Night Parade pics



 Night Parade

Thursday, November 30, 2017      6 pm

Line up @ 5 pm  (from DC Gas back toward Ingles Supermarket)

  1. Only 1 Santa (designated by Parade Committee)
  2. Absolutely NO Candy or other objects allowed to be thrown except by Santa.
  3. No more than 2 individuals are allowed to ride on hood or seat back of one car.
  4. If children are riding on a float there must be adults walking beside float or riding on float for protection and safety of the children.
  5. Signs should be BOLD black lettering for easy reading. Glitter on top of lettering is permitted.  Music is allowed.  Floats should be designed to be viewed from both sides.
  1. All floats should have escort vehicles to and from the parade line up for safety.
  2. Floats will be judged prior to parade. All floats must be in line up position by 5 pm for judging.  
  3. NO FEE to be in parade. Monetary awards will be given to float winners.  Categories are   Business/Municipality, Civic/Non-Profit, and Schools


For more information:  256-927-8455 or jperry@cherokee-chamber.or


Christmas Tour of Homes

The Women’s Club of Weiss Lake

31st Annual Tour of Homes

December 3, 2017

“Community Christmas”.

The Tour of Homes helps The WCWL provide aid to Cherokee Count in various forms. We are so delighted with this years Tour and so appreciative of each and every homeowner who volunteered to be on our Tour and with the McCord’s Homemaker’s Club for their co-hosting with us! We so appreciate our faithful sponsors and you the public for your participation in this annual event.

Each location will have tickets available for the Tour at a cost of $5 per ticket and we have the special treat of The McCord’s Homemaker’s Club co-hosting with us and providing free refreshments and home baked goods for purchase.

The Tour is open to the public from 1:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. rain or shine so come and begin the Christmas Season with our “Community Christmas” Tour of Homes.

TOH Wayne and Susan Jennings

Wayne and Susan Jennings
65 C. R. 368, Centre, AL


TOH Tim Garner

Tim Garner
C. R. 366, Centre, AL


Katie Tidwell and Sam Ely
232 hwy 411 Centre   – no picture


Tour Hopewell Community Center

Hopewell Community Center
CR 16and CR 29, Centre, AL


Tour Rhett and Jessica Walker

Rhett and Jessica Walker
3707 C. R. 701   Centre, AL

Haley and Jarrod Roddam
C. R. 16  no picture


Cherokee County Public Library

Cherokee Co Public Library

Library Press Release    11/7/2017  

Library Holidays: Friday, Nov. 10, Veterans Day; Thursday and Friday, Nov. 24 & 25, Thanksgiving

The library will be closed on Wednesday, Dec. 6 as we host our regional library Christmas lunch.

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

Visit for library news. Find us on Facebook @ Cherokee County Public Library!

News and Special Events

  1. It’s time to Enroll Alabama! Julie Hope, the navigator from Enroll Alabama, will be here at the library to assist you with enrollment for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act from

12:00—5:00 p.m as follows:

Tuesday, November 7     Tuesday, November 28    Tuesday, December 5    Tuesday, December 12

To avoid a wait, schedule an appointment with Julie by calling: her at 205-305-6506 or emailing her at   She will also schedule individual meetings for those unable to attend the library’s planned sessions.

  1. Green Bag Lunch Gardening Program on the third Thursday of the month!

Thursday, Nov. 16: The Georgia-Alabama Land Trust’s Renee Raney on “Feeding Birds and Animals in Winter” Just bring a lunch; we’ve got the drinks and dessert!

This is the last Green Bag presentation for 2017.  If you would like us to offer a program on a particular gardening topic, just let us know, and we’ll try our best when creating next year’s schedule!

  1. Art Class for all ages Thursdays at 3:30 p.m.
  2. Fall Storytime Tuesdays & Thursdays at 9:30 m. Stories, songs, crafts and fun!

Regular Programs and Services

  1. The Sew Joyful Quilters meet regularly on Thursdays from 10:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M.
  2. Reading Around Book Club meets the first Tuesday of the month from 12:00-1:00 P.M.
  3. Car trouble? Get expert help with car repairs and estimates with our link to Follow this path:; choose the “Links” tab; click on Chilton Library.
  4. The library’s Genealogy Room features a large and unique collection of local and family history, plus free access to com Library Edition. Visit soon! We also offer Genealogy Courses at several levels; Sign up to be notified when the next class will be held.


The Sweet House Bake Shop

The Sweet House Bake Shop (4)

The Sweet House Bake Shop (10)




Tuesday – Friday 7 am – 5 pm   and Saturday 8 am – 2 pm


Welcome to Cherokee County !    We are so happy to have you as a Chamber Member !!

We have already sampled some your your baked goods and they were DELICIOUS !




# 7 Sunflower Court  *  Centre, Alabama


(next to Captain D’s close to  the red light at Wal Mart )

Sweet Shop Bake Shop



2017 Miss Snowflake Pageant

2017 Miss Snowflake

was held Sunday, November 5, 2017

Gadsden State Cherokee Arena

Sponsored by:  The Spirit of Cherokee

Proceeds from this event help fund the Cherokee County Christmas Parade and The Avenue of Flags

2017 Miss Snowflake Winners

Baby Miss Snowflake 0-18 months – Embry Fletcher

Photogenic Winner:  Kyler Raynes Gossett

1st Alternate Kyler Raynes Gossett


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Tiny Miss Snowflake 19-35 months – Cora Jane Hosler


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Little Miss Snowflake 3-4 years – Gracelyn Sipsy

Photogenic Winner:  Gracelyn Sipsy

Princess:  Laela Jewell Johnson

1st Alternate:  Sawyer Hayes Gossett

2nd Alternate:  Kaili Hunt

Gracelyn Sipsy



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Young Miss Snowflake 7-9 years – Ella Marie Hosler

Photogenic Winner:   Ella Marie Hosler

1st Alternate:  Faith Bobo

2nd Alternate:  Emma Sipsy

Ella Marie Hosler



Junior Miss Snowflake 2017

Junior Miss Snowflake   10-13 years – Claire Victoria Williams

Photogenic Winner:  Claire Victoria Williams

1st Alternate:  Sarah Grace Lawson

2nd Alternate:  Abby Kate Williams

Princesses:  Taylor Hill and Natalyia Carter

Junior Miss Snowflake Claire Williams




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2017 Miss Snowflake – Haley Alexa Hays

Photogenic Winner:  Haley Alexa Hays

1st Alternate:  Jaycee Bobo


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10:00 am Canyon Fest begins! Activities including      appearances by entertainer Ron Anglin, build-a-bat box workshop, art sales, demonstrations, food, and music will continue throughout the day until 4:00 pm with the following scheduled events:
11:00 am- 3:00 pm Old Time Fiddle & Banjo featuring Matt Downer
11:00 am Bird of Prey program with Wings to Soar
Noon Ron Anglin – Crazy juggling, science and laughs!
2:00 pm Bird of Prey program with Wings to Soar
4:00 pm Festival close
For more information please contact:
Little River

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