MULCH IS AVAILABLE from the Jackson County Solid Waste Department for $10 per loader bucket scoop (2.5 cubic yards). The mulch is double ground. The Transfer Station is located at 1172 Mineral Springs Drive, Sylva and the hours of operation are 7 a.m. until 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and 7 a.m. to noon Saturday. Call the transfer station for more information at 586-7577.

THE FIRST FRIDAY BOOK GROUP will not meet in April. A meeting is scheduled for May 1, with the book to be discussed “Unsheltered” by Barbara Kingsolver. For more information call 586-4940.