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Last Updated February 5, 2016
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Post Home for rent
The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post Home 4543 is available to rent for group functions. If you need a place to hold a birthday party, family get-together or other activity, the VFW Post Home located at the intersection of Hwy. 13 and CR 17 in Delmar is available. For more information, contact Commander Dwight Thomas at 205-486-2564.
Addison Rescue Squad selling 9-1-1 reflective signs
The Addison Rescue Squad is currently selling 9-1-1 reflective signs for $20 each.  Those who live within the Addison Rescue Squad coverage area who would like a rescue squad member to put their sign up for them can pay an additional $5.  Proceeds will go to help the rescue squad purchase and maintain equipment.  To purchase a sign, see any rescue squad member or call 256-339-0720.
Narconon offers help
Narconon would like to remind families that the use of addicting drugs is on the rise. Take steps to protect your family from drug use. If you know anyone who is struggling with drug addiction get them the help they need.
Call for a free brochure on the signs of addiction for all drugs. Narconon also offers free screenings and referrals.  800-431-1754 or:
Panorama Club selling gourmet apples
The Panorama Study Club in Double Springs is currently taking orders for gourmet apples, which will be delivered Feb. 10-12, just in time for Valentine’s Day! The apples are $10 each, and come in caramel dipped in milk chocolate with or without pecans or caramel dipped in white chocolate with or without pecans.  Each apple is finished with either a milk chocolate or white chocolate drizzle. The apples will be prepared Feb. 9-10, so they will be extremely fresh when they are delivered. To place an order, contact Nancy Gurley at 205-272-1400, Teresa Posey at 205-489-6202 or see any Panorama Club member.  The deadline to place an order is Friday, Feb. 5. The gourmet apple sale is the Panorama Club’s only fundraiser and helps provide funds for the club’s many community projects.
Saturday, Feb. 6 
Delmar VFD holding fundraiser supper
The Delmar Volunteer Fire Department will be holding a pork chop or smoked chicken plate fundraiser supper Saturday, Feb. 6, from 4-7 p.m. at the fire station, located on Highway 13 south.  Plates are $7, and will include pork chops or smoked chicken, baked beans, slaw, fries and tea.  Dine-in or carryout available.  All donations will go to benefit the Delmar VFD.
The Believers in concert at Liberty Chapel
Liberty Chapel Freewill Baptist Church, located on Highway 81 in the Oak Grove community of Franklin County, will welcome The Believers in concert Saturday, Feb. 6, at 6:30 p.m.  Pastor Brian Fuller and the church congregation cordially invite everyone to attend.
Feb. 7-10
Healing revival at Ephesus Baptist
Ephesus Baptist Church, located in the Pebble community off of County Road 93, will be conducting a healing revival Sunday, Feb. 7, through Wednesday, Feb. 10.  Sunday services will be at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m., and weeknight services will begin at 7 p.m.  The Sunday morning service will be led by Bro. Darty, with Sunday evening’s led by Bro. Benny Knight.  Monday’s service will feature Frankie Miller; Tuesday’s David Pope and Wednesday’s Jeff Whitten.  Healing services will be conducted during each of the revival’s services.  David Crane will be providing special music for each service.  Everyone - especially those with needs - are cordially invited to attend.
Monday, Feb. 8
Arley Women’s Club to meet
The Arley Women’s Club will meet Monday, Feb. 8, at noon at the Arley Public Library.  The program will be about the Alabama Birding Trail.  The program will be followed by a business meeting.  All members and all interested ladies are welcome to attend.
Bean supper at Littleville UMC
Littleville United Methodist Church, located off of Highway 195 in the Needmore community near Haleyville, will be holding a benefit bean supper Monday, Feb. 8, from 4-7 p.m.  Plates will cost $3, and will include a choice of pinto or great Northern beans, slaw, corn bread and onion.  Dine-in or carryout.  All proceeds will go to help with church projects.  Come out and enjoy the fellowship.
Feb. 12-13
Arley Women's Club's annual  Pies and Posies for the Park
The Arley Women’s Club has the perfect way for you to show your Valentine how much you love him or her - a scrumptious homemade pie! Club members will be holding the event Friday, Feb. 12, from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. at the Arley Public Library, and at Traditions Bank Saturday, Feb. 13, from 9 a.m.  until noon. The club will be offering a mouthwatering array of pies to choose from.  Flower bud vases will also be available for purchase, as well. All proceeds will go to the club’s Hamner Park Beautification Project.
Saturday, Feb. 13
Emergency preparedness event in Fayette
The Fayette Medical Center Volunteer Auxiliary will be hosting an emergency preparedness event Saturday, Feb. 13, from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. at the Fayette Civic Center. Mayors from 27 communities have been invited to share the stage to start the program at 9 a.m., when Haleyville Mayor Ken Sunseri will give a PowerPoint presentation about weather-related emergencies the city experienced in 2011 and 2015. Regional Alabama Cooperative Extension agent Susan Hill, from Winston County, will also be giving a presentation on food safety at 2:30 p.m.  The total event is free and everyone is welcome.
Monday, Feb. 22
Arley UMC holding benefit bean supper
Arley United Methodist Church, located on County Road 41 south, will be having a benefit bean supper Monday, Feb. 22, from 4:30-6 p.m. in the church fellowship hall. For a donation, attendees will receive a plate of beans, slaw, corn bread and onion. Dine-in or carryout will be available. Proceeds will go to the Laura Crandall Brown Foundation, which works to prevent all gynecological cancers.
Tuesday, Feb. 23
Red Cross blood drive in Haleyville
The American Red Cross is urging eligible donors to help ensure a sufficient blood supply for patients by giving blood this February. A blood drive will be taking place Tuesday, Feb. 23, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Lakeland Community Hospital in Haleyville. During the winter months, inclement winter weather and seasonal illnesses can keep regular donors from giving blood. Healthy donors of all blood types are needed to help maintain an adequate blood supply for patients in their own communities, as well as areas where donors were unable to give due to severe winter weather. Individuals with types O, AB, B negative and A negative blood are especially needed.
Saturday, Feb. 27
Wild game feast at Meek Baptist
Meek Baptist Church will host its wild game feast Saturday, Feb. 27, from 2:30-7:30 p.m. at Meek Baptist Church, located on Helicon Road in Arley.  Everyone is cordially invited to attend.




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