Published 10:16 pm Monday, June 4, 2018

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› The youth of Christ Missionary Baptist Church will be having a car wash at Advance Auto Parts in Valley on Saturday, June 9th. Your support and donations will be appreciated. Come out for a wash and a prayer with the youth and Pastor Robert L. Jones Jr.

› The renewal of animal licenses in the City of Valley began on Friday, June 1, 2018. These licenses can be purchased at the city clerk’s office at city hall. The fee for the license will depend on the age of the animal and whether they have been spayed or neutered. Every animal that’s at least four months of age must have a license. If they have been spayed or neutered, the fee is $10 for animals under 12 months of age and $5 for older animals.

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› Students entering grades two through six this fall who need assistance in reading and math may enroll in the summer math and reading lab on June 6 and 7 from 5 to 6 p.m. EDT at the L.B. Sykes Community Center in Lanett. The program dates are June 11-21 and sessions are scheduled for 8:30 a.m. till 12:30 p.m. Registration is required, and slots are limited. Contact Lionel Johnson at (706) 645-9419 for more information.

› The West Point Active Life Center is a recreation center for independent adults who are at least 55 years of age. Lunch is provided five days a week for those who are 60 and older. There’s also activities, games, billiards, quilting, exercise classes, trips and every Wednesday, FREE BINGO at 10:30 a.m. EDT. The Active Life Center serves West Point and the surrounding area. Come check us out. We’re open from 9 a.m. till 2 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. The center is located at 1114 O.G. Skinner Drive, West Point. For information, call (706) 645-3580.

› The Juneteenth Community Festival will be taking place on the grounds of Goodsell Methodist Church in Lanett from 10 a.m. till 5 p.m. EDT on Saturday, June 9, 2018. There will be wholesome family fun, live entertainment, food and refreshments.

GriefShare, a special help seminar and small group support for people experiencing grief and loss, is being held on Sunday evenings at The Bridge Church. There will be no meeting on Sunday, June 17th, which is Father’s Day.

› Bradshaw-Chambers County Library will host a Lunch N Learn program, “The History of Chambers County” with Judge Calvin Milford on Friday, June 8th at 11:30 a.m. EDT. Call (334) 768-2161 by June 7th to make a free lunch reservation.

› The Valley City Council will have their next meeting at 6 p.m. EDT on Monday, June 11th. The next meeting of the Chambers County Commission will be at 4 p.m. CDT (5 Eastern) on Monday, June 18.

› The Valley Farmers’ Market is open from 3 to 6 p.m. EDT every Friday afternoon through the growing season. There will be at least five Alabama farmers there this Friday with such items as peaches, beets, onions, collards, squash, red potatoes, turnips, strawberries, fresh bread and baked goods.

› The 65th annual Bowen East District Youth Conference will convene on Wednesday, June 6th at the Bowen East District Center in Lanett. The Ozias Missionary Baptist Church is this year’s host church. The Sunbeam, Red Circle and Crusader departments will meet both days. The 2018 theme is “Christian Youth on Fire for God.” Please come out and support the conference. Contact M. Banks at (334) 644-7825 for more information.

› On Friday, June 15th, Bradshaw-Chambers County Library in Valley will host a Lunch N Learn book signing program featuring local author Shirley Aaron, who recently released her fourth book, “Finding Purpose After Retirement.” Please call (334) 768-2151 by Thursday, June 14th at noon to make your FREE lunch reservations.

› Bradshaw-Chambers County Library invites adults to join in on a fun time for bingo and prizes. It will be taking place at 11:30 a.m. EDT on Friday, June 22. No reservation is required, and lunch will be served.

Fairfax Masonic Lodge No. 876 will meet at 7 p.m. EDT on Tuesday, June 12th. All members are urged to attend. A summer project will be discussed.