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City of Covington Clean Up/Fix Up April 22-29 Covington Public Works is getting geared up for Clean Up - Fix Up Covington week April 22 - 29. You can walk through town on Saturday, April 29 starting at the City Barn on 500 E Ripley Ave @ 8am. This is great event for civic groups and scouts. Lunch will be provided after the event.


Farmers Market Opening April 22 The Covington Courtsquare Farmers Market will OPEN Saturday, April 22 from 8am-2pm. Find us under the water tower at 117 N Main St. Local FFA students will be selling plants. Call 901.476.9727 for details.

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2017 Earth Fest April 22 Keep Tipton County Beautiful invites everyone to 2017 Earth Fest on April 22 located at 1234 Munford Ave in Munford (the log cabin in Munford) from 10am - 2pm. Click here for the flyer and see you there.

JOBS4Tipton Career Fair Join us for the JOBS4Tipton Career Fair May 18, 2017 at DSCC Jimmy Naifeh Center, 3149 Highway 51 S, in Covington from 1pm - 6pm. Visit here for details or email Gina Johnson at for information.

3rd Annual May Festival May 6 This is a free event that will have live music, arts and crafts vendors, food vendors, kids’ activities, face painting, “Ask a Master Gardener,” “Meet a Local Veteran,” and more. If you would like to rent a vendor booth or become an event sponsor, please call the museum at (901) 476-0242.

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Tipton County is Now ACT Work Ready Communities Certified 2017-2019 Tipton County is now a ACT Work Ready Community and certified 2017-2019. ACT Work Ready Communities (WRC) empowers states, regions and counties with data, process and tools that drive economic growth. Participants are leveraging the National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC™) to measure and close the skills gap and building common frameworks that link, align and match their workforce development efforts. Click the logo below for more information.

April is Child Abuse Prevention Awareness Month National Child Abuse Prevention Month is a time to acknowledge the importance of families and communities working together to prevent child abuse and neglect, and to promote the social and emotional well-being of children and families. During the month of April and throughout the year, communities are encouraged to share child abuse and neglect prevention awareness strategies and activities and promote prevention across the country.

Music on the Square Beginning April 29 Please join us for the 2017 “Music on the Square” in Covington, Tennessee beginning April 29 and going through May 27. Click here for the flyer.

Tipton County High School Graduations The Tipton County High School Graduations will be May 18 for Brighton HS, May 19 for Munford HS and May 22 for Covington HS all beginning at 7pm.

Shop Local in Tipton County Whenever you consider shopping think 'Shop Local' here in Tipton County. Several studies have shown that when you buy from an independent, locally-owned business, rather than nationally-owned businesses, significantly more of your money is used to make purchases from other local businesses, service providers, and farms -- continuing to strengthen the economic base of the community. Happy Shopping...

2017 Artist Series for Kids Presented by the Tipton County Museum, Veterans Memorial & Nature Center The Tipton County Museum, Veterans Memorial & Nature Center presents the 2017 Artist Series for Kids beginning April 1. For details about dates, times and fees click here.

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Join Team Tipton & Walk Across Tipton County Beginning January 27 All Tipton Countians are welcome to join in these walks with a focus on getting out, moving more, and improving our health. Join us at the locations listed under 'Read More' and get a taste of all corners of T-County! Click here for maps of all the sites.

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The 45th Annual World's Oldest BBQ Cooking Contest June 1-3 We would like to invite you to the Tipton County Fair featuring the 45th Annual World’s Oldest Barbeque Cooking Contest in Historic Covington, Tennessee. Bring the entire family and enjoy live music, truck & tractor pull, lots of barbeque cooking and much more.  Events start on Thursday night June 1rst and continue through Saturday night June 3rd held at Cobb-Parr Park in Covington, TNThere will  be lots of things to do for everyone, so come to Covington and spend your weekend with us.

Delta Human Resource Agency Rural Public Transportation Program The Delta Human Resource Agency is committed to serve those in need in the County areas of Tipton, Lauderdale, Fayette and Rural Shelby. Our mission is to help people help themselves by providing knowledge and resources to improve the quality of life. Click here for the flyer and for more information click below.

Tipton County Veteran of the Month Celebrating Tipton County's Veteran of the Month for April is Russell L. (Leon) Goforth. A reception will be held April 11 at 6:30 PM at the museum. Along with family and friends, the public will be invited to attend and express their appreciation to our veterans. In addition to a small exhibit focusing on the chosen veteran, the honoree will receive a certificate of honor and a small gift.

