Monthly Archives: April 2016

#TVAfun photo contest starts April 1

Posted on April 1, 2016 12:12 pm by Kim Swindell Wood

Starting April 1 is the unofficial start of the warm weather fun season, and the Tennessee Valley offers many opportunities to enjoy the outdoors, from camping, hiking and water skiing to whitewater rafting, birdwatching and mountain biking. And what better way to remember those great moments than with a great photo or short video?

Tennessee Valley Authority is launching #TVAfun, a seven-month-long social media contest to encourage everyone to take advantage of our many lakes and recreations areas and then share the fun by posting their favorite photos and short videos.

The contest begins Friday, April 1, and runs through the end of October. Cool prizes will be … Read More


Emergency responders enjoy free lunch at Caribbean Cafe

Posted on April 1, 2016 11:11 am by Pamela Claytor

Caribbean Cafe is hosting a free lunch today for emergency responders, to show appreciation for their commitment and sacrifices for the community. Responders are starting to arrive to enjoy their meal.

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Automotive Swap Meet slated for April 9

Posted on April 1, 2016 10:10 am by Pamela Claytor

1st Tennessee Region VCCA 2016 Automotive Swap Meet has been scheduled for 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on April 9 at Northfield Elementary School, in the parking lot. There will be a craft fair and yard sale.

If you would like to participate as a vendor, please contact Bill or Kathy at (931) 761-8687 or (931) 529-1068.

Car corral is $15, and 10X20 spaces are $15.


Cumberland Beef Day welcomes farmers

Posted on April 1, 2016 9:09 am by Pamela Claytor

UT Extension held their Cumberland Beef Day at the White County Agricultural Complex on March 31, with a trade show, presentations and lunch for farmers to enjoy.


Wenda’s Warriors fish fry

Posted on April 1, 2016 7:07 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Wenda’s Warriors will be hosting a Relay For Life fish fry, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday, April 9, 2016, at 278 Oakwood St. You have the choice of either a fish plate or a fish sandwich. Luminarias are also available. Relay For Life is 5-10 p.m., Saturday, May 13, on Liberty Square, in downtown Sparta. Everyone is encouraged to attend.


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