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First Presbyterian Church of Jackson to celebrate its 150th anniversary Sunday, Jan. 15 at 2 p.m.

Pastor Taylor Morgan welcomes all to take part in this special celebration.

A reception will follow.

Everyone is invited to attend.

Register now for Sweet Water High School kid’s baseball camp to be hosted Feb. 2, 2023 from 8:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Forms are now available at the SWH school office.

The camp is for 2nd – 6th grade boys, t-shirt will be included and a lunch will be provided.

Registration cost is $50.

Southwest Alabama RSVP has been recycling newspapers for years but can also recycle magazines and catalogs.

Recycling papers not only frees up three cubic yards of landfill space but saves 17 trees, 380 gallons of oil, 4,000 kilowatts of energy and 7,000 gallons of water. The RSVP also recycles aluminum cans. Bring these items by the RSVP office, located at 147 Adams Avenue, Thomasville, behind the police station.

Southwest Alabama RSVP will be doing taxes for 2022, January through April 2023. You are never too old to help someone by learning tax counseling.

If you can use a computer and are 55 or older, the training is free. Can you volunteer some hours from end of January through April 15, 2023.

RSVP needs volunteers who would like to participate in this community service to sign up, so that they can start getting prepared.

For more information contact RSVP at 334- 637- 1143 or email

Alabama Department of Public Health is offering Alabama’s smokers help with quitting tobacco or vaping with the Alabama Tobacco Quitline.

Alabama residents can call 1-800-QUIT-NOW (1- 800-784-8669) or visit for free help.

Those who enroll in the program will be offered free coaching services over the telephone or online and receive up to eight weeks of free nicotine replacement therapy.

The quit line is available seven days a week from 6 a.m. to midnight

For additional information visit or www.alabamapublichealth. gov/tobacco.

Clarke County Animal Shelter is conducting a surrender and spay program.

Surrender all pups and spay the mom for a fee of $100, that also includes her rabies shot.

For more information call 1-251-275-1055 or message the animal shelter on Facebook.

The Pine Hill Food Bank and Mission is in need of volunteers.

Volunteering can be very rewarding.

If interested call Edith Ruffin at 334-419-7008 or Anna Hunter at 334-349- 3858.

Narconon offers drug education and rehabilitation.

Narconon reminds families that the abuse of addictive pharmaceutical drugs is on the rise.

Learning to recognize the early signs of drug abuse can be the first steps in getting your loved ones help if they are at risk.

Narconon can help you take steps to overcome addiction in your family.

Narconon offers a free brochure on the signs of addiction, for all types of drugs.

Call 1-800-431-1754 for free screenings or referrals or visit

The number 988 has been assigned nationwide to connect those in need with the 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline, known as the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline.

Veterans can press one after dialing 988 to connect directly to the Veterans Crisis Lifeline. For texts, Veterans should continue to text the Veterans Crisis Lifeline short code: 838255.

The 988 Lifeline provides 24/7, confidential support to people in suicidal crisis or mental health-related distress.

By calling or texting 988, you’ll connect to mental health professionals with the Lifeline network.

Deadline for Community Calendar is Monday at 5 p.m. Email community events to Brittney at

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