County Line: Easter egg hunt and hotdogs Saturday at Calvary Baptist

Published 11:08 am Tuesday, March 19, 2024

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By Shirley Thorne

County Line Correspondent

Calvary Baptist Church will have an Easter egg hunt at 2 p.m. followed by hotdogs Saturday, March 23.  Church members invite others in the community.

The Piney Grove AME Zion Church Youth will meet at 3 p.m. Saturday at Pla-Mor Lanes of Statesville.     

Clarksbury Methodist will have a hotdog dinner plus an Easter egg hunt following the 10 a.m. worship service Sunday, March 24.  Church members invite others in the community for worship, dinner, and egg hunt.

Upcoming community events: sunrise service, breakfast, Sunday school, and worship at Clarksbury Methodist, Piney Grove AME Zion, Salem Methodist, and Society Baptist churches on Easter Sunday, March 31;  country ham and sausage breakfast by the V-Point Ruritans from 7-10 a.m. Saturday, April 6;  and Cool Spring School Alumni Association dinner Saturday, April 20.

Our community sends happy-birthday wishes to Marjorie “Margie” Millsaps Cartner upon her 91st birthday Tuesday, March 26. She still enjoys attending Clarksbury Methodist and senior activities. Margie, all of us in County Line congratulate you upon reaching this milestone in life.

We send get-well wishes to Robin and Jack Fowler’s grandson Bentley. He was injured in a motor bike accident, was taken to Iredell Memorial Hospital, was transferred to Wake Forest Baptist Brenner Children’s Hospital for testing and observation, and is recuperating at home.

Chris Anderson had a successful liver transplant last week and has been moved to a regular room at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte. Timber Smith remains hospitalized in Charlotte but continues to improve. Terry Wayne Dyson and Caleb Williams continue medical treatments.

Join us in prayer for the Lord’s divine healing and blessings upon Bently, Chris, Timber, Terry Wayne, Caleb, and others having health problems.

Remember in prayer the family of Rebecca “Becky” Fox Parks; who died Sunday, March 3, after several years of declining health. She was a daughter of the late County Line native Octi Cartner Fox & husband Clint Fox and daughter-in-law of former County Liners Claude & Irene Houston Parks.  Also, remember in prayer Minnie Tharpe Safley of the V-Point Ruritans;  her older brother Robert “Bob” Tharpe of Harmony died last Friday after a period of declining health.

For news and memories to share, call or text Shirley on 336-492-5115 or email