Cherokee Co Public Library

Library RocksLibrary Holidays: Wednesday, July 4th, Independence Day.      Fine Free week: 1st 7 Days of each month.

Visit www.tinyurl.com/mKofyke for library news. Find us on Facebook @ Cherokee County Public Library!

News and Special Events

  1. Sweet Home: Alabama’s History in Maps is open for viewing in the conference room during library hours from May 21—July 19.  Come and take a look! Sweet Home: Alabama’s History in Maps was created and is provided free-of-charge by the Southern History Department of the Birmingham Public Library. Support for exhibit setup provided by the Alabama Bicentennial Commission.
  2. Chair Yoga: No time to exercise? Join Linda Abernathy for a 15-minute stretch session! Easy, relaxing, fun and free! Call (256-927-5838), email ccplincentre@gmail.com, or visit us to sign up.

2nd and 3rd Fridays each month  11:45 a.m.—12:00 p.m.   July 13 & 20 …and beyond

  1. “Libraries Rock” is rockin’ the library on Fridays!! Read to win prizes and meet our special guests!

             June 15 at 10:00: The McWane Center visits with “Sonic Sound

             June 22 at 10:00: Born to be Wild! Rockin’ Animals with Animal Tales

             June 29 at 10:00: Bill Packard’s Magical Mystery Tour

Full schedule is on our Facebook page and card catalog www.tinyurl.com/mKofyke.

  1. Adult Summer Reading!! Record books to play bingo and win prizes! Pick up your card June 1.
  2. Summer Storytime Tuesdays through Jun. Preschool – early elementary age.
  3. Summer Scribbles Drawing Class for ages 10—up. 6 weeks of art fun starts Thursday, June 21 from 1- 2:30 pm! Class size is limited; sign up soon. Supplies needed: 11 x 14 pad, # 2 pencils, erasers.
  4. Sew Busy: Intro to Quilting Ages 10-14. Don’t know a needle from a pin? Sew what! Learn what it takes to make a fun quilting project in this class led by our own Sew Joyful Quilters. Space is limited. Call 256-927-5838 or sign up at the library.    Thursdays July 12, 19, and 26,   10:00 a.m..—12:00 p.m.
  5. Green Bag Gardening Lunch Program Third Thursday of the month through November

12:00 P.M.  Thursday, June21: Miniature Gardens with Linda McDaniel. (One lucky                             gardener attending will take a mini-garden home!) Just bring a lunch; We’ll do drinks and dessert!

12:00 PM.   Thursday, July 19 Bring Color into the Garden 12 Months of the Year with                              The Anniston Star’s “Southern Gardner”, Sherry Blanton

  1. Coming up in August: AARP’s Safe Driving Course, Friday, August 24 from 9.00—3:30. Brush up on the rules of the road and possibly qualify for a special discount on your car insurance (check with your agent) Fees: Members $15.00, Non-members $20.00; the class can be audited for free. Sign up required.
  • Genealogy Class: begins on September 4. Tuesdays from 1—3 PM. Sign up requested.

The Sew Joyful Quilters meet at the library on Thursdays from 10:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M.

Reading Around Book Club meets on the first Tuesday of the month.

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Cherokee Co Public Library

Sweet Home

Library Holidays: Wednesday, July 4th, Independence Day.      Fine Free week: 1st 7 Days of each month.

Visit www.tinyurl.com/mKofyke for library news. Find us on Facebook @ Cherokee County Public Library!

News and Special Events

  1. Sweet Home: Alabama’s History in Maps is open for viewing in the conference room during library hours from May 21—July 19.  Come and take a look! Sweet Home: Alabama’s History in Maps was created and is provided free-of-charge by the Southern History Department of the Birmingham Public Library. Support for exhibit setup provided by the Alabama Bicentennial Commission.
  2. Ready to tap those toes? Joyce Cauthen presents Searching for Old-Time Fiddlers in Alabama, on Friday, June 8 at 12:00. Bring your lunch, we’ve got drinks/dessert. Dancing shoes optional!
  3. Chair Yoga: No time to exercise? Join Linda Abernathy for a 15-minute stretch session! Easy, relaxing, fun and free! Call (256-927-5838), email ccplincentre@gmail.com, or visit us to sign up.

