for April’s Remote Area Medical—or RAM—Clinic at First Baptist Church in Clinton is up and accepting donations. The site can be found by following this link: http://www.gofundme.com/andersoncountyram.
Mark your calendars for Saturday February 7th as the Clinton Rotary Club will host its 4th annual Daddy/Daughter Dance in the gymnasium of Clinton Middle School. The dance will run from 6:30 to 8:00 pm with a professional DJ and a professional photographer as well as refreshments and door prizes. In advance, tickets for a couple will be $20--$25 at the door—and $10 for any additional tickets. You can purchase them at the offices of the Courier News, Hoskins Drug Store, Knight’s Flowers, Fox Chevrolet, Fox Toyota, Real Dry Cleaners, any Clinton city school, the Community Bank and at Peoples bank of the South. Doors will open at 5:45 pm for pictures and dress can be either formal or casual. Like www.facebook.com/ClintonRotaryDDD for updates and details.
A fishing tournament will be held on Saturday December 27th in Campbell County to raise money for the reward fund that has been established for information leading to the whereabouts of 49-year-old Rhonda Daugherty, who disappeared from her Lafollette home over a week ago. The tournament will run from 7:30 am to 3:30 pm at the Graveyard/Wells Springs launch. The entry fee will be $50 and first-, second- and third-place cash prizes will be paid back along with a Big Fish prize. The remaining money will be used to bolster the reward fund. For more information, call Mike Lewis at 423-912-0948 or Ralph Terry at 865-261-4399. You can also contact Scott Kitts on Facebook.
A coon hunting tournament will be held weekly in Lafollette until missing 49-year-old Rhonda Daugherty comes home. The hunt will start in the Food City parking lot and will be held each Friday from 6 pm to 2 am until she is found. The entry fee is $10 and all proceeds will go to a reward fund established to solicit information about her whereabouts following her mysterious disappearance December 2nd. For more information, contact Scott Kitts on Facebook, or call Matt Lay at 423-201-0461 or Michael Hawkins at 423-907-4863.
Anderson County Clerk Jeff Cole and his staff invite everyone to their annual Christmas Party on Wednesday December 17th from 2 to 4 pm in room 111 of the Anderson County Courthouse in Clinton.
Pine Ridge Baptist Church presents “The First Day of Christmas. ‘ There will be two performances: Sunday, December 14 at 6:00 p.m. and Friday, December 19 at 7:00 p.m. The church address is 151 Edwards Road Harriman – Located in the Dickey Valley, Mays Valley and Sugar Grove Valley Road area.
Celebrate the Christmas season with a beautiful wreath or mailbox topper to decorate your home and help Joy & Chris Winchester raise money for them to travel to Guatemala as part of Powell Church’s 2015 Mission Trip. For the past six years, Powell Church has sent a group to serve the town of Chichicastenango by leading several Vacation Bible Schools at local churches and schools, providing clean water filters, donating buses and building playgrounds for children. All the wreaths are handmade by Joy’s mom, who is donating her time, expertise and all the materials. Wreaths are $70, toppers are $30. ALL proceeds will go toward the expenses for the Winchesters to make the trip and any extra money raised over that amount will go to the Guatemalan children. For more, call Joy at 865-556-1785. The wreaths measure 26 inches by 26 inches.
The Clinch River Chapter of Trout Unlimited is again offering its Beginning Fly Tying course. This popular class fills up fast—and it’s a great Christmas gift. Guided one-on-one by experienced instructors, students will tie nine different trout flies that are effective in area tailwaters and in the mountains. Techniques learned will enable participants to tie many other flies as well. The course is limited to a maximum of 12 students. Six classes are scheduled for Thursday evenings, 7-9, from Jan. 15 through Feb. 26 (no class on Feb. 12), at St. Francis Episcopal Church, 158 W. Norris Road, Norris. Cost is $125 including an illustrated manual, all materials and, for newcomers, a free one-year membership to Trout Unlimited. Tools will be loaned free of charge to students who don't have their own. Class proceeds benefit the Clinch River Chapter's conservation and youth education projects. For more information or to sign up, contact Buzz Buffington, email@example.com or (865) 463-7167.
The Tennessee Health Care Campaign (THCC) will be holding events to sign people up for health insurance coverage under the Affordable Care Act this month and next. If you do not have health insurance, these events are a chance to sign up for coverage in time to avoid penalties on your taxes. The Open Enrollment for what has become known as “Obamacare” began last Saturday, November 15th and will run through February 15th, 2015. You can sign up online at www.healthcare.gov, where you can also preview plans and costs or over the phone by calling 1-800-318-2596. Locally, THCC volunteer counselors can guide you through the process on Saturdays December 13th & 20th at Grace Lutheran Church at 131 West Gettysburg Avenue in Oak Ridge from 1 to 6 pm.
TENNderCare is Tennessee’s commitment to see that children and teens have the best start to a healthy life. TENNderCare is a free program of check-ups and health care services for children from birth to age 21 who are TennCare eligible. A check-up includes: a health history; complete physical exam; lab tests as needed; vision and hearing screenings; developmental and behavioral screenings when appropriate; and advice on how to keep your child healthy. In addition, dental and behavioral services are also available. In Anderson County for more information call the Health Department at 865-425-8800. You can also call 865-425-8715 to speak directly with a Community Outreach TENNderCare Representative.
On the first Thursday of every month, the Clinton Public Library will hold an open computer lab just for job seekers from 2:00-3:30 pm. During this time, an instructor will be available to assist patrons with job searches, job applications, resumes, and cover letters.
South Clinton Baptist invites everybody to join them this Sunday and every Sunday for church. Sunday School begins at 9:45 am and the church service begins at 11:00 am. They also have Children's Church (BLAST) for children in Pre-K through 5th grade. If anybody young or old or anybody in between needs a ride, please call the church office at 865-457-0863.
The City of Clinton has contracted with Emergency Communications Network to license its CodeRED high-speed notification solution. The CodeRED system provides officials the ability to quickly deliver messages to targeted areas or the entire city. Messages delivered via the CodeRED system will include major fires, chemical spills, evacuations, lock downs, natural disasters, abductions, major water system problems, bomb threats and other emergencies. Residents who live inside the city limits will also have the option to be notified when the National Weather Service issues tornado warnings and other severe weather information. All individuals and businesses are urged to log onto the city of Clinton website (www.clintontn.net) and follow the link to the CodeRED enrollment page. Those without Internet access may call the Clinton Police Dept dispatch center at 865-457-3112, Monday through Friday, (10am-5pm) and supply their information over the phone. Required information includes first and last name, street address (physical address, no P.O. boxes), city, state, zip code and primary phone number. Additional phone numbers can be entered as well. All businesses and individuals, who have unlisted phone numbers, who have changed their phone number or address within the past year and those who use a cellular phone or VoIP phone as their primary number should register.
The Free Medical Clinic of Briceville sponsored by the Clinton Baptist Association is open, providing basic health care to uninsured, low-income residents of Anderson and surrounding counties. The facility is located in Briceville on Highway 116 across the road from the Post Office. Appointments are taken on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 9 am to 12 noon by calling 865-426-0037. Patients will be seen each Wednesday beginning at 9 am.
Allies for Substance Abuse Prevention (ASAP) of Anderson County: www.ASAPofAnderson.org
Anderson County Veterans Service Officer Leon Jaquet: firstname.lastname@example.org
Clinton High School Football: www.clintondragonsfootball.com
Anderson County Trustee's Office: http://www.andersoncountytrustee.com/
Anderson County Chamber of Commerce: www.andersoncountychamber.org
Anderson County Sheriff's Department-- www.tnacso.net
Anderson County Clerk's Office-- www.andersoncountyclerk.com
City of Clinton--- www.clintontn.net
Anderson County Election Commission--- www.acelect.com
Tennessee Wildlife Federation-- www.tnwf.org
Do Not Call-- www.donotcall.gov
Anderson County government: www.andersontn.org
American Red Cross-- www.redcross.org
Medic Regional Blood Center-- www.medicblood.com
Coal Creek Watershed Foundation-- www.coalcreekaml.com
Anderson County Tourism-- www.yallcome.org
Anderson County Property Assessor-- www.acgis.net
Anderson County School System-- www.acs.ac
Discover East TN-- www.DiscoverET.org
City of Oak Ridge-- www.cortn.org
Clinch River Chapter of Trout Unlimited-- www.crctu.com
Green McAdoo Cultural Center & Museum-- www.greenmcadoo.com
American Museum of Science and Energy-- www.amse.org
Mayor's Commission On Clinton's 21st Century-- www.walktothefuture.com
First Baptist Church of Clinton-- www.firstbaptistclinton.com
Roane County Election Commission--- www.roaneelections.com
Blount County Government: http://www.blounttn.org
Alcoa City Government: www.cityofalcoa-tn.gov/
Maryville City Government: www.maryvillegov.com/
Clinton City Schools: www.clintonschools.org
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