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H1N1 vaccinations at Hammers Saturday
The Anderson County Health Department will provide the H1N1 vaccine free from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 20, at Hammers Store in Clinton.

Art Miller, director of the health department, said, "The health department wants to make the vaccine as accessible as possible for everyone."

He added, "CDC reports even though there has been a slow down in reported cases of the H1N1 virus there is still the possibility of a third wave in March. We have vaccine that is available for everyone ages 6 months and above. This also includes those over the age of 64."

Public health nurses will provide the vaccine, and there is a short half page form to fill out.

The vaccine is available at the Anderson County Health Department daily.

For more information about the H1N1 flu vaccines, call the Anderson County Health Department at 425-8801 or call the Tennessee Flu Information Line at 1-877-252-3432.

Information also is available on the Web at www.tn.gov/health or www.flu.gov.


Ciderville musicians to entertain at Feb. 13 ‘Doo Wop’ show
A “1950s & ’60s Doo Wop Show with a Country Edge” will be presented Saturday, Feb. 13, at the Midtown Community Center, 102 Robertsville Road, Oak Ridge.

The show, from 7-11 p.m., will feature a live performance by the Ciderville Farm and Home Show musicians and a showing of the Time Life Doo Wop DVD.

The event is free, and those attending are asked to bring a potluck dish. Chips and soft drinks will be provided.

Donations will be accepted to help with costs of the room.

The program will begin with a showing of the DVD on a big screen.

The DVD features artists including Dion & The Belmonts, The Platters, The Drifters, The Supremes, and more.

After the live Ciderville Farm and Home Show on BBB-TV ends at 9:30 p.m., the performers will present a live performance of 1950s and 1960s music with a country twist.

The Ciderville Farm and Home Show, hosted by David West, is live on Channel 12 each Saturday night.

The show features the house band and guests from the region performing bluegrass, country and gospel music, presented in the style of the old Cas Walker Farm and Home Hour.


Seniors’ property tax freeze topic of Feb. 16 AARP meeting
The local chapter of AARP will hear information about the state’s property tax freeze for senior citizens at its meeting Tuesday, Feb. 16.

The group will meet at 11:30 a.m. for a covered dish luncheon at the Clinton Community Center.

Rodney Archer, Anderson County trustee, will speak. He will explain the process and conditions for senior citizens to qualify for the tax freeze.



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