2nd and 3rd Fridays each month  11:45 a.m.—12:00 p.m.   June 8 &15 …and beyond

  1. “Libraries Rock” is rockin’ the library on Fridays!! Read to win prizes and meet our special guests!

             June 8 at 10:00: “Fiddlers, Banjo Players, and Straw Beaters” with Joyce Cauthen.

             June 15 at 10:00: The McWane Center visits with “Sonic Sound

             June 22 at 10:00: Born to be Wild! Rockin’ Animals with Animal Tales– Full schedule is on                               our Facebook page and card catalog www.tinyurl.com/mKofyke.

  1. Adult Summer Reading!! Record books to play bingo and win prizes! Pick up your card June 1.
  2. Summer Storytime Tuesdays through June, starting June 5th . Preschool – early elementary age.
  3. Summer Scribbles Drawing Class for ages 10—up. 6 weeks of art fun starts Thursday, June 21 from 1- 2:30 pm! Class size is limited; sign up soon. Supplies needed: 11 x 14 pad, # 2 pencils, erasers.
  4. Sew Busy: Intro to Quilting Ages 10-14. Don’t know a needle from a pin? Sew what! Learn what it takes to make a fun quilting project in this class led by our own Sew Joyful Quilters. Space is limited. Call 256-927-5838 or sign up at the library.    Thursdays July 12, 19, and 26,   10:00 a.m..—12:00 p.m.
  5. Green Bag Gardening Lunch Program Third Thursday of the month through November

12:00 P.M.  Thursday, June21: Miniature Gardens with Linda McDaniel. (One lucky                            gardener attending will take a mini-garden home!) Just bring a lunch; We’ll do drinks and dessert!

12:00 PM.   Thursday, July 19 Bring Color into the Garden 12 Months of the Year with                              The Annison Star’s “Southern Gardner”, Sherry Blanton

  • Coming up in August: AARP’s Safe Driving Course, Friday, August 24 from 9.00—3:30. Brush up on the rules of the road and possibly qualify for a special discount on your car insurance (check with your agent) Fees: Members $15.00, Non-members $20.00; the class can be audited for free. Sign up required.
  • Genealogy Class: begins on September 4. Tuesdays from 1—3 PM. Sign up requested.

The Sew Joyful Quilters meet at the library on Thursdays from 10:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M.

Reading Around Book Club meets on the first Tuesday of the month.

JUNE – LEGAL MONTH

This is our monthly recognition  to  Chamber Members

Our Chamber Members in the Legal field  have gone “above and beyond” in assisting both the Chamber and its members.   Thank you for all you do for Cherokee County and surrounding counties ! 

 

AL Shumaker

Al Shumaker Attorney-At-Law

270 East Main Street

Centre, AL 35960

(256) 927-5581

http://shumakerassociates.com/Shumaker_Associates/Albert_Shumaker.html

Practice Area: Civil Litigation, Trial Practice, Federal Practice

 

Buttram, Hawkins & Hopper, LLC

Buttram, Hawkins & Hopper, LLC

440 West Main Street

Centre, AL 35960

(256) 927-5764

https://www.buttramhawkinshopperllc.com/

Our goal is to provide the highest level of personal service to our clients. Conveniently located in downtown Centre, we serve clients in Cherokee, Calhoun, Dekalb & Etowah Counties.

Shane Givens, Attorney at Law

Givens Law

296 East Main Street

Centre, AL 35960

(256) 927-7490

http://centrelawyer.com/

The law firm of J. Shane Givens  strives to deliver exceptional legal services in the areas of Family Law, Divorce, Child Custody, Child Support, Adoptions, and more.

