HC Legislative Body Meetings

The following meetings have been scheduled at the Houston County Courthouse.

 

Monday, Sept 21         6:00pm     Legislative Body Meeting

 

 

Thursday, Sept 24    6:00pm     Tourism & Recreation Committee

Tuesday, Sept 29    6:00pm     Building Committee

Wednesday, Sept 30    4:00pm     Working Legislative Body Meeting

Tuesday, Oct 6         6:00pm     Beer Board

Tuesday, Oct 6         6:15pm     Solid Waste Committee

 

All meetings are open and the general public is encouraged to attend.  They will be live streamed on the Houston County TN Government YouTube Channel at this link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCx21DxTnUejxOmrHm5g6OpQ.

Tennessee Recovery Project

The Tennessee Recovery Project is providing free and confidential mental health assistance to those who have been impacted by Covid-19.  For more information, please click here.  For information in Spanish, please click here.

USDA Loans for Rural Businesses and Ag Producers

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced that the Department is making available up to $1 billion in loan guarantees to help rural businesses meet their working capital needs during the coronavirus pandemic. Additionally, agricultural producers that are not eligible for USDA Farm Service Agency loans may receive funding under USDA Business & Industry (B&I) CARES ACT Program provisions included in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act. 

For more information on these loans for Rural Businesses and Ag Producers, go to https://www.usda.gov/media/press-releases/2020/05/22/usda-provide-1-billion-loan-guarantees-rural-businesses-and-ag

Irish Celebration Information

20/20: A Wee Bit of Ireland in Tennessee,  Our Irish Day Celebration has been postponed. The new date is October 31, 2020. More information will be available in the coming months.

 

Genealogy Workshop

Join us for the 10th year of Genealogy Workshops hosted by Melissa Barker at the Houston County Library. As well as being a professional genealogist, Melissa is the Houston County Archivist.

Bring your research with you and get help checking out genealogy websites! Perhaps you will be able to break down a brick wall!  The Friends of the Houston County Library provide the pizza!

Our workshops have been suspended until further notice.

 

Irish Day Celebration 2020

The 58th Annual Wearin’ of the Green Irish Day Parade and Arts & Crafts Festival will be held on March 21, 2020. Our Irish Day Celebration is often listed as one of the Top 10 St. Patrick’s Day celebrations in the United States!   

If your little ones would like to be in the Leprechaun Parade, click here for more information.  The Grand Parade rules and application form are here.

 

HC Historical Society

The Houston County Historical Society meets on the second Tuesday of the month at the Erin City Hall at 7:00pm.  Join us to learn about the history of Houston County!

On January 14, James Bridges will be presenting the
State of Houston County”.