Four Grove City-area middle school choirs are competing to win $500 in Time Warner Cable's "Holiday Harmonies" Viewer's Choice contest, where viewers will choose the winner.

Four Grove City-area middle school choirs are competing to win $500 in Time Warner Cable's "Holiday Harmonies" Viewer's Choice contest, where viewers will choose the winner.

The Finland Middle School eighth-grade choir, Finland seventh-grade choir, Franklin Woods Intermediate School sixth-grade choir and Our Lady of Perpetual Help choir are among 10 choirs now appearing on Time Warner Cable Local On Demand Channel 1111. 

Each submitted a two- to seven-minute video of their choir performing holiday music. The video performances will air on Local On Demand from Nov. 24 through Dec. 31.The choir with the most views at the end of the voting period wins $500.

To watch the choirs and pick a favorite, tune to Local On Demand Channel 1111 and select the Viewer's Choice category. Each view is a vote, and viewers can vote as many times as they like.

The Central Crossing High School Marching Band traveled to the Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis Nov. 13-15 to compete in the Bands of America Grand National Championships.

This was the third time in the seven-year history of the high school and band program that the band competed in the Grand Nationals.

It was also the third time the CCHS band was named a national semi-finalist, according to an announcement.

A total of 92 bands from all over the country competed in the three-day event.

Central Crossing performed the 2008 show titled "The Happiness Conspiracy" in preliminary performance Nov. 14 and was named a semi-finalist that evening. Only 33 bands from the 92 competing moved on to semi-finals.

 On Nov. 15, the CCHS band competed in the semi-finals, finishing thirtieth.