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Published 11:58 am Thursday, September 15, 2022

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By Brenda Bailey



Birthday wishes to:  Leigh Shoffner, Riley Barnes and Brenda Bailey on Sept. 22. If you would like a birthday or anniversary listed in this column, please let me know.

New Union Church invites you to Sunday School each week at 9 a.m. and worship at 10. Youth and Kid’s Night is held each Wednesday from 6:30-7:30 p.m.

New Union will have its annual Fall Festival on Saturday, Sept. 24 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. There will be hotdogs, homemade ice cream, bake sale, vendors, a silent auction, music and more.  The church is at County Line and Sheffield roads. Vendor spaces are available.  Call me at 336-837-8122, email or message me on facebook.

If interested in becoming a firefighter, Chief Gary Allen of the Sheffield-Calahaln VFD invites you to come by the department or call 336-492-5791.

Bible Study on the Book of Daniel is held each Sunday evening from 5-6 at Ijames Baptist. TeamKID is each Sunday evening from 4:30-6 for children, ages 3 years to 6th grade. Ijames welcomes everyone to all services.

Center Volunteer Fire Department is looking for volunteers. Stop by the station any Thursday evening at 7 or call 336-492-7649.  The department is at 2265 US 64 W.

Community Covenant Church invites you to join them each Sunday for worship at 10:45 a.m. and 6 p.m., and prayer and Bible study on Wednesdays at 7.

A time of prayer is held at Liberty Wesleyan Church each Sunday at 9:30 a.m., followed by Sunday School at 10 and Worship at 11. Liberty is collecting can food for Matthew 25. A family cookout/potluck luncheon will follow Sunday’s service.

Liberty’s Homecoming is Oct. 16 at the 11 a.m. service.  Guest speaker will be Pastor David Rollins.

The BoTyme Country Jubilee is going strong each Thursday evening from 6:30-8:30 at the Farmington Community Center with a mixture of country, bluegrass and gospel music. Admission is $3 at the door, but musicians are admitted free.

Gaining Ground performed Friday at West Rowan Grill.

Each Monday evening from 6:30 – 9:30, there’s a jam session at the Meatlocker on Garden Valley Road off US 64 near Cool Springs.  Special guest was Tae Childress, a young guitar picker and singer.

Each Tuesday evening, John and Lynn Powell have a jam session on Fairfield Road, Mocksville. A lot of young musicians go to John for lessons plus go to the jams to gain experience.

Prayer requests continue for Bryan Swain, Jean Reavis, Johnny Naylor, Pat Moore, Hazel Smoot, Tim Keller, Junior Dunn, Betty Dameron, Tammy Keller, Naomi Wooten, Charles England, Greta England, Lincoln Dyson, Chester Reeves, Hazel Frye, Yvonne Ijames, Bonnie Gunter, Ed Livengood,  Milton Tutterow, Nancy Peacock, Geraldine Lambert, Betty Beck, Sue Gobble, Helen Bulla, Paul Beck, Juanita Keaton, Jerry McDaniel, Lynn Hicks, Betty Godbey, Ted Adams, Emily Brown, Mike Branham, Marsha Tutterow, Eddie Porter, Jimmy Ball and Suzonne Stratton.  Our sincere condolences to the family of Darlene Lagle.

Please submit all news to me at, message me on Facebook or call me at 336-837-8122 no later than noon on Thursdays.