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TAX AID AT FAYETTE CIVIC CENTER
The AARP Tax Aid Volunteers will be preparing taxes again this year at the
Fayette Civic Center. As always this is a free
service and you do not need to be an AARP member for us to prepare your taxes. Tax preparation will be held ever Friday
from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. until April 11. Items to bring to your appointment include all social security cards for your family,
a voided check for direct deposit of a refund, 2012 tax returns and all tax forms to prepare your taxes. To make an
appointment or for tax related question call Sam Colburn at 205-932-6445.
Celebrate Recovery meets every Thursday at Fayette First United Methodist Church
fellowship hall. A free meal is served
at 6:30 p.m., followed by worship and lesson/testimony at 7 p.m., small group discussions at 8 p.m. and coffee house at
8:30 p.m. Childcare is provided for participants. Celebrate Recovery is for people from all walks of life who are seeking
help and healing from life’s struggles.
BERRY CIVIC CENTER ACTIVITIES
Lunch is served Monday through Friday at 11 a.m. for citizens 60 and over. Bring
your musical instrument and play and
sing every Wednesday from 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. Ladies, come and play cards and Dominos at 11:30 on Wednesdays. For
more information call Lavonne Madison at 689-4272 or 932-0707.
COMMUNITY BIBLE STUDY / WORSHIP SERVICE
There will be a Community Bible Study every Tuesday at 6 p.m. and a Community
Worship Service every Sunday at 10
a.m. at the Fayette Housing Authority Community Center located at 409 6th St. SW, in Fayette. Class/worship is
sponsored by Mayfield Church of Christ and will be led by Willie Ivey. Refreshments will be served. For more
information, call 904-8466 or email email@example.com
STRENGTHENING FAMILIES PROGRAM
A FREE Strengthening Families Program will be held at the Fayette Middle School
library on Monday nights at 5:15 p.m.
A meal is served followed by an interactive, fun program. The program is for sixth grade students and their
parents/guardians. To register call Tonya Freeman at 205-932-7660 or fill out the registration form sent home with
students and return it to the school.
GOSPEL SINGING AT BELK
There will be a Southern Gospel music concert in Belk on Hwy. 96 between Fayette
and Kennedy at Belk Community
Center on Thursday, March 6 at 6:30 p.m. Doug and Iva Gardner Wooten, Billy and Katie Gandy, Guy Stough, Emily
Smith and others will be on the program. The featured group will be the Paul Busby Family of Berry. There will be some
congregational singing and there will be a choir made up of the special singers. Admission is free and everyone is invited
to come and enjoy an evening of their favorite Southern Gospel music. For more information, call 205-932-6021.
SWAMP JOHNS AT HUBBERTVILLE
Swamp John’s will be visiting the Hubbertville Pavilion on Thursday, March 6 from 4 - 7
p.m. Plates will be $10 each and
will consist of your choice of fish, shrimp or chicken, served with coleslaw, fries, hush puppies and tea. Dine-in or carry-
out plates are available. Plates can be pre-ordered by contacting any Lion’s Club member or Lion Bobbie McCraw at B &
M Grocery, 205-487-4436. All proceeds will support the Hubbertville Lion’s Club with awarding scholarships to
graduating seniors and assist with community projects.
HALOS Springtime Pageant
HALOS are sponsoring a Spring pageant to be held on Saturday, March 8, at 10
a.m. at South Lamar School. Entry fee is
$20. An optional category of Miss Photogenic is $5. Attire is formal dress and open to girls ages infant-Senior in high
school. Prizes will be awarded in each age category. Forms can be picked up/dropped off at South Lamar School, Denise's
Flowers and Gifts, Stanford Motors in Vernon, Bancorp South in Columbus, Miss or on the HALOS nonprofit Facebook
page. For more information, please contact Jen at 471-3656 or any HALOS member.
BACKSTREET OPRY CELEBRATES 25 YEARS
March marks 25 years for the Backstreet Opry in Vernon in providing
entertainment for the local communities. March 8
will be the main anniversary show featuring the Silver Eagle Band. This band always features great singers and music
doing their style of Country & Western, Blues, and old style of Rock. March 15 will be Bluegrass Night featuring the Jeff
Long Band. March 22 will be Gospel night featuring Saving Grace. March 29 will feature Jodi Elmore, Devon Avery and
the Retrospect Band. Don’t miss this month of great free entertainment with free food, drinks and prizes.
JACKS CAR SHOW FOR MDA
The Jack’s car show for MDA will be held Saturday, March 8 from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. on
the old runway at Guthrie Smith
Park. All proceeds go to support MDA. Free general admission. Entry cost for cars is $20. Each entry gets a Jack’s lunch
ticket. There will also be a 50/50 drawing and door prizes.
MASTER GARDENERS PROGRAM
James Moore will present a program on the cultivation and enjoyment of roses at
5:30 p.m. on Monday, March 10 at the
Fayette Co. Extension Office (behind Walmart). Everyone is welcome to join Master Gardeners for this enjoyable and
informative presentation. The Master Gardeners Association of Fayette will hold their regular monthly meeting at 5 p.m.,
prior to Judge Moore's presentation.
The next meeting of the Fayette County Republican Party will be held at 7 p.m.
on March 11 at Bevill State. Qualified
GOP candidates will speak. Food will be ready at 6 p.m.
FLATWOOD CEMETERY MEETING
Flatwoods Cemetery perpetual care meeting will be held at Flatwoods Church,
County Road 46, on Saturday, March 15 at
KIRKLAND-BLUFF-WAYSIDE VFD FUND RAISER
The annual community fund raising event for the Kirkland-Bluff-Wayside Volunteer
Fire Department will be held at the
Kirkland Community Center on Saturday, March 15 from 4 - 8 p.m. Catfish and chicken finger plates will be sold for $8.
Plates will include either two filets or chicken fingers, hushpuppies, fries, slaw, baked beans, dessert and drink. Cake walk
will be held at 6:30 p.m. There will also be a raffle for $300, $100 and $50.
KIRKLAND COMMUNITY MEETING
The Kirkland Community Club will hold its quarterly meeting Monday, March 17 at
7 p.m. at the Kirkland Community
Center. The club requests all interested in preserving the center to attend. Officers will be elected and plans for the club
will be discussed.
Westinghouse retirees and former employees luncheon will be held March 21 at
10:30 a.m. at Cheeky’s in Gordo. Come
enjoy fellowship with old friends.
CRYSTALS IN CONCERT
The Crystals will be in concert at the Fayette Civic Center on March 29 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased at
the Fayette Civic Center 932-8727, Citizens Bank of Fayette (932-8911) or online at Eventbrite.com For more info
contact Glenda at the Fayette Civic Center.
877TH ENGINEER BATTALION RETIRED EMPLOYEES MEETING
The next quarterly meeting of the 877th Engineer Battalion Retired Employees
will be held on Monday, March 31 at 11
a.m. at Cedar Landing Restaurant in Winfield. All former full-time unit support employees (Unit, OMS, R&R, etc.) are
invited to attend. Lunch is Dutch treat.