Local Events

Buncombe Creek: Root vegetable season

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Hopefully, most of you have already planted your root vegetables. I believe summer is just a hop away. May 1 is coming up this Friday, so be sure to follow the old tradition of leaving a May Day basket of flowers or treats on your neighbor's doorstep or go on a May Day picnic.

SORD landfills reopen to public

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SORD will be reopening the landfill to the public starting May 1. The Mar shall County Convenience Site on Highway 70F in Kingston reopened on April 25.

Enos FD: Check on your neighbors

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Hello Enos! Here we are, still practicing Social Distancing and being Safer at Home. This is certainly a very trying time for everyone. Don’t forget to check on your neighbors, especially the immune compromised and the elderly.

MPS shares details ofdistance learning

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During this time of uncertainty, Madill Schools are working diligently to take care of their students and community members. Faculty members have been busy planning a distance learning model for students. In this model, students may receive enrichment virtually or in a home based packet. Teachers and administrators are encouraging activity based learning. At this point in our community, the school system will be encouragers do to the fact that there is so much stress already being placed on families. The distance learning plan can be accessed on the school website or the school Facebook page. Administrators are encouraging parents to call the site offices if you have any questions.