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Today's Features

  • Carroll County Public Library will display quilts during the month of October. Banned book week Sept. 31 through Oct. 5 — get caught reading.

    Wednesday, Oct. 3: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; medicare information,
    1 p.m.; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.

    Thursday, Oct. 4: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.;  music makers, 18 months and up, 11 a.m.; story hour, ages 3 1/2-5 years, 1:30 p. m.; GED help, 3:30 p.m.; homework help, 4 p.m.; close at 5 p.m. for the Two Rivers Tobacco Festival.

  • Carroll County Emergency Management will add six Community Outdoor Warning Systems (COWS) to alert residents and visitors of tornado sightings or warnings.

    COWS can save lives during severe weather when a tornado is sighted or a tornado warning is issued. The 19 COWS used by Carroll County Emergency Management could save your life and the lives of your family and friends. They will be activated as soon as a tornado is sighted in Carroll County or a tornado warning is issued by the National Weather Service for Carroll County.

  • The Commonwealth Quartet from Hendersonville, Tenn. Will be in concert at the Carrollton Christian Church on Fifth Street at 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6. This makes the fourth year in a row that this southern gospel quartet will be making it’s way up here to sing for the community.

    Everyone is welcome to attend this free concert, but a free-will offering will be collected afterward. Also, refreshments will be served in the fellowship hall after the concert.

  • Every so often we have to choose our leaders in our countries; some govern four years and others up to six years.

    Each candidate has to offer us, that if we give them our vote, the country will flourish, the economy will bloom, better medical attention and education for our families and so justice will finally be right for everyone … and in the end, what don’t they promise?

  • Hummingbirds are a great joy to see during the summer months of the year. These small birds have very interesting characteristics including their tiny size, brilliant color, dazzling acrobatics, swift flight, and unique personality.

  • As parents, we have a great responsibility to make sure our children are healthy; so as adults, we need to be a healthy role model for our children.

    In reading, I have found the 10 tips for setting good examples for our children through the Nutrition Education Series. You are the most important influence on your child. You can do many things to help your children develop healthy eating habits for life.

  • How many of your children walked to school today? How many of you walked to school with your son or daughter? Organ-ized by the Partner-ship for a Walkable America, Walk to School Day in the United States began in 1997 as a one-day event aimed at building awareness for the need for walkable communities.

    In 2000, the event became international when the United Kingdom and Canada (both of which had already been promoting walking to school) and the United States joined together for the first International Walk to School Day.