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Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event May 20 Household Hazardous Waste is defined as corrosive, flammable, toxic, or reactive materials used in your home, car or truck, or garden and lawn that is unwanted/unusable. Now's your chance... It’s FREE! You can dispose of all those left over household chemicals, lawn and garden products and automotive materials that you've never known what to do with. Click here for the flyer.

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Disposing of Paint the Right Way In order to save tax dollars the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) will no longer collect paint at the Household Hazardous Waste Collection. Oil-based paint should be saved for special Tipton County collections. Latex paint, however, is not a hazardous waste but instead is a nuisance waste. It can be placed in the regular trash once it is dry. Latex paint in the liquid form will splatter when compacted by the trash truck creating an unsightly and unfortunately, a permanent mess on the street. Click here for simple directions to properly solidify any leftover latex paint and “Stop the Splat”.

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Open Position for 4H Agent at UT Extension Tipton County The Tipton County UT Extension Office has an opening for 4H agent. Click here for the announcement.

Tipton County Hazard Mitigation Plan Updated and Approved The Tipton County Hazard Mitigation Plan has been updated and approved for 2016. The purpose of a local hazard mitigation plan is to identify the community’s notable risks and specific vulnerabilities, and then to create/implement corresponding mitigation projects to address those areas of concern. Click here for the plan.

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Tipton County Sheriff's Office Announcements The Tipton County Sheriff's Office releases public announcements often about important news within the Department or information for citizens. Click 'Read More' for the latest releases. For additional information or questions please contact: Public Information Officer, Chief Billy Daugherty @ (901) 475-3300 or

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24th Annual Dinner & Auction April 29 Save the Date! Don't be Late! 24th Annual Dinner & Auction 'The Mad Hatter's Lip Sync Battle' presented by the Exchange Club and Carl Perkins Center for the prevention of child abuse. Click 'Read More' for more information, click here for the packet and 'Follow the White Rabbit...'.

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New Tipton County Veterans Service Officer Mr. Gaetano “Guy” Critelli is the New Tipton County Veterans Service Officer. His office hours are Monday thru Wednesday from 8:00am to 4:00pm. It is highly encouraged to call and schedule an appointment but walk-ins will be seen as time permits and on a first come-first serve basis - 901.476.2456.

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2017 Artist in Residence at the Museum - Mr. Richard Reed Richard is an award winning artist, a retired Visual Arts Teacher from Munford High School, and a member of both the Tipton Art League and the Memphis Sketchers. His exhibit “A Sketch a Day or More” will be on display in the conference room beginning in January. You will have the chance to meet him on Tuesday evening, January 24, 2017 at 5:30 when we have a reception in his honor. Refreshments will be served and everyone is welcome. We are looking forward to Richard lecturing and teaching art classes in 2017!

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Keep Tipton County Beautiful Accepting Certain Chemicals Starting January 2017 Starting January 2017 Keep Tipton County Beautiful will be accepting Oil Base Paint, Stains, and Varnishes year round. This collection will be by appointment only.  Please call 901-476-0254, Monday through Friday, 8AM until 5PM to schedule a date and time to drop off these items.

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A Day of Art at the Tipton County Museum for 2017 The Tipton County Museum presents A Day of Art with lectures and paintings. Click 'Read More' for more information. Click here for the registration forms.

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Drummonds Neighborhood Watch Monthly Meeting Every 2nd Tuesday The Drummonds Neighborhood Watch monthly meeting meets every 2nd Tuesday 7pm at Poplar Grove Family Life Center located at 228 Quito Drummonds Rd. Residents are always welcome to attend.

Drug Free Tipton Launches New tip411 Alert System Drug Free Tipton has launched the tip411 alert system, a new interactive way to keep the community connected and informed through email, text message, and online public safety alerts. Tip411 also allows the public to report crimes and other suspicious activities directly to law enforcement agencies by sending anonymous text messages from their cell phone or via a FREE smartphone app. Click the logo below for more information.

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The Tennessee College of Applied Technology is Offering Orientation & GED Classes in Tipton County Get your High School equivalency diploma now. HiSET and GED class registration is available to the public. GED classes will be in Covington and Munford. Students must complete a 5 hour orientation before they begin the classes. Click here for the flyer.

Tipton County Election Commission Meeting Notice The regular monthly meeting of the Tipton County Election Commission is held on the third Wednesday of each month at 3:00 P.M. at our office, 113 E. Church Street, in Covington, TN. This meeting is open to the public. Click 'Read More' below for details.

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Road CLOSED from Tipton County Public Works Tipton County Public Works has announced that Plantation Rd is CLOSED from Double Bridges Rd to Holly Grove Rd until further notice (bridge out).

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