News About Town: Trash pick up will be on a delay due to the Labor Day holiday. Pick up will be on a one-day delay all week; Friday’s pick up to occur on Saturday. Remember, no recycling this week.
News Around Town: We reported two weeks ago to be careful about algae; at the time, there were no confirmed instances in Matthews. Last week it was announced that the highly-toxic cyanobacterial algal bloom was detected in the Squirrel Lake pond. It is essential to observe the “No Swimming” signs. Please keep pets out of the water.
One Good Thing: COS Kids Backyard Blues (previously known as Blues & BBQ) is coming up, and it’s time to buy tickets! For $35, you get a taste of food from favorite Matthews restaurants, live music, and more. Bring extra cash or a credit card to support the silent auction. Backyard Blues is the signature fundraiser for COS Kids, and funds raised go to providing childcare for single-parent families.