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Shady Grove Baptist Church off N.C. 268 West across from the Rangers Station will have revival Oct. 3-6 at 7 p.m. with visiting preacher Joe Fulk.

Wilkes Cowboy Church will have a service on Thursday, Sept. 30, at Community Baptist Church in North Wilkesboro. Covered dish at 6:30 p.m., music at 7 p.m. by Calvary Bluegrass Band, followed by a message.


The Pete and Nancy Chatham reunion scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 3, at the Grassy Knob Baptist Church has been canceled due to the rise in COVID-19 cases.

The 45th annual Pinkney and Sarah Gregory family reunion has been cancelled due to COVID-19. It would have been held Oct. 17 at the Southeastern Wilkes Community Center.


A chickenque to benefit the Catherine H. Barber Memorial Homeless Shelter will be Friday, Oct. 1, starting at 10:30 a.m. at Memorial Park. Plates are $8.

Brushy Mountain Ruritan Club will have a chickenque Saturday, Oct. 2, at Memorial Park starting at 10 a.m. for scholarships and community projects. For information call 336-921-4399.

Boomer Fire Department will have its last chickenque of the season on Saturday, Oct. 2, starting at 11 a.m. Plates are $9 or $6 for half chicken only. Preorder by calling 336-921-3010.


The annual meeting of the Old Reddies River Cemetery will not be held again this year due to COVID-19. To contribute to the upkeep of the cemetery, make checks payable to the Old Reddies River Cemetery and mail to Ann Greene at 762 Friendly Grove Church Road, Millers Creek NC 28651.

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