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BOE to hold special meeting

The Marietta City School District Board of Education will hold a special board meeting today at 6 p.m. This will be a virtual meeting and discussion will include placing a bond issue for buildings on the November ballot along with discussions of an emergency levy being placed on ballot. An executive session to discuss upcoming negotiations is also on the agenda.

Oak Grove Volunteer Fire Department event canceled

The Oak Grove Volunteer Fire Department social originally scheduled for Aug. 1 has been canceled for this year due to COVID-19 concerns. To donate to the department, members will be at the station Aug. 1 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at 102 Oak Grove Lane, Marietta. Donations may also be mailed to this address.

Annual Golf Scramble set for August

The Sardis Vol. Fire Dept. will hold its 9th Annual Golf Scramble Aug. 8 at the Fairway Riverside Golf Course. Shotgun start will be at 8 a.m. Four player team registration fee is $200 and includes green fees, cart rental, breakfast items, and lunch.

¯For information: 740-310-0610.

Community Church will host Kids Day

Moss Run Community Church will host Kids Day Aug. 8 from 2-5 p.m. followed by a picnic at the church shelter. Parents, grandparents, and friends are invited to attend. The event is for children ages 3-12 and includes bible lessons, crafts, snacks, and games. The church is located 10 miles out SR 26 on the right.


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