 

Andrew Hairston

Law Office of Andrew Hairston

206 4th Street SW

Fort Payne, AL 35967

(256) 979-1529

https://www.facebook.com/pg/Law-Office-of-Andrew-Hairston-759208254122045/abo

 

Lyons & Morgan CPA

Wallace Lyons, CPA

David Morgan, CPA

105 Mae Street

Centre, AL 35960

(256) 927-5431

 

Corey Colbert 2

The Colbert Firm

104 Northwood Drive

Centre, AL 35960

(256) 927-5377

http://www.colbertlawyer.com/

Seek  legal counsel and representation from The Colbert Firm to get the one-on-one attention you deserve. Our law firm leverages our expertise in civil and criminal law to provide high-caliber legal services.   Call us for a free initial consultation on urgent legal cases, disputes, claims, and documentation today.

 

Cherokee Co Public Library

Cherokee Co Public Library

Library Holidays: Wednesday, July 4th, Independence Day.      Fine Free week: 1st 7 Days of each month.

Visit www.tinyurl.com/mKofyke for library news. Find us on Facebook @ Cherokee County Public Library

News and Special Events

  1. Sweet Home: Alabama’s History in Maps is open for viewing in the conference room during library hours from May 21—July 19.  Come and take a look! Sweet Home: Alabama’s History in Maps was created and is provided free-of-charge by the Southern History Department of the Birmingham Public Library. Support for exhibit setup provided by the Alabama Bicentennial Commission.
  2. Ready to tap those toes? Joyce Cauthen presents Searching for Old-Time Fiddlers in Alabama, on Friday, June 8 at 12:00. Bring your lunch, we’ve got drinks/dessert. Dancing shoes optional!
  3. Christian author Marie McClusky will sign your pre-purchased copy of her book Off the Chain on Monday, June 11 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Copies available at major book outlets.
  4. Chair Yoga: No time to exercise? Join Linda Abernathy for a 15-minute stretch session! Easy, relaxing, fun and free! Call (256-927-5838), email ccplincentre@gmail.com, or visit us to sign up.

2nd and 3rd Fridays each month  11:45 a.m.—12:00 p.m.   June 8 &15 …and beyond

  1. . “Libraries Rock” is rockin’ the library on Fridays!! Read to win prizes and meet our special guests!

             June 8 at 10:00: “Fiddlers, Banjo Players, and Straw Beaters” with Joyce Cauthen.

             June 15 at 10:00: The McWane Center visits with “Sonic Sound

             June 22 at 10:00: Born to be Wild! Rockin’ Animals with Animal Tales– Full schedule is on our Facebook page and card catalog www.tinyurl.com/mKofyke.

  1. Adult Summer Reading!! Record books to play bingo and win prizes! Pick up your card June 1.
  2. Summer Storytime Tuesdays through June, starting June 5th . Preschool – early elementary age.
  3. Summer Scribbles Drawing Class for ages 10—up. 6 weeks of art fun starts Thursday, June 21 from 1- 2:30 pm! Class size is limited; sign up soon. Supplies needed: 11 x 14 pad, # 2 pencils, erasers.
  4. Sew Busy: Intro to Quilting Don’t know a needle from a pin? Sew what! Learn what it takes to make a fun quilting project in this class led by our own Sew Joyful Quilters. Space is limited, so call 256-927-5838 or visit the library to sign up.       Thursdays July 12, 19, and 26              10:00 a.m..—12:00 p.m.
  • Green Bag Gardening Lunch Program Third Thursday of the month through November

12:00 P.M.  Thursday, June21: Miniature Gardens with Linda McDaniel. (One lucky                             gardener attending will take a mini-garden home!) Just bring a lunch; We’ll do drinks and dessert!

12:00 PM.   Thursday, July 19 Bring Color into the Garden 12 Months of the Year with                              The Annison Star’s “Southern Gardner”, Sherry Blanton

  • Coming up in August: AARP’s Safe Driving Course, Friday, August 24 from 9.00—3:30. Brush up on the rules of the road and possibly qualify for a special discount on your car insurance (check with your agent) Fees: Members $15.00, Non-members $20.00; the class can be audited for free. Sign up required.

The Sew Joyful Quilters meet at the library on Thursdays from 10:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M.

Reading Around Book Club meets on the first Tuesday of the month.

