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Still Time to Register in the “Run for Val 5k” on Saturday April 19th

It’s not too late to register for the Run4Val 5k in Centre. Over 110 participants will toe the line at the Armory this Saturday (April 19th) at 8:00am to raise scholarship funds in memory of former Centre Chief of Police Val Courtney. Participants can walk, jog or run the certified course which is being chip timed. The race also serves as a collection point for the Shoe Santa program – simply bring your worn out running shoes to add to the 500 plus pairs that have already been collected Register in person at the Odyssey Fitness Center on the Chestnut Bypass in Centre or download an entry form by CLICKING THE LINK Run4Val Official Registration Form r1 – UPDATE
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Piedmont Track and Baseball Cancelled for Tuesday (April 15th) Due to the Weather

Piedmont Track and Baseball has been cancelled for today (Tuesday, April 15th) due to the weather.
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TheatreCentre Presents “The Passion of Christ” / April 14th & 15th

TheatreCentre presents the play “The Passion of Christ/It Is Finished” for two performances only – Tuesday and Wednesday, April 15th and 16th at 7:00 each evening.  There will be musical presentations by – Lana Evans, Katie Hill, Ronny Kisor, Jamie & Jason LeCroy, Brenda Loveless, Emily Perry, Jennifer Perry, Chad Steed and Sucressa West. Those performances will be held at the Centre Armory – admission is $10.00 per person. For additional information contact Director Gary Davis at (256) 927- 9516.
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Cherokee County Public Library Offering a Variety of Programs

Library Press Release       1.  Story Time Programs   Tuesdays and Thursdays at 9:30.   2. A new six week course of Beginners and Advanced Genealogy Classes started on March 31. If you would like to join, sessions are on Mondays at 10.00. Call the library for more information.   3. Sew Joyful Quilting Circle Thursdays from 10:00—12:00.   4. Cloud Farrow teaches Art Class Thursdays from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.                    Bring 2 #2 pencils and an 8 X 10 sketchbook.   5. Reading Around Book Club meets the first Tuesday of the month from 12—1:00   What they’re reading:  April: Any of the “Miss Julia” books by Ann B. Ross.  May: books by Jo Ann Fluke.   6. Low Vision group meets the third Tuesday of the month at 10:00.   7. Summer Reading comes rolling in with “Fizz, Boom, Read!” on Friday, May 30! The McWane Center will visit the library with some fizzy science fun from 10:00-11:00.   8.  Brown Bag Lunch Series: Bring a lunch and join us at the library at12:00 on the 3rd...
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Danny Crownover to Speak to Cherokee County Historical Society / April 15th

As guest speaker for the Cherokee County Historical Society, Mr. Danny Crownover will be speaking on the High Town Path / Date and time:  April 15 at 6:00 pm / Place: the Cherokee County Museum, 101 East Main Street, Centre, AL The public is invited to attend. Danny is retired from the City of Gadsden’s Community Development office, and as the Mayor’s special projects coordinator.  Since 2005, he has been President and Executive Director of the Etowah Historical Society and the Etowah Heritage Museum.  Danny also serves as the Vice President of the Cherokee County Historical Society.  He has written a weekly historical article for the Gadsden Messenger for 15 years.  Danny has done extensive research on the 1,000 mile trail, the High Town Path, that runs through Cherokee County, AL.  It extends from Charleston, SC eastward through GA, AL, and MS.  It ends at the Chickasaw Bluffs in Memphis, TN.  The Path was named after a Cherokee village called “High Town” which was...
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“Casual Friday for Kids” T-Shirts Now in at the Children’s Advocacy Center

“Casual Friday for Kids” t-shirts are now in and are available for pick up at the Cherokee County Children’s Advocacy Center. Additional shirts are also available for purchase. To find out more call (256) 927-2111.
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Cherokee County High School Green House Now Open

The Cherokee County High School Green House is now open weekdays from 9:00am – 3:00pm. There’s a variety of things to choose from, including tomato plants, pepper plants, budding plants and hanging ferns. To find out more call (256) 484-7474.
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Pre-Registration for “City of Centre Run4Val 5k & 10k” Now Underway

Pre-registration for the “City of Centre’s Run4Val 5k & 10k Chiefs Challenge 3 Person Relay” is now underway at the Odyssey Fitness Spa & Health Center on the Chesnut Bypass in Centre. The event is scheduled for Saturday, April 19th at 8:00am.  Participants that register by Tuesday, April 1st are guaranteed to received a race t-shirt.  For more information call (256) 927-2772 or to download a registration form CLICK BELOW Run4Val Official Registration Form        
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Civitan Vidalia Onion Sale

The Cherokee County Civitan Club, is now taking pre-paid orders, as part of their annual Vidalia Onion Sale (10 pound bag for $10.00). Onions will be delivered in May. To place your order simply speak with any Civitan Club Member, or call Ken Blair at (770) 633-1359.  
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O Negative Blood Supplies Are At “Critical” Levels

Blood Assurance, whose donors are the sole providers of blood for more than 70 hospitals and healthcare facilities, including Cherokee Medical Center, is issuing an appeal for all blood types. Blood inventory levels are nearing critical stages. Current levels of O negative donations are below a two-day supply. O negative blood is known as the universal blood type because it can be given to patients in an emergency situation when their own blood type is unknown. If you can help by donating blood, call 1-800-962-0628 to schedule appointments at any Blood Assurance donation center including the one in Rome.  
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Family In Need Of Assistance Following House Fire

The family of Regina Cox – two adults and two children – lost everything in a house fire January 4th in Cedar Bluff. Fortunately, no one was hurt, however they lost absolutely everything in the blaze and the family had no insurance. They are desperately in need of assistance, especially in the form of cash donations. If you can offer a helping hand in any way, please call (256) 630-6873.  
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Geneology Class At Cherokee County Library

The Cherokee County Public Library will be presenting a new class entitled Chasing Your Roots – Tips through the Traps in African-American Genealogy, starting Monday, September 23rd. Classes will be conducted by Jo Ann Thompson each Monday at 1:00pm. There will be Beginners and Advanced classes from 10:00am – 12:00 noon each Monday. The Cherokee County Public Library is located at 310 Mary Street in Centre. For additional information on what the library has to offer call (256) 927-5838.  
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Donate Old Cell Phones For Relay For Life

Turn your old cell phone into a valuable donation in the fight against cancer. Cherokee County Relay for Life is now taking donations of cell phones at the Alabama Teachers Credit Union – the American Cancer Society, receives a monetary donation, for every cell phone collected.  
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