Cherokee Co Public Library

Library

Library Press Release    5/29/2018

Library Holidays: Monday, May 28, Memorial Day; Wednesday, July 4th Independence Day

The first 7 days of each month are fine-free for books returned in good condition!

Visit www.tinyurl.com/mKofyke for library news. Find us on Facebook @ Cherokee County Public Library!

News and Special Events

  1. Sweet Home: Alabama’s History in Maps will officially open with a formal ribbon-cutting ceremony on Thursday, May 31 at 9:00 am. The collection is open for viewing in the conference room at the library all day long from May 21—July20.  Come and take a look! Sweet Home: Alabama’s History in Maps was created and is provided free-of-charge by the Southern History Department of the Birmingham Public Library. Support for exhibit setup provided by the Alabama Bicentennial Committee.
  2. Ready to tap those toes? A special talk and performance, Searching for Old-Time Fiddlers in Alabama, will be given on Friday, June 8 at 12:00. Drinks and dessert will be here, so bring your lunch. Dancing shoes optional!
  3. Chair Yoga: No time to exercise? Join Linda Abernathy for a 15-minute stretch session! Easy, relaxing, fun and free! Call (256-927-5838), email ccplincentre@gmail.com, or visit us to sign up.

2nd and 3rd Fridays each month  11:45 a.m.—12:00 p.m.   June 8 &15 …and beyond

  1. . “Libraries Rock” beginning Friday, June 1 at 10:00 a.m. when Digeridoo Down Under presents “G’Day: Listen to the Outback” See the whole schedule and watch our Summer Reading Trailer on our Cherokee County Public Library Facebook page!
  2. Adult Summer Reading!! Record books to play bingo and win prizes! Pick up your card June 1.
  3. Summer Storytime Tuesdays through June, starting June 5th . Preschool – early elementary age.
  4. Summer Scribbles Drawing Class for ages 10—up. 6 weeks of art fun starts Thursday, June 21 from 1- 2:30 pm! Class size is limited; sign up soon. Supplies needed: 11 x 14 pad, # 2 pencils, erasers.
  5. Green Bag Gardening Lunch Program Third Thursday of the month through November

12:00 P.M.  Thursday, June21: Miniature Gardens with Linda McDaniel. (One lucky                             gardener attending will take a mini-garden home!) Just bring a lunch; We’ll do drinks and dessert!

1:00 PM.   Thursday, July 19 Bring Color into the Garden 12 Months of the Year with                              The Anniston Star’s “Southern Gardner”, Sherry Blanton

  1. Coming up in August: AARP’s Safe Driving Course, Friday, August 24 from 9.00—3:30. Brush up on the rules of the road and possibly qualify for a special discount on your car insurance (check with your agent) Fees: Members $15.00, Non-members $20.00; the class can be audited for free. Sign up required.
  • Genealogy Class: begins on September 4. Tuesdays from 1—3 PM. Sign up requested.

Regular Programs and Services

  • The Sew Joyful Quilters meet at the library on Thursdays from 10:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M.

Reading around Book Club No meeting in June. Regular time: first Tuesdays of the month from 12:00-1:

Eagle released back to Weiss Lake

This beautiful Bald Eagle was found near Weiss Lake in July  2017 & was rehabilitated at Auburn University.      Over 200 people gathered at the Causeway Boat Ramp between Centre and Cedar Bluff to witness this magnificent bird’s first flight back over Weiss Lake.
Weiss Lake Eagle

Pictures by :  Billy Pope

Art Director/Staff Photographer

Alabama Department of

Conservation and Natural Resources

Weiss Lake Eagle 3
Weiss Lake Eagle 4

Weiss Lake Eagle 8

Welcome Home !

CHEROKEE CO SPORTS HALL OF FAME

 

CCSHOF.pngCHEROKEE COUNTY SPORTS
HALL OF FAME


Class of 2018


Kaitlyn Griffith Revette
Marc Johnson
Danny Stubbs
Arthur “Tarzan” White

 

Banquet:  Saturday, June 9, 2018

6 pm

Gadsden State Cherokee Arena

801 Cedar Bluff Road

Centre, Alabama   35960

 

Tickets $25.00

Available at Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce office